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La Bamba Mexican and Spanish Restaurant

5452 W Sample Rd, Margate, FL 33073-3453
+1 954-978-6377
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5452 W Sample Rd, Margate, FL 33073-3453
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Authentic Mexican - not really. This place came very highly recommended and I honestly was not impressed. My best friend and I have eaten at literally dozens of Mexican Restaurants and the best thing we could say is that the salsa was good. Service was...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh salsa. Warm chips. Crab chimichangas. Everything is good. When we lived closer, we were regulars here. Some of the waiters have been there for many years. Great early menu until 6:00.

Thank redheaddeb
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Growing up in South Texas and spending my summers in Mexico, I find it hard to find good Mexican food. La Bamba has the food that I crave.

1  Thank JSR_Adventures
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Lots of choices on the menu. I opted for a chicken burrito, which came with sides of Mexican rice and refried beans. Salsa and chips were also provided. Very good food at good prices. Service was friendly and efficient.

1  Thank Bunmaster2014
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I have had lunch here probably a dozen times or more, so you can probably guess that I like it here. I generally order the #9 Grilled chicken and have a salad substituted for the black beans and rice. The chicken is always super tender...More

1  Thank BocaRatonBill
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Can be a bit busy so show up early. Chicken dishes were a bit overcooked and dry so suggest something else or chicken dishes with sauces.

Thank jorgensen2016
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I'm an honest critic of places I visit and eat at and can tell you this place has really good food. Their Pollo a la Plancha(grilled chicken) dish is absolutely delicious! Not sure how they marinate it but it's a must! I have gone so...More

1  Thank Cuevasclan
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Came here on Cinco de mayo, which is totally crazy.. so many people, but a great time, got a table with friends and the food was delicious and we had so much fun. I've been here other days and was never disappointed..

1  Thank G5270LNandrewk
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The one thing about this La Bamba the food is always consistently very good and the and so is the service. The chip and salsa are alway super fresh. The portions are large and always served without a long wait. There is always plenty of...More

1  Thank David A
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The food was excelent with a great variety of mexican and spanish options. Flavour was very good with a good size portions. Our waitress delivered great service.

1  Thank juan t
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5452 W Sample Rd, Margate, FL 33073-3453
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: +1 954-978-6377
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Serving you since 1988, La Bamba is a family owned and operated Mexican and Spanish Restaurant.With five locations.Offering Lunch Specials, Happy Hour Specials and the best Margaritas in town.
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