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La Palapa Grill & Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican,
8307 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4768
+1 410-465-0070
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (13 reviews)
“soft tacos” (3 reviews)
Opens in 6 min
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
8307 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4768
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A young woman recommended this restaurant when she heard my family talking about fajitas. I am more timid than most people to try new places, but we decided to give La Palapa a try. I must say that I was very pleasantly surprised. The first...More

Thank Alicia S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Tried a new place in Old Town Ellicott City. Hadn't been to Old Town in awhile, so was pleasantly surprised by La Palapa Grande nearby. Had an interesting Enchilada, chicken and spinach with artichoke hearts with an avocado sauce. Great and filling with two per...More

Thank Don K
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We ate lunch here with our Son and daughter-in-law. We had a great Mexican meal. Service was good. Great selections.

Thank robertlK1073HM
Reviewed 31 December 2017

My wife and I ate here after a day of regional shopping and we were treated to a great Mexican meal. Service was the top, selections were great quality and were very flavorful. The meal was even more special because we live overseas and don't...More

Thank ShaloshPalms
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a good place to stop after a morning of shopping. The menu has everything you’d expect from a Mexican restaurant - nothing really different or exciting - and that’s fine. The salsa is great and we loved the fajitas. Service was efficient, friendly,...More

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Highest recommendation for a Mexican Restaurant. La Palapa provided a remarkable Saturday evening meal (to celebrate our sons end of college semesters and returns to Maryland). First, the staff were all smiles and full of holiday cheer. Secondly, we order d the Texas Chimichanga (spicy),...More

Thank al c
Reviewed 26 November 2017

11/18/2017, 11:56AM, Table 31/1, Server Justin P. Wife and I antiquing and stopped in for lunch. We were only the second table with customers. Waiter knowledgable, and engaging, brought chips and salsa, quickly went over lunch specials, took drink orders and off. Back with drinks,...More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Had an incredible lunch here on a rainy Saturday afternoon. Excellent Mexican food. Great service . Very creative margarita list. Beer selections were also very good. Service was fantastic. Really nice place with outside dinning which due to weather we couldn't take advantage of. Reasonable...More

Thank quavo1350
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We did the restaurant week menu. Amazing. The best meal we have ever had here. The Brussels sprouts and Flan are to 'write home about' that good!

Thank Lucero F
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We had a delicious meal here. Huge fajitas and delicious margaritas. Service was very good. Would definitely go back. Plenty of parking behind the building.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8307 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043-4768
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: +1 410-465-0070
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