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La Playa Mexican Grille

222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
+1 361-749-0022
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab enchiladas” (36 reviews)
“flan” (20 reviews)
“queso” (27 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband had the crab, shrimp, and crawfish enchiladas. Oh my, such presentation! Each one was delicious served with their own black beans and unique Mexican rice. It was a huge, wonderful platter of food. We also had their margaritas which we both liked very...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank shelbys986
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really big, tender, fresh shrimp, lightly seasoned, delicious chicken, nicely charred veggies on a sizzling skillet. All the fixings were great, big pile of guacamole, fresh tortillas. Loved it. Good service. Tuesday fajitas special is a really good deal.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kay k
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband is not a seafood lover so we decided to give LaPlaya a try. The Mexican food was authentic and delicious. Service was good and the prices very reasonable. Next time we will visit for breakfast!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank joycetwin2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

6 Adults and 4 children under 4 had dinner tonight at La Playa. Cindy was our waitress and Susan was behind the bar. Both ladies are awesome. The food is absolutely incredible. My words just can’t describe how good this restaurant is. A must go...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ranchman58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and service but trying to figure out our bill. Two $6.00 margaritas, nachos at $11.49 and a shared slice of French silk pie. Our bill was over $53.00! That was before a tip. If there was a charge for the chips and salsa...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank michellemacd2016
Reviewed October 29, 2018

A rather busy establishment, so make sure to arrive early for dinner, especially on a weekend. Food is simple and good. Mostly seafood. Fresh. Not expensive. Service is excellent: quick, unobtrusive and efficient. We had a good ceviche, not fantastic but quite good. We also...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dmitri K
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

This place is always buzzing! I love their salsa. The Queso is white cheese with mild peppers...so tasty! Our table of 8 had a variety of dishes. Make sure to ask the prices of the specials. Although my halibut was very good, I thought for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ChicadelaPlaya
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Nice atmosphere and usually no wait. The waitress and service are above average. They make sure that you are not waiting for anything.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ShoreThing161
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Great service, great food And good Margaritas. Been a while and we were happy to dine here. The flan is so creamy and delicious

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mmarshall15136
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Have eaten at this place several times and always enjoyed the visit. It is a cash only. The staff is super friendly and very attentive. I have had different things on the menu and have enjoyed everything I have tried. It is casual and the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Getaway795666
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April 18, 2017|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I think so. You can get chalupas which are meatless. Tell them not to put cheese on your chalupas. That is a favorite lenten meal for a lot of us in south tx. There are also fish dishes.
Ruth Ann M
August 7, 2015|
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Response from Sheri V | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen any pets at La Playa.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-0022
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