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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...

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  1. Dommy RE: mollyomormon Oct 24, 2009 05:37 PM

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

    --Dommy!

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      handlertaper RE: Dommy Oct 24, 2009 05:56 PM

      Chicken mole enchiladas-very good!!!

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        noahbites RE: Dommy Oct 24, 2009 09:26 PM

        I second the carnitas.

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        Burger Boy RE: mollyomormon Oct 24, 2009 06:02 PM

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

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          TracyS RE: mollyomormon 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.

          1. Ciao Bob RE: mollyomormon 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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