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La Salita Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1217 Eubank Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-5313
+1 505-299-9968
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Cheney, Wa
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409 reviews
323 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great New Mexican experience. I enjoyed their B.O.G. Burrito, a Tue/Wed special. It was fabulous, and lordy was there a ton of braised pork in it. I got it 'christmas' and it definitely brought the slow-burn heat. But they have Sopapillas a la carte for $.25 per, so I got the table eight of those beauties for sopping up... More 

Thank gcleff11
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on the recommendation of a friend that it is really kid friendly, which it is. Kids under 6 get a finger plate free, which is awesome. The rice that is served with the finger plate was much too spicy for my kid. The server was super friendly. The service was a bit slow and it took longer... More 

Thank lec1727
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Lite bite beef enchiladas with a fried egg can not be beat. What more can you ask for when in Albuquerque, NM.

Thank wallynm
San Antonio, Texas
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65 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Read about this place on a blog about food in NM and thought we'd try it out. Great food. We had the burrito de Eduardo with green chile with whole beans as the side. Really good and the service was pretty darn good as well.

Thank vinvert1974
Denver, Colorado
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Went here on a recommendation from friends and will definitely go again. The food was so flavorful and there were really great options. They even have vegetarian options. Great place to meet with friends.

Thank MamaGina1
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great food, authentic and spicy. The service is great too. Kid friendly--they have a sampler plate that is free for kids. Good prices!

Thank Danielle H
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266 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Our family has enjoyed this family owned restaurant since 1980. The food is prepared fresh every day. The service is excellent and the expanded business hours makes it much easier to get in during peak hours. The menu offers you a great selection of traditional New Mexican food and you can always build your own special plate with a variety... More 

Thank Gmanusm
Amarillo, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We went on a Saturday night during Balloon Fiesta, so there was about a 20 minute wait, but dinner was well worth it. Amazing salsa served warm, crispiest and most flavorful rellenos I have ever had, and even the beans were good (I'm not usually a fan of beans). My guys thoroughly enjoyed their enchiladas and build-your-own combo plate. Our... More 

Thank DWHannah
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Really good Mexican food. Hatch chili salsa really hot so a little goes a long way. My husband had the roast beef burrito and he thought it was excellent. I had a combo platter with a red chili tamale, cheese enchilada plus a beef taco. All were excellent! The waitstaff very very attentive...Give this restaurant a try I don't think... More 

Thank Karin S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The selections are dependably delicious, always beautifully presented and the prices are good. The service is outstanding, restaurant is clean, and the size of the restaurant and expanded hours has really helped with being able to serve customers well. We also like the expanded days the restaurant is open. Staff is excellent and we enjoy eating here regularly.

Thank Coopercar2015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1217 Eubank Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-5313
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-299-9968
La Salita Restaurant has been serving New Mexican food to many generations of customers in Albuquerque Northeast Heights since 1965. Our family owned and operated restaurant shares the best parts of New Mexico with our customers. We want to ensure that eating at our restaurant is not simply a wonderful dining experience but a home away from home in a warm inviting atmosphere.
We take pride in offering our customers fresh products every time they visit. Our recipes are prepared in house, from scratch, everyday to ensure quality, flavor and consistency. Whether it's your first or fiftieth time we want it to be the same, every time. Everyday our goal is to ensure our customers are comfortable, satisfied, and full... That's how we measure our success.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?