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Lola's Kitchen

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1244 E Main St, Barstow, CA 92311-2409
+1 760-255-1007
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4:30 am - 7:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 4:30 am - 7:30 pm
Sat 4:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Lola's because of their rating on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed. Excellent food! We were traveling from Phoenix to San Jose and decided to stop there for lunch.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heading down the i15 we decided to stop here - easy to get to and highly rated. Excellent food, great service and prices. Authentic Mexican food! Definitely go!

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1 Thank paixful
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming here since a child, didn't realize until just recently it was rated number one in barstow! A well deserved title and if you come a can guarantee you won't be disappointed!

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1 Thank Andres P
Perth
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

We were driving from Vegas to LAX and needed to fuel up at Barstow. We were hungry and TripAdvisor pointed out that Lola's was the best place to go. The restaurant itself is located in a shopping centre on the main street. We entered and the aroma was lovely, the food was authentic and we enjoyed our dishes, especially the... More 

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arnold, ca
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

This little hole in the wall is in a strip mall, and closes at 7:30. the family women do the cooking. It is NOT fancy at all. The food was fine, not unusual or outstanding, but certainly good enough.

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Tucson, Arizona
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215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Barstow after a long day of driving and checked with the hotel clerk as to 'a great Mexican restaurant'. She, herself, was of Mexican descent and immediately said, "if I'm not eating my moms, I go to Lola's". So, off we went! The restaurant is in a kinda strip mall and is truly a tiny place. The are... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Authentic, fresh, flavorful, clean. We were driving through and decided to stay the night. Looked around for a good restaurant. Found this little jewel.

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New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Cute small place in a strip mall with only a few tables. Very good food prepared fresh to order. This is a family operated restaurant & the portions are large. The food is prepared the old fashioned way.

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Bullhead City, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Used fresh chilis for chili relleno. Made to order. Friendly casual atmosphere. Free chips and salsa.

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Beverly Hills, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

My friends and I had lunch here on Wednesday. I had the California burrito (which was interesting as the first time I've had a burrito with french fries in it). The burrito was pretty good but nothing special. The restaurant is a hole-in-the-wall type establishment within a grocery anchored retail center. Nothing special about the decor. A bit fast-food type... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
4:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
4:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
4:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
4:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
4:30 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1244 E Main St, Barstow, CA 92311-2409
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Barstow
  • Phone Number: +1 760-255-1007

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