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La Playita

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37 14th Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
+1 310-376-2148
08:30 - 21:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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295 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food here for lunch was quite good with friendly service and not much of a wait on a weekend. It is family friendly and the prices are reasonable in a quite pricey area.

Thank RyanLChicago
Los Angeles, California
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255 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by to enjoy lunch with a good friend. He was impressed with the food and friendly service. Even on a cold winter day, you can enjoy the pier and the restaurant.

Thank Bobo12120
Las Vegas, Nevada
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been eating here for years when we visit South Bay. Everything we've eaten here is very good, but the breakfast burritos are killer good

Thank Charlie M
Brooklyn, New York
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Very low-key joint, and everyone who works there was so nice! They serve breakfast all day, and it is delicious no-frills Mexican food, and super cheap too. Definitely a fun little surprise.

Thank brklyntravelers
Munich, Germany
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Every time when I am in OC I take a detour from LAX to Garden Grove to enjoy a Tortilla Soup at La Playita. The best in the world!

Thank Juergen W
Phoenix, Arizona
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422 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been in a few years and was pleasantly surprised to see it still here and still making great meals. Service is informed and attentive and food was quite good.

Thank beeedell
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Staying at the Beach House (the Strand). This is literally across from our room. Great casual breakfast. Definitely worth a visit. Nice outdoor patio area.

Thank john b
Palm Desert, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Nice little cafe by the beach. My wife and I stopped by to have a margarita and steak quesadilla. Both were really good. We definitely enjoyed. The waiter was attentive and friendly. Will be back next time I'm in town.

Thank eandrade760
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

After a weekend in La we went to the beach. TripAdvisor suggested this for tacos and it was on point. You have to try the sangria margarita!!!! So good!

Thank Dainellya
San Diego
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177 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Had been here before but just for chips and margaritas. Last time there was too much ice and not enough margarita in the glasses, but not this time. Great margaritas. The food was very tasty as well. It is only steps to the beach and the place we were staying at, the Beach House in Hermosa Beach. We will be... More 

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
View, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 14th Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-376-2148

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