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La Paloma

195 Newport Ave, Quincy, MA 02170
(617) 773-0512
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Ranked #24 of 247 restaurants in Quincy
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Montreal
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Went with my wife for lunch. Service was great, food was good but the restaurant itself needs to have a makeover. Way too cluttered and it just looks tired. The food was good, the portion size was good and the wait for the food was not long at all.

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55 reviews 55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I have eatan at La Paloma many times over the past several years. They have great salsa and good food at reasonable prices. Although it is located in a non descript strip mall the inside is small but pleasant. The service is attentive and fast. If you ar looking for standard Mexican fare with fresh ingredients at a good price,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Ordered take out from La Paloma last week. It was our first time ordering from this place and we've wanted to check it out for a little while now. Our food was okay; it's definitely a step up from fast food, but its not authentic Mexican. I probably will not go there ever to dine in or order any more... More

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Boston
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193 reviews 193 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

The standard menu has become a little boring so I tried one of their specials for the day - pork loin stuffed with spinach & cheese with a spicy honey glaze, pinto beans and rice. What a good choice! My wife's dish was quite plain but vegetarian options are always limited.

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have enjoyed meals here for many years. I even remember when the restaurant was half the size. It's a cute place not over done with kitsch. (Just a few pieces). The food and drinks are yummy... The salsa is spicy but not hot. It has a tang that sits on your tongue and it gets you ready for that... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

I hadn't eaten here for a while and forgot how good the food is. Large portions. Friendly service. A nice variety of Mexican and quasi-Mexico. Having been to the heart of Mexico (not the tourist areas) many times, I know the difference between good Mexican & plastic US knock-off Mexican. This food is very good. The place is hidden away... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I enjoyed my food, and would go back for the food. However it's very small and we were packed in tight to the table next door. Also our particular waitress was not so nice and barely noticed us needed service.

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Cohasset, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great Mexican food at a great price....never a bad experience at this friendly welcoming restaurant..

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boston
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Friendly staff, great food and good prices, you just can't go wrong!! I have been going here for many many year. My first time i was told that it was byob, which i thought was great. I was suppose to go to a party after i had dinner with my sister but we were having so much fun we stayed... More

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Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Great experience! Authentic food and drinks with a great atmosphere. Usually there's a little wait to be seated but it's definitely worth it!

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