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La Playita

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37 14th St, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3508
(310) 376-2148
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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New Mexico
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72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Huevos rancheros, burritos & seafood enchiladas in a little Mexican cafe overlooking a seaside park just seconds away from the beach on Hermosa. Tiny, quaint place with good flavor!

Thank digdeep0169
Hermosa Beach, California
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201 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live in the hood and tend to eat in or out at least twice a month. We love the chicken enchiladas. We have the enchiladas rancheros modified with mole sauce with double rice. Most good. All about the sauce

Thank Steve Z
Manhattan Beach, California
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218 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has been in Hermosa Beach for many years. They moved to the current location from where the Beach House is. Serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. All excellent. Great patio in the backside. Great chips and salsa while you wait.

1 Thank Ace90266
Sacramento, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat out on the patio and looked at the beach and ocean while waiting for our food. It was really good, they kept refilling our chips and salsa which is great because we were hungry!

Thank 1raidergirl
Pikeville, Tennessee
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed going to La Playita and enjoying the enchiladas, burritos and Mexican salad. Additionally it is located just off the strand so it's very convenient for anyone in the area. If you like margaritas, Corona or whatever this is the place.

Thank Ken P
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy a delicious Mexican style breakfast, lunch or dinner while watching the waves roll in! The restaurant is right next to a beautiful grass area that runs along the boardwalk! Great place to people watch! Its's not quite as chaotic at the pier area with all the big restaurants, this is more secluded!

Thank NellyNels11
Los Angeles, California
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185 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having just retired and in the middle of a bicycle ride we decided to stop by La Playita for a late lunch. We have been to the place a few times and everyone we take enjoys the local flavor. We enjoy that it is on the beach and is so relaxing to have a drink and some good Mexican food.... More 

Thank Shawn M
northern arizona
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Working my way thru the Marg list - yummy selections and love the spicy Marg options. Great tacos as well! Mmmm really like this place and pretty reasonable considering its location.

Thank lovessensi
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very unassuming restaurant that has really good food at very reasonable prices. Portions are generous, tasty and a very good value. Service was very good.

Thank nona70
San Francisco, California
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We absolutely love quiet local joints with good food. La Playita fits the bill perfectly. The restaurant is on the smaller side and there can be quite a long wait during the day; however they don't seem to be too crowded around 7-8 PM. They have a quaint patio with gorgeous views of Hermosa Beach!

1 Thank GuyerS

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 14th St, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3508
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: (310) 376-2148

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?