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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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Kansas City, MO
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122 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was the perfect lunch spot on Hermosa Beach! They offer a variety of delicious, filling Mexican food in a quaint setting overlooking the ocean. We would totally go back. Prices were very good as well!

Thank SummerGirl8888
Redondo Beach, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I discovered La Playita while rollerblading on the bike path over 30 years ago and still go weekly! It is a family owned/operated restaurant and usually Harold is out front greeting folks or adding their names to the list when it gets busy! I like La Playita's Combo Burrito and iced tea...they have bike parking at the park directly in... More 

Thank Jeff G
Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food. Excellent atmosphere. Beautiful location by the beach. Enjoyed chicken enchiladas. Very good chips and salsa too.

Thank genevievecholette
New Richmond, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We initially chose La Playita because of the convenience (two doors from our hotel), and were amazed at the quality of the food, exceptional service and good value. The menu selections are extensive and tasty, especially for breakfast. We will definitely eat at La Playita next time we're in Hermosa Beach!

Thank mikefedockfriends
Chicago, Illinois
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296 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

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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280 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

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 29 December 2016

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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27 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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430 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 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

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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
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?