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La Pinata 2 Mexican Restaurant & Tequila Bar

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2699 Merced St, San Leandro, CA 94577-4214
+1 510-352-8901
07:00 - 03:00
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Salem, Oregon
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283 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While the restrooms were absolutely filthy..some of the food was good. The Brans and rice were delicious. the plates nice and warm, the presentation of the food was gorgeous. I had Beef enchiladas. they were just okay. Nothing special.

Thank jeannecass
San Francisco
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1,164 reviews
556 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worst Mexican restaurant in California. Absolutely filthy. Terrible service. 94 minutes and still didn't receive Food. Ended up canceling and leaving. But did fill up on chips and salsa.

Thank 7268
Oakland, California, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I like this place,it's got the family section to dine inn and then their is the Bar to relax or have late night drinks.The only thing i don't like it's always packed and parking is not very big.

Thank Linda D
Pacifica, CA
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic Mexican food for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We mostly visit for breakfast. Carne asada, rice & beans, fresh tortillas, chips & salsa. Chilaquiles are delicious. Service is always fast. & friendly. Reasonable prices.

Thank mommac
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We arrived in Oakland late, so dinner was later than normal - good to them for being open. I admit to being a Mexican food snob, so it is perhaps unfair of me to rate the restaurant "average". We enjoyed the food, and under the same circumstance would go back. But many other restaurants are equal in food taste and... More 

Thank Doc-US-08
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403 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We love the food at La Piñata, which has been here a long time. The Chicken Tlapeno Soup is my favorite and I could eat it every time here. Huge chunks of Roasted Chicken and loads of vegetables, cooked with Chipotle chilies. With Rice and Tortillas, and you have enough for two people. Also, try the huge Burritos, Tacos, Fried... More 

Thank albebuc
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Recommended to us by a local so we decided to go and enjoyed all there food. Staff was quick and nice. Very happy with experience.

Thank Jason K
San Leandro, California
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103 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is one of San Leandro's popular restaurant and bar. It's so crowded on the weekends that the entire parking lot is full, so I went mid-week around 2:00 pm to avoid the wait. The burritos are freshly made. The hot salsa sauce with tortilla chips will burn your tongue and lips, but it's so good. What I like about... More 

Thank Ang1370
Truckee, California
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247 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very well run Mexican theme restaurant. Great service and authentic and fun food. The place had a great look and feel but my favorite part is the tequila bar in the back. Great place for meeting buddies or for a business lunch meeting. Love the Negra Modelo Micheladas!

Thank TruckeeTroutTraveler
Concord, California
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165 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

La Pinata in San Leandro is pretty authentic northern Mexico food. The dishes are large, but so are the prices. Half dishes are probably enough for the normal sized person. The food has good flavor and the service is good

Thank YayaShare

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2699 Merced St, San Leandro, CA 94577-4214
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Leandro
  • Phone Number: +1 510-352-8901

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