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“they aren't playing around with the hot salsa!”
Review of El Parasol

El Parasol
Ranked #3 of 50 Restaurants in Espanola
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great little affordable taco stand. I had a chicken burrito, a taco and chips, and it was around $18.

Just be advised....the hot salsa is VERY hot! Like, WAY hotter than other hot salsas. They aren't playing!

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Thank 918SarahJane
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Stopped by for lunch last week and enjoyed the casual dining and superb food that the ladies at El Parasol put out. Fair warning: Call ahead if you want quick service since the place is really popular with the locals! This is simply a great food shack. The tacos are some of the best I have ever eaten and the salsa will certainly get your attention. It's good, but its spicy! I will return often! The place is also very inexpensive!

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Thank Richard B
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Stumbled on this "taco stand" while on a road trip around New Mexico. Looked like a fun place to stop for tacos and a break from driving - it was! Wonderful tacos and the pork burrito was fantastic! Lots of locals their, young and old, including several Espanola police officers -= always a good sign of good food to be had!

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Thank Greg G
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Whenever my kids come back home they go to this taco stand before coming to see their folks. And I don't blame them a bit! Such crunchy greasy tasty tacos. The chicken rice soup is crazy good and the posole with red chile from The Mother Ship is the best ever. The tostadas are delicious as well.

Thank kathleenedna
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Not fancy. Nothing more than a kitchen, covered front section and outdoor seating. The big surprise is the tasty tacos served at El Parasol.
Order at the window and food prepared to order. Pick up. Outdoor picnic tables available or eat in the car.
The tacos were prepared with fresh ingredients, loaded with chicken and lettuce. Yum.
Tasty punch or other NA beverages.
Great lunch stop.

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Thank BlueridgeCharlie
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