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La Paloma

) #29 of 227 Restaurants in Quincy $$ - $$$ Mexican,
195 Newport Ave, Quincy, MA 02170-1761
+1 617-773-0512
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
195 Newport Ave, Quincy, MA 02170-1761
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been going to La Paloma since it opened which was so long ago you used to be able to bring your own beer or alcohol into the restaurant. The food is consistently good. Everything is fresh and tasty. The salsa is one of my...More

Thank Corinne O
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Owners are great and are usually at the store. Food is some of the best Mexican around. Bar is tiny ...seats about 5 people. Although there is a small area the size of a walk in closet with a tv that you can also drink...More

Thank Stephen V
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Compare this "just out of the can" Mexican cuisine to any other similar themed area restaurant (Border Cafe, El Sarape) and La Paloma fails miserably. Here's why: 1. Website menu item was long-time unavailable and the substitute "pork, rice & cheese enchilada" had a super...More

Thank bwanazulu
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We have been going here for a number of years. The food is southwestern mexican style, and the quality used to be very good, but every item now looks and tastes the same. Also the restaurant looks and feels dated. The table was sticky and...More

Thank Lyn R
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We visited La Paloma in a large group. Our server was terrific...able to manage the "crowd" with remarkable efficiency. The ambience is festive and colorful. The food arrived hot and fresh...nice plate presentations as well. The complimentary chips and salsa are a nice touch. For...More

Thank ThinkingOutLoud
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

LaPaloma has been around for a number of years, and our absolute favorite for family and meeting friends after work for dinner. We always loved their quaint atmosphere, wonderful daily specials, the great bang for your buck, with very authentic high quality food. I cannot...More

Thank rebeccah863
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We had a group of 8 or 9 together and 2 had food allergies. This in itself is a bit of a challenge, but it was met well and with a smile. Even none of the group was having a drink from the bar, even!...More

Thank Grace_K102
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have visited La Paloma many times in the past and liked it on all occasions. There are not too Many Mexican food options around this location. So it is nice to have this one especially for quick office lunches or early evening dinners. The...More

Thank anky160
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Very good food, but way overpriced. Ambiance is mediocre for the pricing. The wait staff was friendly and service was good.

Thank Whiteyface
Reviewed 27 October 2016

This restaurant has been in Quincy, MA for a number of years. It has won food choice awards for it's traditional home made dishes. They make their own tortilla chips and salsa. The site has a southwestern feel inside. Great variety of food, drinks. Nice...More

Thank jcdcooks
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Kate V
Do they make chicken tamales?
16 August 2016|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Martha D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry just saw this. I am not sure I have never ordered this but they have some great chicken dishes. If you call them I sure they would be able to reply. I know their chicken quesadillas are good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 Newport Ave, Quincy, MA 02170-1761
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: +1 617-773-0512
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