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La Costa

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664 S Fortuna Blvd, Fortuna, CA 95540-3005
+1 707-725-9416
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good45%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
664 S Fortuna Blvd, Fortuna, CA 95540-3005
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I ate campesana - it was loaded with pulpy, tender octopus and shrimp. It was superb. We also had enchiladas and rellenos. Very tasty. Good service. I wish they had real margaritas and not the "wine" version, but I understand the state...More

Thank Maria F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place in town that the locals go to. The food is the most traditional Mexican door in fortuna. I don't like it because there is only one server for the entire restaurant and you have to stand in line to pay your bill after...More

Thank Lydi77
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

I'm so glad to be back in humboldt but even more happy about LaCosta!! They have the most incredible authentic California Mexican food!! It's a must try for anyone passing through that grew up with real cali Mexican!! Chili Verde like no other, chili rellano...More

Thank tls_RN
Reviewed March 14, 2017

La Costa is a small Mexican restaurant in Fortuna, CA. Fortuna is a tiny city, of about 11,000 people,18 miles south of Eureka,CA. Fortuna is blessed with restaurants serving really good Mexican food with La Costa being one of the most delicious and authentic. The...More

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Food is delish n prices are reasonable. The cooks are authentic Mexican folks. We loved their Chimichangas, tacos and Chile relleno. Place is a little crowded though.

Thank Nina E
Reviewed March 13, 2017

The food is great and authentic, which seems hard to find in Northern California. Very good menu with a large variety of selections. The atmosphere is like a big Sunday Family Dinner with everyone talking at once. So, if you're looking for something quiet and...More

Thank S. B
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Good food, great salsa! Authentic Mexican food, enchiladas are my test dish, and La Costa passed! Fresh iced tea, that's a big plus. A good selection of Mexican beer, and it is open until 9.

Thank Tish F
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Delicious, our favorite restaurant to visit when we are in Fortuna. Small but nice, food is yummy. Fast service. Always busy, this is where the locals go to get good food!

Thank lepmp
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

First, parking is not convenient. We actually parked down a ways, in the street. They do not offer many spaces. The place was busy, lots of take out orders. We stood at the door a while before anyone seated us. The store is filthy. I...More

Thank Annette G
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

In the last few years I have had Mexican food from every border state, lot of other states and even quite a few places in Mexico. This was simply the best. Amazingly simple and small, looking like a transplant from Brownsville TX. From the second...More

Thank danstpeter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 664 S Fortuna Blvd, Fortuna, CA 95540-3005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Fortuna
  • Phone Number: +1 707-725-9416
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