We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Paloma

$$
Mexican
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
195 Newport Ave, Quincy, MA 02170
(617) 773-0512
Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 11:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:30 pm - 10:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 58 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 25
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Over-rated

The food is good but nothing stands out. Service is OK but seating is a bit tight. Prices are a bit high for the quality and variety.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Gregory M
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
Add Photo Write a Review

58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The food is good but nothing stands out. Service is OK but seating is a bit tight. Prices are a bit high for the quality and variety.

Was this review helpful? Yes
boston
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This little mexican joint has been around for decades in a little strip mall in Quincy. Great drinks, good food, excellent value. It's not a "special occasion" place but definitely a good place to grab a bite and drinks without going broke. Their house made salsa is the best!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Quincy, Massachusetts
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

While the service is friendly and attentive and the atmosphere is fun, the food is just not worth the money- bland and uninteresting. Good place for a get together over margaritas, but with so much good food in the area, why bother?

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Boston
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Quincy is just south of Boston, and generally the cuisine in Quincy is just south of Boston's quality as well. There are a handful of places that are not just "Quincy" good, but they are also "Boston" good. La Paloma is one of those places. La Paloma is in a strip of unassuming small restaurants that you would not think... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wayland, Massachusetts
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I have been going to La Paloma for many years, but finally had enough today. The food is marginal, portions are not generous; the staff, especially the host, today was unprofessional (the host yelled at me today for holding the door open for my family who was taking longer than expected leaving the restaurant); the atmosphere lacks energy. One positive... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Quincy, Massachusetts
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

La Paloma is always tasty, with good service, and a pleasant atmosphere. No bells and whistles if you're a true Mexican aficionado--but a reliably good meal when you're hungry for Spanish rice, refried beans, and chips and salsa! Prices are reasonable--come during weekday lunch for better deals.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Weymouth
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

There's no Tex/Mex here! The food is authentic Mexican with a very diverse menu! I'm partial to enchiladas so that's what I usually get. They also have great seafood dishes. On weekends there is often a guitarist for your enjoyment in the bar area. Prices are also reasonable and service is friendly and efficient. Sangria is delicious! I've been here... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

the food was great, our waitress was on the ball, the owner was a loser who needs a new job he likes. asked for a booth to seat 4, he said he wouldnt seat us until we were all there, i explained we were all coming from different places, he said i should go somewhere else if i didnt like... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Quincy, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Food is excellent. Tried all Mexican food in a 30 mile radius and none compare. Prices are very reasonable and service is great.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner with friends, well worth the drive!!! Food was excellent!!!! service was very good !!! Drinks were very good !!! Price is very reasonable !!!!! Portions are BIG had no room for desert :( I had the shredded beef enchiladas, the Best I have ever had. Anyone looking for good Mexican Food this is the place hands down....

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed La Paloma also viewed

 

Been to La Paloma? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 195 Newport Ave, Quincy, MA 02170
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: (617) 773-0512

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 pm - 10:00 am
Thursday
11:30 pm - 10:00 am
Friday
11:30 pm - 10:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Paloma staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?