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Lola's Kitchen

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Mexican
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1244 E Main St, Barstow, CA 92311
(760) 255-1007
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 4:30 am - 7:30 pm
Sat 4:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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  • 98
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good and reasonably priced

I really liked the authentic food. We had a torta and tacos and we liked them both a lot. This place is very small only 8 tables and at 2 o'clock on a Tuesday they had a line out the door!! I recommend Togo.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I really liked the authentic food. We had a torta and tacos and we liked them both a lot. This place is very small only 8 tables and at 2 o'clock on a Tuesday they had a line out the door!! I recommend Togo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We were traveling by car from Las Vegas to Monterey, CA. We had already been driving for a while and had taken a long pit stop to explore the Mojave. The kids were starving and grumpy as were the adults. We got off the highway in Barstow looking for a bite. We drove through what looked like a downtown or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My wife and I stopped by this unassuming restaurant nearly hidden in a strip mall, and discovered some of the most delicious, authentic Mexican food I've had in a long time. My wife tried the Sopas and I had Enchiladas with green sauce - both were absolutely delicious and I'm already looking forward to a return visit next time I'm... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This cute small Mexican restaurant is fantastic. Inexpensive flavorful food and great service. Unique decor. Their salsa and chips (which is served with all orders) is really good. Vegetarian options available. They open really early for breakfast (0430) and close at 1930 Mon-Fri. They close early on Saturday (1630) and are closed on Sunday. I stop to eat here every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Someone said don't blink or you'll miss it. Here is the secret. It's in the Von's shopping center. Worth driving past twice to find it. Small and cozy. I had the chiliquilles with eggs and steak. Omg so good. Better than Cabo. Great price, huge portion amazing flavor. Will not stop at lenwood rd any more. Sorry about the bite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We've been on the road for 3 weeks and this is the best meal we have had. Cute place with excellent Mexican food. I had the peppered steak and my husband had the chicken enchiladas verde and they were both excellent. Great salsa too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

First--there are vegetarian choices. Just look for items with "plain beans" as an option. We stopped on a road trip and had the sopes and cheese quesadilla. Both were excellent. The salsa with the chips is both spicy and flavorful (and they bring more if you like!). The atmosphere and decor is quaint and quirky, and it's clearly family run... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We have been road-tripping from Seattle down the west coast to San Diego and now across to Las Vegas. Lola's kitchen was the best Mexican we've had so far. The owner and staff are so welcoming and accommodating, we ordered off the menu all being vegetarian. An absolute must for travelers passing by!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We found Lola's as a top pick on line, called in an order, and it was waiting when we arrived. The recommendations over the phone were authentic, healthy, and very good. We had the chile verde salads. Service was very friendly and seemed to be family owned and operated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We stopped at Lola's because it was rated #1 on Trip Advisor and it happened to be close to our hotel. We went to the counter to order and the food was brought very quickly. My tacos were delicious with just enough "bite". Lola's deserves it's good scores!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1244 E Main St, Barstow, CA 92311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Barstow
  • Phone Number: (760) 255-1007

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
4:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 am - 4:30 pm

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