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La Costa Mexican Restaurant

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8024 Market St, Unit #1, Wilmington, NC 28411-9820
19106868210
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Richmond, Virginia
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoy the service and depth of choices and their salsa. We are simple people with simple tastes so the Pollo a la Crema, Pollo con Queso, Fajitas, 3 Enchiladas, and Gamberones are all what we have enjoyed here. They check on you regularly, portions are good sized, and you can adjust, within reason, how the food is delivered... More 

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Thank Thomas R
Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

we have gone to La Costa for years and used to love it. Seems their quality has suffered while their prices have risen. There are more choices now and you would think they would step up their game to keep people coming in. I hope they do something soon because I did enjoy going there.

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Thank Renee L
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

We tried this place once looking for our new favorite Mexican restaurant. After one meal we have not been back.

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Thank Ed A
Wilmington, North Carolina
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160 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We've been loyal patrons of La Costa for a many years. Everything we order is always really good, and the service is friendly and courteous. The menu is extensive and the prices reasonable. It's a great little place - highly recommended if you like Mexican food.

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Thank ChuckP440
Wilmington, North Carolina
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I was really satisfied by the food we received, It came quickly and was properly seasoned. The restaurant was appropriately cool on a very hot day.

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Thank RoyVestal
Hampstead, North Carolina
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is for the Porter's Neck restaurant. We have come here often over the years and always enjoy our meals. The food is authentic for North Carolina. The portions are good and the service is muy amable. (Very nice, friendly). There are many specialties of the house. The menu is affordable.

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Thank demmaray
Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

In truth, I was never one to eat much Mexican food. But La Costa on Market near Porter's Neck has changed my mind. The first time I went was with my wife and some friends. But, we have been regulars since. My favorite dish is Aroz con Pollo, yum! We have never had a meal that we didn't enjoy there.... More 

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Thank Mike P
Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

I really enjoy going to this restaurant. The service is good and the food is delicious. Very fresh and the prices are reasonable.

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1 Thank trymer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Eat dinner with my wife and her parents here. I had their taco enchiladas and tostada meal. It came with rice and beans. It was very good. The portions are a good size for the price. You should not leave here hungry . And we had no appetizer. We all agreed that our dinner was excellent . The service was... More 

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Thank Mtcutter
Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

We eat here probably once or twice a month as a family. We all find something we love. For me it is the Chicken Fajita Quesadilla. I get it every time and it is always good. Waiters are always friendly and attentive. The dining room always seems clean.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $17
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8024 Market St, Unit #1, Wilmington, NC 28411-9820
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: 19106868210
Description
La Costa Mexican Restaurant is a family-owned establishment that has been in business in Wilmington for over 15 years. Their multiple locations offers delicious, quality Mexican food at reasonable prices. Our menu has a wide range of Mexican food, from authentic choices to Tex-Mex style plates. At La Costa, our customers are #1 and our service to them is our priority. Every location offers a bar with carry-out options, as well as platters designed for catering to larger groups.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?