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La Palma Mexican Restaurant

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15326 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-7701
+1 361-949-0779
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“barbacoa” (3 reviews)
“beans” (5 reviews)
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5:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
15326 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-7701
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent food with good prices - tacos are great along with breakfast and all plate lunch and dinners.

Thank JenniferandScot T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Small chain restaurant located located on the island which serves good inexpensive food. The Barbacoa tacos were great along with cold brews

Thank Frank J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The photo says it all! They truly have the most yummy flautas around. Guac is great...rice flavorful. Great place...

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Our waitress was friendly and helpful. Looks like they had some good happy hour drink specials, but we were just there for a quick dinner with the kids. The tacos were good, and my husband really liked the hotter salsa. Certainly not a negative experience...More

Thank Jen R
Reviewed March 8, 2018

That's 'unbelieveably tasty mexican food' to all you gringos from San Antonio which is what all of us from Corpus call "the north". Being a gringo myself and a mexican food lover, this place is very clean, the food is like mama used to make...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed January 26, 2018

Local Mexican restaurant in a little strip mall. The food was fast and good. We had 4 people for lunch and it was very cheap eats!

Thank swalker616
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Food below average, service the same. Ground beef in tacos had no flavor. Local TV station found problems. Taco Bell is a much better choice.

Thank Henry S
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Visiting North Padre Island for 6 weeks and looking forward to great dining experiences! This place is just average since all of us ordered different dishes and a couple of us said we would not order that particular dish again. The chicken fajitas came with...More

Thank sally s
Reviewed November 8, 2017

We have seen many cars here for lunch and have heard good things about this place. The food was fast and very hot.Service was good but then at the time we were the only ones in the place. By the time we left there was...More

Thank hassler6666
Reviewed September 5, 2017

we ate breakfast at la plama last week and made the mistake of ordering a breakfast for each of us. the meal was very good and the server was terrific! the only problem was that we only ate a third of our meal and brought...More

Thank Ron F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15326 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-7701
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-949-0779
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