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La Nueva Casita Cafe

195 N Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3550
+1 575-523-5434
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
195 N Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3550
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nothing fancy about La Nueva Casita; just great food and good, local-feeling atmosphere. We ate here twice, the first time "on spec." From salads to full, meaty meals, everything looked good and tasted great. The green chile both have a kick, the green sauce being...More

Thank JudyFromCanberra
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place has the best Mexican food in town! Adorable little building in the downtown area. Try this place!!

Thank mchris26
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live for great Mexican food. This has to be the best overall food and service experience I have ever had in a Mexican restaurant. Everything was super fresh and the guac was the best ever. The gals waited on you like you were the...More

Thank arendwest
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorites in town. Great red and green sauces; great service; spicy; grande servings. The only reason we don't frequent the joint more is they don't serve cervezas. We prefer to have mas beer with our Mexican food, but when we're OK with...More

1  Thank Mit Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located a few blocks from the city plaza across from a neighborhood park, La Neuva Casita has excellent food and service. While not my favorite restaurant in town, I do enjoy the occasional lunch here. I do hear that their breakfast is excellent and I...More

Thank LovesFoodNM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got the combo plate to sample several things. The green chili carne was super on point! Best Mexican rice I've ever had. Very pleasant and extremely fast service too. I'll definitely be back.

Thank calamazoo7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just visiting Las Cruces for a couple of days and asked a few locals where to go for great Mexican food. This one was highly recommended. No wonder. The food was great. The ambience was relaxed. And, the service was friendly and helpful. We were...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu has some non NM foods, which one might pass on, in favor of the NM True dishes. Just tasty food, quality service, comfortable ambience, and relatively quick food preparation to table. Gets very full during lunch hour from 12-1... but it's still a...More

Thank andflywrite
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is another one of those little mom and pop restaurants that only lacks in a little atmosphere. But the food is the real deal! I had the chimichanga and an empenada for dessert and walked out stuffed. The beans are excellent, and the salsa...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. The green chile con carne is to die for. I schedule my trips through las cruces to eat here. I buy the green chile con carne to take home or eat on the road. Friendly service cheap prices and excellent food.

Thank MichaelF8
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Questions & Answers
21 June 2017|
Response from Rachel H | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open for dinner. I believe they close at 9ish.
Beverly H
19 April 2017|
Response from Melissa S | Property representative |
Hello. Yes we definitely can! Just let us know when, so we can schedule appropriate staff and reserve your seating.
Beverly H
19 April 2017|
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Response from patluvsscott | Reviewed this property |
Call ahead, they are very accommodating!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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