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El Parasol

1903 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3023
+1 505-661-0303
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“chicken tacos” (15 reviews)
“guacamole” (15 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
1903 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3023
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Best comfort fried tacos! Get with Guacamole or without they will make you hummmmmmmmm. The breakfast burritos are excellent. My favorite health food here is the chicken burrito. All chicken and tasty green chili.

Thank billcW8274UY
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This restaurant serves excellent New Mexican favorites in a family style setting where you order and receive your food from the counter and then sit and eat or take it out. Excellent smothered carne adovara burritos with christmas chile sauce! Very reasonably priced and friendly...More

Thank TomSchlagel
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This is a small fast food-type chain with a few properties in New Mexico. We visited the Los Alamos property out of curiosity. Seemed to have an extensive menu, and a few daily specials. We ordered a tortilla burger, fries, a special "taco la rafa"...More

1  Thank SeekingVines
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The breakfast burritos were to die for - great flavor and filled with eggs, potatoes, and chorizo. My wife decided that tacos for breakfast would be good, and they were. She said that the pozole was excellent. Ordering is done at the register and the...More

Thank iconions
Reviewed 25 September 2017

The restaurant is centrally located. The restaurant was clean. I enjoyed the chicken tacos and the shredded beef tacos. I would eat here again.

Thank Charles W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Food is always consistent, chicken tacos are excellent, a bit pricey, and prices went up and quantity of food in the tacos went down a bit, maybe not noticeable to most people, but if you are used to eating 3 tacos, you will have to...More

Thank Ted U
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The food is terrible and the service miserable. This is essentially a fast food restaurant. The menu is posted on the wall and the person taking the orders was uninterested in explaining the options. She was bored and curt and only wanted to take the...More

Thank SophiesMom4
Reviewed 7 September 2017

El Parasol is famous for it's breakfast burritos, but lunch is also great. It is very casual (all orders are bagged for takeout, but there are seats inside and outside on premises). They use shredded beef, unlike most NM restaurants. The menu is a bit...More

Thank Rick W
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I love their Carne Adovada. There Tacos are special prepared the old fashioned way before there was such a thing a store-bought taco shells. This is the best place for New Mexican food in Los Alamos. We go there frequently for lunch with our grandchildren.

Thank linacwiz
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Chicken tacos excellent. Fajita burrito excellent. Green chili excellent. First time eating here. When looking for mexican fast food, we would definitely go back. Thanks.

Thank R_from_NJ_USA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1903 Central Ave, Los Alamos, NM 87544-3023
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Los Alamos
  • Phone Number: +1 505-661-0303
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