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Larez Restaurant

Mexican, Southwestern
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1524 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220
+1 505-885-5113
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We have frequented this place a half dozen times since moving to the area. Where they excel is in the service. Food is good plain Mexican stable... Served in good proportions at a decent price. But, the owner and personnel she employs are just nice folks who care about the customer and the service they provide. If you want a... More 

Thank Kevin H
Carlsbad, New Mexico
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

The food here doesn't have much flavor. It's all pretty bland. They have buffet and a menu to order off of. The buffet isn't kept up with very well, so they are usually lacking much of the food on the buffet when you go, so you lose out on that part. On top of all that, the service here is... More 

Thank CraftCrazy575
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2014

First off the people writing these bad reviews are from outside of New Mexico, They probably prefer Tex Mex. Everything is home made from scratch on site by the owner Dora.If you don't want to wait take a look at the website online and Pre-order. The Green Chili Stew Chili Reino are to die for. You can request to make... More 

4 Thank Dylan K
Knoxville, Tennessee
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Place looks like a hole in the wall, it is. Lunch buffet isn't that bad,the service is good, food is about what you would expect for the price.

Thank stash59
McKinney, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Everything is very fresh and made from scratch. This is not TexMex but real Mexican food. We got the steak and chicken fajitas. They were very flavorful and worth the wait.

1 Thank Happyheartintx
Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

The service was good but the food had no flavor at all. I did not care for it. Taco bell would of been better.

Thank Candace V
Calgary, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2014

We saw sign for Mexican buffet and thought on this cold chilly day they probably would have a warm soup on a a buffet , but alas no soup in buffet or evenon the menu. The buffet did not look appealing but when I ordered off the menu waitress said would be a 20 minute wait , There were only... More 

Thank Laraine A
1 review
Reviewed 14 July 2013

The food was tasteless the selection was terrible the salsa looked and tasted like tomato sauce if I had to say something positive the service was very good. If you want to pay 4 star prices for 1 star food larez is a good choice.

Thank santiago v
Level Contributor
37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2013 via mobile

We only had the opportunity to eat here once, but we had a pleasent experiance. Our server was a very nice gal who knew a lot about the menu and was very helpful. The chips and salsa were very good, and while I understand why they'd charge extra for a refill on them, it would be nice if they didn't... More 

Thank Spartacus22
Hamburg, Michigan
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2012

I think the was the restaurant we went to, the food was great, atmosphere was very townsy. It is closed 1-2 days out of the week. Close to the Caverns.

Thank OrangeBackpacker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1524 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 505-885-5113

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?