The La Playa Restaurant, located at 87-16 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, opened its doors in September of 1993 to serve the best in Spanish and American food to its customers. Luis Capellan, who started the restaurant, has since passed away, but the new owner, Dejanira Jimenez says that she spares no expense to make every customer satisfied with the finest of food. La Playa is your local restaurant serving exclusive dishes usually sold in only the top restaurants. Owner Dejanira Jimenez is always on hand to serve the hot and hearty food the restaurant features. The service is excellent and the food delicious. All foods include Spanish spices with an American flair. Spanish food with an American flair is the aim of the restaurant, its new owner says. Specials include whole chickens and a quarter of a chicken with rice, beans and a salad. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. After a hard day's work, why not get a home-cooked meal by calling La Playa at 718-318-8435. The restaurant's growing customer base proves that La Playa is on the right track in providing the best of food at reasonable prices.