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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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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • 8
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  • 2
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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
Most recent review
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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Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
2 reviews
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Auburn, Washington
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90 reviews 90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

A very good place for Mexican. Super good menu with lots of choices for all your favorites. It's my parents once a week treat for many years. I love it to. The Carne assada is my favorite. There beans and rice are fantastic. It's my other go to order with flour tortillas. The drinks could be a little stronger but... More 

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Renton, WA
Top Contributor
102 reviews 102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

We have been customers at La Costa for over 10 years and this is our fall-back if we can't decide where to go. This has continued to be a regular for us even though we have moved to the other side of the valley. We always enjoy it, the food is consistently good and we feel the prices are right.... More 

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?