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La Playa Mexican Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
502 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-7304
+1 956-421-2000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“stuffed avocado” (41 reviews)
“fajitas” (37 reviews)
“street tacos” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
502 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-7304
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We like to come here to have great food and drinks. We always get great service here. All there food on the menu is great. I enjoy the street tacos and there chipotle chicken and I also like there chipotle enchiladas. There margaritas are amazing....More

Thank estherfarias22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, great service...great price. Wonderful authentic Mexican food on a busy Saturday night. Loved it.

Thank TripleLily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good service good food, great location, down to earth atmosphere and great waiters. pricing is reasonable and great selection on different types of dishes, drinks are reasonably priced and very well made., great for happy hour.

Thank J7910FAjaviera
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Found this restaurant on Travelocity. Plus a recommendation from a friend. The margeritas were fantastic. Several individuals ordered them with big red sodas. The fajita meat is tender amazing. We were the last people in the restaurant and they didn't ask us to leave. They...More

Thank Alecia D
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Great clean space with wonderful food. The atmosphere is authentic and a hidden jewel in the Harlingen Texas area.

Thank 921clinth
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We ate at La Playa by recommendation from our hotel. Food was good, the deep fried stuffed avocado was unique to try-OK. Service by our waiter was average at best!

Thank Jackie T
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Sizzling fajitas are delicious. I enjoyed my visit. Prices are a little high but totally worth a nice evening out for dinner. Great place to go on a date or out with friends or family. Sometimes they have mariachi music too!

Thank crise1227
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Dinner last night at La Playa in Harlingen, TX was a spontaneous idea but turned out to be best choice ever!! From the moment we walked into the restaurant iwhich was in full fiesta mode to the minute we walked out we could not have...More

Thank lindalin204
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

La Playa continues to be a a great establishment with outstanding regional flavors. The fried avocado plate along with the family atmosphere is the reason we continue to return.

Thank j0er0driguez
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Good food. Standard Mexican fare. I had a chicken fajita Burrito, which was large enough for two. Margaritas were tasty

Thank Bill J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 502 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-7304
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Harlingen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-421-2000
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