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LA Pinata

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904 Rose St, Hayward, CA 94541-2632
+1 510-538-9967
10:00 - 03:00
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127 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While traveling for work in the area we were looking for a Mexican restaurant. This was a fantastic find. The food was very good and you couldn't ask for more attentive service.

Thank AndyK5100
Castro Valley, California, United States
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Consistent food quality and service. Good menu. The only problem is the salsa is so good, you'll over eat the chips. Plan on taking food home. If Mexican food was my favorite food, this would be one of my favorite local spots.

Thank Frank L
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179 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are hundreds of family-run Mexican restaurants, often with similar decor and menus. Some are good, some not-so-great. This one is quite good. Generous food, plenty of meat well-prepared, friendly waitstaff. Don't expect Frontera Grill, but for neighborhood casual was pretty tasty.

Thank Artemus_Gordon
California Hot Springs, California
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150 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Stopped here during the week and the food was authentic and well prepared,I had the Tostada Salad and loved it.The service was very good and my ice tea was kept full.

Thank frau
1 review
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A little pricey but I still have to rate the food. I had a menudo and it had a lot of tripe which is good, but I don't have the acquired taste for it. The wife you had a pork quesadilla and it was just the right size and she said it was surprisingly good.

Thank Gerardo P
Hayward, CA.
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2017

The food at La Pinata is excellent in every respect. It is delicious, hot, presented in a tempting and attractive manner. Also, they offers appetizers that are equally tantalizing, and delicious.

Thank CathyNElvisTCB
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We ate here after a full day on the softball fields. Very warm day and no Ac inthe front room of the restaurant. Thank goodness our large party was seating in the back room with functioning air. Food was very good. Very affordable and great service.

Thank Teri S
Huntington Beach, California
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215 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Was very surprised to enjoy authentic and delicious Mexican food on our visit to the East Bay. We had a dog on our trip so we decided to order take out and eat at a relatives home. I had the tacos, rice and beans, but the chile rellenos looked really good. Great hole in the wall find!

Thank Famluv2travel
2 reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Consistently real good food. The staff are very friendly and the service is quick. I love this place because it taste good all the time.

Thank Machead1964
Miami Beach, Florida
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98 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Visiting family in Hayward and they took me here - proverbial hole in the wall which also does a HUGE take-out business (always a good sign!). Total bill was $60 including tax. We all had platters, taco, burrito, etc., but I saw several "regulars" who had huge bowls of soup in front of them, so that's what I will order... More 

Thank Marty M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 904 Rose St, Hayward, CA 94541-2632
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hayward
  • Phone Number: +1 510-538-9967

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?