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La Palapa

Hidalgo at Malecon | Lopez Mateos y Pipila, Loreto, Mexico
+52 613 135 1101
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (17 reviews)
“cesar salad” (5 reviews)
“red snapper” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hidalgo at Malecon | Lopez Mateos y Pipila, Loreto, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 days ago

La Palapa had just about everything you could ask for in a Mariscos restaurant; the freshest of seafood, inviting atmosphere and genuinely sincere attentive service. La Palapa is located a hundred yards or so from the Malecon, but thousands of miles away from the ordinary...More

Thank krokro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The huge seafood platter has a nice mix of crab fish and lobster. We shared the platter with four people. The Ceasar salad is made table side and is quite a treat. Since Loreto has treated water you can eat vegetables raw and be fine....More

Thank livelovemove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Their Mexican dishes are excellent. Nice environment in a setting a block off of the coast. Don’t fill up on the chips!

Thank bob9241947
Reviewed 28 December 2017

They did a great job preparing our Dorado, Yellowtail and Red Snapper. Cooked perfectly, and I can cook fish. Ceviche, Garlic butter, battered and steamed...delicious! very reasonable. Got to practice my broken spanish nbut it was fun.

Thank McBlast
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Had a pretty good dinner here. We'd heard the seafood platter was amazing, but it was too much seafood for 1 of the two of us. Good Margaritas and great service.

Thank byepuss
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Great, authentic mexican food. Large portions. Clean restaurant. Ate here a few times on our trip and would highly recommend the restaurant.

Thank SheriJS
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant! Atmosphere is wonderful. Service is great. Food is fantastic! I had the mole chicken and it was wonderful. Great places. Two thumbs up!

Thank SweetSusy
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Our family visited La Palapa for lunch on a Sunday, and we were the first group to be seated that day. Unfortunately, it dis not live up to our memory of having been thwre 4 years ago, which was a real disappointment. (We loved it...More

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We had a large table of people and they accommodated us no problem. The service was a bit slower than I am sued to however- it was all fresh and that takes time. They prepared the fish we caught on a charter (Cast n reel)...More

Thank Katy B
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Only order the regular margaritas, others aren't worth the price. food is real good. service was excellent. all was good, except expensive drinks.

Thank CarolineFarm
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Marci W
7 April 2016|
Response from jamescollenette | Reviewed this property |
Hi---you will need to contact the restaurant direct.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hidalgo at Malecon | Lopez Mateos y Pipila, Loreto, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  Loreto
  • Phone Number: +52 613 135 1101
Adequate seafood, poor tres leches, hard sell on time share unexpected and unpleasant
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