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“Fun Atmosphere”

La Palapa Grill & Cantina
Ranked #20 of 170 Restaurants in Ellicott City
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed August 22, 2012

I went here with an old friend on a Wednesday night. This place is huge, there are a lot of different types of "eating" areas. The bar area has live music occasionally, it did this night; there is a quieter dining area, a covered terrace area, and an outdoor seating area. The atmosphere is nice, not overly loud but conversations happening all around. The food was good, not great, although most American Mexican food taste the same to me. It was comparable to what I've had in the past. Good Margaritas. I would go back.

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Thank Danielle B
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Reviewed July 26, 2012

The food is mediocre, but the atmosphere is fun. Sooo, just order a big margarita and the food is less mediocre.

Thank womprat
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Reviewed June 26, 2012

Review of dining are only.......Cozy fireplace in the center highlights the well decorated interior of the dining room. Their is another section that feels like an outdoor balcony, and some nights there are musicians that walk around the tables.
The food is always correct, tasty, well priced, and served in large quantities. Combine that with their frequent coupons on restaurant.com and the newspaper and you have a great restaurant.

Thank Dewey2cats
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Reviewed June 14, 2012

We went to La Palapa a few times and were pleased by amount of food-if actually would rather not have had to look at refried beans or have rice with yellow and red colors! but fajitas were hot and good-various seafood dishes and other Mexican dishes interesting and of good taste-but one time we took coupons we had gotten form a flyer-we had ordered early bird in one case and the waitress would not allow us to use the coupon as she said it was only one offer per table per night--it really was not very much of a different price but it kept us from having a good taste about it--it was embarrassing and unnecessary in a family plain sort of place---so it is another place we do not particularly recommend or patronize---

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1  Thank ANNE R
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Reviewed May 17, 2012

Better then Taco Bell but not worth a visit without a coupon. The service is OK, the atmosphere is OK and the food is OK. I believe with a bit of attention the restaurant could be very good overall.

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Thank DiFaSuMaHaWa
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