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Viola's Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern, American
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124 Central Park Sq, Los Alamos, NM 87544
+1 505-662-5617
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Basic Northern New Mexican food. Great sopapillas, mild to hot green chile, burritos, hamburgers, etc. Good prices to fill you up!

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Thank kathybooks
Naperville, Illinois
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620 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Really excellent food and filled with locals. Everything we ate had green chilies, which were fresh and delicious. We enjoyed the sopapillas at the end of our meal very much.

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East Lansing, Michigan
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had a late lunch at Viola's. We were a larger group, and the wait took a while, with us mostly managing it by eyeing who looked close to departure. This is not a place for fine dining or atmosphere - worn tabletops, utilitarian chairs, with tables close to your fellow diners, and with a line to pay at the... More 

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Thank MichTraveler8
Charlotte
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80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Great food really quick service once we were seated. Food really good. Lines to pay were ridiculous at 14 people. Took longer to pay than to eat. Make sure you time your visit for non rush hour!

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Thank Louise40
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

True to the Southwest,the food is fresh, and loyal to the local royals!! The best Southwest food in the west.

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Thank filmwritenm
Los Alamos, New Mexico
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Small, local cafe. My husband and I go about 3-4 times a month. They are not open for dinner. Menu is limited, but we almost always order the huevos rancheros. My husband does not eat meat or do dairy and he gets the veggie green chile, and no cheese. He is happy to have a meal he can eat and... More 

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Thank Carol B
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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183 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Been around for a while, regular selection of meals, but service can sometimes be spotty. Long line to pay that goes pretty slow.

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Thank gregnx
albuquerque, NM
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

After reading the RAVE reviews of Viola's from my fellow Trip Advisor writers I decided to make the TWO hour drive to Los Alamos from Albuquerque to give it a try. Upon arriving at Viola's I was impressed by very "dineresque" atmosphere inside. Viola's is somewhat small with tables that are a tad near to each other. I actually liked... More 

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Thank Jim R
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We go to Violas about twice a week. We do this because the food is amazing and the employees are friendly. Love, love, love this place!

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Thank Tim B
Los Alamos, New Mexico
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The service, the food authentic Southwest, and always fresh!! Locals love it!! I usually meet on a Friday or Saturday morning to have breakfast and chat. It is always busy, and the locals greet each other like it was the best place in town to meet and greet!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Central Park Sq, Los Alamos, NM 87544
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Los Alamos
  • Phone Number: +1 505-662-5617

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?