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LA Costa Restaurant

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206 SW 152nd Street, Burien, WA 98166
(206) 243-1797
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, low cost

La Costa has good food at low prices, it's that simple. They have a friendly staff that show you to a table promptly. The menu has the usual fare, plus there is a bar, if you want a drink. The food is served relatively fast and is hot and tastes good. I'm a vegetarian, so I don't order that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
Marty L
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Seattle, Washington
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Strasbourg, France
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We had take out and everything was delicious and very plentiful! All dishes were different and tasteful.

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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

After reading all the glowing reviews of La Costa, my husband and I decided to give it a try. We were very disappointed. Service was horrible as was the food. We had to flag down the waiter to refill our water glasses as he was too busy talking. There were only 2 other occupied tables in the restaurant and it... More 

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Burien, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Food & Service are consistently great, even when they are swamped with customers ! they are very efficient, and the prices are quite reasonable. A marvelous neighborhood place, and very family oriented.

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Burien, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This little gem is hidden in a strip mall but well worth finding and experiencing. The food is consistently excellent! In my experience, much of the "Americanized" Mexican food is too drenched in heavy sauces. At La Costa, the sauces are light-handed, which lets the high quality of the foundation of the dish come through more cleanly. My favorite is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Delicious authentic food and the margaritas are Awesome.The servers are friendly and accommodating. Every time we go we always have a great time.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

La Costa has good food at low prices, it's that simple. They have a friendly staff that show you to a table promptly. The menu has the usual fare, plus there is a bar, if you want a drink. The food is served relatively fast and is hot and tastes good. I'm a vegetarian, so I don't order that many... More 

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Burien, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Seems like whenever I bring up this restaurant among people who know Burien it is agreed that this is the best Mexican Restaurant to be found for many miles around. The reputation of this nearly authentic Mexican food restaurant is known all over the area as a really great place to eat and the reputation is well deserved.

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Burien, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I love their food. It's authentic Mexican cuisine. They make the best margaritas. The servers are always friendly and very accommodating to your needs.

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Crofton, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The food was GREAT, it was fresh and tasty and delightful. The service was fast and friendly and I would recommend this cozy family restaurant to anyone and everyone. When we come back we will stop in again. Thanks for the great experience Hector.

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Seattle, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Consistantly good food. They have many specaility items you can't find anywhere else. Tends to be busy but worth the wait. Service is so-so, efficient and you get your food fast. Margarita's are lacking - even the cadillacs are not so good. Stick with Wine or Beer. they have live music on some evenings, and it VERY loud.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 206 SW 152nd Street, Burien, WA 98166
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Burien
  • Phone Number: (206) 243-1797

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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