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La Playa

Mexican Restaurant in Pawleys Island

 
La Playa
Rated: 3.9 out of 5 with 45 Reviews

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La Playa
10185-A Ocean Highway
Pawleys Island
843-235-4013
Hours: N/A
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La Playa
Posted: Jan 14th, 2014 at 9:51 am
From: Pawleys Island , SC
By: vf


Avg. Rating:5
Best Mexican/Latin food in the area! The staff is very friendly and attentive. We are locals and dine here often; we've never been disappointed.
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La Playa
Posted: Sep 14th, 2012 at 11:54 am
From: Georgetown, SC
By: wc


Avg. Rating:4.7
One of the best Mexican spots in South Carolina! Food is delicious and very authentic. The service is excellent and the staff are very friendly. Go now -- you won't be disappointed!
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La Playa
Posted: Jul 11th, 2012 at 7:32 am
From: Charleston, SC
By: ity


Avg. Rating:5
This is the great place to eat.. The food, the margaritas, and chips and salsa.. I need to come back soon
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La Playa
Posted: Apr 14th, 2012 at 8:40 am
From: Atlanta, GA
By: ok


Avg. Rating:4.7
Absolutely the best Mexican restaurant I've eaten at. OMG...can't wait to go back next time I'm in the area.
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La Playa
Posted: Apr 01st, 2012 at 11:42 am
From: Murrells Inlet, SC
By: lj


Avg. Rating:3
Diners Beware! Ten minutes after leaving (and paid by debit card) multiple charges on my account started to emerge from Cincinnati to Michigan all online purchases walmart.com My card was canceled and luckily little hassle after. Representative from the bank said likely my numbers were stolen by a server from this restaurant. If you go pay by cash.
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La Playa
Posted: Nov 05th, 2011 at 7:17 pm
From: Charleston, SC
By: hlw


Avg. Rating:5
Had a wonderful lunch/dinner on our way home on 17.....great find!
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La Playa
Posted: Jul 14th, 2011 at 6:32 pm
From: Murrells Inlet, SC
By: lp


Avg. Rating:4.8
Excellent flavorful food, huge portions, nice atmosphere. Best Mexican restaurant in the area
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La Playa
Posted: May 29th, 2011 at 1:07 am
From: Jacksonville, FL
By: bpw


Avg. Rating:5
Love this place! The margaritas are killer (they have top shelf margaritas with fresh squeezed lime juice, agave nectar, and 100% agave Tequila), the salsa is incredible, and the menu has a lot of authentic Mexican dishes. Plus, the family that owns the restaurant (including the "La Playa girls") recognize us every time we come to visit for our annual family vacation. My wife and I go to Vegas often, so we've had really good Mexican food, and La Playa is my favorite Mexican restaurant other than a couple of Mexican restaurants in Vegas and one in Arizona.
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La Playa
Posted: May 28th, 2011 at 11:54 am
From: Murrells inlet, SC
By: ld


Avg. Rating:4.5
Great authentic mexican food hard to find in the south!
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La Playa
Posted: Jan 03rd, 2011 at 8:07 pm
From: long branch, N.J
By: m.l


Avg. Rating:5
Me gusto conoser el lugar lo recomiendo a todos los latinos q pasen o vallan a vacionar atension super por unas lindas chicas americanistas de corazon exelente lugar.
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La Playa
Posted: Nov 25th, 2010 at 10:17 pm
From: oregon city, OR
By: ck


Avg. Rating:5
La Playa, is where its at!.
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La Playa
Posted: Oct 30th, 2010 at 4:02 pm
From: surfside, SC
By: jg


Avg. Rating:5
Lived in the area for 20 yrs and its the best in town from Myrtle Beach to Charleston!.
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La Playa
Posted: Oct 18th, 2010 at 5:01 pm
From: Gladwyne, PA
By: pvd


Avg. Rating:4.2
We visited in early August 2010 based on reading other reviews posted for this restaurant. We loved the food and we had great service. Would definitely return.
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La Playa
Posted: Jul 22nd, 2010 at 10:31 am
From: MIAMI, FL
By: jw


Avg. Rating:5
I can't go to Litchfield without a trip or two to visit my favorite Mexican family at La Playa Mexican Restaurant. Service is awesome, food is authentic, and a beautiful staff. I can't wait to go back in two weeks when I visit from Miami.
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La Playa
Posted: Jul 09th, 2010 at 10:36 am
From: Pawleys Island, SC
By: dfe


Avg. Rating:4.7
This is a family owned spot with outstanding authentic Mexican food. The service is great and the food is just wonderful! On Tuesday, they have an appetizer, entrée, and desert for 2 for $25!! This also includes an adult beverage for each....don't miss the best margarita on the Strand!
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La Playa
Posted: May 20th, 2010 at 2:36 pm
From: North Myrtle beach, SC
By: rl


Avg. Rating:4.3
This is, hands down, the best Mexican restaurant on the Strand. Period. A great menu, varied, lots of items, all well made. Always served hot. And very nice interior. The wife and I will drive the 30 miles from N. Myrtle when we want a treat. Seriously, never had a bad meal. And nowhere on the menu is there anything called a "Speedy Gonzales" special.
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La Playa
Posted: May 08th, 2010 at 10:52 am
From: Hammonton, NJ
By: sw


Avg. Rating:5
Our favorite resturant when visiting Myrtle Beach. prices are reasonable and portions are plentyful, I love the sangia! The staff are very accomadating and we have never been diappointed with the meal we select.
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La Playa
Posted: Feb 17th, 2010 at 4:51 pm
From: LA, CA
By: k.b.


Avg. Rating:4.5
The best mexican food in SC.
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La Playa
Posted: Nov 04th, 2009 at 7:48 pm
From: Nashville,, TN.
By: c.b.


Avg. Rating:4.7
I did not think I liked mexican food, but my wife does. We visited Pawleys Island recently and the staff at our condo highly recommended LaPlaya so we went. I now love mexican food, I have never had real mexican until now. Fantastic food, great variety and the freindliest staff I have ever seen. Huge selection of drinks and any questions the staff is there. The owners are there and it shows, great people, great esperience. In our opinion LaPlaya is a must do.
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La Playa
Posted: Oct 10th, 2009 at 1:55 am
From: Richmond, INDIANA
By: ml


Avg. Rating:4.7
The best tamales, this side of Mexico. Friendly, helpful staff. Good food, including chips & salsa. Expansive menu. My favorite mexican restaurant in the M.B area.
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La Playa
Posted: Sep 12th, 2009 at 12:25 pm
From: myrtle beach, SC
By: pw


Avg. Rating:4.8
Ay ay ayyyy ! best high quality, authentic and fresh ingredients in their food... Best mexican restaurant in south carolina. The "molcajete" ummm never had try someting like this in my life, so flavorful... This restaurant have an exceptionally friendly and helpful staff... They have many mexican, spain,brazilian, peruvian, guatemala and caribbean beers... If you are looking for wine, they only have a great selection of south america wines.... La Playa wine is the best. Everytime that I go there, always try somenthing diferent and I never have been sorry for. La Playa is one of the must-visit restaurants along the grand strand. If you are around of pawleys island go try it !.
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La Playa
Posted: Sep 03rd, 2009 at 10:31 am
From: Knoxville, TN
By: sc


Avg. Rating:5
We go to Pawley's all the time and this is one of our favorite restaurants. They have a wonderful selection of flavored margaritas and the fried ice cream dessert is awesome. They flavor of the tacos and burritos is very good. I think this the best Mexican restaurant around the area. I plan to go back this Labor Day weekend.
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La Playa
Posted: Aug 14th, 2009 at 10:25 pm
From: Brussels, Belgium, EU
By: karen


Avg. Rating:4.8
Great food, great service. The best Mexican I have ever had. They know how to find the authentic taste. Large portions and not too expensive. What more can one wish for?
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La Playa
Posted: Jun 28th, 2009 at 1:06 pm
From: Pawley's Island, SC
By: bwl


Avg. Rating:2.8
I had to write this review and I have never done this but I thought I was going to get a fabulous meal. My husband and I have eaten mexican food all over the country in fine restaurants and little shacks and I have to say this is the worse food I have ever eaten and on top of it, it made us sick. My husband and I tend to eat Fajita nachos Chicken and fajita nachos steak. We actually had take out because our children don't like mexican food. My hubby had to wait for them to finish even though they told us 15 minutes and when my hubby got home which is less than a mile down the road, it was not hot but a little warm. When I opened my food, all I saw was yellow cheese, beans, guacamole, tomatoes,and onioons. I have NEVER seen yellow cheese on this dish and for good reason. It coagulates and hardens.It has ALWAYS been the white cheese that are on most of their dishes and the kind they use for cheese dip. After digging in my food I found 4 tiny pieces of steak and my husband found 6 pieces of chicken. We did eventually find a couple of pieces of peppers but so few you could not taste them. I tried to eat mine. It was gross. I ate about a 1/4 of mine and my husband 1/2 and we both ended up sick to our stomachs. I will never go back.
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La Playa
Posted: May 09th, 2009 at 4:20 pm
From: Pawleys Island, SC
By: dg


Avg. Rating:5
I am a local, and this is generally my first choice for a meal if I am eating out. The staff is very attentive and can turn out a quick meal or a longer, more leisurely one depending on my needs. The menu is extensive, and I have like everything that I have tried so far. While I tend to order repetitively the things I like, the staff is good about suggesting different things as well!
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La Playa
Posted: Apr 21st, 2009 at 8:23 pm
From: Avon Lake, OH
By: gm


Avg. Rating:5
The best Mexican and most authentic we have found in the Myrtle Beach area. The sangria is excellent, not too sweet, and very much the way it tasted in Spain. The food is excellent and portions are large enough for two. The Pollo con Arroz is classic and delicious. The service was professional and courteous. Try the flan for dessert with a nice cup of coffee. Yum
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La Playa
Posted: Feb 28th, 2009 at 12:45 pm
From: Myrtle Beach, SC
By: lms


Avg. Rating:5
Best mexican i've ever had! the food here is excellent and the service just as nice. I have been 10+ times and recomend going to everyone..
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La Playa
Posted: Feb 10th, 2009 at 12:14 pm
From: Pawleys Island, SC
By: nh


Avg. Rating:4.5
Best selection ever, Mexican and Carribean. Love the $7.95 specials on Thursday night. Eat cheap and love it!
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La Playa
Posted: Jan 31st, 2009 at 11:43 pm
From: Jacksonville, FL
By: sw


Avg. Rating:4.8
Despite the large menu at La Playa, the food is very well executed. Carne Asada, excellent. Carnitas, mouth-watering. Margaritas, made with love. The staff is wonderfully friendly and attentive. We live in Florida and vacation in South Carolina, and will go out of our way to get to La Playa this year. Eat there. You will not be sorry.
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La Playa
Posted: Jan 10th, 2009 at 6:52 pm
From: castlewood, VA
By: as


Avg. Rating:4.8
The chicked steak and shrimp fajitas are the most delicious I have ever eaten.
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La Playa
Posted: Oct 27th, 2008 at 1:58 pm
From: parkersburg, WV
By: ew


Avg. Rating:4.3
Great restaurant! Visited Pawley's just passing through and this is definitely an above bar mexican restaurant. If you like Mexican food give it a try!
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La Playa
Posted: Feb 13th, 2008 at 3:00 pm
From: Pawleys Island, SC
By: kd


Avg. Rating:5
We have been here 5 or 6 times and really enjoy it. Service is excellent and the food is authentic and tasty. I like the Chili Rellenos, they are the authentic version, not a "bell pepper stuffed with pureed hamburger" as a lot of Mexican places around here serve. The atmosphere of the restaurant is casual and fun, the prices reasonable, and the waiters cute!
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La Playa
Posted: Sep 28th, 2007 at 3:53 pm
From: Myrtle Beach, SC
By: tb


Avg. Rating:4.3
Food was excellent not your typical fast food Mexican Food plus Carribean favorites, a must dine.
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La Playa
Posted: Sep 05th, 2007 at 9:20 am
From: Saxonburg, PA
By: rcb


Avg. Rating:4.8
We drove to LaPlaya from Garden City beach and it was well worth the drive. LaPlaya is wonderful! We all thoroughly enjoyed our food including appetizers and entrees like Seafood Enchillada's, Tacos and Burrittos etc. They feature food from the Carribean, Latin America and Mexican!

The food is authentic in all aspects and truly delicious. The service was wonderful and the atmosphere was very nice.

If you're looking for something to spice up your dining experice LaPlaya is great!

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La Playa
Posted: Jul 16th, 2007 at 6:46 pm
From: Murrells Inlet, SC
By: rlm


Avg. Rating:4.8
This is the best Mexican/Latin food we have found since we left New Mexico's best. No real 'green chile' as in New Mexico but what they use is very good. We sampled their 'green chile' stew and it was excellent !! Absoulutley the best 'Guacamole' I have ever had. Lots of food for the price and very nice folks. Great table salsa with chips starter.
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La Playa
Posted: Jul 02nd, 2007 at 5:42 pm
From: Nashville,, Tennessee , TN
By: aa


Avg. Rating:5
The best mexican food,. Excellent service, Excellen everything I LOVE that restaurant and the staff and the owners are really really friendlys and nice persons...
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La Playa
Posted: Jun 01st, 2007 at 5:09 pm
From: Myrtle Beach, SC
By: lk


Avg. Rating:5
Had a family party here...staff very friendly and food was great. Handled serving the large party very well! Would happily return.
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La Playa
Posted: May 26th, 2007 at 10:01 pm
From: Pawleys Island, SC
By: ps


Avg. Rating:5
I am a local and this place rocks! There is an extended menu and everything I have ever had is wonderful and above average. Service is quick. They are willing to alter things to suit you. I am always on a diet and they are willing to accomadate.
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La Playa
Posted: May 17th, 2007 at 3:24 pm
From: NASHVILLE,, TN
By: d,d


Avg. Rating:5
The best mexican food,. Excellent service..
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La Playa
Posted: May 09th, 2007 at 10:04 pm
From: Charlotte,, N.C
By: a.a.


Avg. Rating:5
The best Mexican Food.
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La Playa
Posted: Apr 14th, 2007 at 11:30 am
From: Long Island, NY
By: rb


Avg. Rating:4.5
This place has amazing food. The wait staff is friendly, as well. I strongly suggest the burritos and enchiladas. So good!!!
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La Playa
Posted: Apr 05th, 2007 at 10:09 pm
From: Pawleys Island,, SC
By: hwk


Avg. Rating:5
My wife and I moved here from Northern Virginia about ten years ago and have been looking for a really good Mexican restaurant since that time. Although there are several decent restaurants serving Mexican cuisine, none really met our expectations until the La Playa opened. We are particularly fond of enchiladas, which the La Playa serves in many variations. The Restaurant also serves a number of other Latin American dishes such as the Jamaican Jerk and several Cubano entrees. Most of the servers are of Hispanic heritage and very friendly and helpful. There is also entertainment on occasion with a Hispanic singer/guitarist. If you are looking for excellant Latin-American (with an emphasis on Mexican) food, I recommend the La Playa.
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La Playa
Posted: Jan 15th, 2007 at 6:03 pm
From: Pawleys Island, SC
By: sm


Avg. Rating:5
Awesome-the best in SC!
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La Playa
Posted: Oct 14th, 2006 at 8:23 am
From: Murrells Inlet, SC
By: dj


Avg. Rating:4.3
The BEST Mexican food on the Grand Strand. And still reasonably priced. Great wait staff. You will enjoy the entire dining experience.
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La Playa
Posted: Sep 15th, 2005 at 2:43 pm
From: little river, SC
By: aar


Avg. Rating:3.7
The best Mexican food I've ever eaten!!! They also offer Cuban and Carribean authentic food. The spices are a whole new experience!

Everyone at our table was overly pleased with their meal. I'm the pickiest eater and I can always tell if the food has any chemicals or preservatives or isn't fresh, La Playa was perfect!!!!

The only problem was the seating we were given, in the booth section.

The corner booths were given to a large party with lots of children, the acoustics of the place made it so if you were seated near this corner, you could hear everything they said magified. This group was so loud we couldn't even hear each other.

If you go there, ask to be seated far away from the booth corner!!

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