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Lola's Mexican Cuisine

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner
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ANTOJITOS (APPETIZERS & STARTERS)‏
6.95
Lola’s Guacamole
Fresh ripened California avocados, tomatoes, cilantro, & onions.
7.95
Lola’s Cuetes (bacon wrapped jalapenos)
Roasted bacon wrapped jalapenos filled w/ a blend of delicious cheeses - Locally world famous.
9.95
Handmade sopes
Three handmade corn masa boats topped w/ carnitas, birris, & mole con pollo. Each Sope is artfully created.
7.95
Queso Fundido (Cheese Fondue)
A homemade blend of queso Oaxaca & Jack cheese, topped w/ soyriso, Lola's fresh guacamole, & pico de gallo. With your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
6.95
Handmade Taquitos
Three crunchy taquitos- your choice of either potato or chicken served over a bed of lettuce, & topped w/ Lola's fresh guacamole, enchilada suace, sprinkled queso cotija, & drizzled sour cream.
9.95
Ceviche Verde de Camaron
Lime marinated‏ fresh Mexican gulf shrimp, mixed w/ finely chopped green tomatillos, cilantro, green onions, habanero & jalapenos.
SOPAS Y ENSALADAS (SOUPS & SALADS)
6.95
La Sopa Del Dia
Lola’s soups are made fresh daily, please ask your server for today’s selection.
6.95
Chicken +2.00
Lola’s Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce tossed w/ Caesar dressing, garnished w/ home made tortilla strips, pepitas, tomatoes & Parmesan cheese. (add chicken 2.00)
6.95
Chicken +2.00
Lola’s Green Salad
Organic mixed greens, California sweet orange segments & jicama. Served w/ homemade citrus vinaigrette on the side. (Add chicken for +2.00)
COMBINACIONES (COMBINATION PLATES)‏
No Substitutions on the Combinations please.
9.95
Combination Vegetaranio
Two potato taquitos over a bed of lettuce & topped w/ Lola’s fresh guacamole, enchilada sauce, sprinkled queso cotija & drizzled w/ sour cream, along w/ one cheese enchilada. Served w/ cilantro rice & refried beans.
12.95
Combination Casero
A lightly soufflé battered roasted poblano pepper stuffed w/ Jack cheese. Smothered w/ our garlic tomato salsa, crumbled queso cotija & drizzled w/ sour cream, along w/ one chicken enchilada. Served w/ Mexican rice & refried beans.
PLATILLOS DEL MAR (SEAFOOD DISHES)
14.95
Achiote Marinated Pacific Cod
Buttery, flaky‏ fresh pacific filet grilled laid over mole verde & caramelized plantains. Topped w/ avocado & sprinkled pico de gallo. Served Mexican rice & black beans.
12.95
Dos Equis Beer Battered Shrimp Tacos
Two flour tortillas stuffed w/ crispy beer battered shrimp & topped w/ cabbage, sweet corn relish & a creamy avocado cilantro sauce. Served w/ Mexican rice & black beans.
13.95
Camarones al Ajillo
Tiger shrimp sautéed in a garlic white wine sauce w/ mushrooms & red chili peppers. Served w/ Mexican rice & fresh seasonal vegetables. With your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
PLATILLOS ESPECIALES (MAIN DISHES)‏
11.95
Jalisco Tacos
Three corn‏ tortillas smothered in our famous enchilada sauce, stuffed w/ queso fresco, & your choice of meat. Served w/ garlicky whole beans, guacamole, & fried plantains.
12.95
Pollo a la Reyna
8oz fire‏ grilled chicken breast laid over a roasted poblano & cheese gordita. Smothered in white wine mushroom cream sauce. Served w/ Mexican rice & garlicky whole beans.
16.95
Cast Iron Grilled Ribeye
8oz spicy habanero marinated grilled ribeye, mild molcajete salsa (hand crushed grilled roasted tomatoes ans jalapenos)and tosted garlic cilantro butter.Served w/ Mexican rice & garlicky whole beans.
11.95
Chile Relleno Casero
A lightly soufflé battered roasted poblano pepper stuffed w/ Jack cheese. Smothered w/ our garlic tomato salsa, crumbled queso cotija & drizzled w/ sour cream. Served w/ Mexican rice & refried beans. Choice of corn or flour tortillas.
12.95
Carnitas Plate
Tender pork shoulder slowly simmered in a traditional Mexican style. Served w/ Mexican rice, garlicky whole beans & pico de gallo. Garnished w/ lemons & guacamole. Choice of corn or flour tortillas.
13.95
Birria Guadalajara
Abuelita (our Grandmother) was not fond of goat…so she made her birria w/ pork & veal, marinated & rubbed in secret adobo spices & slowly simmered for six hours until fork-tender. Served w/ chopped onions, cilantro, lemons, & a side of our garlicky whole beans. With your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
MOLES
12.95
Mole Polano
Guajillo chiles, Mexican dark chocolate & a varity of toasted nuts, all blended together into a smooth, silky sweet savory sauce, smothered over a poached chicken breast & topped w/ toasted sesame seeds. Served w/ Mexican rice, garlicky whole beans, & a side of our pickled onions. With your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
12.95
Mole Verde
Unique to Lola's, we roast poblano peppers, galic, chiles, & a varity of toasted nuts to make this very special mole. A must experience for a foodies everywhere, smothered over a poached chicken breast & topped w/ toasted sesame seeds. Served w/ Mexican rice, garlicky whole beans, & a side of our pickled onions. With your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
12.95
Corn
Flour tortillas.
Hazelnut Mole
Hazelnut, pumpkin seeds, chipotle chiles moritas, guajillo chiles & vanilla beans all make this a unique explosion of flavors in a silky smooth sauce, smothered over a poached chicken breast. Served w/ Mexican rice, garlicky whole beans, a side of red pickled onions & your choice of tortillas.
ENCHILADAS‏
10.95
chickenL +2
Enchiladas Suizas
Two corn‏ tortillas filled w/ cheese & smothere w/ our creamy green salsa, topped w/ sour cream, & fresh sliced avocado. Served w/ Spanish rice & beans. “A true Lola’s specialty.” (add chicken +2.00)
13.95
Enchiladas Cosmopolitanas
Two echiladas‏ stiffed w/ shredded flank steak sauteed w/ raisins, almonds, onions & galic. Smothered in a sweet, savory & spicy chipotle sauce. Topped w/ toasted almonds & pickled red onions. Served w/ Mexican rice & garlicky whole beans.
FAJITAS
11.95
Chicken Fajitas
Citrus marinated chicken fire grilled w/ fresh onions, bell peppers, & mushrooms. Served w/ Mexican rice, refried beans & your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
13.95
Lola's Fajitas Especiales
Citrus marinated steak, chicken & shrimp fire grilled w/ fresh onions, bell peppers & mushrooms. Served w/ Mexican rice, refried beans & your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
12.95
Frannies Protein Plate
Citrus marinated chicken fire grilled w/ fresh onions, bell peppers, & mushrooms. Served w/ a Lola’s green salad on the side.
TACOS DE LUJO (GOURMET TACOS)‏
9.95
El Trio
Three arredtfully handmade tacos; Grilled chicken w/ mole poblano, topped red pickled onions, sprinkled toasted sesame seeds & pepitas.Birria topped w/ toasted galic tomato salsa, cilanto, onions & radishes.Carnitas topped w/ roasted habanero salsa & fresh avocado. Served w/ Mexican rice & refried beans.
12.95
Grilled Ribeye Tacos
Two corn tortillas stuffed w/ habanero marinated natural reserve grilled ribeye & artisanal jack cheese, topped w/ our creamy avocado cilantro salsa, opnions & radishes. Served w/ Mexican rice & garlicky whole beans.
9.95
Zucchini & Mushroom Tacos
Three soft flour tortillas filled w/ a roasted zucchini & mushroom chutney topped w/ Jack cheese & drizzled w/ a tomato garlic salsa. Served w/ Spanish rice & refried beans.
GOURMET BURRITOS
All of our burritos are served wet w/ a mild red sauce, drizzled w/ sour cream & queso fresco.
9.95
Lola's Vegan Burrito
A large flour tortilla stuffed w/ a roasted zucchini & mushroom chutney, grilled soyriso & black beans. Topped w/ our spicy tomatillo sauce & sliced avocado.
8.95
The Mole Burrito
A large flour tortilla stuffed w/ shredded chicken, Mexican rice & refried beans. Smothered in either our delicious mole poblano or mole verde sauce & topped w/ toasted sesame seeds & pickled onions.
7.95
The Chile Relleno Burrito (A Long Beach Favorite).
A large‏ flour tortilla stuffed w/ our chile relleno casero, Mexican rice, refried beans & garlic tomato salsa. Topped w/ enchilada sauce, queso cotija & drizzled w/ sour cream.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lola’s lunch specials are great options for that day eating lunch with coworkers. $10.85 for best Mexican food in town.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank LinchyTica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on a recommendation from a local resident and absolutely loved it! Everything was delicious from the Mexican street corn, to the chips and salsa, to the main dishes and desserts. Loved the tres leches and churros! Our waitress was great too. She explained...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank sbisgard8
Reviewed May 17, 2019

Went to Lola's on a Monday evening and sat outside. Definitely not the best patio as you're basically on the street, but it was quiet that night so it was a good experience. Service was excellent, food was delicious and lots of vegan options to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank heidig779
Reviewed March 27, 2019

Lola's Mexican was a pleasant discovery in the trendy 4th St area. It was packed at lunch time. We chose to eat outdoors where it was cooler, but had to contend with the traffic being almost in our laps. Service was friendly, timely and quick....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Deborah D
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Had lunch there and was very impressed with the presentation and the taste. The chicken was tender and very tasty. Cute restaurant and will be going back for daughters rehearsal dinner.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lisa d
Reviewed January 23, 2019

I visited here at lunch time on a drizzly, cold day in December. The colorful cozy atmosphere was just what I needed to take the chill off. I had a bowl of green chili soup and it really hit the spot. The waitress was sweet...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank crvisitor41
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Just visting Long Beach overnight, a friend found this cute little place near our Air B&B. My husband tried the Beerito to quench his thirst and he's been ranting about it ever since. Not being too much of Mexican cuisine experts, we relied on our...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank loist491
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Lola’s has great food, unusual dishes that taste great , like a corn starter. The walls have Mexican art objects . It’s in a great street with vintage clothing stores.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank eyemlucky
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

What fun! Not only this restaurant cozy and warm and Charming it's got great service and food! You can sit outside or enjoy a cozy interior! Chicken Verde enchiladas are amazing

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lyndon2
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a pretty busy place, and for good reason. The food is good. There’s some originality. And the margaritas are awesome! Our server was Audrey. She was great. She was enthusiastic and sincere and good about keeping the chip basket and drinks full. Everyone...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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