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La Palapa Mexican Cuisine & Seafood

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1346 2d Street, Los Osos, CA
+1 805-534-1040
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Cambria, CA
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I've eaten dinner twice here with my wife. We love the friendly atmosphere, and the linens on the table for dinner, The food was very good. I've ordered the Carne Asada dinner that was cooked to perfection. The meat was marinaded and moist. The rice and bean are good. On another visit I ordered a combo taco and tamale with... More 

Thank CoachCambria_CA
Los Osos, California
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have eaten here many times & I usually order two Chili Rellenos plate. This is the best I have had, I have also ordered a shrimp dish that was wonderful. The chips are not very tasty nor is the salsa. They do serve dark Negro Medelo on tap nice & cold. It often takes quite a while to get... More 

Thank Paulatrip8
San Luis Obispo, California
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202 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

What a great Mexican restaurant. They have a super burrito, not sure of the official name, but it is the size of a football and fully loaded with just about everything. The wife and I shared this baby and it more than filled us. Shrimp cocktail were huge and packed with shrimp. Service good and prices very reasonable

Thank BobD686
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100 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Since we stayed at Baywood Inn and Suites next door, this restaurant provides breakfast (part of room cost) on Saturdays and Sundays. There is a variety to choose from, so it is easy NOT to repeat the same breakfast items.

Thank Lena K
Beaumont, California
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

My husband and I have driven past this restaurant for the past 5 years while on vacation and we always said we were going to try it. We both ordered the Carnitas dinner plate which came with a huge amount of carnitas, rice, beans, tortillas and soup or salad. We were not disappointed and plan on going back on our... More 

Thank LovesMorroBay
Los Osos, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This is a family owned and run restaurant that has great recipes and excellent seafood. If you love mole try theirs. It's terrific. The shrimp cocktail is great too. You can pop in for a glass of beer on tap or wine and order food to go or enjoy the fireplace and eat in. Everything they make is delicious. Monica... More 

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Ventura, CA
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255 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Wandering around the Baywood area of Los Osos we were hungry and wanted to sit somewhere inside. We found out that s kinda tough as many of the small restaurants suggested in Trip Advisor were simply takeout with a few tables outside. We settled on La Palapa as they had a good rating, inside seating and the word "seafood" in... More 

Thank CWS55
Los Osos, California
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Plenty of food, you won't go away hungry. Love the taco Salad. A lot of variety and plenty of classic originals.

Thank hungrynomore2016
Long Island, New York
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Visiting from the East Coast, all I wanted was authentic Mexican and this place did NOT disappoint. The salsa was delicious so I had to try not to fill up on that before my meal came. Had the carnitas tacos which were stuffed to the brim, and came with rice and beans and a salad. I have never eaten tacos... More 

Thank Jaimie3
Los Osos, California
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I get take home for my wife and I at least once a week. She loves the Tostada de Maiz, a salad she orders with carnitas (slow cooked pork, shredded), my favorite is the Enchilada Estilo de Palmar. Palmar refers to the town the family who run the restaurant are from in Mexico. I also love the Mole Sabrosa. If... More 

Thank Gerald C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1346 2d Street, Los Osos, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Los Osos
  • Phone Number: +1 805-534-1040

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