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La Playa Taco Shop

3973 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-6958
+1 858-488-7405
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (57 reviews)
“burrito” (36 reviews)
“al pastor” (4 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 20:30All hours
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3973 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-6958
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked, found great food , great service. The chips , Salsa and guacamole were fresh and authentic. We had tacos, burritos and enchiladas. All loved it. All ate until we were stuffed. The kids took a little home. Definitely will return when back in town.

Thank JulieRudy2017
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter and son-in-law took me to this place while I was visiting SD because I had to have Mexican food - you just can't get decent Mexican food where I live. The food was basic Mexican but was excellent. I liked it so much...More

Thank DallasTraveler56
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Small take out place with the best authentic Mexican food. I had the quesadilla and my son had the burrito. Both were very good. Reasonable prices. The shop has some tables and chairs, but limited. We sat outside to enjoy the warm evening.

Thank Victoria652
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Carne asada burrito was delicious! Green chile is a little spicy but was really good. The food was a little pricy but overall really good!

Thank Alexa B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We ate here 2 times during our week vacation. The food was delicious, the service was great - the people were friendly. It's super popular as there is usually a line for service. Highly recommend!

Thank KJackson428
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We went for the fish tacos which were wonderful & went back the next morning for breakfast burritos - yum! The green & red sauce were both wonderful. Prices were very reasonable, & the staff were amazing, so we felt we hit the jackpot!

Thank lyndaa52
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Hey, thank you uptight and unfriendly host at the Oceana Restaurant inside the Catamaran Hotel next door for not serving us lunch at 11:00 because your lunch menu starts at 11:30!!? Because we ended up at La Playa w/ super friendly staff, quick service and...More

Thank acribari
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We’re still talking about our delicious dinner for 4 from La Playa. First, it is right out the door from The Catamaran when you want to stay close to home and keep the price reasonable. Second, the tacos and enchiladas were delicious and we tried...More

Thank RJB5253
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

To me, very average Mexican taco joint. I even found the food a bit blend and not really interesting. Family was disappointed and so was I actually. Sat outside on a greasy table with car fumes inhalanted between 2 bites. There must be better taco's...More

Thank Frenchfrog39
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This place doesn't have a bad item on the menu. From Breakfast to dinner, the meals are great. The burritos are huge and we love their cheese quesadillas. Reasonable prices too

Thank farrahccmrv
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
08:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3973 Mission Blvd, San Diego, CA 92109-6958
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-488-7405
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