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Lalo's Mexican Restaurant

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219 W Miner St, Yreka, CA 96097-2919
+1 530-842-2695
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Boulder Creek, California
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79 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The name is now Esperanza's not Lalo's. Our food was delicious and the prices reasonable. If you find yourself in Yreka please give this gem a try.

Thank FullTiltTraveler
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Her Mexican food is great but don't hesitate to order and American dish. Her steak is really good and the seafood is great when in season!

Thank Kristine M
Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I grew up in Yreka and although I have had the opportunity to live near Los Angeles and in three other areas of the country - it continues to be one of my favorite restaurants. In fact, upon any visit I always make it a point to have one meal there. On the my last visit I was surprised by... More 

Thank RainCityTraveler
Newport, Oregon
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Traveling to the Oregon Coast and stopped for the night. Saw Lalo's and dropped in. Friendly waitress, great menu, fast service, tasty food and margaritas, decent prices... what more can you ask for? The restaurant was clean including the bathrooms. Try the chicken enchiladas... lots of chicken, gooey cheese, sour cream, and the best guacamole! Beans and rice too. Kids... More 

Thank stevenbZ1567QX
Castro Valley, California
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

The same beautiful decor and similar menu await you in this gem in Old Town Yreka. The food is very good - and the chicken tostada I had was outstanding. Wonderful service in private alcoves make this a relaxing and rejuvenating spot after a long day on I-5. The proximity to a major motel plus many interesting shops in the... More 

Thank Carol L
Ft Myers
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Oh my!!!! It was like being in a wonderful Mexican family home!!!! My husband had the chillie rellanos , I had the best rib eye EVER . This place is so fantastic on our way back from Oregon we spent the night in Yreka so we could go there again, but it was closed due to their granddaughters birth!!!!! Now... More 

Thank carol d
Phoenix, Arizona
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We were staying the night in Yreka and this restaurant was in walking distance from the Best Western we were staying in. Nice place. Homey touch with family pictures on one wall. Liked the booths they had with arched openings. Seemed popular with the locals. Service not the greatest but server was friendly. Food was average. Nothing to rave about.

Thank Patricia L
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344 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Don't be confused by the name; Esperanza is Lalo's sister and she changed the name of the restaurant. But it's still a great place with really, really good food. Esperanza is a delight and even the wine is surprisingly good. Have the carnitas fajitas. They are awesome and there's lots of it. One of the best Mexican restaurants you'll find.

Thank TallTraveler2013
Skagway, AK
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157 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We had dinner here and walked over from the Best Western. It was mid-week, so it was not crowded and we had excellent service and great food. Will certainly stop here again when we travel through.

Thank Marliroo
Yreka, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

O.K. honestly I did not try enough items on the menu to give a thorough review. As a person that eats Mexican food usually at least eight times a week, this does not qualify in that category. Yeah they got something called a burrito. Unfortunately too many people confuse large portion size with quality. Using the cheapest carbohydrates (rice and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 W Miner St, Yreka, CA 96097-2919
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yreka
  • Phone Number: +1 530-842-2695

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?