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La Salita Restaurant

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
1950 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Suite H, Albuquerque, NM 87112-5313
+1 505-299-9968
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“rellenos” (20 reviews)
“sopapillas” (52 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
1950 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Suite H, Albuquerque, NM 87112-5313
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just got home from having dinner at La Salita tonight. It was my wife, her Service Dog and I. I had the shredded beef burrito with refried beans, pappas and covered in green chile. My wife had 2 turkey enchiladas with refried beans, pappas and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kirkbstein
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this place when over-nighting with the travel trailer in ALB on the way to California. Unassuming little place in a strip mall, the outward appearance belies the great food within. Very clean, well run place. The food is New Mexican fare with the...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank HouZooDad
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Went to this restaurant based on reviews and we're disappointed. The Mexican dishes were large but did not seem to have much taste. Other than heat from the chiles, they did not have much taste. We had the burrito and the chili relleno and each...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joe32926
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

The night before a wedding, we were treated to the most amazing Mexican food we have had anywhere. The first bite of salsa told us we were in the right place... First it wakes up your lips and suggests this is going to be unbearably...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank EWL05
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

La Salita has been an Albuquerque favorite for many decades. The New Mexican food is top quality with generous portions and the service is great. Their salsa is excellent! They also have a Happy Hour with some great specials. Great selection of N.M. beers.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gmanusm
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We love eating lunch or dinner at La Salita. They have the best Mexican food in town. Their chili is hot and tasty. Great sopapilas

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rmbiefeld
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Ok. They moved about a yr ago(?), to expand, and about 1pm they had a waiting list to be seated. The food was pretty good. The mgr let us know they had no veggie tamales, when the on line menu said otherwise. And yet the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MomoBobo
Reviewed 6 October 2018

We are New Mexico natives. Had taco salad and enchiladas. The guacamole, pinto beans, and potatoes were awful, from a can. Sopapillas were tasteless. Won’t go back there!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Companion791583
Reviewed 3 October 2018

I am continually amazed that La Salita receives recognition for the best chile relleno. I was underwhelmed, as I am by their limited and rather, in my opinion, uninspired (tired) menu. Sopapilla was just meh. I believe this is a favorite of many Albuquerqueans, but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cyndi H
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Went with my kids and grandkids. The waitress was very helpful and patient with the kids (ages 2 1/2 and 1) and they can eat for free! Wish more places offered this. I had the turkey soup and loved it. The sopapillas are vegan so...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PrsTrainer
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Questions & Answers
Kathe M
2 April 2017|
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Response from Robert E | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, we serve beer and wine. Our Agave Wine Margarita is AMAZING!
13 June 2016|
Response from Valerie J | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late response! You've probably come and gone by now. No, they don't take reservations.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1950 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Suite H, Albuquerque, NM 87112-5313
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-299-9968
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La Salita Restaurant has been serving New Mexican food to many generations of customers in Albuquerque Northeast Heights since 1965. Our family owned and operated restaurant shares the best parts of New Mexico with our customers. We want to ensure that eating at our restaurant is not simply a wonderful dining experience but a home away from home in a warm inviting atmosphere. We take pride in offering our customers fresh products every time they visit. Our recipes are prepared in house, from scratch, everyday to ensure quality, flavor and consistency. Whether it's your first or fiftieth time we want it to be the same, every time. Everyday our goal is to ensure our customers are comfortable, satisfied, and full... That's how we measure our success.
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