Making its debut 8 months ago, La Casa Alba has been a hit among locals. The family operated establishment on 715 Washington is in Santiago’s previous location. Youngest son of the Alba family and manager of the restaurant, Scott, grew up in Golden. While the family boasts being in Golden for over 30 years, Scott’s mother is originally from Mexico.
Everyone knows that Colorado is not exactly a hot spot for great Mexican food. However, Casa Alba breaks the stereotype. Chiles Rellenos, Huevos Rancheros, and Chilaquiles are among the authentic Mexican dishes on the menu to feed the Mexican food craving side of Golden locals. For the less exotic, everything from bacon burritos to chicken tacos are also among the many food choices.
“We like to go on Saturdays and get breakfast” explains Mines Junior, Joshua Duran Shew. Casa Alba opens at 6:30 weekdays and Saturday to feed the urges of its customers such a Shew.
Casa Alba’s menu consists entirely of homemade recipes, explains manager Scott Alba. “It’s recipes that I grew up with. We eat them at my house all the time, just a home cooked meal,” remarked Alba when asked about the menu. Alba’s mother is the secret behind the recipes.
“Mom’s cooking is supported by the entire family. We take the orders and do the clean up. But best of all, we serve you, our customers,” the website boasts. The Casa Alba website (http://www.lacasaalba.com/mexican/index.php) occasionally posts a recipe online to get feedback on the ingredients.
La Casa Alba recently started offering delivery within a five mile radius of the Washington / Highway 58 Bridge for a small fee. The open dining area offers a great place to meet or socialize while enjoying your favorite Alba dish. The restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner provides a diverse menu that can hit the spot any time of the day. Golden locals looking for a home cooked authentic meal should look to La Casa Alba for a pleasant experience.