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La Bamba Mexican and Spanish Restaurant

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4285 W Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33445-3908
+1 561-499-7996
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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New York City, New York
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119 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't think I would find a great guacamole in South Florida, but this place really hit the mark! Also the chimichanga was alrigh..maybe next time I will try the beef..Went around 3 pm so it wasn't crowded, but but the time we left it was filling up..just ok service..

Thank alsgalny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the beef flautas and they were to die for!! Yummy food and amazing service. Sofia was our waitress and she was so friendly and helpful! I would definitely recommend! Amazing chips and salsa too.

Thank Mark F
Poughkeepsie, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

La Bamba is a very popular place so expect to wait to be seated because they do not take reservations unless you are a group of eight or more. Also, you probably will have to wait for the your meal. Since the place is basically one large room, the noise level is high. In addition, there is a small self... More 

Thank Traveler2AM
Boynton Beach, Florida
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Wonderful Mexican and Spanish dishes. I have eaten here many times and have never been disappointed. The sirloin steak with a cheese enchiladas,re fried beans and rice is my favorite. The steak is always tender, juicy and flavorful. The chicken Pollack plan yo is great but, then again, everything I have had here I has been very good to excellent.

Thank Mxytzplk
Winnipeg, Canada
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193 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

DH, our 13 yr old son and I visited La Bamba for dinner. We came early and it was quiet in the restaurant but by 6 it was filling up. Service was attentive and pleasant and they had s lot of staff (presumably it gets very busy later on). Our food came out quickly and was hot and tasty in... More 

Thank Marli F
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Waited for 30 minutes to get a table. Got seated and it took 15 minutes to get a waiter to come to the table. He took our drink order and it took another 15 minutes to get our drink. We ordered our meal and sat there for 1 HOUR and 10 minutes to get our food. Our waiter during that... More 

Thank Donna S
LaBambas, Public Relations Manager at La Bamba Mexican and Spanish Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Donna, we apologize for your latest experience at our restaurant there is no excuse for having this kind of service, we are taking all the necessary steps to make sure this will not happen again. Please allow us to serve you again, and thanks so much for making us aware of this situation. More 

Livingston nj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Consistency...Year after year the quality of the food has been maintained. It is far better than other Mexican restaurants in the area. Recommended👍

Thank Richard S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Had a huge group of 30 at 8:30pm and we were sitting with in 20 minutes. Quick service and excellent food!

Thank Corbin P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

A great place to go with friends for a casual delicious meal. Every time we have dined on something different and it never disappoints This last time I dined on the Pork steak. Topped with cooked onions. The flavors of lime and cilantro come shining through and accompanied by rice with black beans and plantains this was a winner all... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I dont lie when I say this; This place got the best damn Mojitos in the World! Ask for Catalina, she is the expert at it!!! She and the rest of the team were super friendly, and attentive. The food; amazing as well!!! I was so glad to have found this place. Its deffenetly a keeper. Great for big families... More 

Thank Mariel D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cuban, Mexican, Spanish, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4285 W Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33445-3908
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Delray Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 561-499-7996
From one of our customers: "The BEST mexican restaurant in South Florida. I've lived in LA for almost 10 years now, but every time I come back home to South Florida I make a trip (or 2, or 5) to La Bamba. it's not fancy, the flavors aren't complex or master-chefish...but it's still AWESOME. It's delicious comfort food. Every meal doesn't have to confuse the hell out of your taste buds, sometimes just having good, wholesome, cheesy, mexican food hits the spot. If you're looking for South Florida's best casual mexican spot - this is it."

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