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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)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
502 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-7304
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11 - 20 of 310 reviews

Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Food and drinks and service were very good but noise level too high for a conversation at our table.

Thank Rabbit4shows
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We came in for drinks and an appetizer. I had a margarita on the rocks. When it arived it looked lile water with splash of mix and tasted a bit watered down. We also had the botana platter for appetizer. It was good. We wanted...More

Thank Roberto M
Reviewed 9 February 2018

The service was very friendly. Overall the food was good but not great. I did like the enchiladas the best. It is affordable. I would eat here again if visiting.

Thank aggies1999
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

La Playa is our go to place when visiting my daughter and her family. This place never disappoints. The menu has something for everyone, prices are reasonable and the service is excellent. No matter what we order it’s always been good. I highly recommend La...More

Thank pattignv
Reviewed 25 January 2018

The best Tex-Mex ever! Good service and great atmosphere. Three shrimp stuffed avocados. These are deep fried! Total agreement that they were delicious. Chili's relenno was great. All food seemed first class. Many tables were ordering fajitas. We will be back.

Thank John G
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Most of our family and friends gathering been taking place at the La Playa Restaurant,nice atmosphere,good food,reasonable price,quick service.They serve any drinks you desire, seperate place for private party gathering,plenty of parking space

Thank itsybetty
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We went to La Playa specifically for the deep-fried stuffed avocado (beef). WOW!!! It was really great. The entree also included a beef soft taco, rice, pico de gallo, and tortilla soup. The food was fabulous, the service was fabulous, and just what we were...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Service was slow our waiter just didn't cut the mustard. It started right when we were seated it took quite some time for our waiter to come to the table. Taking our drink order it took a bit of time till he returned with our...More

Thank Ron O
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

We visit every time we are back in the Valley to get our fix of Mexican Food. This evening we had a party of 10 (family and friends). Jennifer was very attentive and did an outstanding job of anticipating our needs and keeping beverages refilled....More

Thank James W
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Not much to say other than just good Mexican food! You won’t be disappointed!!! Fajita enchiladas = really good!!

Thank DanJB_11
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene
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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