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La Patrona

3300 National Parks Hwy, Next to Clayton Homes, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5351
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“asado” (3 reviews)
“tacos” (3 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
3300 National Parks Hwy, Next to Clayton Homes, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5351
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I’m from New York, so I guess I’m not used to tacos this good. This is a little street side taco stand in the middle of no where. I usually HATE soft corn tortillas, to the point where I won’t eat at a place if...More

Thank VLG1031
Reviewed 3 July 2018

One of the best meals we had in Carlsbad. Food truck with genuine Mexican food. Perfectly prepared. Burritos and tacos were delicious and even the plain quesadilla my young son had was flavorful made well. Wish I could eat here every day!

Thank DaveFromChicago2017
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This little walk-up stand is conveniently located right on Highway 180/62 in Carlsbad. Very friendly staff and good burritos to start a long day of driving.

Thank StevenP3559
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a carne asada and chili relleno burrito. The asada had some serious heat. Both were wrapped in nice warm, soft flour tortilla. Personally I prefer more rice in my burritos but I still considered go back for another! Fast service. Good Cheap Eats

Thank lowell01
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Stopped here while passing through town on a road trip , had an asada burrito and it was great , only 4 bucks too , if we lived here we would visit often

Thank ubenumber2
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

It was out first time trying La Patrona. It's just a block and a half from our home so location is great. My wife got the Gordita plate. Liked it just fine. Daughter got brisket taco plate. Enjoyed it. I got the huevos divorciados. Terrific....More

Thank cnanrw
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We needed a quick place to stop after Carlsbad Caverns and on our way to Santa Fe. Thought we would try La Patrona after reading other reviews here. We were delighted with the speedy service and with the yummy food! We tried asado (steak strips)...More

Thank 2cooleytexans
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My wife, son and I had lunch here. We ordered the asada tacos, enchiladas, and quesadilla. The food came very quickly given how crowded it was. The asada tacos were fabulous, flavorful and good portions. My son said the quesadilla was the best he has...More

Thank sdavi
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Looking for some good carryout Mexican food on our first night in Carlsbad we came across this place. The food was great, and servings were large. It was open late (we went around 8:00 PM) and they were very friendly.

1  Thank Larry C
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We were staying near the south end of Carlsbad, and this food truck was very convenient for us one of the evenings we were there. Menu choices are mostly what meat you want with your burrito, etc. Interesting for us was that chicken did not...More

1  Thank Needagoodbed
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  • Address: 3300 National Parks Hwy, Next to Clayton Homes, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5351
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
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