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Playa Amor

4.5
122 reseñas
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Mexicana
Etiquetas principales:
  • Casual
  • Cócteles artesanales
  • Happy Hour
El restaurant Playa Amor sirve mariscos de preparación refinada en un ambiente casual y relajado de playa. El chef Thomas Ortega, quien es aclamado por la crítica, crea comidas increíbles con temática de playa basadas en recetas originales tanto de las playas mexicanas como de playas de alrededor del mundo. El restaurante se encuentra cerca del mar, así que los comensales siempre pueden escuchar las olas mientras se sientan y se relajan para disfrutar de una excelente comida. El menú es verdaderamente único en su clase. En cuanto a aperitivos, los visitantes podrán disfrutar de mole "tots" (bolitas fritas de papa), que son exactactamente como su nombre lo describe, "tater tots" bañados en mole hecho en casa. Los entrantes incluyen favoritos de la casa como tacos de tártara de atún y langosta Puerto Nuevo (cocinada con ajo y mantequilla y servida con frijoles, arroz y tortillas recién hechas).
Estilo de velada
Casual elegante
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Cocinas
Mexicana, Mexicana contemporánea
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Horarios
Monday-Thursday: 11:30 am - 10:00pm
Friday: 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday: 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sunday: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Número de teléfono
(562) 430-2667
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Opciones de pago
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Vestimenta recomendada
Ropa informal
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Chef ejecutivo
Thomas Ortega
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Intersección en calle
2nd street
Adicional
Acceso para silla ruedas, Almuerzo de fin de semana, Bar completo, Cargo por descorche, Cervezas, Cócteles, Hora feliz, Menú sin gluten, Mesas en el exterior, Para no fumadores, Promoción nocturna, Restaurante bar, Trae tu propio vino, Variedad, Vinos
Lo que 122 personas están diciendo
Calificaciones y reseñas generales
Solo los comensales que han comido en este restaurante pueden realizar reseñas
4.5con base en calificaciones actuales
4.5
Comida
4.4
Servicio
4.2
Ambiente
4.2
Valor
Ruido · Moderado
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2.0Comieron en 3 de junio de 2018

We had a reservation on Sunday at noon. This was our first time there. Because we were a table of 2 and the music was loud in the patio, they put us at a high top in the bar area. The bartender was our waiter. He came over initially but then the bar filled up and we were forgotten. We waited a long time, complained to the hostess, still waited, and then by the time we gave our order we didn't have our food until 1:20. We ordered the Carne Asada which came with 2 small corn tortillas. I was splitting this with my friend along with another dish. We asked for additional tortillas. The waiter said they charge for that. Seriously? We didn't order them of course. That dish was good but the farro grain bowl we got wasn't worthy. They made no effort to accommodate us considering how long the wait time was. We wouldn't go back.

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5.0Comieron en 1 de junio de 2018

Love Playa! You should ALWAYS order the hatch chili spaghetti. It’s to die for. The mussels were phenomenal and the homemade tortillas are so good!

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5.0Comieron en 13 de mayo de 2018

Celebrated Mother’s Day, with the boyfriends mom. Vibe was good, drinks were tasty and food was delicious. The slow braised carnitas is a must try, when there.

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5.0Comieron en 25 de abril de 2018

Delicious! The potato taquitos are the best I have ever tasted. If I had to pick my favorite cocktail served anywhere, then it would easily be the El Chapo cocktail.

The service was fantastic

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4.0Comieron en 15 de abril de 2018

This restaurants food is so unbelievable good . Nothing can come close to how good it is . We drive 30 minutes to dine here. However the plastic shades that protect from the wind need to be taken down or cleaned . It's getting harder and harder to eat in an area that looks very dirty. I begin to wonder what the kitchen looks like. Please address this problem .
Victoria

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5.0Comieron en 6 de abril de 2018

Caesar was amazing as our server fast, good advice, super nice and helpful! Made it an amazing dining experience

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5.0Comieron en 6 de abril de 2018

First time at Playa Amore. Service and food was great. I will be back.

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4.0Comieron en 1 de abril de 2018

Came here for a birthday celebration. A couple of generations represented. One woman is a 2nd generation Mexican and was very excited to see traditional (and rare) items on the menu. The food was unique and excellent.

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5.0Comieron en 31 de marzo de 2018

Stopped here while vacationing in Seal Beach. Fresh tortillas made to order, unique drinks and not the usual Ca-Mexican food. Husband had the clam chowder which he claims to be one of the best he’s ever had, picky child had Carnitas which he devoured. The adventurous child had a shrimp plate cooked to perfection and I decided on the spaghetti with shrimp. My meal was amazing, light yet flavorful sauce, enough for leftovers too. This is definitely a place for sea food lovers and those that appreciate eclectic flavors.

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3.0Comieron en 26 de marzo de 2018

They place was very cold with the wind blowing that day and it was a challenge for them to accommodate us and my 78yo mother. The place was not even close to being full

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4.0Comieron en 21 de marzo de 2018

Real good food for a real good price. Portions are good to share. Lots of choices and more authentic taste than the typical Mexican restaurant. Would consider returning. Good service.

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3.0Comieron en 20 de marzo de 2018

We were very disappointed with the food. The chef has a great resume, and it gets lots of good reviews but the food was unexciting. It reads well on the menu, but is bland on the plate. We had the ceviche which was some shrimp with mayonnaise on a bed of cabbage, the octopus tasted like it had spaghetti sauce on top. Potato taquitos, salmon, corn and brusell sprouts were ok, but really nothing special.
Wouldn't go back.

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4.0Comieron en 10 de marzo de 2018

Playa Amor is a very good restaurant with creative upscale Mexican foods. The only negative was that it is not well insulated , hence we were very cold throughout dinner and were eager to leave in order to warm up. I recommend this restaurant and also recommend sitting completely inside.

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5.0Comieron en 3 de marzo de 2018

The food is imaginative and tasty. It’s very reasonably priced for the quality, and they ALWAYS deliver consistently good dining experiences.

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3.0Comieron en 3 de marzo de 2018

A group of 4 of us went to dinner at Playa Amor on a friday evening were we had reservations and were promptly seated at 6:00 PM. The food was OK, nothing exceptional. Service was decent and polite.

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5.0Comieron en 23 de febrero de 2018

Took a while to slow down the server. Once he got it, it went extremely well.

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2.0Comieron en 18 de febrero de 2018

Great customer service but the food was a non factor.

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5.0Comieron en 17 de febrero de 2018

Amazing food, great service, love the mezcal mule

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2.0Comieron en 3 de febrero de 2018

The performer was amazing, everything else was a little disheveled

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5.0Comieron en 3 de febrero de 2018

What a great find - FANTASTIC food! Every dish we tried was flavorful, out of the ordinary, cooked to perfection and served by our friendly and helpful waiter. It's pretty noisy, so not a place if you want a quiet, intimate dinner, but if you want food that you'll talk about for days, this is the place for you.

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5.0Comieron en 27 de enero de 2018

Great night
great food
Why don’t you add candles to the all tables - especially the patio table - they need sine ambiance help- candles make a big difference and are a cheap way to enhance atmosphere
Keep up great work - we will definitely be back!!!!

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3.0Comieron en 26 de enero de 2018

We sat on the patio and it was SO NOISY. Also the lights are not on a dimmer. We asked them to turn down the music three times to no avail. We tried to have a dinner conversation with our guests but it was impossible. We quickly left due to the noise and bright lights....our guests texted me afterwards to thank us and said they felt assaulted by the noise.

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5.0Comieron en 26 de enero de 2018

Food had great depth of flavor, it was busy, but service was excellent. We tried many of the vegetable items, and everything was excellent, great salsa and guacamole as well. Would definitely go back again!

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3.0Comieron en 24 de enero de 2018

The menu looked creative and chef focused. The food seemed dry and more Tex mex than quality Mexican seafood that I hoped for. Servers seemed impatient at times.

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5.0Comieron en 21 de enero de 2018

Delicious food! Amazing staff! Do not skip the guac!

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3.0Comieron en 20 de enero de 2018

They have lots of gluten free options, but then cook in soybean oil. Poor choice by chef.

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4.0Comieron en 20 de enero de 2018

The food is always sooo good and the service very friendly. I have ordered the same two dishes many times because I love them and I have never been disappointed. The kitchen is very consistent and delivers what you expect over and over again.

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5.0Comieron en 19 de enero de 2018

We tried a variety of food, the guacamole, mole tots, octopus, enchiladas, short rib tacos, salmon...everything was flavorful and good. The margaritas were good too. I was disappointed with the wine options, but the margaritas made up for it. The wait staff was friendly, informative and attentive. We will be back to try more menu selections.

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5.0Comieron en 12 de enero de 2018

Attended a business meeting. We’re able to enjoy our food and drinks in a relaxed atmosphere without it feeling too much like work. Not too crowded, not loud, good food, and great drinks.

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2.0Comieron en 8 de enero de 2018

Always reminding you they have a2 hour limit for dining..... what time they r going to close. Very unwelcoming. Feels like they r trying to get rid of you

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4.0Comieron en 5 de enero de 2018

Liked that the person who seated us told us that if we had allergies or had any food problems to tell our server and that we would be taken care of.

The 16 oz. Playa Margarita was outstanding! The addition of all 3 citrus rinds, lime, lemon, and orange, made it a special taste treat.

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4.0Comieron en 27 de diciembre de 2017

This is our local go-to restaurant when we want good Latin food and drinks. Usually we just walk in, but this time we used Open Table. We love the food and the the staff is awesome. The bartenders are very informative and more than willing to take time with us to make sure we get the perfect drink with the right tequila or mescal. No matter how busy it gets, the staff always keeps a light-hearted disposition.

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1.0Comieron en 24 de diciembre de 2017

Unfortunately Playa Amor canceled our reservation as they made a last minute decision to close the restaurant early on Christmas Eve. Since we didn't eat there - the review should not show 1 star - however in order to write the review we had to select a rating. Sorry Playa Amor. Our review just reflects our disappointment that the management did not make an earlier decision to not open on Christmas Eve as we had to scramble to find another place to spend the evening. We were traveling from out of town and would have appreciated it if they had made a decision to close the restaurant and not advertised it as open for business on Christmas Eve. Since we were in Long Beach for a special occasion it is doubtful that we'll return to Long Beach another time.

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5.0Comieron en 9 de diciembre de 2017

The shrimp ceviche is a must!! They also have live entertainment on Saturday evenings.

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5.0Comieron en 9 de diciembre de 2017

Four of us come here a few times a year. Food is always good. This visit one of the entrée orders was wrong and the guest had to wait quite a while before his correct dish came out. To their credit, the entrée was taken off the tab. Very good business move!!! No doubt one of my favorite Mexican restaurants!!!

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5.0Comieron en 22 de noviembre de 2017

Menu was a great variety very fresh

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2.0Comieron en 9 de noviembre de 2017

Food was exceptional, just disappointed in the service. I had a RSVP for 7pm, when we arrived, the host was on the phone and just gave us the "Hold on one sec" gesture.... that one sec ended up being 5 minutes at that point we were not even addressed by him, someone else had to come and escort us to the table. Despite our request for seats inside, we were placed on the patio under harsh lighting and heat lamps (I was really looking forward to eating inside)...

As mentioned, food was delicious, however my only concern is how rushed we felt while trying to decide on what to order, and when we finally received our food, felt rushed to eat. We hadn't had our food for more than 20 min when we were asked if we wanted boxes already TO GO. And I recommend that the servers ask before reaching for the plates, especially when there is clearly plenty of food left our dishes (some people do not like their plates being touched or being reached over while eating). After a long day, it would have been nice to relax and unwind over the fantastic meal.

I understand that waiting on tables can be crazy/busy, but I urge the management to remind their workers that people do not pay $100 tabs to feel rushed. Our waitress was even speaking rapidly, which added to the chaos.

I was pretty disappointed with the service, perhaps you were short-staffed, but the crowd honestly did not appear to be an a high census. I frequent Amor y Tacos in Cerritos often, and perhaps Playa Amor staff could take some notes from their servers.

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4.0Comieron en 2 de noviembre de 2017

Spaghetti in Mexican food? Why yes. Great hospitality. Wait staff was excellent. Food service fast. Very tasty Mexico food. I was not a fan of the mango con chile cocktail (I tend not to like spicy drinks), but enjoyed my margarita. The carnitas melted in my mouth. And the churros...I believe they made them fresh as that was the one item that took a little longer to get to our table. They came piping hot. I loved that I could find parking easily, but the restaurant does not have any view. At least the drinks and food allow you to forget the location is in a strip mall location.

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5.0Comieron en 13 de octubre de 2017

The food and margaritas were unique and delicious. Service was great, too.

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5.0Comieron en 11 de octubre de 2017

Food was amazing and service was great! Will definitely be going back. I also appreciated the gluten free labeling.

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