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Loca Restaurant & Bar

Galleria Mall | Level 1, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 582 3639
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“guacamole” (8 reviews)
“fajitas” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
Galleria Mall | Level 1, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The only downside on this restaurant is the speed in which you receive your food, it was so fast we were in and out within 45 minutes, the food was excellent, portion size, quality and taste were good and service was attentive. They are also...More

Thank Sn00py2014
locadubai, Manager at Loca Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thankyou for your kind comments, we will pass your feedback on to our executive chef:-)

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic brunch experience. Table service Mexican food over 5 hours. On top of food is a huge range of drinks and the waiters keep them coming. A busy place with a good brunch atmosphere, which is so hard to guarantee in the city...More

Thank Richard_On_Route
locadubai, General Manager at Loca Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Cheers Richard, much appreciated and glad you had a great time

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Frankly speaking there is many good restaurants in the neighborood to avoid this one. Food is very average and looks like restaurant chain like Taco Bell or Chipotle. The only interest is to get a nice waterfront view.

Thank Lyautey
locadubai, General Manager at Loca Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi, Maybe you can give us a little more info as to why you think people should avoid us? Not much we can work on:-)

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We visited this place twice. The first time we found quite impressive with a good choice of food for everyone. The second time was abysmal. We went for a buffet and told them that out of our party of six, only one ate meat, two...More

Thank Charles K
locadubai, General Manager at Loca Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Hi Charles, So sorry to hear of your comments, we don't actually have a buffet, so i guess the review is for brunch? Did you speak to the outlet manager, we usually do our best to accommodate all our guests, if you can drop me...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Great Mexican food! The queso fundido is one of my favorites. Definitely great spot with good food and drinks

Thank ChozzaGM
locadubai, General Manager at Loca Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Cheers Chozza! Hope to see you soon

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I just love it..yummy mexican food...nice music ambiance and lovely staff....i go there each time i hunger for a fajitas...nachos and guacamole made on the spot is the best o had ever had!

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locadubai, General Manager at Loca Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thankyou sooo much for the great review... please say hello when you are in next!

Reviewed 8 April 2018

Here is the truth of Loca: good service, kind of mexican food and funky ambiance. The place looks for me more like an sports bar. The food is good but doesnt finish to convience me, yes they have mexican dishes and the flavours are good,...More

Thank CR2690
locadubai, General Manager at Loca Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Cheers CR2690! Margaritas on us, next time you are in:-)

Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

When visiting a Mexican restaurant with a Mexican friend who recommended the restaurant then expectations are high. The visit was not disappointing. The food was freshly prepared, looked inviting and tasted excellent. The Chef - also Mexican - came out to talk to us and...More

Thank Anver Q
locadubai, General Manager at Loca Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Hi Anver, Many thanks for your great review :-) We hope to see you back soon! Loca

Reviewed 21 March 2018

Loca has a really lovely setting if you can sit outside. The menu is good with lots of choice and food quality is excellent. The shrimp tacos were amazing and so was the crab guacamole. Due to the location outside drinks are served in weird...More

Thank S2331
locadubai, General Manager at Loca Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

We are back to normal glasses outside! Thankyou for your kind comments and see you again soon

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I love coming to watch the football games live whenever I am in town I thought it was time to write a review. The food is your typical Mexican dishes which are quite generous portions. Taste I would say some dishes are great and some...More

Thank samburlington
locadubai, General Manager at Loca Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Hi Sam, Wonderful review, thank you so much. Hope to see you again soon

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Ажара Д
31 May 2018|
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Response from mark8001967 | Reviewed this property |
Ladies night is on a Wednesday and is very popular and good fun. Hope this helps 👍
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galleria Mall | Level 1, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 582 3639
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