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La Playita

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Served all day
6.95
Two enchiladas 7.95
Miguel's Breakfast Enchilada
Scrambled eggs with a hint of onion and green chiles wrapped in a corn tortilla, smothered in ranchera sauce and melted cheese - served with rice and beans
7.95
Machaca
Scrambled eggs with shredded beef, bell pepper, tomatoes and onion - served with rice, beans and tortillas
7.95
Chorizo and Eggs
Spicy Mexican sausage cooked with scrambled eggs, tomato and onion - served with rice, beans and tortillas
7.95
Breakfast Burrito
Flour tortilla stuffed with ham, eggs, potatoes and lettuce, topped with sauce, melted cheese, guacamole and sour cream
7.95
Caribbean Breakfast
Scrambled eggs spiced with curry, tomatoes, mild chiles, jalapeños and onion - served with mango chutney, rice, beans and flour tortillas
7.95
Gourmet Burrito
Flour tortilla filled with scrambled eggs, mushrooms, tomatoes, onion and garlic, topped with mild ranchera sauce, melted cheese and avocado
7.95
Juan's Classic
Two eggs smothered in ranchera sauce served with corn quesadilla, sliced avocado and beans with melted cheese
7.95
Chorizo 8.95
Chilaquiles
Eggs scrambled with tortillas, salsa and melted cheese - served with beans and fresh fruit - spicy and delicious!
7.45
Beef 8.45
Huevos Rancheros
Fried eggs on a soft tortilla smothered with ranchera sauce - served with rice, beans and tortillas
AMERICAN BREAKFASTS‎
Served until 12pm egg whites - $1.00 extra
7.45
Egg whites +1.00
Healthy Scramble
Scrambled eggs with mushrooms, bell pepper, tomato, onion, and avocado; served with toast and fresh fruit
5.95
Bacon 7.45
Ham 7.45
Sausage 7.45
Egg whites +1.00
Long Border Special
Two eggs (any style). Served with a choice of 2 of the following: peasant potatoes, rice and beans, tortillas, toast, or fresh baked muffins, and fresh fruit
7.45
Egg whites +1.00
Short Border Special Two Eggs (Any Style),
Two oatbran pancakes, and choice of bacon, sausage or fresh fruit
5.45
Blueberries 6.45
Egg whites +1.00
Whole Wheat Pancakes
2 Large
5.45
Bacon 7.45
Sausage 7.45
Egg whites +1.00
French Toast
(Thick sliced sourdough or egg bread) add 2 eggs, with bacon or sausage
4.95
Yogurt 5.95
Egg whites +1.00
Fruit Bowl
Fresh seasonal fruit
3.95
Patron's style - (bananas, raisins and walnuts) 5.45
Egg whites +1.00
Steel-Cut Oatmeal
With raisins
OMELETTES‎
Served with choice of 2 items: fresh baked muffins, rice and beans, peasant potatoes, fresh fruit, toast or tortillas
7.95
Spanish Omelette
Mild green chiles, cheese, topped with ranchera sauce
7.95
Denver Omelette
Ham, bell pepper, cheese and onion
7.95
Avocado, Tomato and Cheese
6.50
Create Your Own
7.95
Vegetarian
Mushrooms, spinach, bell pepper, tomato, onion and cheese
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Highchairs Available
Reviews (291)
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All reviews enchiladas chips and salsa black beans rice taco mexican food beach house caribbean breakfast covered patio great margaritas home made minute wait friendly service view of the ocean generous portions small restaurant great location
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place we found.... thank you trip advisor. We wanted to eat some Mexican food near LAX before a long trip. We found this place, our meals were traditional and exceptional. The tacos were amazing and so were the enchiladas. We had a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank bbgallag
Reviewed March 19, 2019

My favorite Mexican place in the South Bay - Fresh authentic food at the right price with indoor and outside seating and a good view

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Explorer802698
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

Delicious Mexican home made food , fish tacos were amazing as were the black beans . The staff were very friendly and welcoming and the me was very good value. Will definitely visit here again.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dianner319
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

We had lunch outside seating and amazing view of the beach...food was excellent and our waiter, the best! Great atmosphere and the little park separates you from the strand (beach). We so loved the whole experience & our childhood friend & owner, Harold Cohen!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Lin B
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

We are locals and we are totally hooked on La Playita breakfasts. Fresh ingredients, not greasy and creative offerings!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Bob J
Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

Visiting the area, we were looking for a place to have lunch and picked La P out of Trip Advisors list. Very upbeat staff asked if we wanted to be inside or out. The warm chips and medium spicy salsa was good start. The tortilla...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kma5000
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Fabulous breakfast with many choices served HOT! Servers and owners very personable and interactive with guests. When weather is nice, outdoor patio with heaters. 1 block from the beach. Delicious, filling, great coffee very lightly flavored with cinnamon, wonderful even from someone not wild about...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Love this little place. Authentic Mex, Dos XX, and an outdoor patio with hibiscus, sparrows, and a view of the ocean. Not at all pretentious. Not pricey either. Just good food, generous portions, great location on the strand near the pier, and all for a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Peter F
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Their cinnamon coffee & generous portions, will always keep me coming back! Very accommodating quaint place, indoor and outdoor seating options- both offer a beautiful view of Hermosa.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank chelsea_long_eats
Reviewed November 24, 2018

This place was across the street from our hotel. When we first walked in, we weren't sure it would live up the high reviews on Tripadvisor, but it did! Especially for the price. Our food was delicious, served quickly and staff was attentive. We sat...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank goredraidersFairport
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