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La Bamba

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) #37 of 58 Restaurants in Manahawkin $ Mexican, , Seafood
657 E Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-3363
+1 609-549-6492
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“scallops” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (6 reviews)
“takeout” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood
657 E Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-3363
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Reviewed February 25, 2017

I feel sorry for the people who said this is the best Mexican food this side Of Jersey. I thought it was crap. The decor was Ok the waitress was ok but the service was slow...... the whole table got different kinds of burritos and...More

Thank SarahPaige
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Everything is wonderful. I do not eat scallops so a meal I got came with scallops they gave me more shrimp. The portions are big nice to take home for lunch next day. My husband loves the seafood stew. Eats all of it and they...More

Thank Janiebii
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Great traditional Mexican food, plus a bunch of healthy seafood dishes and salads. Makes it much easier to diet than most. We get takeout here at least once a week. Good value for the money. Aida is a sweetheart.

Thank carriemw
Reviewed July 30, 2016

We walked in and were amazed how well it was decorated (Mexican)! From there we were not very impressed. The server was just OK but it took forever to receive our dinner. My wife got a salad and I must admit seeing just ice burg...More

Thank John S
Reviewed March 14, 2016

The island restaurant closes in the winter, but have no fear, Manahawkin spot is here! The same food and staff. Bring the gang and shop around after in the Manahawkin Mart.

Thank qtdesignz
Reviewed November 26, 2015

Ate here for the second time and the food again was excellent with great fast service. We were a party of four and all enjoyed their meals. My wife & I booth got combo platters with Salsa Verde and our friends each got fajita's and...More

Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

We were greeted by a nice waitress with a nice personality. Unfortunately, we sat in a booth that was very uncomfortable because it was broken. We ordered guacamole with our chips and salsa. The guacamole was brown and water with tomatoes and onions on the...More

Thank Carleen390
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Food is very good and reasonable. Atmosphere is adequate, nothing to write home about. Have eaten here twice. Portions are large. The one in Manahawkin is more convenient to us, but the one on LBI is better.

Thank Dave351
Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed the food and the fun that we had at this restaurant. The service was good and the food was served quickly. The atmosphere was average for a Mexican restaurant. I would be happy to eat here again.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed June 23, 2015

My friends and I were hungry for lunch and decided to check out this Mexican joint. We were nicely greeted by our waitress who sat us outside per our request. She brought us water and complimentary chips & 2 types of salsa that hit the...More

Thank JudynaPres
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $29
Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 9:30 am
10:00 am - 9:30 am
10:00 am - 9:30 am
10:00 am - 9:30 am
7:00 am - 10:00 am
7:00 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 657 E Bay Ave, Manahawkin, NJ 08050-3363
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Manahawkin
  • Phone Number: +1 609-549-6492
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Nice place, friendly service , creating a family atmosphere Transforming a daily dinner an unforgettable experience All featuring with the wonderful flavors of the Mexican cuisine ,Visit us and discover why we have THE BEST MEXICAN FOOD
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