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Lalo's Restaurant

5063 24th St, Sacramento, CA 95822-2201
916-736-2389
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Ranked #377 of 1,748 restaurants in Sacramento
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- Dec 23, 2013
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English first
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

This little cafe is that perfect kind of hole-in-wall place that is fun to check out. This restaurant has been around for some time and has a loyal following. They serve some unusual dishes as well as those more typical. Huge burritos and large servings for the enchilada plates. My vegetarian family members like the quesadillas. Horchata and other traditional... More

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LINCOLN
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124 reviews 124 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Eating at Lalo's is fun...paper plates, plastic forks and foil packages of meats with salsas, meats,tortillas and such. Brightly painted walls and lots of families. Toilets are bright white and very clean. But the best part is the food is terrific. Friends took us there or we would never have found it. We were told they close at 4 PM.... More

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Sacramento, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This hole in the wall is a cornucopia of dishes and favors. Their signature dish is the Molcajete, which is a grinding stone with three kinds of meat , cheeses and prickly pear cactus leaves. They don't take debit o credit cards so take cash. The hoe hats and Jamaica water are excellent. Get there early because space is limited.... More

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Davis, CA
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28 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

Lalos has alot of great normal Mexican food. Their tacos and burritos are excellent as well as their sopas and huaraches. But what distinguishes Lalos are their unusual dishes. Do you know what a Molcajeta is? Its my son's favorite dish. What about barbacoa? They only have that on the weekend. The location is safe and parking is easy. The... More

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Seattle
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2010

And I've eaten at a gazillion Mexican restaurants. Lalo's is the real deal. Friendly, efficient service and delicious food. No chips. The salsa is on the table in big bowls...four different kinds, some quite picante. The menu is extensive. We had chicken tamales, cheese and chile tamales, stuffed poblano pepper, carnitas tacos. The masa (the cornmeal mixture that makes up... More

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