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Mexican, Southwestern
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed April 9, 2020 via mobile

This is an amazing little gem. The quality of food is outstanding and the service is friendly. I would highly, highly recommend this wonderful place.

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed March 14, 2020

My wife and I had breakfast there and I was surprised to see a spam breakfast burrito I had to try it! Great taste, large size, good green chile burn...and a very friendly and helpful waiter.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 17, 2020 via mobile

Chile relleno was excellent and the tacos were delicious. Place is a little run down, not uncommon for New Mexico

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 31, 2019 via mobile

Great tasting burgers - with lots of avocado! It’s an authentic looking building with a tiny unisex restroom in the back of the building. Great customer service. Reasonable prices. Thank you!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed October 15, 2019

I went in on Saturday afternoon. I had one of their green chile burgers for lunch. Added bacon and cheese. It was a really great burger. I took an order of enchiladas home for dinner. They were okay. I'm not used to the rolled enchiladas...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

Ordered a burrito though Lodel. Excellent burrito, Al Pastor. I've had their burgers before, really great. I keep meaning to try other menu items, but the burgers are so good.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

This very small establishment has excellent burgers and Mexican food breakfast burritos, small seating area but who cares the food makes up for it great burgers, great tacos and truly authentic Mexican food

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

We went to get Tex-Mex, but were persuaded by the reviews to get their burgers and their homemade fries. I had the Swiss/mushroom/avocado burger and it was wonderful. Husband had the bacon burger and loved it. Table service was fast; server was great. The comp...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

The Mexican food is very tasty! For a Mexican spot, they make heck of a burger. I asked why are they so delicious and the guy said they hand press their patties. The fries are handmade and amazing. I forgot to take a photo because...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Based on the other other reviews I decided to take my boys here for a late lunch. It is a very small place. About 6 to 8 tables. Let me tell you the two guys were very friendly and the food was delicious!! I highly...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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