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All reviews fajitas salmon soup mexican food great margaritas served piping hot outdoor dining small restaurant the wait staff excellent food entrees server
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my daughter and I ordered in this place and need to wait for 15min so while waiting, we decided to take a walk for like 10min then we came back in the place and wait for 5min. So, I decided to asked for a glass...of water coz i really need to quench my thirst. then the guy asked, "do u still need water since you're food is ready". For me this question for a customer like me was totally rude and inappropriate. Even if you served the food and the customer asked water while waiting for the order you this kind of gesture is a sign of unprofessionalism and lack of training for customer service policy. Guys you better not deprive us!!! Hey remember it's summer time! u easily get dehydrated easy!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed February 17, 2022

Excellent food and great margaritas! Service was exceptional ( I forgot the woman’s name) but she was attentive and friendly. Steak and shrimp Fajitas were perfect. Will return for sure

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed October 13, 2021

OMG! The food is so beyond good from the Mexican chicken soup to the arugula/garlic/shrimp quesadilla and chicken and spinach burrito. The soup was thick and filled with authentic flavors and the entrees were served piping hot. We just loved everything. Our server was very...welcoming and attentive. It’s a very cute, small restaurant with a warm and homey atmosphere. There is outside dining and a bar. It is also right beside a shoe store!! What’s not to love?More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed June 25, 2021

Los Jalapenos had lots of room for outdoor dining. The traditional margarita was excellent and inexpensive. I had the mixed fajitas, my wife the mole chicken enchiladas, and as good as the fajitas were, I was suffering from FOMO. My older daughter ordered the chicken...enchiladas and they were excellent as well. My wife was tending toward the seafood enchiladas, but a curious thing about New Paltz Mexican restaurants is their inclusion of salmon in their fish dishes, not something that seemed right to her. The wait staff was wonderful and the experience was satisfying from start to finish.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed October 15, 2020

The wait staff was courteous and efficient. Our meals were delicious. We enjoyed our margaritas after spending time walking around the village. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed February 20, 2020 via mobile

We were on our way to upstate New York and took this exit to grab some food, exactly what we were looking for! Great food at a great price!! Would highly recommend!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed October 17, 2019 via mobile

We just happened upon this little jewel!! Worth a visit😊 The chicken tortilla soup was delicious! The carnitas (shredded pork) taco was simple, yet tasty. My husband loved his beef and chicken tostadas.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 9, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed the vibe and service as much as the food in this funky joint serving traditional Mex-American, as well as innovative specials, in a pleasant setting.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019

Super friendly staff put up with our large party of nine (including 5 kids) and never missed a beat. Food ranged from taco salads, tacos, burritos, chimichangas, steak and fish. All was excellant and not much leftovers. Price for 9 was about $150 which included...a couple drinks. Would recommend in a town filled with good eateries.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019

My Wife and kids brought me to Los Jalapenos for lunch on Father’s Day. This was our first time at Los Jalapenos and our first time visiting New Paltz. We had a wonderful family lunch. The food was outstanding and the service was very good....The restaurant is small and cozy and has a small-town charm about it that goes well with the authentic recipes. The food was far superior to what you would be in any of the tex-mex chains and well above par for a small Mexican restaurant. All five of us enjoyed our meals and everything was prepared correctly and come out hot. The prices are extremely reasonable too. Los Jalapenos is worth a visit if you are anywhere around New Paltz and looking for a great Mexican meal.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

While touring the New Platz downtown area hunting for a restaurant for lunch, chanced upon this somewhat unassuming restaurant on Chestnut Street, mainly because there was a perfect parking space right in front. Four of us stared at the place, at each other, shrugged and...said, why not?. Small restaurant, rustic, Mexican décor and other art work that were nice. Were seated right away by a glass window. We were attended by people who likely members of what seemed like a family run restaurant. Service was personal and good. Decided to have a pitcher of fresh lime Margarita - right choice...perfect, refreshing. The chips and homemade salsa were good and the salsa was fresh with the right amount of tartness and heat. After scarfing down the tasty Jalapeno Poppers, we dined on authentic Mexican cuisine: Cabo Wabo San Lucas, Los Jalapenos Molcajete, Combinacion de Mole - generous servings all and super tasty. No leftover! Capped it all with a delicious Flan. Left the restaurant in a great mood (not just because of the Margarita) and very satisfied. Definitely worth a return visit when in this part of town.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed June 1, 2019

After hiking in Minnewaska stopped in New Paltz for lunch. The colorful decorations of Los Jalapenos caught our eye. We were surprised at the menu selection and selected a couple of dishes to sample. The vegetarian chili relleno was delicious and the serving huge. The...special of the day a spinach and shrimp quesadilla was amazing. I would highly recommend this restaurant for the food, ambiance & friendly service.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

Cozy place, really good and tasty food. Authentic taste. You must try the mole sauce. Had a pitcher of margarita and it was delightful, not too sweet. Avocado appetize was fresh. The soup is great, chicken tortilla soup. When I think of Mexican food I...will go back to enjoy it here.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

A small but very welcoming restaurant. Service is top notch and the food standard fare but done very well and served piping hot with a smile. A steady flow of patrons whilst we were there. Excellent value and you can be in and out in...less than an hourMore

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

The service was extraordinary! Yancy was beyond responsive. We dined on the patio and she even made sure that our dog had water to drink! The food was amazing. Guacamole was made to order, and I asked for a variation on the quesidillas, and they...delivered. The sweetest treat was the flan. Now that pushed us over the top, with deliciousness! I am so happy to know this restaurant is in our hometown!More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Los Jalapenos is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5