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La Rosa Southwestern Dining

$$ - $$$Mexican,
25 Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133-9052
+1 719-368-7676
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“red chili” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
25 Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133-9052
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met as a large group prior to attending a local concert. We were all very pleasantly surprised by the high quality food this place puts out. The Carne Adovado was superb. The chips and salsa served were fresh and very tasty. Service was also...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We come here often and always have a wonderful experience. It's not the regular run of the mill Mexican restaurant; the food is creative and delicious. You can get samples of the different chiles that top the dishes that range from very mild to hot...More

Thank GGmaretto
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Had lunch here a couple of months ago - the meal was very good, and plentiful, and the prices were surprising low. Give it a try!!!

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Driving from Westcliffe to Castle Rock on 5/5/17 we wanted to find good Mexican food in honor of Cinco de Mayo. We love the restaurants in Palmer Lake but somehow in our last few years after living in for 7 years in Corrales NM we...More

Thank neenee3g
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We came upon this restaurant by accident for dinner. Although a little pricier than we had planned on spending...it was so worth it. First, it's a small family restaurant and the atmosphere is so relaxing and homey. The food is very fresh. Starting with chips...More

1  Thank DDDColorado
Reviewed 18 February 2017

More than anything, the service here is so friendly. It really feels like I've gone to a friend's house for dinner! Food is unique and tasty. This past visit, I happened to comment on how much I enjoyed the vegetables that came alongside my entree...More

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I've eaten here a few times, but had a bad experience and will not return. The servers were terribly disorganized. Different people would approach my table, but no one would take my order or serve my food. It took a long time to get served...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 8 December 2016

This place is outstanding. The owner is so kind and she knows what she's doing! The food is gorgeous, fresh and unique. This place is an absolute treat. a great piece of New Mexico here in COlorado.

1  Thank cmeade
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

What can I say? Really good southwestern food here in Palmer Lake. Great cuisine, good service and nice setting. I almost don't want to write this review because everyone else will discover it.

2  Thank ZaphodTheTraveler
Reviewed 10 October 2016

La Rosa is fabulous! Housemade chips and salsa. Warm atmosphere. Staff made you feel like you were family. Chili samples offered and enjoyed-----green chili from Pueblo, mild chili, and hatch red chili sauces. We shared a Christmas (red and green chili) burrito, stacked enchiladas, and...More

2  Thank AnnaintheGlen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Highway 105, Palmer Lake, CO 80133-9052
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Palmer Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 719-368-7676
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Enjoy the authentic New Mexico and southwest dining choices offered by La Rosa Southwestern Dining, a rapidly rising star offering an exciting and truly memorable culinary experience in lovely Palmer Lake. Offerings include caldillo (green chili stew with white beans and fork-tender pork), pork adovado, cumin-rubbed lamb tacos, stacked enchiladas, mouth-watering tres leches cake.
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