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La Escondita Mexican Restaurant

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701 Black Horse Pike, Pleasantville, NJ 08232-2301
+1 609-484-1616
10:00 - 22:00
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84 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

As soon as you walk in the door you feel the Mexican atmosphere. From the décor, table cloths, music, and aroma, you know you're in the right place for Mexican food. They make everything fresh, so there is a little wait, but it's worth the while. Great guacamole, warm chips, good rice and beans. We each had a different meal... More 

Thank TomT26
East Newark, New Jersey
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The food was really good and fresh. They have soft music in the background and tv's so you could watch the notiçias or novelas. The staff is friendly too. They also have a bar

Thank Cidalia72
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Many of the best Mexican restaurants we've patronized over the years have been tucked away in strip malls - and it is a pleasure to include La Escondita in that group. The food is fresh, tasty, and nicely presented. The standard margaritas are outstanding. Staff are uniformly friendly, pleasant, attentive and helpful. The decor is decidedly south of the border... More 

2 Thank TrueBob
Randolph, New Jersey
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Found this on Trip advisor on our way back from Cape May. From outside it is not inviting and not family friendly. First we were not sure whether it is good place for kids.. but when we entered inside was not that bad..food was little pricey than other Mexican restaurant that we have been. Chicken fajitas didn't have sour cream... More 

Thank Roshan P
Pleasantville, New Jersey
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

This place is great! Another item on their menu Ive discovered is fantastic. Again I had my Lengua Tacos- delicious! A hot tea, cuz its cold outside. I also had their Tortilla Soup, its in Spanish on the menu: Aztec Sopa maybe, just ask for it. It was heavenly, rich broth, full of tortillas, chicken, cheese.... Everything tasted so fresh,... More 

Thank CattFeral
Pleasantville, New Jersey
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

I went with a friend of mine, (some might remeber her for "No fried chicken!") She had chicken wings and a Lime Margarita. I had Guacamole w/chips, Lengua Tacos and a Horchata. It was awsome!! The tacos taste so fresh, and the dip tasted like I went back there and made it myself. My drink was yummy with a dash... More 

Thank CattFeral
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Great authentic mexican restaurant near the hotel. Prices were right and the portions were huge. We went during the happy hour and got some good Mexican beers along with the meals. One plate should be enough for two but we ordered two entrees. They were both delicious.

Thank J P
Catasauqua, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

MY hiusband stayed at the Best Western next door and we asked the desk clerk if the nearby restaurant was good and he said most people enjoy it. Well we ate there with our grandson and were really impressed! The service was very good and the server was so pleasant. We were given our drinks and chips and salsa,but had... More 

Thank traveler52324
Moorhead, Minnesota
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Stopped by the bar/restaurant next to my hotel. Sat at bar and ordered a beer and fish tacos. Great service by the bartender. The atmosphere was awesome. A soccer game on and the food was very good. Beer was very cold and love the lime slice on the bottle. Great staff and was a fun place for a tired traveler.

1 Thank Sergeant57
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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278 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We had a good dinner with tasty mexican food and beer. The hotel is large and offers a good range of cuisines. Ideal place to rewind with mexican food.

1 Thank tsk0101

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Black Horse Pike, Pleasantville, NJ 08232-2301
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Pleasantville
  • Phone Number: +1 609-484-1616

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?