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Viola's Restaurant

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124 Central Park Sq, Los Alamos, NM 87544
(505) 662-5617
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Busy, busy place with great authentic food

Our first visit to Viola's although we have been to Los Alamos to visit family many times. I had the green chili cheeseburger, others had chicken sandwich and the special of the day which had a several Mexican specialties (very large portions). Would love to go back and try other menu items. Plan a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Cincinnati, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Viola's is a popular spot with the locals particularly for weekend breakfast. I always order the huevos rancheros, christmas and have never been disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Specials are good at lunch and good service. Be prepared for a line getting in if you get their around noon.

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Cincinnati, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Our first visit to Viola's although we have been to Los Alamos to visit family many times. I had the green chili cheeseburger, others had chicken sandwich and the special of the day which had a several Mexican specialties (very large portions). Would love to go back and try other menu items. Plan a long time to pay the bill... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

When we first got here a longtime local told us Viola's has the best green chili in the universe. He was right. It's sublime. Don't get me wrong -- everything else is good too, but people should drive here from Santa Fe and Albuquerque (and Boston) just to have the very best of something at a great price. Decor is... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Viola's offers fast, friendly service. Excellent green chili. Prices are very reasonable. Breakfast burritos are great also.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

That fact aside, I'm an Arizona Cardinals fan, they have pretty darn good New Mexican food. I've NEVER had ANYTHING there I didn't enjoy or wouldn't eat again. Maybe one day the owner will see the error of his ways being a Cowbums fan but, until then...I'll continue to enjoy the food at Viola's.

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Los Alamos, NM
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Viola's has good and simple food that is served to you fast. Seasonings are salt, pepper and green chile. The staff is friendly, It's one of my favorite places to go for breakfast and lunch.

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SoCenCo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

...just so you know! I had the best huevos rancheros of our trip so far - the red and green chile was perfectly seasoned, the fried potatos done right and the pintos tasty (not that nasty refritos mush!). My companion thought his breakfast burrito was too dry, so why doesn't he order it smothered? I've never figured this out :^)... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The breakfast choices range from traditional to burritos. I went traditional. The only complaint is that frozen potatoes were used for the hash browns. The tends to run contrary to much of the other food. I was troubled by all the Cowboy displays. But that is personal and not appropriate to consider, but be warned. It is interesting that virtually... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I've eaten here a few times and each time I have enjoyed the food. It tastes great and arrives to the table hot. The staff are friendly and attentive. It's a great place for lunches.

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

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

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  • Cuisine: Mexican

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