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Taqueria Playa Tropical

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334 Sixth St, New Westminster, British Columbia V3L 3B1, Canada
604-544-5006
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is an authentic Mexican place. Went Saturday after 1pm and it was very busy. Music was blaring and service was below average but the food was good, reasonably priced and decent portions.

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Thank Rettey
Vancouver,B.C
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135 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a pretty plain food machine. The room lacks character (unless you are a soccer fan) the food is tasty, large portions, live music, decent prices. The service needs improvement. The Margaritas are overly sweet. Overall the experience is OK.

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Thank Peekassoh
Vancouver, Canada
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141 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It takes a while to get a seat on Friday night. The service is slow to non existent. There are a lot of servers but no coordination in the front of the house. The food is authentic. Salsas are served in squeeze bottles and they are good and spicy. Nachos are a real good appetizer as is the guacamole. The... More 

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Thank 606KennyG
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94 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mexican food in Canada is ok at best and this was no exception. Just ok, good if you crave Mexican but nothing special really. Good sized portions, good location, good service.

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Thank Robert K
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We went with a group of six. We were seated right by the band that was fine because the two piece band was awesome. The food is great as well. Here's the problems they have. The place is a total dump . There are lights burnt out ceiling tiles missing. The floors ate all peeling and overall the place is... More 

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Thank butkins
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

I'm Mexican and I absolutely enjoyed the food here. We ordered a ceviche and coctel de camaron to share, and then I ordered enchiladas verdes with chicken! everything was really good, the flavours are really authentic and super close to what it is actually to eat it Mexico. Finally we had a flan for dessert which wasn't amazing but it... More 

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Thank Asseret S
vancouver
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

The food is mediocre and lacks the homecooked feel to their mexican cuisine. The burrito was no better than what one could find at a fast food burrito place and I found the prices were gouging for what you got. Too bad because when they first started it was quite good. Since they expanded the quality has gone down.

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Thank vancouverboys2008
Langley, Canada
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

terrible service, average/bland food, execive prices. When you are the only Mexican restaurant in town, you can get away with anything. We waited forever for a waitress, meals came before drinks, Watered down pitcher of marguerittas was all ice. You want good Mexican, go to Bellingham. chips on table were in what would normally be the salsa bowl. and overpriced... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Monster burrito is huge. It takes up the entire plate (about the size of a Mason jar). Choose from green, red or both salsa hot sauces. Fish tacos and fajitas are good too. Prepare yourself for very slow and nonattentive service but excellent food. There is usually good live entertainment. If you are patient (they are usually very busy) it... More 

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Thank nathan m
New Westminster, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Heard they had live Mexican music after 5 on weekends.reasonably priced food.They don't take reservations after 5 on weekends so you have to wait.We didn't wait long.The service is great.You can feel that regulars come to this place.Everyone is Mexican who works there.It seems that there is a personal relationship with staff and patrons.Great vibe.The band is great.People dance and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 334 Sixth St, New Westminster, British Columbia V3L 3B1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  New Westminster
  • Phone Number: 604-544-5006

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?