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La Palapa

Hidalgo at Malecon | Lopez Mateos y Pipila, Loreto, Mexico
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (16 reviews)
“cesar salad” (5 reviews)
“clams” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Hidalgo at Malecon | Lopez Mateos y Pipila, Loreto, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 265 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here once, the service was very good, and the food was good too. We had the deep fried fish, it was cooked to perfection. Everything else was good, but not great.

Thank colorhappy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered and really the food came after an hour when we placed the order. Soooo slow the service. I think is expensive for what you get.

Thank xanda26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my go-to restaurant when I am craving chili rellenos, enchiladas and excellent margaritas. The mesquite wood fire grill gives all of their food a distinct and delicious smoky flavor that I adore. The place is a lovely open air palapa with great music...More

Thank Kristina H
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Nice atmosphere, good drinks and food, attentive waiters, fun dinner with family, delicious salsa, affordable, convenient location

Thank Shelly B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were sent there by the front desk person at our hotel, but were not crazy about it. It has a touristy feel from the moment you get in. The food was very rich and oily, but to be frank this was the experience we...More

Thank freemaee
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Shrimp grilled to perfection! Served with choice of rice and beans or salad and fries. Excellent service and very generous appetizer of chips with 3 different salsas.

Thank Alsipcj
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Best food we had on our trip! Amazingly prepared seafood. The location in Loreto is easy to find. Place was recommended by locals. All thumbs up!

Thank Marlene B
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Dined here twice in 10 days (same as last trip), and my wife raved about their enchilada sauce. I had excellent chicken mole, and also combination plate that was a nice variation from the usual, stateside combo approach.

Thank Todd B
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped by the Palapa while strolling around our first day in Loreto. The restaurant is visually appealing with its beachy, Mexican decor and open-air seating. There was a friendly musician strumming classic Latin tunes which added to the fun ambiance. I ordered steak tacos...More

Thank traveler4life2011
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The food was good, we had chicken enchiladas, and the chips and salsa/guac were excellent. It was a short walk from the Plaza and very relaxing atmosphere.

Thank clowndoll
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Marci W
6 April 2016|
Response from jamescollenette | Reviewed this property |
Hi---you will need to contact the restaurant direct.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hidalgo at Malecon | Lopez Mateos y Pipila, Loreto, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Loreto
  • Phone Number: 52-613-135-1101
Adequate seafood, poor tres leches, hard sell on time share unexpected and unpleasant
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