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La Rosa Southwestern Dining

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25 Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133-9052
+1 719-368-7676
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“red chili” (8 reviews)
“enchiladas” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
25 Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133-9052
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here a couple of months ago - the meal was very good, and plentiful, and the prices were surprising low. Give it a try!!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Driving from Westcliffe to Castle Rock on 5/5/17 we wanted to find good Mexican food in honor of Cinco de Mayo. We love the restaurants in Palmer Lake but somehow in our last few years after living in for 7 years in Corrales NM we...More

Thank neenee3g
Reviewed March 26, 2017

We came upon this restaurant by accident for dinner. Although a little pricier than we had planned on spending...it was so worth it. First, it's a small family restaurant and the atmosphere is so relaxing and homey. The food is very fresh. Starting with chips...More

1  Thank DDDColorado
Reviewed February 18, 2017

More than anything, the service here is so friendly. It really feels like I've gone to a friend's house for dinner! Food is unique and tasty. This past visit, I happened to comment on how much I enjoyed the vegetables that came alongside my entree...More

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed January 8, 2017

I've eaten here a few times, but had a bad experience and will not return. The servers were terribly disorganized. Different people would approach my table, but no one would take my order or serve my food. It took a long time to get served...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed December 7, 2016

This place is outstanding. The owner is so kind and she knows what she's doing! The food is gorgeous, fresh and unique. This place is an absolute treat. a great piece of New Mexico here in COlorado.

1  Thank cmeade
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

What can I say? Really good southwestern food here in Palmer Lake. Great cuisine, good service and nice setting. I almost don't want to write this review because everyone else will discover it.

2  Thank ZaphodTheTraveler
Reviewed October 9, 2016

La Rosa is fabulous! Housemade chips and salsa. Warm atmosphere. Staff made you feel like you were family. Chili samples offered and enjoyed-----green chili from Pueblo, mild chili, and hatch red chili sauces. We shared a Christmas (red and green chili) burrito, stacked enchiladas, and...More

2  Thank AnnaintheGlen
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Reminds me of Corrales, NM in the 1970's. Cozy NM atmosphere, ristras & paintings on wall for sale. As recommended lamb shank was tender & tasty, marinated in NM red chile (SIC). Carne adovada (marinated chile pork) had enough bite & also was tender. Try...More

1  Thank costrogers
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Fun, relaxing, cozy decor. Excellent food. Great margaritas. Top notch owner and chef. LOVE La Rosa!

1  Thank oowho
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133-9052
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Palmer Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 719-368-7676
  • E-mail
Enjoy the authentic New Mexico and southwest dining choices offered by La Rosa Southwestern Dining, a rapidly rising star offering an exciting and truly memorable culinary experience in lovely Palmer Lake. Offerings include caldillo (green chili stew with white beans and fork-tender pork), pork adovado, cumin-rubbed lamb tacos, stacked enchiladas, mouth-watering tres leches cake.