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La Costa Mexican Restaurant

8024 Market St, Unit #1, Wilmington, NC 28411-9820
+1 910-686-8210
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
“taco” (3 reviews)
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8024 Market St, Unit #1, Wilmington, NC 28411-9820
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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

We eat at the PN LaCosta 3 times a month. I have been in food mgmt for over 30 years. I tend to notice the good and the bad, if we dine out. Their mgmt cares about your experience. They offer coupons in Valpak, give...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed January 20, 2018

This is not the location where we ate, there is a new location (not listed on TripAdvisor) located next to the Best Western down on Carolina beach. The restaurant has a buffet style assembly for your burritos, taco, etc. that is similar to Moe's. The...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed May 23, 2017

A couple we know brought us to this restaurant. I have to admit I am a bit phobic about Mexican restaurants. I like Mexican food once in a while but I've been to a few with mystery meat tacos etc. so I am leery. This...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed May 10, 2017

The outdoor seating is great. This is your typical run of the mill hole in the wall Mexican joints. Nothing to complain about, just not exceptional.

Thank xlr8tin
Reviewed April 21, 2017

If you're looking for Taco Bell type food, this isn't the place for you. Everything my husband and I have ever had here is outstanding. The steak comes to you still sizzling on the pan, the side orders of refried beans and rice are served...More

Thank samhudson07
Reviewed March 15, 2017

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,...More

Thank Thomas R
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...More

Thank Renee L
Reviewed October 2, 2016

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

Thank Ed A
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...More

Thank ChuckP440
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.

Thank RoyVestal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $17
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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: +1 910-686-8210
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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