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La Herradura

1901 N Pine St, Artesia, NM 88210-1048
+1 575-746-0040
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“tacos” (27 reviews)
“tortillas” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
1901 N Pine St, Artesia, NM 88210-1048
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy here just really tasty Mexican food. Always the best tacos in SE New Mexico. Only drawback is limited open hours each day.

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 21 December 2017

If you are in hurry you may not want to go there. They make each meal individually. But they have lots of room and the staff are pleasant.

Thank Carrie H
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

The outside of the building doesn’t do justice to the artistry of the food. We started with chips and salsa- the salsa was bold and substantial and loved... it didn’t last long with us. Our oldest son REALLY likes the salsa! The service was really...More

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Takes a little bit to get your food because it's fresh but the service is good the food is excellent and a good price

Thank John S
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My family and I went for dinner. The Chips and salsa were pretty good- the tortillas were great with the cheese dip. The main meals were amazing. I would recommend the tacos- It was fun to watch the ladies cooking the food- The only negative...More

Thank Tomisha B
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Went here on a recent trip for lunch. I had some very good barbacoa tacos. They were flavorful and you got a very filling meal for the price. Good salsa too. The staff were friendly and the service good.

Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Outside and north of town center in an industrial area there is a large metal building. Inside a large room of booths and tables to sit and eat delicious Mexican food. Amazing beans, I now understand Juan Chicoy in Steinbeck's The Wayward Bus.

Thank Paolo D
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The tacos here are as good or better than any I've ever had! If you are looking for great Mexican food, look no further!!!

Thank Sherry D
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The Mexican food is really good nice and spicy but the people that work there can be very rude unwelcoming

Thank Sarrahh7
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The very best mexican food is served in places that are often described as holes in the wall. The building and the decor are nothing to write home about, but the food will knock your socks off it's so good. La Herradura is one of...More

Thank Michie1291
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1901 N Pine St, Artesia, NM 88210-1048
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Artesia
  • Phone Number: +1 575-746-0040
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