Made Locally,
Con Amor

At La Playa, we pride ourselves in cooking with love. Come join us and enjoy a homemade meal made according to Mexican tradition.

Our Restaurant Is Award-Winning

  • Best Bar and Lounge
  • Best Fajitas
  • Best Happy Hour

Weekly Featured Dish

La Cansta

Half an eggplant stuffed with fresh shrimp, crab meat and scallops lightly breaded and fried; topped with a spicy pico de gallo cream sauce. Served on a bed of rice with charro beans, garnished with lettuce and pico de gallo.

Our Story

Weekly Featured Dish

Started by the Trevino family, La Playa Mexican Cafe has been serving the Harlingen community since 2006. It brings us joy to cook authentic dishes made with fresh ingredients that resonate with Mexican tradition.

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