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La Placita Mexico Deli

158 N 12th St, Allentown, PA 18102-4590
+1 610-821-4549
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  • Very good34%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“pozole” (6 reviews)
“tacos” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
158 N 12th St, Allentown, PA 18102-4590
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Made my first visit to La Placita with a friend for lunch. My wife and I love Mexican food, so I wanted to check it out first with him. I was favorably impressed. There were a few tables for eat-in customers but there was a...More

Thank Art A
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome Pozole! A great little piece of Mexico right here in Allentown. If you have ever lived anywhere with Mexican influence (I lived in Arizona) this little place has every little Mexican favorite you can imagine. Highly recommend!

Thank hstrohm
Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you are looking for great décor, this is not the place for you. La Placita is a Mexican Deli that has some seating....not a whole lot.....but the food is worth it. Usually tables are available, but they get a steady flow of customers. Mexican...More

Thank Rudy H
Reviewed 3 September 2016

First and foremost the spicy pork and cactus is amazing. The chicken tacos - wow so simple yet spot on. Don't overlook the pork chops - a real treat. Very few seats are available, but don't let that stop you- call ahead and take out.

Thank Cameron S
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

The guys from Muhlenberg joined me on this visit. The tacos are amazing, the tamales fresh and good and the Pozole Roja is always out of this world. Don't be put off by its location or the fact that it's a little neighborhood joint. This...More

Thank Dieter S
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Came here with some customers for lunch and had another great meal. Pass the soda cases filled with Mexican soda and find your way to the back of this tiny gem. The Pozole Roja is a revelation - spicy to the point that your head...More

Thank Dieter S
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Came here with some customers for lunch and had another great meal. Pass the soda cases filled with Mexican soda and find your way to the back of this tiny gem. The Pozole Roja is a revelation - spicy to the point that your head...More

Thank Dieter S
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Finally a place in Allentown I can say has great food. You are basically eating in the back of a store and that makes it 100 times better. Tripe soup was amazing and the dried beef tacos I will get again. Don't let the location...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 5 August 2015

you want actual - real - mexican food, then this is the place to go! First of all its 100% owner operated, so everything you get it made by the people who own the place. Everything is always amazing, its my go-to place for takeout...More

Thank JK_Allentown
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Pro: food is authentic Mexican; parking on the street is free; the service was outstanding and friendly; you can practice your Spanish without condemnation. Cons: area is a little shady; rather warm inside due to the stove and small space; beans were little watery Overall,...More

Thank pepejake
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 N 12th St, Allentown, PA 18102-4590
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Allentown
  • Phone Number: +1 610-821-4549
It is a mexican deli with a small restaurant at the back
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