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La Bamba Mexican and Spanish Restaurant

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5452 W Sample Rd, Margate, FL 33073-3453
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We come here often. I always order the Mexican Pizza under appetizers. It's great to share. I order for a meal so I can have left overs! It's just that good! Margaritas are Always on Point!! You can't go wrong if you are in the mood for Spanish/Mexican food. Chips and Salsa, the Best!!

Thank Prissylaine
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

: 4 of us ordered the same. We combined for 2 pitchers of margaritas - Outstanding! We condoned most of the delicious drinks. We snacked on chips & salsa, and then had Carnitas a Cuban version of fajitas. The roast pork was juicy and tasted so good. We spent a couple hours eating and drinking in this attractive Mexican restaurant.... More 

Thank DW B
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

People shouldn't write positive reviews about this place it's horrible fake. It's a fad restaurant. The pump out terrible fake Mexican food by the tons. Seriously nasty flavor fake meats. And tons of additives and the service is horrible. If you want a real Mexican restaurant try to find a non chain Mexican small restaurant.

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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place feeds you a lot so make sure you come hungry or share...its loud and busy all the time..like a real Mexico restaurant would be

Thank 182rosalieh
Coral Springs, Florida
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friends from out of town wanted lunch on NY Day. Food was average Margarita was good The place was dirty I would not go back

Thank happy007015
Coral Springs, Florida
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fromm the moment you enter, the staff is super friendly!!! We've been coming to this restaurant for a number of years and have never had a bad experience from the host stand, servers, bartenders and even the people who bring the chips and salsa. always in a great mood and the vibe is always cranking.

Thank David A
Coral Springs, Florida
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is where all the locals go. By far the best and freshest anywhere near here. Great homemade salsa and chips. Portions are huge. Prices are extremely reasonable. Service is very good considering how consistently busy they are. Very good Margaritas by the glass or pitcher. Margarita Monday means $2.50 house margaritas all day.

Thank BigGreg70
Mount Dora, Florida
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75 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Moved to Central Florida 2 years ago and always missed LaBamba. Was back in the area visiting friends and going to LaBamba was a must!!! Really enjoyed going back. The food is delicious and the service was excellent and super attentive. Can't wait until my next trip back to the area!!!

Thank WishingWest
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129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

La Bamba is a neighborhood staple and has been around for over 25 years. The food is always great as are the drinks. The staff are friendly and very supportive. This is a must for any style of Spanish food you desire.

Thank Tsoard
Margate, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Had a business meeting with about 10 people. The food came out quick and the service was great. The chips and salsa are good. It can get busy during lunch but we didn't even wait for a table. Overall, great dining experience.

Thank Jerry R

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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 of 5 stars
Average prices
Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5452 W Sample Rd, Margate, FL 33073-3453
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: 19549786377
Serving you since 1988, La Bamba is a family owned and operated Mexican and Spanish Restaurant.With five locations.Offering Lunch Specials, Happy Hour Specials and the best Margaritas in town.

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