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Lorenzo's Italian Restaurant

1753 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001-5780
+1 575-521-3505
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (25 reviews)
“bread” (38 reviews)
“sugo” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
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1753 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001-5780
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long trip from Las Vegas stopped here for dinner. The food and service were very good and the place was packed @4:00 PM which was a good indicator of things to come. I do think the meal was 10-15 % overpriced.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place does a fabulous job combining Italian food with the rich new Mexico flavors of the green chili. I started with the sausage green chili soup, exquisite taste. For my main dish I had the fettuccini alfonso, sausage & green chili in a garlic...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met friends for a bday dinner. Food was great, pasta is fresh tasting. Live the Sugo sauce. Be sure and try the tomato basil soup. Staff was great! We will be back soon.

Thank Dogcruces
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I were searching for a place to eat as we were making our way through Las Cruces to our daughter’s home in Alamogordo. Trip Advisor is always are go to for help. We wanted Italian so we chose Lorenzo’s! We were greeted...More

Thank Tonya E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lorenzo’s is such a great place for lunch or dinner. I love their sautéed mushrooms as an appetizer. This time I ordered the crab ravioli. The sauce was light with a touch of lemon. The owners and staff are always friendly and the service is...More

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 19 January 2018

OUr server Jasmin made our dinner quite delightful, friendly , efficient, polite. Classic menu, something for everyone, good food.

Thank Katethegrape
Reviewed 7 January 2018

My parents and some friends ate here for lunch. The wait staff were friendly and answered a few questions about their menu items. The food was brought out promptly. It Everyone enjoyed their meals. The pizza crust was a little thicker, but it was not...More

Thank Luis M
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

First time dining here with friends. They love it and wanted me to try it. It was lunch so I ordered a small salad with grilled chicken. It came with sundries tomatoes, feta cheese, tomatoes and kalamata olives in their house dressing. I told them...More

Thank Terese C
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Family owned and operated. Great for kids and adults. Small but cozy and the food is sooooo good. My boys (4&6) request to go here at least once a month after church.

Thank Rebekah G
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Hadn't been there in a long time. Love the food. Wife had the Salad with grilled chicken - which is amazing. I had the Pizza and it is cooked perfect and such great crust. The Tomato Basil Soup and fresh bread is the best. We...More

Thank KellerWags
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1753 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001-5780
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: +1 575-521-3505
Voted best Italian Restaurant in Las Cruces 18 years running! The family owned and operated business all started at the apron strings of Mama Gina. Vincent Vaccaro and his sister Mary Ostland, owners of Lorenzo’s Italian Restaurant, remember dodging rows of drying pasta in their kitchen and baking endless rows of Italian cookies. Food was always the center of their family gatherings, and now with 46 years of combined restaurant experience, their family dishes are made for you. Everything from cooked to order pastas, pizzas and sandwiches, to homemade soups, seafood and juicy steaks. And don’t forget about the famous homemade bread that will have you addicted in one bite. Can’t make it to the restaurant? Lorenzo’s will bring the restaurant to you! With full service catering for any occasion, Lorenzo’s Catering offers anything from a simple delivered business luncheon, to full scale plated banquet service complete with china, and staff.
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