A Look Inside Las Palmas' New Location on Washington Avenue


"Carnita Pork" at Las Palmas. | Photos by Mabel Suen
  • "Carnita Pork" at Las Palmas. | Photos by Mabel Suen

The last time we took an in-depth look at Las Palmas, former RFT food critic Ian Froeb reviewed its second location in Maplewood, an outpost that followed the model of original flagships in north county. In late September the local Mexican restaurant expanded to include a third location: Las Palmas (1901 Washington Avenue; 314-241-1557), and it's all set to serve up the best margarita in town.

See also: Las Palmas Opening Third Location on Washington Avenue

The bar.
  • The bar.

The restaurant fills the space most recently occupied by J. Spain's Waffles & Wings, and it takes on the same festive look as the other locations, decked out in bright hues as colorful as its plates. From the menu, choose from a large selection of appetizers, soups and salads, chicken dishes, fish and shrimp, steak and pork, fajitas, tortas, enchiladas, chimichangas and combination platters. A lunch menu is also available Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The dining room.
  • The dining room.

Drinks include agua frescas, Jarritos sodas, cervezas and, of course, a variety of freshly mixed margaritas. Las Palmas' Washington Avenue location is currently open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to midnight. For more information, check out the Las Palmas on Washington Facebook page.

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Shrimp diabla.
  • Shrimp diabla.
Chips and salsa.
  • Chips and salsa.
The dining room.
  • The dining room.
Close-up of the bar.
  • Close-up of the bar.
A look at part of the liquor selection.
  • A look at part of the liquor selection.
Margarita menu.
  • Margarita menu.
The food menu.
  • The food menu.
At the entrance.
  • At the entrance.
Now open on Washington Avenue.
  • Now open on Washington Avenue.

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