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La Salita Restaurant

1217 Eubank Blvd. NE (San Jacinto Ave. NE) Send to Phone
505-299-9968 | Menu
Good spicy chile with no frills.

Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner Tues.-Sat.

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La Salita Restaurant Restaurant Review

: La Salita, which means “the little parlor,” is one of the best traditional, home-style New Mexican restaurants in town. Like many of its ilk, it doesn't look like much from the outside --- or from the inside, for that matter --- but the food is consistent. Try the signature chiles rellenos, which are made fresh. In winter, the carne adovada --- lean pork marinated in red chile sauce and slowly baked until tender --- warms your belly, especially inside a sopaipilla. Good news for the health conscious: Turkey is a mainstay filling for many items (try the soup with Spanish rice), and both the red and the green chile are made without meat, so there are lots of vegetarian options as well. Better news for bottomless pits: The Grand Tomas gets you one of everything --- a cheese enchilada, a pork tamale, a chile relleno, a beef taco, and half a beef burrito. Mixed news for drinkers: Since La Salita doesn’t have a full liquor license, you can’t wash it all down with an old-fashioned margarita --- but at least there’s muy cerveza.


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