Our restaurant and cantina offer a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, with exceptional prices, live Mariachi style music on weekends, and the real flavors of México.

We have created a unique restaurant concept around original recipes. Beyond tacos, enchiladas and burritos, we offer a tour of authentic Mexican gastronomy, from our delicious ceviche and mouth-watering mole, to our more traditional tamales and equally delectable quesadillas.

It is without a doubt the witness of fun nights under the Maryland sky, and the best host of good friends and great times.

Every day we work to provide an outstanding and unique experience for our guests. Our fresh and creative food, knowledgeable and gracious service, and our beautiful atmosphere combine to provide special occasion experiences within a casual dining budget.

Join us for Happy Hour Monday – Friday from 4-7 p.m. for $5 appetizers and $1 off drinks. We also offer nightly specials:
Monday: 1/2 priced pitchers
Tuesday: Industry Night
Wednesday: College Night
Thursday: Latin Night with DJ EZ
Friday: Music from DJ Turtle
Saturday: “Ladies Night” No cover for ladies, music from DJ Turtle
Sunday: Funday

La Palapa Grill & Cantina, family owned and operated, is your festive neighborhood restaurant and bar. We provide the flavor of México in historic Ellicott City.

La Palapa Grill & Cantina – Mi Casa es su Casa!

Opening Hours


11am - 11pm


11am - 2am


11am - 2am


11am - 2am


11am - 2am


11am - 2am


11am - 11pm


Our Address:

8307 Main Street, Ellicott City, MD 21043

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