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“Authentic Taqueria”

Taqueria Playa Tropical
Ranked #12 of 277 Restaurants in New Westminster
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Don't go here for the stylish decor or doting service. This place is plain jane and the food is the real deal.
We tried all of the tacos with our favorites being the Carne Asada, the Conchita Pibil and the Cameron.
The toastada's were piled high and tasty and the burrito filling and flavorful. Their sauces and guacamole were all authentic and great additions to already good dishes.

This place is busy, and bustling so make a reservation if you are a group and be ready for a short wait if you are a couple.

There was entertainment on Friday with a Mexican band who was an engaging and fun addition.

A great place for anyone.

Thank Kathleen H
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

A friend & I went there for a fundraiser for a Marachi band...Los Dorados,now there were 12 of them...........so you know this has to be authentic,right?They were awesome!
And we had really good Mexican tacos on soft corn tortillas.....$2.50 each,also they had the real pico de gallo.I did also order a shrimp cocktail $7 but to me, the sauce was too thick & too sweet,it needed way more lime juiced into it..My friend ordered quesedillas.............
then topped it off with flan which she loved.
Later in the evening we had free shots of Tekillya............now I am really feeling like its Mexico.All the waitresses were Mexican that I talked too so I am sure the owner & the whole staff were

Real taco chips with pico de gallo,also served with 2 med. hot sauces.
Such reasonable prices for such a great evening......bill for 2 $30..........included charro negros & cubra libra.......if you feel like the real thing,try it,its worth the drive.They also have a nice patio outside on 6th Street.

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Thank Caribemama
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place seems like a total transplant, straight out of Playa del Carmen, or something. The tacos are delicious and the décor is what I call roadhouse chic. Plastic chairs, plastic tablecloths, etc.... Exactly what I like in a taqueria! Don't waste time and money on anything else. Just the tacos. Which are excellent! My buddy had a beautiful ginormous burrito and has now committed himself to being a regular. If you like authentic tacos at great prices, this is the place for you!

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Thank Mixtress
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This place is such a treasure for New Westminster. The food is spectacular and the service has improved as business has grown. While there are several good taco shops in Vancouver, it is so nice to have this closer to home. Always a fun time here!

Thank lollylocks64
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Great food every time I have gone there. Prices are great too!! It is usually busy, so go early for dinner or lunch is a great time as well. Services is good and the waitress are helpful with describing the meals for the novice Mexican Food eater.

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Thank Vicky J
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