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La Palapa

€€ - €€€Mexican, Latin
1925 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1835
+1 412-586-7015
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (5 reviews)
“flan” (4 reviews)
“beef tongue” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin
€€ - €€€
1925 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1835
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We were here at happy hour with 5 tables filled. Service was very slow with drinks forgotten. We ordered the lamb shank and beef tongue. Loved the food. Got the margarita flight.. drinks were great too. I'd come back but would make sure I had...More

Thank Lis G
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

A friend recommended this restaurant. We were seated in the back of the restaurant that was “outside” but covered. It was appropriately decorated and the back of the menu encouraged you to look around. I ordered a chicken taco and a barbacoa taco. Both were...More

Thank nsk5008
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

This is an authentic Mexican restaurant with not only great food you have to also try their delicious Margaritas. I theirs the double shot pineapple Margarita and it was really good. My girlfriend loves the Corazón de (heart of) Oaxaca Margarita. This is my 8...More

Thank Alfredo B
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Both it’s location on Carson and many other things. The location change was an improvement, but the food, service and prices went the other direction.

Thank NLtravels
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Spend our winters in Cancun so was excited an authentic Mexican restaurant was opening here at home. Really bad. I had the pork chops. Could not swallow. Although the table side Guacamole was very good. The rest of my family was disappointed to. The Burrito...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 11 May 2018

La Palapa was an excellent lunch choice for our family of five (all adults). The server was wonderful and friendly. The food was authentic and delicious! The margaritas were perfect! The tacos were yummy, as were the enchiladas, but the star was their award winning...More

Thank Belinda A
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Finally - Latin food in Pittsburgh that makes me feel a little closer to home! I have been looking for a restaurant that is closer to Puerto Rican food than typical Mexican restaurants. I heard some people talking about La Palapa on the bus and...More

Thank gcruisin
Reviewed 1 February 2018

I love dinners at La Palapa. Their chiles rellenos are fantastic, and they hit the mark on anything else I've ever ordered, from the salsa to the hibiscus drink. Besides chiles rellenos, flautas de papa (potato) and vegetarian fajitas are my go-tos. Service is friendly,...More

Thank _Marina_11pg
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great authentic Mexican food. Casual atmosphere made for a very relaxed dinner. Traditional menu intermixed with unique specialty items. Place is BYOB but they are ready with cork screws, glasses and a variety of virgin mixers. Small dining area so a reservation is advisable. Priced...More

Thank edwardbQ8737MZ
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I recently had a very good meal at La Palapa. The food is authentic, and therefore less salty than Mexican chain restaurant food items. I found it very flavorful. My meal consisted of enchiladas with a mole sauce served with pinto beans and a nice...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1925 E Carson St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203-1835
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
  • Phone Number: +1 412-586-7015
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