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La Playa Mexican Grille

) #8 of 54 Restaurants in Port Aransas ££ - £££ Mexican, , Seafood
222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
+1 361-749-0022
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“flan” (17 reviews)
“queso” (24 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
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181 - 190 of 340 reviews

Reviewed 5 April 2014

My wife and I arrived for dinner around 7:30 pm on a Friday. We were offered an immediate seat outside (which we preferred, as inside it was pretty noisy). We got chips and queso (which was queso blanco), house margaritas, combo fajitas. Queso was very...More

Thank John V
Reviewed 23 March 2014

We wandered in to La Playa to escape cold, blustery winds coming off the ocean. We received a warm welcome. The margueritas were tasty, our meal, wonderful, and the flan, the best I have ever tasted!

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 18 March 2014 via mobile

Fast, super-friendly service + great-tasting food + reasonable prices made this place a winner for our family of four. The margaritas were excellent, as was the tableside-prepared guacamole and the dessert flan. The cheese enchiladas and the ceviche sampler were very tasty dishes. The chicken...More

Thank moblsk
Reviewed 4 March 2014

This is not your typical Mexican restaurant. Here you get black beans, more seafood choices and fiesta rice. And besides that, some of the best enchiladas ever! They always have some good seafood specials like snapper with a crab and shrimp sauce. Or try the...More

1  Thank Cyndi C
Reviewed 1 February 2014

As a frequent visitor to Port Aransas, I've tried to make it a point to visit as many of the local restaurants as possible. I will definitely keep this one on my list! It's the off-season now, but we still had a short wait for...More

1  Thank TripleKG
Reviewed 28 January 2014

We always stop by when we are on the island. Their nightly specials are fantastic! This is one of the best restaurants in Port A!

1  Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 22 January 2014

As a vegetarian, it is very nice to get Mexican food I can eat. Their vegetable fajitas are some of the best I have eaten.

1  Thank EllieEd1
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Margaritas were good. Guacamole was good. Fish tacos and chicken fajitas excellent. Crab enchiladas were fantastic! The flan was amazing! The staff was very nice and let us sit on the patio with our dog (as long as he didn't walk through the restaurant -...More

1  Thank Heather H
Reviewed 6 December 2013

My fiancé had the opportunity to enjoy this place once before and told me we HAD to try it. So when we met his mom and some of our friends for Thanksgiving weekend, this was the first place we went. We started with awesome margaritas,...More

Thank WineBooksWanderlust
Reviewed 9 October 2013 via mobile

We stumbled on this place and are so glad we did. The waitress was exceptional, the food was amazing, and we enjoyed dining on the patio very much. From staples like cheese enchiladas to specialties like poblano peppers stuffed with crab, it was one of...More

2  Thank bear7711
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Can you accommodate vegetarian and vegan No meat or cheese?
18 April 2017|
Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I think so. You can get chalupas which are meatless. Tell them not to put cheese on your chalupas. That is a favorite lenten meal for a lot of us in south tx. There are also fish dishes.
Ruth Ann M
Is this restaurant Pet Friendly on the patio?
7 August 2015|
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Response from Sheri V | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen any pets at La Playa.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5312
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-0022
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