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Lalo's Restaurant

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5063 24th St, Sacramento, CA 95822-2201
916-736-2389
Today
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
OUTSTANDING

The food at Lalo's is great. I will be going back for more. I had the enchiladas. They had some items on the menu that you can't find at other Mexican restaurants. This place is the real deal. This is a gem that is no longer hidden.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
Kevin D
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The food at Lalo's is great. I will be going back for more. I had the enchiladas. They had some items on the menu that you can't find at other Mexican restaurants. This place is the real deal. This is a gem that is no longer hidden.

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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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92 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
182 helpful votes 182 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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37 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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41 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5063 24th St, Sacramento, CA 95822-2201
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: 916-736-2389
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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