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DE Colores At The Gate - CLOSED

2470 East Rd, Los Alamos, NM 87544
(505) 662-6285
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English first
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This restaurant has not been in business for some time and should be removed from the list for Los Alamos, NM

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Dallas, Texas
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147 reviews 147 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

This restaurant has closed its doors around November 20, 2013. Don't know what will happen in the future.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

This is worth the visit just for the sop papilla. They are like little clouds with honey drizzled over them. Their chicken tortilla soup was very good. You have to make it to the restaurant before 2 as they are closed 2-5pm. (Like most of the restaurants in Los Alamos.)

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Livermore, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Not the best place for New Mexican food, but not bad and convenient to the hotel. Unfortunately, the best dining is in Santa Fe, about 40 minutes away.

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San Antonio, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Not our favorite place but not bad - closed from 2-5 as are most restaurants in Los Alamos so don't miss the lunch hour. Great quesadilla but how can you mess that up? Chicken tortilla soup was very tasty but taco platter was just very average. Place has been there a long time but could use some updating. Service was... More

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New Mexico
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82 reviews 82 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

We have been here many times, but it seems to be going down hill. I ordered a tilapia which was supposed to be crusted. The waitress came back and told me it wouldn't be crusted. I OK's this - this can happen anywhere. The trouble is that the tilapia I got was tasteless. Fish needs to be prepared by someone... More

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

De Colores has been a part of Los Alamos for as long as I can remember. Decent variety on the menu, food is always consistent. Great for large groups.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

De Colores is an old stand-by in Los Alamos, having been operated by the same family (although not in the same location) for over thirty years. Some years back they moved into their current location, which had been previously operated by another New Mexican restaurant family (the late, lamented "Philomena's"). The marriage of operator and facility has by and large... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

My wife and I read the reviews and decided to give it a try. Had to wait 15 minutes for the waitress to take our order even though she quickly waited on other patrons who came in AFTER we arrived. It's nice to see other people had a pleasurable experience. She finally took our order and after waiting 45 minutes,... More

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

One of our favorite restaurants in the area. Always friendly, welcomes families. Authentic cuisine of Northern New Mexico. But a warning to the "gringos" not used to chiles: the green can be hot. To be on the safe side, order it "on the side."

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