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La Playita

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37 14th St, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3508
+1 310-376-2148
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08:30 - 21:00
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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice, relaxing, friendly staff, good size portions and tasty and well priced. Looks like a little hole in the wall, but nice view of the beach. Sit on patio.

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Thank MikeBusiness
Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Mexican food. Loved the salsa! The atmosphere is welcoming and the food fresh and delicious. The waitress offered good advice on food options. Can recommend the Fahita which comes sizzling to your table.

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Thank ivantravels
San Marino, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

La Playita is my favorite lunch venue when I first arrive for a relaxing beach getaway in Hermosa Beach. We really enjoy sitting on the patio among lovely flowers and an excellent ocean view. It is a cozy Mexican restaurant with a local vibe, that serves delicious Mexican specialties and excellent Margaritas. The homemade chips and salsa are also very... More 

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Thank Linda R
Rockaway Township, NJ
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104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was good and prices good. The owner was walking around making sure the guests were happy. Location is also excellent - right on the Strand with indoor and outdoor seating.

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Thank Karliesjz
Hermosa Beach, CA
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere at this local treasure. Mexican Breakfasts are the best. Had lunch and the combination plate was amazing. Shredded chicken enchiladas and chili relleno are full of chicken. Excellent. Mimosas for $4. Really.

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Thank JayHermosaBeach_CA
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lived and worked in Hermosa for the past 4 years and La Playita was my go-to for Mexican food. Nothing fancy, just plain good Mexican dishes. The outdoor seating is very nice, with the birds chirping, a view of the "park" and the beach. The staff is very friendly. The service is great. The food is good. What more... More 

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Thank Garrett D
Hermosa Beach, California
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good prices considering the location adjacent to the beach! Great for all ages and 30 seconds walk to the sand.

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Thank AJ J
Kansas City, MO
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122 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

This was the perfect lunch spot on Hermosa Beach! They offer a variety of delicious, filling Mexican food in a quaint setting overlooking the ocean. We would totally go back. Prices were very good as well!

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Thank SummerGirl8888
Redondo Beach, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I discovered La Playita while rollerblading on the bike path over 30 years ago and still go weekly! It is a family owned/operated restaurant and usually Harold is out front greeting folks or adding their names to the list when it gets busy! I like La Playita's Combo Burrito and iced tea...they have bike parking at the park directly in... More 

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Thank Jeff G
Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food. Excellent atmosphere. Beautiful location by the beach. Enjoyed chicken enchiladas. Very good chips and salsa too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 21:00
Monday
08:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 14th St, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3508
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-376-2148

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