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La Costa Mexican Restaurant

8024 Market St, Unit #1, Wilmington, NC 28411-9820
+1 910-686-8210
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
8024 Market St, Unit #1, Wilmington, NC 28411-9820
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2017

A couple we know brought us to this restaurant. I have to admit I am a bit phobic about Mexican restaurants. I like Mexican food once in a while but I've been to a few with mystery meat tacos etc. so I am leery. This...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The outdoor seating is great. This is your typical run of the mill hole in the wall Mexican joints. Nothing to complain about, just not exceptional.

Thank xlr8tin
Reviewed 21 April 2017

If you're looking for Taco Bell type food, this isn't the place for you. Everything my husband and I have ever had here is outstanding. The steak comes to you still sizzling on the pan, the side orders of refried beans and rice are served...More

Thank samhudson07
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We really enjoy the service and depth of choices and their salsa. We are simple people with simple tastes so the Pollo a la Crema, Pollo con Queso, Fajitas, 3 Enchiladas, and Gamberones are all what we have enjoyed here. They check on you regularly,...More

Thank Thomas R
Reviewed 11 February 2017

we have gone to La Costa for years and used to love it. Seems their quality has suffered while their prices have risen. There are more choices now and you would think they would step up their game to keep people coming in. I hope...More

Thank Renee L
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We tried this place once looking for our new favorite Mexican restaurant. After one meal we have not been back.

Thank Ed A
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We've been loyal patrons of La Costa for a many years. Everything we order is always really good, and the service is friendly and courteous. The menu is extensive and the prices reasonable. It's a great little place - highly recommended if you like Mexican...More

Thank ChuckP440
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I was really satisfied by the food we received, It came quickly and was properly seasoned. The restaurant was appropriately cool on a very hot day.

Thank RoyVestal
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is for the Porter's Neck restaurant. We have come here often over the years and always enjoy our meals. The food is authentic for North Carolina. The portions are good and the service is muy amable. (Very nice, friendly). There are many specialties of...More

Thank demmaray
Reviewed 14 July 2016

In truth, I was never one to eat much Mexican food. But La Costa on Market near Porter's Neck has changed my mind. The first time I went was with my wife and some friends. But, we have been regulars since. My favorite dish is...More

Thank Mike P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8024 Market St, Unit #1, Wilmington, NC 28411-9820
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-686-8210
Description
La Costa Mexican Restaurant is a family-owned establishment that has been in business in Wilmington for over 15 years. Their multiple locations offers delicious, quality Mexican food at reasonable prices. Our menu has a wide range of Mexican food, from authentic choices to Tex-Mex style plates. At La Costa, our customers are #1 and our service to them is our priority. Every location offers a bar with carry-out options, as well as platters designed for catering to larger groups.
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