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La Bamba Mexican and Spanish Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
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5452 W Sample Rd, Margate, FL 33073-3453
+1 954-978-6377
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Miami, Florida
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We keep going because it is great for lunch and dinner. The margaritas are excellent. The large menu has so much to offer, you have to go frequently to try it all. The service is fast and food is hot and fresh. The amount of food is also excellent. they have opened their 7th location, so you know they are... More 

Thank Jim_and_Gail_Wilbur
San Antonio, Texas
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135 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Late lunch at LaBamba and it was wonderful. Chips and salsa were very good. We had enchiladas, cheese and beef with extra gravy. From Texas, I know what good enchiladas taste like and these were right up there with our Tex-mex. rice and beans were consistent with the rest of the fare. Our server was Rena and she was personable,... More 

Thank John D
Margate, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been eating here since it opened. Great mexican and Spanish meals. Salsa and chips are great to start and everything I have ordered has been wonderful. Would highly recommend.

Thank Philip W
Margate, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food and good service. Highly recommend. Tacos best I have ever eaten. Very reasonable and high quslity.

Thank rsbomer
La Prairie
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We were visiting in Martgate during Christmas time and we searched for a nice Mexican meal, we found La Bamba with Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. It was fast to get a table for 4 on Christmas Eve. The staff was very welcoming and friendly. They came twice to refill tacos and salsa. Plates were huge and we... More 

Thank ChantalZLaPrairie
Davie, Florida
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389 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Shopping Center restaurant that was very good. Fast service and very good service. Very busy shopping center. We will definitely go back to this location. Really big portions, matter of fact we are eating the rest of the food tonight.

Thank pat s
Coral Springs, Florida
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2,484 reviews
1,328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 722 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Mexican decor with latin ambience, easy to park, well maintained and good staff. Susan and I had a margarita, we both had chips and salsa. She had Tampiquena, white rice and refried beans, I had Veggie Chimichanga.

Thank 387indy
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Always a solid meal.. If I could only copy the salsa recipe.. Awesome as always. Great staff too!! See you nect time..

Thank Auntmomo
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Tampiqueña with white rice and refried beans,,,real food. Welcome with chips and sauce, followed by something cold on your hand. A short 8 minutes wait and there it is, big steak, juicy and ready to be eaten. Friendly people when you sit at the bar. Recommended

Thank Victor G
Coconut Creek, Florida
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

AWESOME awesome place for mexican food whether you are a carnivore or vegetarian. The margaritas are delish, too! Highly recommend thus place. :)

Thank Alorastar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5452 W Sample Rd, Margate, FL 33073-3453
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +1 954-978-6377
Serving you since 1988, La Bamba is a family owned and operated Mexican and Spanish Restaurant.With five locations.Offering Lunch Specials, Happy Hour Specials and the best Margaritas in town.

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