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La Palapa Mexician & Seafood Restaurant

3837 W Caldwell Ave Ste A, Visalia, CA 93277-6422
+1 559-622-9898
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“taco” (3 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Seafood
$$ - $$$
3837 W Caldwell Ave Ste A, Visalia, CA 93277-6422
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went mid afternoon for a late lunch. Our waitress was very pleasant and attentive. The food was okay. The queso fondue was unbelievably delicious, it came out in an iron fajita pan. The melted cheese was the best thing about this place The tacos...More

Thank A L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the WinCo shopping plaza La Palapa was a delightful place to stop for lunch. The service was great and the Mexican fare was quite good. The decor was pleasant and there is a bar at the back of the restaurant. There is another...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I enjoy going here. It's close to home. I have never had a bad experience, with food or service. It is a family owned business I believe that helps with a personal touch. Of course they may get busy, as with any restaurant. Patience and...More

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This place is family run and was surprised at the ambiance and the variety of the menu. Authentic food which is sometimes also made by the management members. Lunch meeting visit. Close to the edge of town, CA-99 and they cater.

Thank S R
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Warm tortilla chips and salsa and margaritas started our delicious meal. I had the chicken fajitas and my husband had the chile verde burrito. Great flavor. My husband is not much for Mexican food but he enjoyed his meal so that is saying a lot....More

Thank Barb559
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Worst. Service. Ever. Wanted to try it because of the good reviews. Called ahead and asked if they had Menudo available, being a Sunday sometimes places run out. Without hesitation the girl on the phone says "Yes yes". We are seated but had to remind...More

Thank Laura G G
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Arrived tonight with two family members to celebrate their birthday. The waitress took a while to return for the order after she brought drinks. Then a good 20-25 minutes went by without her ever returning. The people that sat behind us got their food and...More

Thank Beatrice C
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We love the ground beef crispy tacos and the salsa is sweet and mild, but very tasty and fresh. Rice is also very good. Refried beans could be better. But over all, we enjoy it.

Thank Hugaboo
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

"La Palapa" has become our local favorite Mexican restaurant. Food we like to order includes carne asada tostadas, chicken taquitos, shredded beef/carne molida/carne asada tacos soft or dorado, chili verde burrito and the albondigas soup is especially great. Complimentary chips and flavorful salsa, rice always...More

Thank ViajerosContentos
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Dinner at La Palapa was a pleasure. We had a table on the beach which we enjoyed. The food is excellent. I had a spinach and jicama salad and seared tuna. My wife had coconut shrimp and a mango salad. The service was very attentive....More

Thank azlarry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3837 W Caldwell Ave Ste A, Visalia, CA 93277-6422
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Visalia
  • Phone Number: +1 559-622-9898
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