I go to La Costa Mission often because it is convenient. They have potential but are not living up to it. The food is hit & miss. Last night we went with friends-- we started with the queso fundido which was served luke warm.. I had seafood which was very tough... couldn't even chew it. My husband had lamb chops served cold, and a friend ordered the skirt steak which was very tough. It is not a cheap mexican restaurant-- they hold themselves out to be high end, yet the tables are covered with thick butcher paper that is a tactile nightmare. They used to serve great drinks - but have recently cut down on the pour.... no one wants to go to a neighborhood joint, pay high prices, and get a small drink.