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Viola's Restaurant

124 Central Park Sq, Los Alamos, NM 87544-4023
505-662-5617
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English first
Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
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71 reviews 71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

My first exposure to New Mexican cuisine came from the legendary Viola herself, almost 40 years ago, and although she has passed on, her heirs have done a fine job of honoring her memory here. The fare is standard New Mexican -- enchiladas, burritos, sopaipillas on the side, etc. -- and reliably good, although not really great. (This is a... More

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

That's it... the best breakfast burrito and the green chile sauce is on top, not chopped green chile inside... just the best...

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

If you want a restaurant that locals pack everyday, this is the place. Great food that we love to eat. It basic New Mexico Mexican food. I always get the Red Chili Beef Enchilada with Posole. Most locals don't need a menu because we all have a favorite standard. This is a must visit restaurant - but remember it is... More

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Los Alamos, NM
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Very much a local restaurant with great food and great service. Very friendly and clean! Great for breakfast or lunch!

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Roswell, New Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Different Mexican food than I am used to in Roswell, NM but oh so plentiful and delicious. Quite busy at lunch time but then the locals love it too! Would go again.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Violas is charming for its down-to-earth lack of attitude and delivering on the basics. Small, family run, very pleasant staff. The food is straight down the middle. Basically northern new mexico diner food. Nothing I have had here yet screams OMG, To Die For, but if you order a burger, you'll get a burger. Order enchiladas, you'll get enchiladas. You... More

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Netanya, Israel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

we came in for an ealy lunch, and we did good. we came in at 11:25 and found a tablr right away. by 12:00 the place was packed full with a line of about 10 people waiting to be seated. the service was understandably a bit slow, but the food was excellent. I personaly didn't like the ice-T. come early... More

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We were actually looking for a different restaurant but got turned around and happened to find Viola's - turns out it was a lucky break. There's nothing fancy about this place, but the food was exceptional. Everything was fresh and tasted like what you'd expect to get from your grandma's house, if your grandma made excellent New Mexican dishes. Loved... More

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If one want to experience the traditional New Mexican food, this is the place to go in Los Alamos. Service is prompt and courtiers, prices are great.

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Denver, Colorado
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124 reviews 124 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

You wouldn't expect this place to be that good, or at least I didn't. But I've eaten here a few times, and if you don't mind the atmosphere (or lack thereof), the food is really great. Viola's has something here. Now if only they could clean up their place and decorate/renovate.

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Additional Information about Viola's Restaurant

Address: 124 Central Park Sq, Los Alamos, NM 87544-4023
Phone Number: 505-662-5617
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Los Alamos
Cuisine: Mexican

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