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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
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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221 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 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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38 reviews
19 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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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Being new to Albuquerque we are working our way thru all the restaurants. This was an awesome find! We both order burritos, mine turkey his pork. HUGE, tons of meat,moist and full of flavor...event the tortilla shell was amazing! We are going back for the brisket burritos only offered Wed and Sat.

Thank lsavilles
Dallas, Texas
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178 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on an overnight stay during a road trip. Husband grew up in Abq, so we went here for a green chile pork burrito, but they were out unfortunately. He got the red chile carne burrito smothered in green chile sauce and enjoyed it. The queso was fantasic. I had a christmas chicken enchilada and chile relleno. While tasty,... More 

Thank xAngelaMarie
South Jordan, Utah
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We visit ABQ often to see family and HANDS DOWN this is the best authentic New Mexican food in ABQ. Staff explains menu as needed, makes you feel like part of their family, and the food is incredible. Margaritas beat any fancy restaurant fare and you must order Sopapilla with sprinkled cinnamon/sugar and honey for dessert.

Thank MuddyLou
Ivins, Utah
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This place has been a family favorite for YEARS and I always try to eat here when I come back to Albuquerque. Outstanding food, friendly staff. They even have Vegan options!!! I had the avocado rellenos with rice and pinto beans and it was the best I have had in a long while! Most Excellent!!

Thank PlaneBoatTrain
Tequesta, Florida
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Wonderful family owned/run restaurant tucked away in quiet ABQ area. Great service; great staff & great food! The GRAND TOMAS is a must have to be shared by two or more! We loved our visit and will return soon!

Thank Sailfishonfly

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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, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?