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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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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
Best Mexican Restaurant in Burien

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Theresa R
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Burien, Washington
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Burien, Washington
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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 2 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
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I don't want to tell anyone that this is the best Mexican restaurant in town because they will get even busier! The margaritas are the very very best!! Love la costa!!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

This has turned out to be a family and friend favorite. Especially w out of town friends. We always go home w enough for a meal or two to follow, which is what we prefer to do to sharing...

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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

What a great find! Fantastic menu, with many more options than you normally see at a Mexican restaurant. Prices are good and the staff is very friendly and helpful. Do not let the location or outside appearance deter you. The warm bean dip that comes with the tortilla chips before the meal is a bit too good! Very easy to... More 

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Additional Information about LA Costa Restaurant

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

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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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