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La Abuelita Californain Homemade Mexican Food

8101 Coastal Hwy, 81st BaySide, Ocean City, MD 21842-2971
+1 410-520-5248
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  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“carne asada” (3 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
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8101 Coastal Hwy, 81st BaySide, Ocean City, MD 21842-2971
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked into a little plaza on Coastal highway in Ocean City is the gem called La Abuelita. It is a small, unassuming storefront with a few tables and a friendly owner waiting at the counter while you make your choice from the well-rounded and interesting...More

Thank Laurie D
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Authentic food, made fresh. Takes a little while for food to be prepared but worth the wait. Good menu selection. Made fresh like your Mom would make.

Thank Redlipsealed
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I am very picky and critical about my Mexican food after being raised in Southern Arizona, so I didn't expect to come to Ocean City and find an authentic Baja/Sonoran style Mexican meal. The combination plate with a cheese enchilada was terrific. The corn tortilla...More

Thank RyryE
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Every year we come to Ocean City & eat at La Abuelita , my favorite burro & carne azada. all the food is really delicious.

Thank Laurita F
Reviewed 4 June 2016

only a couple of tables, mostly to-go orders. Generous portions, though lack a bit of flavor, but friendly service.

Thank HermanTheGerman-inTX
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Squeezed in between a pizzeria and a DD is a nice mexi-cali food place with good prices but better food fare. The titled "Abuelita" (spanish for granny or grammy) was not about that day but I think abuelito (figure it out yourselves!) was. A great...More

Thank Nelson C
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

My fiancee and I were truly impressed with the food here. Authentic Mexican cuisine at an affordable price...what more can you ask for!!!

Thank Dannij326
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

During the past two years this was a good hole on the wall Mexican carry out. Carne asada was my favorite, nicely done, good flavor, that was until today. We went for a good carne asada and rushed to our hotel for what we thought...More

1  Thank Tito G
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

Having stayed across the street 82nd last year I saw La Abuelita and was intrigued but ended up going to Fat Daddy's instead (another review coming). But one of my friends tried La Abuelita and was surprised at how good it was so I decided...More

2  Thank phoha21
Reviewed 1 November 2014

This is not a sit down dinner but a little place with snack trays if you'd like to eat there. Your food is prepared when ordered and my friend from California said it was authentic. The prices are reasonable and I got enough food for...More

3  Thank Annie L
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  • Address: 8101 Coastal Hwy, 81st BaySide, Ocean City, MD 21842-2971
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-520-5248
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