Lina’s Mexican Restaurant in Des Moines, Iowa.
The old Sonic Drive-In location became the first Des Moines location for Lina’s Mexican Restaurant. They also have locations in Wichita and Omaha. This location has fixtures left behind from both Sonic and a short lived bbq placed that tried this location. There are two dining areas, a patio is open in the summer.
Location: 5959 SE 14th St in Des Moines, Iowa
Online at: facebook page is here https://www.facebook.com/pages/Linas-Mexican-Restaurant/167297940070404
Specialties: while the menu is almost exactly the same as Abelardo’s, they are some differences like free chips, two kind of queso dip, or sopes on special.
Active Since: These guys appeared a few years after Abelardos and have been here at least since 2012.
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