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La Palapa

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Hidalgo at Malecon, Loreto, Mexico
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Walnut, California
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142 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had another good dinner at this restaurant. I brought some freshly caught red snapper to this restaurant. The restaurant has a very good open grill at the entrance. The chef decided to fry the fish whole and served them fresh. There were plenty to be shared among all my friends. They charged a fixed fee for this service, which... More 

Thank Francis P
San Diego, California
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64 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good grilled fish tacos and strong margaritas. Good thing we were walking only. Popular place to hang out.

Thank 99Linda99
Treasure Island, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was excellent! Very fresh and awesome presentation. I had fish tacos and 1/2 guacamole dish. So delicious. I couldn't finish it all! Sangria was very refreshing. A guest in my party had fish sishkabob and it looked so yummy. I should definitely order that if ever back. My husband had the mexican combo plate and couldn't finish it all.... More 

Thank Amy A
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381 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unremarkable food. Friendly service. I would probably not go back. Setting is interesting in the palapa.

Thank PismoLulu
Rancho Palos Verdes
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our top place to bring fish we catch. Pleasant outdoor seating with friendly staff. They are more than happy to grill, saute, fry... your fish. Good salsas, too. Usually put a couple of decorative touches on the plate.

Thank Carl T
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106 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great margarita, amazing service and food. Fish was fresh, appetizers were very yummy, drinks were cold. Great place to hang out on a lazy afternoon...lots of locals enjoying too. Really a great time had...thank you!

Thank PartagasCat
Palouse, Washington, Usa
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137 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice palapa dining on a hot afternoon. Excellent service. Shrimp was beautifully done and one of a couple Loreto restaurants that butterflied the shrimp. Grilled shrimp came out excellent. Shrimp ajillo could have been more spiced but the cooking quality was very good. Plates were fairly large and surprised us with French fries!

Thank ESMotteram
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This is a very solid place with very good food. Maybe not in the excellent category, but you won't be disappointed and the prices are very reasonable. It was quite busy but we did not have to wait for a table.

Thank bstan
Bogota, Colombia
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185 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The waiters were very attentive but the food took awhile to get to us but hey, if you are living or visiting Mexico and are in a hurry, take your vacations in NYC. The salsas were very tasty, the beer very cold the ceviche excellent and the grilled sea bass couldn't get much better.

Thank Marti_R_Cortez
Keizer, Oregon
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Excellent food for lunch. Reasonable prices and large portions. We split a chimichanga which was plenty of food. Good margaritas and great service. Best plate presentation of the food of anywhere we went.

Thank GailKeizer_Oregon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hidalgo at Malecon, Loreto, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Loreto
  • Phone Number: 52-613-135-1101
Adequate seafood, poor tres leches, hard sell on time share unexpected and unpleasant

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