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Lola’s Burrito Joint Set to Open This Week in Riverside

04 Jun

Just last week Beer:30 opened on King Street in the Beer District, this week another new place is opening with an incredible array of beers and a menu to knock you socks off. Lola’s Burrito Joint will offer the name-sake burritos, but it will also offer an array of foods described by Carlos Ramirez, chef and partner, as Latin street food. The restaurant is the brainchild of Ramirez and the team responsible for Carmine’s Pie House a few blocks down King Street.

The interior of the new watering hole cum restaurant is a lively mishmash of Latin influences with a centerpiece of a mannequin astride a motorcycle. It is vibrant, exciting, and definitely outside the usual. Bright reds, and yellows adorn the walls and Latin murals, paintings and artwork abound.

But, even the best restaurant cannot survive on looks alone. Fortunately, Lola’s has an outstanding menu as well. Look for empanadas, quesadillas, tacos, and wings as well as a bevy of burritos. And don’t forget the beer. Lola’s will host over 50 taps including two very unique Unibroue towers with Blanche de Chambly, Blonde de Chambly, Maudite, and Ephemere flowing through them.

Ramirez says the name is the result of a brainstorming session, “We were looking for a name with presence; Lola’s seemed to have it.” He says that the new restaurants, “Wants to be conscious to the neighborhood. Keeping true to the legacy of Riverside.”

Ramirez plans to have the doors open later this week to welcome his new neighbors and begin making his mark.

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Posted by on June 4, 2012 in Beer, Food, Imports, Restaurant

 

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5 responses to “Lola’s Burrito Joint Set to Open This Week in Riverside

  1. Sandra

    June 4, 2012 at 9:31 PM

    And where is this new restaurant located, exactly?

     
    • mwisdom562

      June 4, 2012 at 9:43 PM

      In the old Jax Grill space, same block as Soups On and nearly catty corner of Pele’s.

       
    • katie

      June 5, 2012 at 10:52 AM

      park and king street. where pizza palace use to be.

       
  2. DOC

    June 11, 2012 at 1:21 PM

    I went to try it out even though I had already eaten. I had planned on ordering a mangotita and a fish taco. After waiting 15 minutes and not getting a drink I walked out. I do plan on going again tonight and I hope the service is better.

     
  3. ortegadevines

    June 11, 2012 at 1:35 PM

    Lolas burrito gallery in 5 points. Great…huge…burritos. The beer selection is awesome and the margaritas are outstandingly made, priced and sized. Service was spot on. Highly recommend.

     

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