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“Excellent Mexican Food in Pittsburgh”
Review of La Palapa

La Palapa
Ranked #1,090 of 2,188 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Cuisines: Latin, Mexican, Spanish
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Amazing Mexican food, right in the heart of Pittsburgh's South Side. This place does it right with homemade chips, guac and salsa, excellent chicken enchiladas, beef tongue tacos, burritos, etc. Getting seated is a little bit of an issue as they don't seem to like to give up tables to those without reservations. That said, this place is worth the wait even if you have to put your name on the list and head to a local bar while you wait. BYOB and take out as well.

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Reviewed 20 April 2014

fairly new and undiscovered. Having previously lived in S CA, we miss good Mexican food. loved the quality and the menu. Not your normal taco place, but true authentic Mexican cuisine.

the shrimp/squid app was to die for, except it was a very low cal, no fat, with lemon and cilantro. we tried their get to know us plate for two.

Yes to all except one item

great empanadas, Pollo Assado, and the pork. Wow Just wow.

also a WOW salsa, not fit for queasy gringos.

AND IT IS BYOB.

It will be a regular for us.

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