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La Palapa, New York, NY

La Palapa

4.8
4.8
849 Reviews
$30 and under
Mexican
  • Good for groups
  • Neighbourhood gem
  • Vegetarian-friendly
La Palapa combines authentic Mexican home cooking with a warm and friendly atmosphere which makes for the perfect place to dine or celebrate any occasion! We specialize in "Mexico City style" tacos and quesadillas and regional home cooking. Our menu includes such dishes as Tacos al Pastor, Mole Negro Oaxaqueno, Salsa Pibil and many other specialties from different regions of Mexico. Our award winning Margaritas are all made with fresh juices and are delicious, especially when you add house made hibiscus aqua fresca and a chile-piquin salted rim! La Palapa is available for catering on or off premise. We specialize in creating menus for private parties and events our greenhouse dining room is perfect for parties and larger groups.

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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 14 times today
Experiences are available.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Mexican, Regional Mexican, Traditional Mexican
  • Hours of Operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–5:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 12:00 pm–5:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (212) 777-2537
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    Barbara Sibley
  • Catering
    La Palapa combines authentic Mexican home cooking with a festive party and friendly atmosphere which makes for the perfect place to celebrate any occasion. Already have a location? Perfect let us cater it for you! We have extensive catering experience and can cater any special event large or small. We will work with you to customize a menu that you will be thrilled with! A sit down dinner for six, a make your own taco bar, appetizers for a birthday party, no problem! Please email us at lapalapa77@aol.com with any questions or check out www.lapalapa.com for more information.
  • Private party facilities
    La Palapa is open for Take Out and Delivery. Please call 212-777-2537 to place your order. Private dining is available for up to 30 guests in our back room. The entire restaurant accommodates 125 for private events. We also cater parties from 10 to 1000 at La Palapa or in your own venue.
  • Private party contact
    Judy Maeda: (212) 777-2537
  • Neighbourhood
    East Village
  • Cross Street
    Between 1st and 2nd Avenues
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking with Meters. There is a garage on East 9th Street, between 1st and 2nd Avenues.
  • Public Transit
    6 train to Astor Place, R train to 8th Street/NYU, F train to 2nd Avenue, and L train to 14th Street.
  • Entertainment
    Buena Musica, Buena Comida, Buenas Bebidas y Gente Muy Amistosa!
  • Additional
    Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch

Experiences

  • $5 Frozen Margarita Tuesdays!!!

    US$5.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Join us every Tuesday for our fan-favorite frozen margaritas at just $5 per glass, all day and all night! Special Tuesday tacos served all night long. Minimum food purchase per table of one guacamole, or equivalent, required -- you won't regret it!
    $5 Frozen Margarita Tuesdays!!! photo
  • Weekend Boozy Brunch

    US$42.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    FESTIVE BOTTOMLESS BRUNCH includes 90 Minutes UNLIMITED MARGARITAS / MIMOSAS Fresh Fruit and Choice of Entrée BREAKFAST TACOS, BREAKFAST BURRITO, PAN FRANCES TORREJAS, HUEVOS A LA MEXICANA, HUEVOS RANCHEROS, HUEVOS TULUM (keto),BURRITO BOWL ,VEGAN BOWL, MOLLETES, AVOCADO TOAST,BEC & AVOCADO SANDWICH tax and gratuity not included, NYS Law prohibits serving alcohol to intoxicated guests, must be 21 and older, one drink at a time Last seating for Boozy Brunch is 3:30pm Thanks! No substitutions ~ Gracias!
    Weekend Boozy Brunch photo

What 849 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.8Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • New York City

    Mexican

  • Manhattan

    Mexican

849 Reviews
  1. GaryM

    New York City

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Nice friendly place. Noisy when crowded. Excellent music.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good place! Great environment! Bottomless brunch deal is totally worth it! I was surprised it wasn’t more busy when I went

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  3. AmandaH

    Las Vegas

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on July 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of my favorite places to eat! Highly recommend the blood orange margaritas! Great prices, consistent food and friendly service!

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  4. PabloNY

    New York City

    107 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    107 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Reliably excellent. Loved the choices of margaritas, all delicious. Food was top notch, with friendly, attentive service to boot. Since opening, La Palapa has provided a consistent and dependable culinary experience which keeps us coming back. Thanks for the memories.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Veneto

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    La Palapa is among the best Mexican restaurants in NY. I just had some of their tacos. Now I think la Palapa is The best Mexican in the city.

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  6. AlyceB

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food & drinks were delicious. Staff was very attentive and friendly. Definitely going back!

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  7. JamesS

    New Orleans

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 22, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Staff very friendly. Food was delicious. Opening musical segment was unbelievably loud. Enjoyed lis Borrachos Misticos very much.

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  8. GeorgeD

    New York City

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is so fresh and tasty. I had the Enchiladas Pollo Verde-Wow. My Margarita was super too

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  9. JenniferP

    New York City

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on May 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great fun ambience. Guac was amazing and tacos were tasty.

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  10. Finley

    New York City

    53 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    53 reviews

    Dined on May 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place! Food is great!! On Wednesdays they have live music which is awesome!! Try the frozen Margaritas!!

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FAQs

La Palapa offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 777-2537.

La Palapa is rated 4.8 stars by 849 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 14 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for La Palapa

77 St. Mark's Place, New York, NY 10003

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Between 1st and 2nd Avenues
  • Neighbourhood
    East Village
  • Hours of Operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 11:00 am–5:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 12:00 pm–5:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Mexican, Regional Mexican, Traditional Mexican
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking with Meters. There is a garage on East 9th Street, between 1st and 2nd Avenues.
  • Public Transit
    6 train to Astor Place, R train to 8th Street/NYU, F train to 2nd Avenue, and L train to 14th Street.
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Barbara Sibley
  • Entertainment
    Buena Musica, Buena Comida, Buenas Bebidas y Gente Muy Amistosa!
  • Additional
    Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch
  • Phone number
    (212) 777-2537
  • Catering
    La Palapa combines authentic Mexican home cooking with a festive party and friendly atmosphere which makes for the perfect place to celebrate any occasion. Already have a location? Perfect let us cater it for you! We have extensive catering experience and can cater any special event large or small. We will work with you to customize a menu that you will be thrilled with! A sit down dinner for six, a make your own taco bar, appetizers for a birthday party, no problem! Please email us at lapalapa77@aol.com with any questions or check out www.lapalapa.com for more information.
  • Private party facilities
    La Palapa is open for Take Out and Delivery. Please call 212-777-2537 to place your order. Private dining is available for up to 30 guests in our back room. The entire restaurant accommodates 125 for private events. We also cater parties from 10 to 1000 at La Palapa or in your own venue.
  • Private party contact
    Judy Maeda: (212) 777-2537
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