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La Paz Restaurant & Cantina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Southwestern, Mexican
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950 Gulf Shore Dr, Destin, FL 32541-3222
+1 850-837-2247
16:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Destin, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Lapaz ,Lapaz a is High End Pacific Mexican with fresh fish from Harbor Docks ,Excellent for families and large groups

Thank captpat1013
girard, pa.
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disappointed. Food was mediocre. Server needed to be in another business. (Don't work with the public if you don't like interacting with people.)

Thank sunshineGirard_Pa_
Level Contributor
25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loud, busy, not a cozy place to sit except possibly at the bar. Food is definitely not authentic Mexican, and is average at best. Salsa is not at all hot, too much tomato sauce taste, and relish-like. Chile reyano is terrible- gobs of heavy batter. They aren't stingy- the portions are huge ... Heavy, plain, zero flare. Margaritas and chips... More 

Thank Rick T
Saint Augustine, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, friendly service, and nice atmosphere. Being from Texas, we appreciate really good Mexican food. We were optimistic when we walked in the door and the food smelled good! The atmosphere was inviting, comfortable and decorated nicely. We ordered Tortilla Soup and Fajitas and our meal was delicious. I highly recommend La Paz. It will be our "go to"... More 

Thank savct
Lawrence, Kansas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were referred by an owner at the condo complex and it was well worth it. Great food. Great serving size. Great drinks. Not the watered down with little alcohol. Everyone liked their dish. Kids 12& 14.

Thank abostonaccent
Level Contributor
52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Great food and great service with a lot of choices on the menu. Always enjoy stopping in. It is great for families.

Thank GulpingGormet
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This place has the best cheese dip on the planet! The fish tacos are awesome too. I really like the margaritas, AND they have $2 tacos on tuesday!

Thank Matt K
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We went early on a Friday night and were seated right away. The service was excellent. The steak fajitas had a really good flavor and the meat was tender. The queso was also good. Not sure why but the guacamole was not that good. It had a strange flavor. No one at our table liked it. The skinny margaritas were... More 

Thank Dina G
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Met several couples for Taco Tuesday. Special was $2 tacos, choice of chicken or beef or pork. Tacos were soft shell and served with onions, cilantro and cheese. Margaritas were the special and had LOTS of ice in the glass. I usually drink just one margarita when I order a margarita, but ordered two here. Not a lot of drink... More 

1 Thank Kathy H
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I love this place. The staff were friendly and cheerful, even though it was close to closing time. Our server Alan was knowledgeable and gave us some great recommendations as well as excellent service. The ambiance inside was very cool, lots of dark hard wood. The food is amazing, everything was really fresh. Loved the homemade tortillas and fresh dip,... More 

1 Thank Stedmund

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Southwestern, Mexican
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 950 Gulf Shore Dr, Destin, FL 32541-3222
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Destin
  • Phone Number: +1 850-837-2247

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