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La Playita

Mexican, American, Southwestern
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703 Madison Ave, Port Bolivar, TX 77650
+1 409-684-1383
06:00 - 20:00
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Derby, Kansas
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for dinner. I had the sour cream chicken enchiladas and my hubby had the fajita burrito. I thought my enchiladas were good but my hubby did not like his burrito. I might add however that he is a very picky eater when it comes to Mexican food. Service was fast and friendly. I probably would have rated... More 

Thank Jamie L
Brussels, Belgium
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The food was really good and not really expensive. We were there on a Sunday afternoon and it was not crowded, so we didn't wait long for the food. It is really close to the port and easy to find.

Thank Samanta R
Lakeway, Texas
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We go to La Playita all of the time, whether it's for lunch or dinner. The Steak A La Mexicana is my go to meal. If you're not in the mood for Mexican food, try the cheeseburger or fried shrimp. They are really good!

Thank LakewayPete
Austin, TX
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

When I'm staying on Bolivar, this is where I go for Mexican food, especially migas for breakfast. It's off the main road so the people who go there -- mostly locals -- aren't just passing by; they are going there to eat! A staple of Bolivar dining.

Thank ODennehy
Spring, Texas
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is a down home Mexican restaurant, where you seat yourself, can see the kitchen, and have some good Mexican food! We all had plenty, and the salsa was wonderful, a little on the spicy side, but we like it that way! Taco salad bowl was sweet, which was good. Fajitas were loved by my mom in law, especially the... More 

Thank Jennifer C
Red Wing, Minnesota
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I love the food here. I especially like the seafood nachos, and the burrito's here. Good size portions, Family friendly and affordable.

Thank bcollins58
Denver, Colorado
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

It's not much to look at but the food was good and the staff was friendly. I enjoyed my Mexican combo with no complaints.

Thank DNver
Nederland, Texas
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199 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Always enjoy grabbing a bite here. Food is authentic Tex-Mex with an Old Mexico flair with their homemade tortillas and fresh spices and peppers.

Thank P-n-DTravelinDuo
Crystal Beach, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I've sampled several dishes here, all have been very good. Food arrives hot and fast and bursting with flavor. The service is more than adequate. Drinks refiled timely. I'm a repeat customer and will continue to be so.

Thank 409CMac
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We took the Ferry from Galveston and drove around Port Bolivar for awhile. It was lunch time and we were all hungry. We stumbled on this small restaurant and we were glad we did! We all had Mexican food. The chips and salsa were yummy!! There was just the right amount of spice and the chips didn't leave a greasy... More 

Thank Leslie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 Madison Ave, Port Bolivar, TX 77650
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Bolivar
  • Phone Number: +1 409-684-1383

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