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La Loma Restaurant

2527 W. 26th Ave. Denver, CO 80211 | Northwest Denver | 303-433-8307

Location Description:

This Denver restaurant has grown with Denver, since its days in a little bungalow in the early '70s to its current incarnation, a landmark spot overlooking the city, known for its good green chile (the recipe of the late Savina Mendoza, the matriarch of one of the founding families) and enormous margaritas. Although a few items -- shrimp fajitas, for example -- have been added to the board since La Loma was founded, most of the menu has been virtually unchanged since 1973, and so serves up a real culinary history.


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  • Cuisine(s): Mexican, South American
  • Hours: Sun-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri-Sat 11am-11pm
  • Price: $, $$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, cash, check
  • Extra Info: Happy Hour: Mon.-Sat. 2-6 p.m.
  • Features: Banquet Facilities, Catering, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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