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La Playa Mexican Cafe

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
502 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-7304
+1 956-421-2000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fajitas” (30 reviews)
“street tacos” (11 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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502 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-7304
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I can recommend this place 100% to everyone who visits the valley. The place is a genuine Mexican Restaurant from start to end: decoration was on point and very beautiful setting, waiters were very friendly and helpful when guiding you through the menu, ambiance was...More

Thank Terezia A
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Well, my sister and I decided to get out. We love La Playa 's stuffed avocado. Food is always great. The only concern today was the loud obnoxious music.

Thank Eva M
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent. Had the carne asada street tacos Salsa was warm, temperature-wise, and yummy Live Mariachi band was so cool!! Will visit this place again!

Thank Amber M
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

When you're this close to the border, you know you're destined to find a lot of choices for awesome and authentic Mexican food. Among them, there has to be one that outshines the rest; La Playa is that place. And not only do you get...More

Thank RyRyTravels
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The service is good. The food is fresh and tasty. The tortilla soup is meal in it's self served with pico de gallo and rice. The stuffed Avocado is served with a cup of soup and rice. It is stuffed with a choice of chicken...More

Thank Patrice C
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Went there for lunch, not a bad wait and the food was OK. We had Eggplant stuffed with seafood. The chips and salsa was good. What pretty much made this such a bad experience was the wait staff. Brought one chips and salsa for six...More

Thank saibrs
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Went for usual Mexican plate and loved it. The drinks are also good and service has always been good for us. We went as a group and it worked out well

Thank buttley2
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Traveling home and decided we wanted Mexican food. Trusted the good comments on Trip Advisor about La Playa and they weren't wrong!! Fast and friendly service. Amazing food. My daughter had the shrimp and cheese stuff fried avocado and is sad we don't have anything...More

1  Thank hagerbaker
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great food fun and atmosphere There is always something new on the menu 🥑 I admit my spouse and I don't eat there often but when we do we enjoy it

Thank juliateestone
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I've been going to this restaurant for years and have NEVER had a bad experience. Food is good, always hot, the drinks are a little over priced......oh well.

Thank Jim P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-7304
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Harlingen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-421-2000
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