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Larez Restaurant

1524 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6512
+1 505-885-5113
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible8%
19 Dec 2017
“Glad we took the chance ”
3 Aug 2017
“Good, hearty meal”
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Mexican, Southwestern
1524 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6512
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for the lunch buffet. It was God awful. The cottage cheese was spoiled. I am SPOILED. The salsa tasted like canned tomato juice. The enchiladas had literally nothing in them. DIY tacos were ok if you wanted grease and cheese. No clean plates...More

Thank eedoonan
Reviewed December 23, 2017

They have buffet for lunch and on Friday evening or order off of the menu. Best Mexican food you can get in town always made to order n always very tasty.

Thank markwilson724
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

We asked some local residents what the best Mexican food was and Larez is where they sent us. We were leery at first because they don’t have queso and the salsa was very thin vs chunky that we were used to (TexMex is what we...More

Thank JustUs4Tex
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

We had a weeknight dinner here. I lived in Albuquerque for a couple of years and have more than a passing familiarity with NM food. This isn't bad at all - good, but not outstanding food. The green chile plate was good and definitely hearty....More

Thank Swimfins
Reviewed August 1, 2017

This is a very good restaurant. The amount of chips and salsa is small. They charge extra for additional chips. The portion size is very small. This is great authentic food.

Thank rboykins71
Reviewed September 23, 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...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed February 24, 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...More

Thank CraftCrazy575
Reviewed December 21, 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....More

4  Thank Dylan K
Reviewed September 29, 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
Reviewed September 2, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1524 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6512
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 505-885-5113
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