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La Costenita Restaurant

4217 Leopard St, Corpus Christi, TX 78408-2827
+1 361-882-5340
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
10 Aug 2016
“A very tasty neighborhood Mexican and seafood restaurant”
22 Jul 2016
“A diamond in the rough”
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4217 Leopard St, Corpus Christi, TX 78408-2827
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

From the gorditas to the shrimp diablo you can't go wrong at this friendly Leopard St. eatery. I believe the name La Costenita translates to "little beach girl". Started eating here about 15 years ago and since then La Costenita has become my favorite Mexican...More

Thank Gerbo3
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Okay, so you have to go to a rather sad part of Corpus Christi, but the area is safe and the food is impressive. The beans, rice, tortillas and salsa are all very good, but the shrimp dishes are excellent. Moreover, while I thought the...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 26 March 2015

I ordered a Chicken(3) Flautas plate that came with avocado, sour cream, rice. My husband ordered a Pork Chops plate that came with beans, rice, flour or corn tortillas. He ordered corn tortillas and ALL OF THE FOOD WAS DELICIOUS! The waitress was very friendly...More

Thank Totoya_12
Reviewed 6 January 2015

They have the best salsa of any restaurant in Corpus. It is so good that you could drink it! Many great dishes especially the shrimp and garlic sauce. The enchiladas verdes were especially good. Not in a great neighborhood but well worth the trip for...More

Thank Beth R
Reviewed 22 March 2014

This was one of my favourite places to eat when I lived in Corpus Christi (admittedly some years ago, now). La Costenita was pretty much a dive in the industrial part of town, but the food was fantastic. The Diablo Shrimp was my favourite.

Thank Shankar S
Reviewed 14 October 2008

Great place for all kinds of seafood and mexican food. Moderate - Inexpensive. Service a little slow.

Thank HallStars4
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  • Address: 4217 Leopard St, Corpus Christi, TX 78408-2827
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-882-5340
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