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La Playita

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37 14th Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
+1 310-376-2148
08:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 21:00
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Munich, Germany
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time when I am in OC I take a detour from LAX to Garden Grove to enjoy a Tortilla Soup at La Playita. The best in the world!

Thank Juergen W
Phoenix, Arizona
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423 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Hadn't been in a few years and was pleasantly surprised to see it still here and still making great meals. Service is informed and attentive and food was quite good.

Thank beeedell
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at the Beach House (the Strand). This is literally across from our room. Great casual breakfast. Definitely worth a visit. Nice outdoor patio area.

Thank john b
Palm Desert, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little cafe by the beach. My wife and I stopped by to have a margarita and steak quesadilla. Both were really good. We definitely enjoyed. The waiter was attentive and friendly. Will be back next time I'm in town.

Thank eandrade760
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80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

After a weekend in La we went to the beach. TripAdvisor suggested this for tacos and it was on point. You have to try the sangria margarita!!!! So good!

Thank Dainellya
San Diego
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177 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Had been here before but just for chips and margaritas. Last time there was too much ice and not enough margarita in the glasses, but not this time. Great margaritas. The food was very tasty as well. It is only steps to the beach and the place we were staying at, the Beach House in Hermosa Beach. We will be... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

A fun spot just steps from the beach and our hotel. Small but try for a seat in the open air patio. Food is casual Mexican; good flavor and fresh tortillas. It was one of our more enjoyable restaurant experiences while visiting Hermosa Beach.

Thank CB3000
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This little restaurant is about 15 steps from the beach. The décor is cute, clean, and the servers are very friendly. The food is great! Homemade tortilla chips.

Thank Katie K
South Gate, California
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

was here on 9/25/16 with a group of friends a total of a party of 8. the wait time was about 15 mins not a problem but once the server Fatima tries to help you the service goes downhill. she was rude and never cared to asked us if we needed more chips or drinks. the food wait was about... More 

Thank Roxy G
salem, Oregon
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We went here twice. because it was so good. We split a Daniella burrito which was huge. The owners daughter is Daniella and she said she invented it because it had everything she thought ought to go in a burrito. It was fantastic, especially the sauces. The windows were large and you could see the beach and water. Very quaint.... More 

Thank travelersalem_Oregon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 14th Street, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-376-2148

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?