Most days, the tacos at this Silver Lake restaurant are too expensive for what they are. But if you want a good patio to sit on and some Mexican food to line your stomach with before you hit nearby bars (this place doesn’t serve alcohol), La Playita is a solid choice. Get the fish tacos.
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