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La Salita Restaurant

1217 Eubank Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-5313
+1 505-299-9968
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Ranked #10 of 1,536 Restaurants in Albuquerque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Description: La Salita Restaurant has been serving New Mexican food to many generations of customers in Albuquerque Northeast Heights since 1965. Our family owned and operated restaurant shares the best parts of New Mexico with our customers. We want to ensure that eating at our restaurant is not simply a wonderful dining experience but a home away from home in a warm inviting atmosphere. We take pride in offering our customers fresh products every time they visit. Our recipes are prepared in house, from scratch, everyday to ensure quality, flavor and consistency. Whether it's your first or fiftieth time we want it to be the same, every time. Everyday our goal is to ensure our customers are comfortable, satisfied, and full... That's how we measure our success.
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Salt Lake
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

The service, the food, and the value can't be beat. We stopped in here on our way through Albuquerque, and it won't be our last visit. The staff was friendly and the food was amazing. We had to wait about 20 minutes to be seated but it was worth it. They have the best salsa I've ever eaten... And I've... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We have been coming here since the 1980's, you will not find a better relleno in all of Albuquerque! Never a bad experience in probably a 100 visits over the years! Make sure you check the hours though as they are abbreviated.

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Albuquerque
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

My family now has the third generation dining at La Salita. The sopapillas are the best you'll ever have. They use real honey (not honey sauce like some restaurants) and real cheese. They love kids and make special kid sopapillas themed with the time of the year. Family restaurant where you are treated like family!

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honolulu
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65 reviews 65 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Simply incredible to think this restaurant could be rated 5 stars. The food is fine. It's the same fare you could get in any old Mexican restaurant in any American city. There's really nothing that stands out. You pour some chille sauce on a Mexican dish and it becomes New Mexican. It makes it tastier but it does not make... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Excellent Mexican food! Very authentic. Green chile stew is amazing. Staff is very friendly and make you feel at home. Must eat here!

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South Jordan, Utah
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Visiting family in Albuquerque. Son could hardly wait to take us to La Salita on Eubank Blvd. Locals took him there for welcome lunch at new job. Portions are large, prices are reasonable, waitress fabulous, special diet requests handled with ease. Will return next year and every year afterwards. Specials available certain days - check on-line menu. Shredded Beef taco... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We heard about this on tripadvisor. We had the chile Rellanos and they were fabulous. Crispy with just the right amount of spice. Service was quick and efficient. Our waitress even gave us the name of a great place to celebrate afterwards.

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Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We have enjoyed this restaurant for 30 years. The salsa is homemade as is all the food. The best offerings are in the combination platers. The shredded beef burrito is so-o-o good. They expanded the size if the restaurant which makes it much faster to be seated. They also added a favorable liquor selection. The family atmosphere makes this restaurant... More 

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Pittsburgh
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94 reviews 94 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We had read about La Salita on TripAdvisor, and our dining experience lived up to all of our expectations.Our party of four was very hungry after a busy day of activities, and our lovely waitress kept the chips and salsa coming until our dinner was served. The salsa was warm and delicious. We all loved the different items that we... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Growing up in Albuquerque and moving away for college and jobs, La Salita is my absolutely favorite restaurant still. It's the first place I stop at whenever I come home. The salsa is absolutely incredible and we keep a stock of it here in Dallas (thank you for selling that now). Service is fast, but get there early as there... More 

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Additional Information about La Salita Restaurant

Address: 1217 Eubank Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-5313
Phone Number: +1 505-299-9968
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: Southwestern, Mexican, Family Fare

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