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“Lara's for lunch”
Review of Lares

Lares
Ranked #81 of 720 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
Reviewed 22 July 2013 via mobile

I've been coming here for about 5 years and tend to get the same thing. The guac is very good and the chips are fresh and hot.

I stay with the chicken tacos and the beef taquito. Both great! Go ahead, use the guac with them!!

Service is good not perfect and drinks are potent!

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Thank Peterisacksen
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Reviewed 1 July 2013 via mobile

9 people in our party. Variety of dishes ordered. No one was impressed.
I ordered fish tacos and got two tiny tacos with a spoonful of dry fish in each. I asked for some sauce for the tacos and got a dish of verde sauce for chips. I paid $14 for this?
Decor and atmoshpere were good. Type and variety of dishes on mneu were good. They were just all very plain. From the fish to the chicken to the steak.

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Thank Norsketech
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Reviewed 9 June 2013

Was recommended by the Travelodge and did not dissapoint. I am not a fan of Mexicain so left it up to the staff to bring us some food which was excellent.The atmosphere here was fantastic, would make a great group night out

Thank GERBEL
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Reviewed 19 May 2013

Excellent little place and just a short walk from the Travelodge. One way to gauge a place is how many locals show up and this place is always full. Excellent food, good service, a bit noisy but that means people are having a good time. Will be back

Thank David N
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Reviewed 16 April 2013

Had a fabulous dinner at Lares with son. Met fun people near our table and really had a great meal. Food tasted very authentic and spicy. Easy to find and they provide valet parking.

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Thank KLM2013
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