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La Salita Restaurant

1950 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-5313
+1 505-299-9968
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“rellenos” (20 reviews)
“sopapillas” (45 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1950 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112-5313
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Thought I would try a new place I've never been to. The amount of food that they give you I left hungry. Most places give you some poppy is with your plates. They charge extra for them. and the food was just okay nothing over...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We have been going to La Salita every few months for 30 years. This is the first time we tried it since they moved to the new location. The place is definitely roomier: larger waiting area, restrooms where you don't have to worry about hitting...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We got there on a weekday (wednesday) around 8:15pm which was probably a mistake. the food was not as good as typically is. Service was also okay, The ambience was not good. Not impressed with the new place.

Thank worldtraveler1102
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, had the cheese relleno, the taste and texture was superb. Also had a turkey enchilada, which also was marvelous. Have nothing but rave reviews for La Salita’s!

Thank mojo1012
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We love this place! Some of the best New Mexican food in town. Highlights: B.O.G. Burrito, blue corn enchiladas, green chili salsa with homemade chips, turkey soup, perfect papas, fantastic sopapillas. Even the beans are good! We don’t eat out for Mexican very often because...More

1  Thank ELKsquared
Reviewed 15 December 2017

A very new location that is modern in decor, very spacious, with pleasant music in the background. Waitstaff is mature, pleasant, and very efficient; along with our order I had a dry red wine with my meal and my Wife & Daughter had custom beers....More

Thank Harry H
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We were having trouble finding a place where we could sample traditional New Mexico cuisine that was also vegan-friendly. A couple of places listed had mixed reviews. Then we got a recommendation to try La Salita. We were greeted at the counter with an additional...More

Thank VeganRV
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Visiting family here in ABQ and decided to try this place out. Food service and food itself was excellent Way more than you can eat at a reasonable price. They’ve moved to a new address so don’t believe the one posted here

Thank Nysaao
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The great days of this eatery are long past. Employees and owner are very nice, but went to their new location for dinner. I was looking forward to it all day. The new location has never had good fortune as an eatery. It is obviously...More

2  Thank blancaycoco
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I have been patronizing La Salita since about 1976 and the food has always been good to great! I had chile rellenos that were fantastic. My wife had a green chile, turkey burrito that was also quite good. They have just moved to a new...More

Thank Ralph P
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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!
12 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
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1950 Juan Tabo Blvd NE, 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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