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Viola's Restaurant

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Mexican, American, Southwestern
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124 Central Park Sq, Los Alamos, NM 87544
+1 505-662-5617
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

True to the Southwest,the food is fresh, and loyal to the local royals!! The best Southwest food in the west.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small, local cafe. My husband and I go about 3-4 times a month. They are not open for dinner. Menu is limited, but we almost always order the huevos rancheros. My husband does not eat meat or do dairy and he gets the veggie green chile, and no cheese. He is happy to have a meal he can eat and... More 

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Thank Carol B
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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183 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been around for a while, regular selection of meals, but service can sometimes be spotty. Long line to pay that goes pretty slow.

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albuquerque, NM
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

After reading the RAVE reviews of Viola's from my fellow Trip Advisor writers I decided to make the TWO hour drive to Los Alamos from Albuquerque to give it a try. Upon arriving at Viola's I was impressed by very "dineresque" atmosphere inside. Viola's is somewhat small with tables that are a tad near to each other. I actually liked... More 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

We go to Violas about twice a week. We do this because the food is amazing and the employees are friendly. Love, love, love this place!

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The service, the food authentic Southwest, and always fresh!! Locals love it!! I usually meet on a Friday or Saturday morning to have breakfast and chat. It is always busy, and the locals greet each other like it was the best place in town to meet and greet!!

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Thank olivia4crew
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Good New Mexican, the best Los Alamos has to offer for sure, and hangs in there with the better places in Santa Fe and Espanola. Only open breakfast and lunch. The daily favorites are very popular and sell out early -- especially carne adovada on fridays.

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I've been here only a couple of times for lunch and I would definitely return. The food is tasteful, well prepared and is moderately priced. They do allow for customization of meal options, red versus green chili etc. It's self seating, which is nice! The clientele is a fun mix of all classes and races. Groups are more than welcome... More 

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Los Alamos, NM
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

I'm biased. Viola's serves really good northern NM cuisine. I'm talking breakfast burritio, green chili cheesburger, and the like. The answer is: Christmas.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Viola's has a varied breakfast with very reasonable prices. The food is very good ,the service excellent, and you don't have to wait long for your meal to be served. Both the red and the green chilli are excellent. (I prefer the green). The atmosphere is not fancy. It is a hometown restaurant where regulars frequent and enjoy each others... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Central Park Sq, Los Alamos, NM 87544
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Los Alamos
  • Phone Number: +1 505-662-5617

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?