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La Perla Tapatia - CLOSED

189 Liberty St NE, Mz-1, Salem, OR 97301-3682
+1 503-364-7777
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good33%
  • Average30%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
1 Apr 2014
“Not bad but just not good”
30 Jan 2014
“Great Location”
Restaurant Hours Closed
189 Liberty St NE, Mz-1, Salem, OR 97301-3682
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Reviewed 1 April 2014 via mobile

The place is on the second floor of the old opera house. It smells really bad. Like old wet building. The tacos are small and she asked if I wanted "everything on them" which consisted of onions and a small sliver of cilantro. No cheese...More

Thank Live2traveldaworld
Reviewed 30 January 2014

I really enjoy taking friends to La Perla when they come into Salem. It's got a great location in a quirky building that works particularly well for people watching. The food is cheap (and good), the service is polite. Overall, the aesthetics are what make...More

Thank Dhthomas1002
Reviewed 19 July 2013 via mobile

Inexpensive and tasty food. The pork was a bit salty but I love the fish tacos. Where else can you get Supreme Nachos with chicken for $4.99? And they are really good!

Thank Lichenlover
Reviewed 6 April 2013

Coming from central California, I'm not going to say that this was the best Mexican food that I've eaten but my daughter who goes to school in Salem says that it reminds her a little of home and it's a place that she and her...More

Thank kings55
Reviewed 13 December 2012

The dollar Tacos and the service have both been hit of miss since the ownership change. Lately I get the feeling that they don't quite have their act together. And recent reports from friends and acquaintances have been sporadic as to quality of experience.

Thank ChuckBradley
Reviewed 21 November 2012 via mobile

I have visited this restaurant 3 time over the past few years. The first visit the service was good, the tacos were yummy and low price at $.99 each. The second time after waiting 20 minutes for a server to acknowledge we were there, we...More

Thank Geri S
Reviewed 5 October 2012

The potential for the restaurant seems great due to its placement in the Reed Opera House; however, it turns out to be more like a diner than a restaurant. Prices are low.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 9 August 2012

As a parent & teacher I know this spot has been very popular with teens & twenties, to the point of all knowing the owner and his family, so I heard the owner had changed and decided to check it out. Definitely still a fun...More

Thank tabisuki5
Reviewed 28 July 2012

TERRIBLE service, enormous wait for horrible food. Extremely unorganized, won't be back! Sadly another bad restaurant in Salem Oregon :(

Thank beetlybug
Reviewed 21 June 2012

This place was really great when it opened. Best tacos. Good food all around and an owner that cared. Now this place has a large amount of lack for service and quality of food.

Thank Mexican911
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 22:00
22:00 - 22:00
22:00 - 22:00
22:00 - 22:00
22:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Liberty St NE, Mz-1, Salem, OR 97301-3682
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 503-364-7777
  • E-mail
Welcome to La Perla Tapatia a.k.a "The Pearl of Salem" Mexican Restraunt. Located in the heart of Salem in the Historical Reeds Opera House. Come check out our changes and meet the new managment! Same Menu, Same Prices, Same GREAT FOOD!
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