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El Parasol

) #9 of 25 Restaurants in Los Alamos $ Mexican,
1903 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3023
+1 505-661-0303
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (11 reviews)
“chilli” (15 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
07:00 - 18:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
1903 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3023
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Ordered cheeseburger and fries and cheese quesadilla, the fries were hard and tasted old the burger was good but didn't have any garnish, the quesadilla had to much garnish and was basically filed with lettuce and tomato and there wad very little cheese. These and...More

Thank olive0608
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Date Visited: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Pros: House made chips, reasonable prices Cons: Tacos just okay This a cute little place (not too busy on a weekday) with a couple of tables outside and a bunch indoors. They serve mostly mexican food and hamburgers. Tacos...More

Thank TNTravelCat
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Probably the best place to eat Southwestern food in Los Alamos - it's okay for what it is - quasi fast food. You order at the counter from a limited menu then pick up your food when it's ready. With advice from resident, had the...More

Thank Lasemuse
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Better than the El Parasol in Santa Fe in my opinion, spacious with room to sit. Try the chicken tacos with guacamole and ask for a side of their green salsa - delicious! Very affordable, but more like a fast food operation.

Thank Marie D
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We had to have a quick lunch during a business meeting at the Fuller Lodge which is across the street from El Parasol. I chose the chile rellenos burrito since I had never had one before. However the nice crispy breading had turned to mush...More

Thank Mikejack52pe
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

The Chicken Tacos are top of the line food, they were just amazing! I recommend that over anything. The only problem was it is a bit pricey, but I will vouch that it's worth the money. When me and my aunt were there we also...More

Thank ColinTalks
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We were looking for a quick place for dinner after a long day at the Tent Rocks and then Bandelier National Monument. The vegetarian burrito was amazing! The rest of my family was very happy with their food as well. If you are in the...More

Thank tantoria
Reviewed 3 May 2016

their combination plates are taco plates, nothing to rave about, 2 tacos beans and rice. Average at best and since I am local, I could eat anywhere and will from now on. Tried, failed, done.

Thank Teri D
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

El Parasol is easily the best New Mexican restaurant in town. Fairly priced, always delicious, and fast service. Their chicken tacos are out of this world! A vegan option-get a vegetarian burrito with no cheese. And if you are sensitive to spicy, ask for the...More

Thank Ilovefood505
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We stopped in for lunch and were just as happy as when we had breakfast. The chile-cheese fries were great. The tamales are delicious. No complaints from my teenage boys. Try the horchata drink- it's right next to all the sodas- delicious!

Thank mamaj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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