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La Nueva Casita Cafe

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195 N Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3550
+1 575-523-5434
08:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Mon 08:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 08:00 - 20:30
Fri 07:00 - 20:30
Sat 08:00 - 20:30
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Las Cruces, NM
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we entered, there was a long wait and people getting in the way of servers because entryway is crowded by design. We waited over 30 minutes and I did notice a few empty tables. While we waited, I overheard the buzz that TripAdvisor has great reviews of us so everyone is coming. Our waiter was outstanding but the food... More 

Thank letsmakewine
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was excellent as well as the service. Beats any chain restaurant hands down. Only downside might be no liquor.

Thank Todd T
Reno, Nevada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our favorite go-to place for authentic Mexican food in Las Cruces. There's a good reason La Nueva Casita always ranks among the top restaurants in town

Thank drkn0wles
Level Contributor
18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived in what appeared to be more a neighborhood with a park across the street. Our server, Yogi, was polite and let us sample both red and green sauce. Got combination plate. Tremendous!

Thank Karen H
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend-of-a-friend recommended this place and I am so glad she did! The service was good and the food was superior! Never had better Mexican, even my pickiesr eater loved it! This place has my two thumbs up vote!

Thank Mommybuckeye
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great friendly service and even better food. We haven't had Mexican this good since we left calif. 10 yrs ago.

Thank Vincent A
Richmond, Virginia
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is good. Service is friendly and efficient. But is this authentic Mexican food. I refer you to an earlier review by Iggy: "No masa, ceviche, tripas, or tamales ...." I could close my eyes, taste the food and easily be back at a local Virginia Mexican restaurant. We all have our take on what is authentic. For me,... More 

Thank michael b
Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small restaurant in an old historic neighborhood. It was busy but they are very attentive as soon as you walk in the door. The food was worth the wait. We would go there again.

Thank Allen H
Poplarville, Mississippi
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86 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a family owned, local restaurant with authentic Mexican food. Very moderately priced, and delicious. Would love to go again if we're ever in Las Cruces.

1 Thank DYK640
Tucson, Arizona
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the things I like most about visiting Las Cruces is eating in their many fine Mexican restaurants. This place doesn't disappoint. It's very easy to find, only a couple blocks off Amador on Mesquite Street, close to Main Street. It's in an older very well kept area of town. It's very casual and the staff is very friendly.... More 

Thank madbrad48

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 N Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3550
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: +1 575-523-5434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?