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La Antigua

737 N. Hwy 35, Port Lavaca, TX 77979
+1 361-552-7764
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
21 Dec 2017
6 Feb 2018
“Not my favorite”
Closed Now
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
737 N. Hwy 35, Port Lavaca, TX 77979
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

My local (Anglo) friends prefer this to other Mexican restaurants in Port La Vaca. It has changed names. I don't know whether it is La Parillla or Antigua now. It's Mexican ambience is maybe the best in town. It's not my favorite on food or...More

Thank peggy d
Reviewed 21 December 2017

The food and prices at this location are amazing. If you're doing lunch be sure to allow plenty of time. I've waited up to 45 minutes to get my meal before.

Thank Maricela G
Reviewed 20 November 2017

My husband wrote a derogatory song about Port Lavaca. We decided to take another look. We were hungry looking for a place to eat at 2 p.m. on a Sunday. When we saw all the cars in the parking, we decided to try it. It...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Aside from the fact that I was tempted to take a disinfectant wipe to our booth seat, and we got a waiter whose first language was definitely not English, I would go back. The food made up for everything! I suffered some sticker shock when...More

Thank Brenda L
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

The tacos with fajita chicken, beef, and shrimp were awesome. One would be easily enough. It was a great combination of flavors, and the house salsa added to that. The chipotle fajita had great flavor- the sauce that smothers the steak has a nice kick....More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Ate there 2 evenings. The first the chicken frijata was flat tasting, not flavor. Service minimal. Second even had the rib eye steak, stringy with gristle taste like it was cooked in old grease. No flavor, no flavor in anything. Service poor. They waiter ask...More

Thank TejasBob
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

This is a small family owned Mexican restaurant on I 35 in port LaVaca. The menu has several items and all of the prices are extremely reasonable. The service was most friendly and accommodating. I specially like the salsa that came before the main meal...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Sunday 11:45 AM On this trip I tried the Mexican plate, my companion ordered Tilapia, and we had Guacamole and Tortillas. I read other people's reviews about the spice levels of the restaurant and I understand that critique. We added salt and the wonderful salsa...More

Thank jposttx
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

The food was eatable however thier was no spice. I had beef fajitas and I mean not even salt and pepper was used. Everything from the beans to the rice, it was like hospital food!!! I ate 3 bites but was not even offered a...More

Thank rvrooster
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Now called La Antigua, has great service, amazing food, and reasonable prices!! Food portions are large and delicious. The place was busy, yet still attentive. Very clean and friendly environment. We've been here for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, all were very good!! Can't choose a...More

Thank LordyAlmighty
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 N. Hwy 35, Port Lavaca, TX 77979
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Lavaca
  • Phone Number: +1 361-552-7764
A really great restaurant with a very low publicity profile in a town with generally poor restaurant choices. You should add this one.
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