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La Paz

$$ - $$$Mexican,
51 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-5524
+1 301-694-8980
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good13%
  • Average31%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible23%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
51 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-5524
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We have been going to La Paz for almost 30 years going back to their original location behind the parking deck. The food is ok and they use a lot of cheese. When the cheese is melted it separates and is very greasy. That said,...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This is one of the worst places I have ever eaten at. I had the fish taco. It was over cooked peice fish with melted cheese three strips of lettuce in a flour tortilla. Inedible! Wish there were no stars.

Thank badfood099
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

After hearing about how good La Paz was for many years, I finally got to go... but won’t go back! Got the special which was two Chile replenish, rice & salad. WAY overpriced and just “ok.” Salsa was terrible, didn’t like the chips and the...More

Thank SLM455
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a bite before walking along Carroll Creek to see the lighted boats... service was super! Fast on delivery of our meals and it wasn’t very busy so we got right in. Reasonable meal and the food was yummy too! They offer...More

Thank travelinsuemaryland
Reviewed 18 December 2017

My wife and I came in for lunch, and were seated very quickly. The salsa they serve here isn't your usual salsa, so if you read reviews and people are saying that its not good, just understand that the way they make their salsa is...More

1  Thank adam h
Reviewed 17 October 2017

party of 3, friday lunch... fish taco, taco salad (beef), and soft taco + 2 bowls tortilla soup. excellent chips and salsa... fish taco did not present very well: a piece of blackened tilapia on a bed of lettuce folded into a flour tortilla. tasted...More

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My family discovered LaPaz many years ago and we have been loyal customers ever since, as they have grown to their current location in downtown Frederick, MD, on a corner along the picturesque Carroll Creek Promenade. I'm shocked by the complaints here about their salsa...More

1  Thank 080Traveller080
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The fact that this place is dog friendly is the only thing that this place has going for it. The chips and "salsa" were horrible. It consisted of smashed tomatoes and some type of seeds. We then ordered the queso dip. HUGE MISTAKE!! It looked...More

3  Thank Lori M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

My family wanted to get together during my visit to the area. I had my dog with me on my cross country drive and no place to leave him. My brother suggested La Paz as being pet friendly. The patio is large and could hold...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had met here following a family celebration. The wait staff was very nice and tolerant of the time we spent chatting after the meal. We had a sheet cake and they kept it for us and provided us with utensils to eat the cake...More

Thank artskillman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-5524
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-694-8980
La Paz Mexican Restaurant is located in Historic Downtown Frederick, MD at 51 South Market Street, along the Carroll Creek Promenade. Our family friendly Mexican restaurant features creekside and pet-friendly dining on a spacious patio, handicap accessibility and a colorful & festive atmosphere. Our delicious food and legendary margaritas have made us a Frederick favorite for over 30 years. We hope to see you soon at La Paz!
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