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La Bamba Mexican and Spanish Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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5452 W Sample Rd, Margate, FL 33073-3453
+1 954-978-6377
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Coral Springs, Florida
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213 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed on the service again!!!!I ordered take out order before I even put in my lunch menu. Waitress forgot to put it in even after I warned her they would run out and they did. Asked for the manager, he did nothing!!!Cause I requested nothing. Really?! Very disappointing for repeat customers. I'll cook next time. Not worth it.

Thank opichardo
Ontario Canada
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120 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LOVED the Ropa Veija at LaBamba, and was so appreciative of the fast, friendly service (since we had our 4 1/2-year-old grandson with us ... and he is not known for sitting quietly for long periods of time). LOL Very budget-friendly and completely delicious!

Thank RedstoneGirl
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177 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very successful restaurant for years in Margate usually long wait times but you won't disappoint. My favorite is Steak Fajitas

Thank Franklyn D
New York City, New York
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223 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great Service, prices and good food. Everyone who works here are so friendly, I can't say a bad word about the place. Their Margarita Menu is extensive - honestly too many types to chose from, it took me 10 minutes to decide. The only issue I had is the with the portion size of the Chicken Soup that I ordered... More 

Thank Pat d
Boca Raton, Florida, United States
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I go to La Bamba once a month. Great food, varied menu and the best and freshest salsa anywhere, including Mexico! Great value!

Thank mim360
Miami, Florida
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We keep going because it is great for lunch and dinner. The margaritas are excellent. The large menu has so much to offer, you have to go frequently to try it all. The service is fast and food is hot and fresh. The amount of food is also excellent. they have opened their 7th location, so you know they are... More 

Thank Jim_and_Gail_Wilbur
San Antonio, Texas
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148 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Late lunch at LaBamba and it was wonderful. Chips and salsa were very good. We had enchiladas, cheese and beef with extra gravy. From Texas, I know what good enchiladas taste like and these were right up there with our Tex-mex. rice and beans were consistent with the rest of the fare. Our server was Rena and she was personable,... More 

Thank John D
Margate, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Have been eating here since it opened. Great mexican and Spanish meals. Salsa and chips are great to start and everything I have ordered has been wonderful. Would highly recommend.

Thank Philip W
Margate, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Good food and good service. Highly recommend. Tacos best I have ever eaten. Very reasonable and high quslity.

Thank rsbomer
La Prairie
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We were visiting in Martgate during Christmas time and we searched for a nice Mexican meal, we found La Bamba with Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. It was fast to get a table for 4 on Christmas Eve. The staff was very welcoming and friendly. They came twice to refill tacos and salsa. Plates were huge and we... More 

Thank ChantalZLaPrairie

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5452 W Sample Rd, Margate, FL 33073-3453
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +1 954-978-6377
Serving you since 1988, La Bamba is a family owned and operated Mexican and Spanish Restaurant.With five locations.Offering Lunch Specials, Happy Hour Specials and the best Margaritas in town.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?