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La Costa Mexican Restaurant

5622 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-5816
+1 910-392-6006
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good13%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 26, 2018
“Re-visit, but the food isn't as good.”
Dec 8, 2017
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
5622 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-5816
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

This was the first time we have visited La Costa Mexican Restaurant in some time. We have been eating there for years, but this time it was a disappointment. The food was bland and not well seasoned. Items could have been served warmer. We were...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank SquareCaller
Reviewed December 8, 2017

One of the better Mexican restaurants in Wilmington. Good food, relaxing environment and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank amham1
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I like to eat here when we are in the mood for some authentic Mexican fare. After living in central Mexico for 3 1/2 years, we are always transported back with a visit here. The tacos, chili rellenos, enchiladas with green or...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

The La Costa we visited is one of several branches in Wilmington. The best way to describe the food is to say that is it authentic Mexican. It is almost like sitting in a restaurant Playa Del Carmen. You can find almost any Mexican dish...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank SquareCaller
Reviewed May 6, 2017

We ate lunch at La Costa after church last Sunday, as we do at least twice a month. (The dinner menu is used for all meals on Sundays.) This time my wife had a Shrimp Fajita Taco Salad, and I had the Chili Relleno w/Refried...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank BobNNC
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Great lunch, great flavors, great service. We went to the one on the Oleander Drive in wilmington. Carnitas and Lamb were great. Cold draft dosexis beers were great as well

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank skerdil2016
Reviewed January 9, 2017

Very disappointing this time. Salsa was like tomato juice and chips were tasteless. I ordered a chicken enchilada which had only dark meat with very little cheese you sure couldn't see any cheese.The tamale was not a real one no husk just more dark chicken...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank smsAustin
Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite local places to eat. The beef chimichangas are the best around. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank krissybee1979
Reviewed November 7, 2016

I've never had a bad meal at La Costa in the 15+ years that I have eaten at their restaurants. If you are looking for a reasonably priced mexican restaurant with great food, this is it!

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank GuyfromILMNC
Reviewed October 26, 2016

One of the best Mexican restaurants in Wilmington, NC. Authentic Mexican Food excellent service and good atmosphere. They will make to order if you don't see it on the menu. They have a second location on Market street just as good.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank wayne t
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5622 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-5816
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-392-6006
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