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what's best at Lares?

mollyomormon Oct 24, 2009 05:27 PM

I've only been once and it was years ago. Going tonight and want to make the most of my order...

  1. Ciao Bob Oct 27, 2009 04:41 PM

    I think Lares has deteriorated rather severly since re-opening after a fire a few years ago.

    Or, perhaps, I have (happily) learned more about Mexican food prepared the right way (thank you Chente, Alban, and our great Mexi-hounds) that I find Lares mediocrity objectionable. Well, it becomes less objectionable after the second outstanding margarita!

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      TracyS Oct 26, 2009 01:09 PM

      My standard order there is the chile verde pork with a mango margarita.
      The guacamole while exorbitantly priced is very good too.

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        Burger Boy Oct 24, 2009 06:02 PM

        Sounds silly but I like their quesadilla, white cheese and green chiles and guac.

        1. Dommy Oct 24, 2009 05:37 PM

          I have found their carnitas to scratch a certain itch...

          --Dommy!

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            handlertaper Oct 24, 2009 05:56 PM

            Chicken mole enchiladas-very good!!!

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              noahbites Oct 24, 2009 09:26 PM

              I second the carnitas.

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