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La Playita

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37 14th St, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3508
+1 310-376-2148
08:30 - 21:00
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New Mexico
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85 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Huevos rancheros, burritos & seafood enchiladas in a little Mexican cafe overlooking a seaside park just seconds away from the beach on Hermosa. Tiny, quaint place with good flavor!

Thank digdeep0169
Hermosa Beach, California
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208 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We live in the hood and tend to eat in or out at least twice a month. We love the chicken enchiladas. We have the enchiladas rancheros modified with mole sauce with double rice. Most good. All about the sauce

Thank Steve Z
Manhattan Beach, California
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302 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This place has been in Hermosa Beach for many years. They moved to the current location from where the Beach House is. Serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. All excellent. Great patio in the backside. Great chips and salsa while you wait.

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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Sat out on the patio and looked at the beach and ocean while waiting for our food. It was really good, they kept refilling our chips and salsa which is great because we were hungry!

Thank 1raidergirl
Pikeville, Tennessee
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed going to La Playita and enjoying the enchiladas, burritos and Mexican salad. Additionally it is located just off the strand so it's very convenient for anyone in the area. If you like margaritas, Corona or whatever this is the place.

Thank Ken P
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Enjoy a delicious Mexican style breakfast, lunch or dinner while watching the waves roll in! The restaurant is right next to a beautiful grass area that runs along the boardwalk! Great place to people watch! Its's not quite as chaotic at the pier area with all the big restaurants, this is more secluded!

Thank NellyNels11
Los Angeles, California
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299 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Having just retired and in the middle of a bicycle ride we decided to stop by La Playita for a late lunch. We have been to the place a few times and everyone we take enjoys the local flavor. We enjoy that it is on the beach and is so relaxing to have a drink and some good Mexican food.... More 

Thank BoboTravlr
northern arizona
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Working my way thru the Marg list - yummy selections and love the spicy Marg options. Great tacos as well! Mmmm really like this place and pretty reasonable considering its location.

Thank lovessensi
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

This is a very unassuming restaurant that has really good food at very reasonable prices. Portions are generous, tasty and a very good value. Service was very good.

Thank nona70
San Francisco, California
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

We absolutely love quiet local joints with good food. La Playita fits the bill perfectly. The restaurant is on the smaller side and there can be quite a long wait during the day; however they don't seem to be too crowded around 7-8 PM. They have a quaint patio with gorgeous views of Hermosa Beach!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 14th St, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3508
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-376-2148

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?