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La Playita

Mexican, American, Southwestern
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703 Madison Ave, Port Bolivar, TX 77650
+1 409-684-1383
06:00 - 20:00
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Crystal Beach, Texas
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Have a very good lunch menu, but sometimes if you get there at noon, the most popular items are sold out. Currently have all you can eat oysters, prepared 9 different ways, but only on Saturday evening. Go for it.

Thank F8550JXjamesd
Derby, Kansas
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner. I had the sour cream chicken enchiladas and my hubby had the fajita burrito. I thought my enchiladas were good but my hubby did not like his burrito. I might add however that he is a very picky eater when it comes to Mexican food. Service was fast and friendly. I probably would have rated... More 

Thank Jamie L
Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The food was really good and not really expensive. We were there on a Sunday afternoon and it was not crowded, so we didn't wait long for the food. It is really close to the port and easy to find.

Thank Samanta R
Lakeway, Texas
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We go to La Playita all of the time, whether it's for lunch or dinner. The Steak A La Mexicana is my go to meal. If you're not in the mood for Mexican food, try the cheeseburger or fried shrimp. They are really good!

Thank LakewayPete
Austin, TX
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

When I'm staying on Bolivar, this is where I go for Mexican food, especially migas for breakfast. It's off the main road so the people who go there -- mostly locals -- aren't just passing by; they are going there to eat! A staple of Bolivar dining.

Thank ODennehy
Spring, Texas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is a down home Mexican restaurant, where you seat yourself, can see the kitchen, and have some good Mexican food! We all had plenty, and the salsa was wonderful, a little on the spicy side, but we like it that way! Taco salad bowl was sweet, which was good. Fajitas were loved by my mom in law, especially the... More 

Thank Jennifer C
Red Wing, Minnesota
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I love the food here. I especially like the seafood nachos, and the burrito's here. Good size portions, Family friendly and affordable.

Thank bcollins58
Denver, Colorado
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

It's not much to look at but the food was good and the staff was friendly. I enjoyed my Mexican combo with no complaints.

Thank DNver
Nederland, Texas
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216 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Always enjoy grabbing a bite here. Food is authentic Tex-Mex with an Old Mexico flair with their homemade tortillas and fresh spices and peppers.

Thank P-n-DTravelinDuo
Crystal Beach, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I've sampled several dishes here, all have been very good. Food arrives hot and fast and bursting with flavor. The service is more than adequate. Drinks refiled timely. I'm a repeat customer and will continue to be so.

Thank 409CMac

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Madison Ave, Port Bolivar, TX 77650
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Bolivar
  • Phone Number: +1 409-684-1383

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