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El Parasol

1903 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3023
+1 505-661-0303
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“tamales” (10 reviews)
“guacamole” (11 reviews)
“burrito” (22 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
1903 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3023
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A spur of the moment decision while visiting Los Alamos lead us to El Parasol. A bit difficult to find in a large shopping plaza with loads of asphalt on a hot day, we were a bit cranky by the time we went in. This...More

Thank hunterlee1084
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I enjoyed eating here. I had the beef combination which came with plenty of food for a person. And, this place is not expensive at all!

Thank Pallav B
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This is a busy locals restaurant where the line is long and the service is slow for the crowd. The tamales are by far the best thing on the menu and I would go back for those alone. The enchiladas are also quite good. However,...More

Thank MontanaCraig
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We were driving around most of the day and stopped here because of its other reviews. Walked in the door and thought there must be a mistake - my wife looked at me and we decided to roll the dice. The tamales were awesome and...More

Thank jdms33
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This was unexpected, this small simple restaurant produces some truly great New Mexican cuisine. Everyone had the enchiladas (which they said were wonderful), but as I am allergic to dairy, I had the Green Chili stew (best I have ever had) and the Posole (very...More

Thank daanddo
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I have reviewed this not-quite-fast-food New Mexican restaurant favorably for lunch in the past, but had never tried it for breakfast before this week. We had a couple of highly satisfying breakfast burritos as take-out, and I'm happy to say the overall outcome was just...More

Thank canbelto
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

While visiting Los Alamos we visited this restaurant. The food was really good! The service was awesome and they served very quick. The burritos are huge! Loved their guacamole.

Thank mimi4you
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Everything there is great. Nice selection of vegetarian options, too. We buy their food by the bag full for our northern New Mexico travels. Wished it was warm enough to sit outside and enjoy the view.

Thank Knoxgrl
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I could eat here everyday for breakfast, lunch and dinner... a Southwest flair and fair with authentic people working there, A place for a great movie too!!

Thank filmwritenm
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

If you can find something you like here, you're golden. Lots of selection with some interesting localish fare.

Thank gregnx
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1903 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3023
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Los Alamos
  • Phone Number: +1 505-661-0303
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