Las Palmas Opening Third Location on Washington Avenue

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The six-crab meat stuffed shrimp at Las Palmas is breaded and pan-fried, served over cilantro rice with creamy diablo sauce. | Jennifer Silverberg

Mexican favorite Las Palmas (multiple locations) is opening a third location at 1901 Washington Avenue this month. Its first restaurant opened in north St. Louis County, followed by an outpost in Maplewood. There was also an Overland, Missouri restaurant which has since been sold by the Morales family, which owns Las Palmas.

See also: Enchiladas de Maplewood: A southern offshoot of the popular north-county spot Las Palmas

The new Las Palmas will be in the Tudor building downtown, in the former Smoking Joe's BBQ and then J. Spain's Waffles & Wings space. It already has its liquor license and is almost finished with the buildout -- the owners expect it to be open in about two weeks.

We named Las Palmas the best margarita in town in 2010 and 2008 -- you won't find any margarita mix here. There are more than fifty tequilas to choose from, and yes, you'll be able to taste it. Plus, the top-shelf marg made with 1800 Silver tequila is served in a goblet.

Co-owner Steve Morales did not immediately return calls and emails for comment; we'll update when we hear from him.

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Location Info

Las Palmas Mexican Restaurant

4030 Woodson Road, Woodson Terrace, MO

Category: Restaurant


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Vanessa Johnson
Vanessa Johnson

Edwin Steve Suarez Morales Cristina Osborne yaaaaayyyy!

Cathy Erslon
Cathy Erslon

Christie Mummert, when is your next cheat meal?

Ken Keyes
Ken Keyes

1st location: Woodson Road, 2nd location: Maplewood, 3rd: Downtown.

Keith Rabb
Keith Rabb

It's not a neighbor issue? It's the location. There's no foot traffic...no "anchor" location, no vibe that end wash ave. best of luck maybe the food will carry them. others have tried.

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