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La Paz

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Mexican, Southwestern
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51 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-5524
+1 301-694-8980
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu 11:00 - 10:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Frederick, Maryland
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

used to be such a great place, Not ho hum food, tepid drinks only thing worthwhile is the salsa, fresh and shredded!

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Thank kkelly921
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Tacos were great! Margaritas were good. Solid place to get drunk and brunch out. Highly recommended.

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Thank drewski410
Tokyo, Japan
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The service was very friendly but the food was bland and unmemorable. Lots of tomato and very little flavor. Good space and sound control-- may be good for a generic family restaurant with picky eaters.

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Thank J L
Frederick, Maryland
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We have been going to La Paz for years, but the last few times we have gone it has been disappointing. Today was the last time. We were there after the lunch rush but had to wait 20 min for a table for 5 because they didn't have enough wait staff upstairs where the bigger tables are. Our waiter was... More 

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Thank Rachel J
silver spring, md
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555 reviews
413 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We wanted to love this place, but ended up being disappointed. The food is very mediocre (average, at best) and quite bland. My chicken fajita dinner was mostly onions and peppers, but very little chicken; the refried beans were also bland and their texture was homogenous. Moreover, the tortillas were very soft and bland, and I really doubt that they... More 

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Thank IAP65
Frederick, Maryland
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Was very disappointed. Always loved lapaz but I ordered salsa to go a few weeks ago and it was awful. Seemed like is was really old and spoiled. We actually had to throw it away.

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Thank lowevo
Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I hate giving low stars but really, if you are looking for good food try to find something better. All of our meals (four) were a disappointment, and the refried beans tasted - literally - like cigarette smoke. They should fix the squeaky ceiling fan and revamp the menu.

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Thank Diane S
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I went here. We had a party of nine and had to make a reservation early in the week. My husband and I arrived about 30 mins before the rest of the family so we decided to get a cocktail at the downstairs bar. The bartender was less than friendly to say the least. I ordered the... More 

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Thank Jess L
Frederick, Maryland
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a fun place to eat - both inside and out. Located right on Carroll Creek - it's a great location. The Mexican food is average but good for the cost. Their course shredded salsa is worth the stop. Some of their other dinner selections are quite good. Ask for the special margaritas though - they are sooooo much... More 

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Thank Karey K K
Frederick, Maryland
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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Best thing is their Margaritas! Drink a couple with their complimentary chips and salsa and you won't notice the waitresses fingers in your food when serving.....yuck...or the slow service. We used to go there a lot, over twenty years, however, food and sevice is progressively going downhill. We no longer frequent the place.

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Thank speedofish

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 10:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?