When we say "California-Style Beach Food" we mean the whole coast of California - from a Mendocino County food truck to Los Angeles health food to the best of Baja California!
We serve it up wholesome, fast, and with lots of love inside.
So grab some friends, throw some surfboards into your old VW microbus, take an imaginary drive down the coast –
"Cause at Playa Betty’s there’s always great food, cold drinks and summer never ends…"
It was great!
So loud, but very good food. Our waitress was also top notch!
Great Tex-Mex menu. Many varieties of tacos, bowls, entree. Happy Hour deals as well. Loved the fish & shrimp tacos.
Place is fun and loud great pre beacon event. Drinks are small but strong. Food was just ok. Waiter was great.
We were surprised at the quality of the food. It was excellent! The location was great - we were attending a show at the Beacon theater and it was very close. The only downside was that the nosie level was pretty high. It was definitely energetic! We would recommend.
I love Playa Betty! Food is always excellent and service is quick.
A low key casual friendly place
Great deal of $3 tacos with house cocktail! Service was friendly & fast. Tacos were filled with a variety of skirts steak, chicken, or fish. All delicious! We were very happy with our visit to Playa Betty & planning to return soon.
It was fine for a casual bite in the neighborhood. But very noisy particularly coming from the bar.
Fun spot, celebrated New Years!
Food and service were spectacular.
I recommend as a Very Casual colorful fun restaurant. Very good food.
Loved the food and staff
My dad and I were looking for a good restaurant close to the Beacon Theatre before a concert, so Playa Betty’s came up on Yelp as the closest and highest rated. We both love Mexican food, so it was an easy decision.
Driving from CT, we ran into traffic and we’re running late, but after calling the restaurant they were fine with keeping our reservation. We were seated in 2-3 minutes, our tacos and burritos came out blazingly fast and delicious! We thought we’d be late for our concert, but still arrived early. Couldn’t have been a more enjoyable time!
Great great atmosphere. Excellent service. The fish taco's are out of this world delicious. Can't wait to go back.
Great food . Accommodating to children . Kids love the make your own guac, we love the mimosas !
Cool, chill hang. Food was solid but not spectacular. Nice place for a group get-together. Probably the best deal is the weekend brunch happy hour which we missed out on but will be back to try another time!
Yummy and family-friendly! They were able to accommodate us as a group of 7 with a baby, no problem! Perfect spot for relatively quick lunch, and magaritas for the thirsty parents were delicious.
A great place before going to the Beacon theater. Great margaritas.
we love coming to playa betty’s! super casual with a great price point. so many yummy options on both the brunch & dinner menu!
I went to Playa Betty's with my brother and his 16 y.o. son. Perfect ambience for us, energetic yet casual. The chips and queso were a big hit. My brother and nephew each had a taco platter and shared the churro ice cream, and enjoyed their full meal. I had chicken enchiladas suizas. The chicken was a little dry, and as "suizas", I was expecting, but didn't get, cheese. Service was excellent and I would go here again--and next time order tacos.
Great food, very friendly and quick service. The vegan “ish” taco was amazing!
We loved Playa Betty's! My husband and I needed a place to grab dinner before a show at the Beacon Theatre, and I came across Playa Betty's in my research of the area. It's a beautiful, spacious restaurant with such a fun vibe and great atmosphere and decor. The food was delicious, and very reasonably priced! Plus, it's only a two-minute walk from the theater! Definitely recommend trying out Playa Betty's if you're in the area.
Amazing food and service. Churro ice cream sandwich was a hit!
The food is good and reasonably priced. The servers are friendly. It can be loud.
Also beware even if you confirm your Open Table reservation upon arrival they may not follow through notifying OT that you kept it.
A great deal of vegan options and the vegan enchilada I had was delicious!
A good place for some pre-concert tequilas, with an assortment of delicious selections in a vibrant setting!
It’s always amazing. I love this place!
Great menu -- many options for a vegetarian, delicious guacamole (the true test) -- loved all of the add-ins. Service was great and reservations was honored in a timely way. Reservation a must -- very busy!
Even though I had reservations the employees at the front desk would not seat you until all your party were in the building. It's a taco place but for the price of food & drinks I expected better than what I & the person I was with received. Steak on the taco was fatty & charred. The chicken on the taco my friend ordered was burnt. I have to say the bartenders were great! I give it a fair.
Servers and wait staff were EXCELLENT. Always tough to have a nice meal on concert days at the Beacon Theatre. Servers were on top of everything- special requests, etc. We had a large party and the waiter was very patient with the extra requests.
Great and fun food and drinks in a lively atmosphere—excellent wait staff...very upbeat and helpful. And don’t miss the killer churro ice cream sandwich!! And there is a separate family/kids area that makes this a better choice for everyone.
One of taco Tuesday deals around! Superb fish, delicious Portabello mushrooms, great Carne, fantastic chicken Jamaican or Southern! Something for everyone!
It took almost an hour to get our food. Three separate parties sat down around us and were served before us. Our waitress didn’t even notice that our food never came and we had to call her over twice because the first time she forgot that we asked her to check on it. She never apologized for the delay or offered up an explanation. Then she disappeared for a good half hour after the food came, never coming to check on us, and it took us forever to find her to get a check.
Even though we booked in advance, we were seated at a communal table. It was very noisy! The DIY guacamole lacked flavor or any salt. I can make better guacamole. The sangria tasted like cough syrup. Tacos were ok. Very cheap.
Such great service at the bar and at our table, thank you! The food is the real deal, like SoCal Mexican, fresh and delicious. Bar was out of my first 2 tequila choices but I got what I needed!
Loved it and would go back. The reason for my less
Than stellar review is the female bartender . I found her rude and condescending. She rolled her eyes. I Would not want to be waited on her again.
I already emailed the restaurant management. We have consistent issues with one of their female bartenders... quite rude & inattentive! If we chose Playa Betty’s for dinner, in the midst of many other neighborhood Mexican spots, we shouldn’t be treated like ordering more drinks & food are a burden to our bartender.
a miserably mediocre meal and as a result overpriced as well - our waitress was the only thing of value there - I fear for our future if this mistake of a restaurant survives much longer - this was the worst place to have my wife's Birthday meal before Steely Dan at the Beacon - I could make better guac, tacos & churros with my eyes closed - I hope they can make things better there but who knows
It would be a better experience with this Californian food if weather was nicer . For cold day .. food was too cold .. but delicious.