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La Paz Restaurant & Cantina

$$ - $$$, Mexican
950 Gulf Shore Dr, FL 32541-3222
+1 850-837-2247
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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Southwestern, Mexican
$$ - $$$
950 Gulf Shore Dr, FL 32541-3222
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1 - 10 of 265 reviews

Reviewed October 9, 2018

An opportunity to share this restaurant with our friends while on vacation recently. Great food, service, and ambiance this evening.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank djscacree
Reviewed October 4, 2018

We’ve been visiting Destin since the late ‘70s. Back then, the selections of restaurants paled to what’s here now. Personally, I preferred the old Destin. But on this trip, we craved Mexican cuisine and took a chance on this place, previously unknown to us. Simply...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Outhouse54
Reviewed October 2, 2018

this place is always yummy!!! they have great fish dishes along with the typical mexican choices.. and GREAT MARGARITAS!!! What more can you want. I could make a meal of their chips & dip!!! Delicious!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank V3707BEamyb
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Cannot beat the pineapple jalapeño margaritas and the local catch menu items! Switched form the local catch fish tacos to the quesadillas this time and another great meal! We have to come here every trip to Destin!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KrystalS468
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We got there early and were surprised we were the only ones in the restaurant. Service was fast but the food wasn't great at all and the prices were very high for Mexican food. The frozen margarita machine was out of service and the margaritas...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Greg_travels
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Second time at this place. Good chips and salsa. Decent selection of food. It is a little higher priced than most Mexican places but portions are large.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tomsC3075VW
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We came in party of five. Husband and I ordered shrimp, Chicken, steak fajitas. They were decent but overpriced in my Opinion. We can get the same Thing where we live for half the price. But we are in a tourist city. 2 kids ordered...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank holleyo2016
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We are locals and have been coming here for years! Always have great food, consistently great, never disappointed. Recommend this restaurant highly if you’re visiting Destin.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank FielderLM
Reviewed August 9, 2018

This place is a TOURIST TRAP avoid at all cost. Food taste like the food you would find at the grocery store in the frozen food section however they charge $17 bucks and up per plate. Went in with Family of 6 and no one...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank J P
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

La Paz is one of our regular stops when in Destin. The Tex-mex food is excellent and the service is friendly and efficient. If you are looking for a change of pace from fried seafood, La Paz is a Great place for dinner.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dsm125
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Southwestern, Mexican
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 Gulf Shore Dr, FL 32541-3222
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-837-2247
  • E-mail
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