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La Palapa Mexician & Seafood Restaurant

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3837 W Caldwell Ave, Suite A, Visalia, CA 93277
+1 559-622-9898
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09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Visalia, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

"La Palapa" has become our local favorite Mexican restaurant. Food we like to order includes carne asada tostadas, chicken taquitos, shredded beef/carne molida/carne asada tacos soft or dorado, chili verde burrito and the albondigas soup is especially great. Complimentary chips and flavorful salsa, rice always seems fresh and the refried beans have a chorizo flavor that makes them very tasty.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Dinner at La Palapa was a pleasure. We had a table on the beach which we enjoyed. The food is excellent. I had a spinach and jicama salad and seared tuna. My wife had coconut shrimp and a mango salad. The service was very attentive. Definetely worth a visit.

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Thank azlarry
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2015

WILL ***NEVER*** GO HERE AGAIN!!! Waited over 20 minutes while others that arrived after me were being waited on and having their orders taken. Finally left with my 2 hungry children and had to take them back to school. They weren't even busy and I'm a very patient and understanding person, but this was ridiculous and so unprofessional.

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Thank Sgt H
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Unfortunatly all I can say that the restaurant did not meet our expectation. I was expecting authentic mexican food and it did not deliver.

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Thank TraveledKat
Visalia, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

We have eaten here several times and have never been disappointed. We have taken other family members here and they have enjoyed the food as well. The service is very quick and the servers are always polite.

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136 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014 via mobile

We were very happy with the food and very flavorful. We have never been disappointed with this place. The staff are very welcoming and is also a family environment. The margaritas are to die for. The Chilie verde was very close to the ethnic roots it wasn't to Americanized. It was very good. Always happy with this place.

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Thank Bythelightofthemoon
Irvine, California
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354 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2013 via mobile

Very busy restaurant. The shrimp in garlic sauce a disappointment. Shrimp we're tough and chewy. Sauce was excellent. Salsa and chips great.. This is seafood restaurant. I must of ordered the wrong plate!

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Thank Mark H
Visalia, California
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353 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

We was reading all the good reviews so we decided to try this place for dinner today. We had 2 senior dinners, the chips and salsa were good, the waiter was nice, the food was good and served hot. They were busy and our service was still good. For the price this was a good meal and we would return.

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Thank Carnutz
California
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85 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2013

I ate here recently while traveling thru Visalia. The food was very good and was served extremely hot. The flavor was very good and the serving size was perfect. The chips and salsa were also good.

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Thank grove911
Tulare, California
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2012

Its not authentic but its ok for a american Mexican restaurant. The first time we went there everything seem very delicious, however we decided to go a couple of more times and the cooking was not consistent. Seems like the condiments were to strong over powering the flavor in the food. Overall the restaurant is nice and is so is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3837 W Caldwell Ave, Suite A, Visalia, CA 93277
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Visalia
  • Phone Number: +1 559-622-9898

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