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About Lola Costal Mexican - Denver

Nestled in Denver's favorite new culinary Mecca, the LoHi neighborhood, LOLA is "The Place" for tequila as well as one of the cities most acclaimed dining destinations. The kitchen cooks up a fresh, seasonal menu inspired by the soulful cuisine of Mexico's coastal regions, and we serve it to you in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Join the tequila aficionados at our award-winning tequila bar, featuring over 150 different selections for your sipping pleasure. From all-night happy hour every Monday, Taco Tuesdays with Mexican street cocktails served family style, and remember: Denver's very best brunch starts early and ends late with an afternoon happy hour and live music on Sundays.

1575 Boulder St.
Denver, CO 80211
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Regional Mexican, Breakfast, Contemporary Mexican

Hours of Operation:
Brunch
Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm
Happy Hour
Mon–Fri 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
Sat, Sun 2:30 pm–5:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

Cross Street:
16th & Boulder Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(720) 570-8686

Website:
http://www.loladenver.com/

Entertainment:
An urban oasis…
You can almost hear the ocean.
While her spirit was born on the beaches of Mexico, Lola’s roots have always been firmly planted in Denver. Join us for happy hour, private events, dinner, weekend brunch and live music, special dinners, grass roots charities, a cocktail, a tequila seminar, to see what’s new, or to savor the familiar

Catering:
Get some Lola family style to-go!
ENCHILADAS
16 enchiladas $48
chicken, veggie or pork
chile rojo or chile verde, pico de gallo & crema
ROASTED CHICKEN MOLE
$14/person – 4 person minimum
mole negro or mole verde, cilantro rice & black bean refritos
FAMILY TACO BAR
$15/person – 4 person minimum
chicken, pork or shrimp (+2pp)
creamy house slaw, corn or flour tortillas, pico de gallo, queso, cilantro rice & black bean refritos
Place your order at togo@loladenver.com or call 720.570.8686

Parking Details:
Parking is tough in this neighborhood, and we know that, that's why we offer complementary valet, right outside our door on the corner of 16th Street and Boulder Street, just get your "Hecho in Denver" stamp and it's on us!

Executive Chef:
Jamey Fader/ Duane Walker

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Open for Brunch at 10am!
Family-Style Dinner - Caesar Salad, Mexican Paella, Milk & Cookies.
$16 per person / $13 for each additional person. 1/2 priced Bottles of Wine & Mexican Egg Nog Special All-Day.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

New Year's Eve Party • 7pm - 10pm
Live Music by Grown Ass Man Band
1/2 off Oysters All Night & East Coast Tequila Toast at 10pm

Private Dining

Lola features several private party options, and is completely customizable to cater to your group. Lola's most well known room is coincidentally the most unique, BeLola. Also featuring an intimate room, Las Cruces, and our full patio/bar. At Lola there is a perfect spot awaiting your party.

Lola Costal Mexican - Denver Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

85% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (12)
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Good for Groups (10)
Bar Seating (10)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Good for a Date (9)
Casual (8)
Special Occasion (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Happy Hour (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Authentic (5)
People Watching (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Spicy (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Cozy (3)
Live Music (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Romantic (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Business Meals (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Healthy (2)
Tapas (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Great Beer (1)
Late-night Find (1)
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Food was good, but not as great as remembered... might have been due to the recent menu change.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Wait staff was very attentive — right on top of things! Drinks were great, they definitely don’t short pour. Love this place!

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Ambiance and service is great, but food prep and taste needs a lot of improvement.

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Lola was AMAZING! I kept having to add more people to the reservation and they were more than accommodating with us. Shout out to Jen (and everyone else) who took care of our table that night. We had people staggering to arrive and that was not a problem. We had queso, yucca fries, ceviche, and the brussel sprouts. OH THEY WERE GOOD! Service was absolutely fantastic! Will definitely be going back!

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Live Music
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Don't get me wrong, the food at Lola is good but I just don't think it quite lives up to the price point. In my mind it ends up being over priced Mexican food.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We were there for their Old School Hip Hop Brunch...literally two of my favorite things in the world, Mexican food and Hip Hop, together in an epic brunch experience. The food and the drinks for so good and the ambiance was incredible. I would go back to Denver just to go to this restaurant.

Tags: Comfort Food, Fun, Casual, Great for Brunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We love this place. The food and service were strong. Hostess was cute but in the weeds.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Always love Lola

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Awesome food and service

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Been here many times. Food is always good but service is awful!

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Another great experience at Lola -- Sunday brunch food is great -- the crab cakes benedict with sweet potato kale side is outstanding, as always. Wait people were attentive and particularly friendly, also as always. And don't leave without a side of donuts!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Lola is a reliable standby. A warm atmosphere, friendly staff, relaxed seating and fabulous food. The menu changes regularly but not too frequently - or too much. Favorites remain - breakfast plates, the made-at-the-table guac, and of course the amazing bloody marys! It would take a lot to knock this place off my personal Top Five Brunch Spots list.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Cozy
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Very common food without soul in a place that does not contribute anything. From my point of view the displacement is not worth it, another one of many without pain or glory.

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 23, 2017

The food was good, the service was great. Fun comfortable atmosphere.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

We decided on Lola because we had been once before for Happy Hour before a show. I also have great respect for Big Red F restaurants in general.
We had brunch on a Sunday, were cheerfully a greeted, got a table right away. Our server was very friendly and was present when we need him.
The food was good in general except that I had the Crab Cake Benedict and it was very mushy and just did not have a "fresh" character or flavor. I was prepared to be blown away, as I have become accustomed to with this restaurant group, but this food experience makes me hesitant to be adventurous in the future.
Great place, maybe this was just an exception to the rule...

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Casual, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Brunch was delicious! We celebrated our anniversary and were complimented with two glasses of Champagne and dessert. The staff were welcoming and new how to take care of us. The best part of LOLA was the chicken and waffles!!! To die for! I am Latin and it was Southern Comfort food with a Mexican Twist.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

We were four friends on a girls weekend in Denver. I reserved a table at Lola in advance, and after looking at the menu with my friends, we all were excited to eat there. We had to wait a few minutes after our reservation time for our table to be ready, and once we were seated, the table side guacamole cart was brought to us, and we were given a free guac as thanks for our patience. It was completely unnecessary (we waited less than 10 mins), but very thoughtful and much appreciated (our group LOVES guac, we were going to order it anyway :)) All of our meals were tasty, the drinks were fab, especially the Lady Killer, the energy was great, and we had a fun evening out! My only negative comment was that it was very loud in the restaurant, which did make some conversation difficult. All in all, we would highly recommend Lola!

Tags: Fun, Special Occasion, Bar Seating
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The table side guacamole is always wonderful! The rest of the food was good, but not outstanding. The carne asada was tough (even when done at medium rare), so I wouldn't order that again. I like their happy hour menu better than their dinner menu. The drinks are always good though.

Tags: Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching
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·Dined on October 19, 2017

Our group had a great time - excellent food, attentive wait staff, good atmosphere, not too loud. The quality of the food was definitely very good. Shrimp and grits was amazing, as was the cochinita pibil. The other people in our group also really enjoyed it.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Excellent service, great food...warning: the Ultimate Bloody Mary is HOT-HOT-HOT!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Casual, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Lola was fantastic! It's been a couple of years since we've been there and we have been missing out! Food, service, ambiance- everything was perfect. Salsas were amazing- we ended up getting all four. We are in Chicago regularly and eat at Frontera and this was every bit as good.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Okay, but not what it used to be. This visit was very average compared to previous visits over the 7 years we've been dining at Lola. To begin, they have changed their tap beer offerings and offer only one Mexican Lager beer on tap (brewed in Colorado); bottle selections were not as good either. In addition, the wine selections were limited and they were out of some offerings. Food menu was okay, but also not as good as it used to be. I had the Shrimp & Grits and for $22 there were only 3 medium(ish) bacon wrapped shrimp and a scoop of grits. My daughter had the tacos and she said they were also just okay. I feel like Lola has created an average sized menu with so so entrees and kept the prices at or near the days when it was a fantastic place to eat and drink. I hope Lola returns to the Lola of the past- it was fantastic!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on October 8, 2017

The food was to die for and the service was above and beyond. We had a diner with multiple allergies and they bent over backwards to accommodate. The atmosphere was fun and eclectic, with a live band playing just after brunch ended. Table-side guacamole service was both entertaining and delicious. Some of the best salsa I have ever tasted. Amazing chicken and waffles and the smoked trout was also a highlight.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Live Music, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Comfort Food, People Watching, Fun, Hot Spot, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch, Gluten Free Options
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Had a great time celebrating a bachelorette party!

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 6, 2017

The schrimp and grits were awesome according to my wife. I had the smoked chicken enchiladas rice and beans. This was an very fresh tangy meal. And we highly recommend the banana split for desert.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating
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 (Denver)·Dined on January 16, 2017

We took our 3-year-old daughter to the aquarium and then drove down this way to see what we could find for lunch. So we did not have reservations on a Sunday afternoon at noon, nor had we ever been to Lola before. When we walked in and answered that we did not have reservations, the hostess, who was extremely polite, informed us of a 25 minute wait and asked us to sit in the open seating area. The hostess then came back less than 4 minutes later and announced they were cleaning a table for us (good thing because my toddler was not a fan of the high seating).

We ordered the Lola Guacamole which was made table-side, by a guy who did NOT seem happy to be the "guacamole guy" and did not smile one single time, but we forgave him for that because he made phenomenal guac. Like I wanted to scoop it and eat it with my hands, it was SO good. He scared me with the amount of jalapenos he put in there (like WHOA dude), but the heat level was perfect. Our server was incredibly friendly, although it felt a tiny bit forced. Like he didn't seem like someone who spent much time with kids. But he was definitely on top of his game and smiled a LOT.

My husband ordered the chicken fried steak and declared it the best he's ever had. I had the Lolaburguesa with an over-easy egg and was definitely happy with my choice. The only tiny negative I have to say is I ordered the El Admiral for our daughter - off of the kids' menu - and she was served the adult meal from the brunch menu. It's obvious that even though they are kid-friendly here...maybe they don't get all that many kids in? I don't blame them for that though. It definitely felt like a slightly upper-scale hipster joint and I can't wait to come back for a dinner here with my husband.

The food was phenomenal and the ambiance is SO fun. I highly recommend! (Although I'd only bring a kiddo during daylight or lunch/brunch.)

Tags: Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Great Beer, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Fun
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 9, 2016

Great! We have been experiencing new places for brunch and this is definitely one to come back to. The deviled eggs are a must. The heat and flavors on all the entrees are done to perfection (at least my plate did at the time.) This is the second time I have been here and I haven't been disappointed ...yet. So far so good. Green chilie biollie...not sure the spelling of the dish...delicious. Horchata pancakes, are light and tasteful. In season mimosas was a different twist that I wasn't used to and I liked it. Good job Lola.

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 (Denver)·Dined on October 2, 2016

Always a treat to dine there! Food and Service always on point.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Fun, Great for Brunch, Paleo Friendly
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 2, 2016

Expected a good Sunday brunch on a non-Bronco Sunday and all our expectations were exceeded. Thank you Lola - we talked about you all day long.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Kid-friendly
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 23, 2016

This restaurant was great for out of town guest! We had a large group of 7 and a few allergies including Nut and Gluten. The server was well informed and knowledgeable about the food and made our guests feel safe with what was being prepared for them. The atmosphere was lively and walkability was great for after dinner to walk around.

Tags: Good for Groups, Fun, Gluten Free Options
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 21, 2016

Only issue. Valet wasn't available. The ting man running the valet wasn't set up at 5 pm as advertised.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Spicy, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Fun
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 (Denver)·Dined on September 17, 2016

Excellent dining experience all around

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 (Denver)·Dined on September 13, 2016

Lola is a fun Mexican restaurant with great happy hour deals and excellent tacos.

Tags: Fun, Casual, Happy Hour, Spicy
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on September 5, 2016

Good food good company good vibes!Fantastic as always

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 (Denver)·Dined on September 3, 2016

Very disappointed with the new menu, very noisy, even though it wasn't full, waitress trying to hurry us along, again, the restaurant wasn't very busy, over-priced drinks with all ice and no alcohol

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on September 3, 2016

We came to Lola for Brunch and were not disappointed!! The guacamole (made tableside) was a great hit. The coconut bread was also a favorite. We also tried a couple of cocktails and both were very tasty.

I was a little apprehensive to try brunch here as I don't care for my food to be very spicy. But I had the biscuits & chorizo gravy with eggs and it was great.

The prices were good and we will definitely be back!

Tags: People Watching, Great Beer, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on September 2, 2016

The table-side guacamole is a must!! I have ordered it with brunch and with dinner at Lola and both times it stole the show.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 29, 2016

The food was good. For the Monday evening happy hour - the tacos were rather small. They didn't seem to be full meal-size. If one is very hungry, order 4 or 5 or a regular meal.

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 (Denver)·Dined on August 27, 2016

Excellent drinks, food and Staff

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on August 23, 2016

Top notch guacamole made table side. Shrimp ceviche and octopus good. Everything well spiced to our taste. Just fair service. We felt neglected.

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