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La Playa Mexican Grille

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Seafood
222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
+1 361-749-0022
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab enchiladas” (34 reviews)
“flan” (20 reviews)
“queso” (28 reviews)
Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
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222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Dmitri K
Reviewed 8 October 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

Thank ChicadelaPlaya
Reviewed 2 October 2018

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

Thank ShoreThing161
Reviewed 1 October 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

Thank mmarshall15136
Reviewed 29 September 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

Thank Getaway795666
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We went on a Friday at about 8 pm. It was a 45 min wait but worth it. Sat at the bar and had a margarita that was excellent. The bartender was fun and kept us entertained while waiting. He recommended the lump crab enchiladas...More

Thank sandram773
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

One of the best places to eat on the island. We got there about 6:30ish and were seated in about 5 minutes. Just enough time to order margaritas and go to the table. Everything on the menu is excellent. Their nightly specials are incredible. This...More

Thank Ranchman58
Reviewed 31 August 2018

My husband and I enjoy dinner at La Playa every time we visit Port A. I order my favorite, crab meat enchiladas and my husband always selects a fish special. We have never been disappointed with the food or service.

Thank S5619KXdeborah
Reviewed 11 August 2018

This is a little place with tables jammed in tight, so hopefully you are not to claustrophobic. Mixed reviews by the family. Crab enchiladas were great. Beef tacos - were not. Service was a bit off. Granted there was a table that included two families...More

Thank Juny A
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The breakfast was excellent at La Playa. The service was great. The menu had a large selection to choose from.

Thank John B
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18 April 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
7 August 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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