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Las Palmas Mexican Restaurant

3801 Wake Forest Rd, Durham, NC 27703-3605
+1 919-598-8990
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
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7 Jun 2017
“Our favorite local Mexican food”
9 Jan 2017
“Great Atmosphere and Delicious Mexican Food ”
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3801 Wake Forest Rd, Durham, NC 27703-3605
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is a pretty standard TexMex-style Mexican restaurant. But the customer service and food are great. We've gone here many times over the years, and probably only had one meal that was not up-to-par. The chorri-polo tends to be my favorite. The chips and salsa...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I've been going there for years. The service is always friendly and the food is always delicious. Highly recommend.

Thank krissybee1979
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The chicken quesadillas have a lot meat in them and have a lot of flavor. The salsa and cheese dip are great. Very colorful restaurant with a distinct Mexican flair.

Thank Wanda P
Reviewed 21 July 2015

As part of our lunch time escapes, I looked forward to when the group wanted to go to Las Palmas Mexican Restaurant. The chips and salsa that are brought out, are addictive. The food is always hot and brought out quickly by an attentive staff....More

Thank TurksHeadGuy
Reviewed 5 June 2014

4-stars in its category: somewhere between average and excellent for family Mexican restaurants. Decent Mexican restaurant in an older A-frame building that used to be an Asian restaurant many years ago. It's at the Northern end of Durham, about halfway up the Duke side of...More

Thank tb420
Reviewed 23 February 2014 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant many times. They are right around the corner from us, and they offer authentic Mexican food at a very low cost. Tacos and enchiladas are wonderful. I always enjoy receiving a basket of hot tortilla chips before the meal....More

Thank Immanuel J
Reviewed 6 September 2012

you will be happy you went there to eat very good. a lot of local people recommended this place to eat. good prices and friendly people

Thank atlantaman62
Reviewed 20 February 2012

One should take care not to fill up on preliminary chips and salsa--which come free of charge, in abundance--for the entrees taste pretty good. No flapdoodle about nutrition, just good-tasting filling unauthentic caloric Mexican cuisine, especially popular selections like chimichangas, burritos, tacos, taco salads, and...More

Thank BornTooLoose
Reviewed 9 October 2011

Prices are a bit high but they have good food. Nice place!

Thank Watso058
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23 February 2017|
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They have margaritas special on the board each day
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  • Address: 3801 Wake Forest Rd, Durham, NC 27703-3605
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-598-8990
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