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El Fidel

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510 Douglas Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-3945
+1 505-425-6659
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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146 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mom and I stopped in here for lunch back in December. It was great. The waiter was very friendly. He told us that the meals were big, so we split one. It was awesome. Something different than the great Mexican food that is available throughout Las Vegas.

Thank nohesitating
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

El Fidel is an eclectic restaurant in a sea of Northern NM diners. I like to eat there whenever I want something higher quality and different than the rest in the area. Not that I don't enjoy New Mexican food, but sometimes I want something different. You must try the bacon cheddar fondue, lamb burger for lunch and the steaks... More 

Thank Sal S
Seminole, Florida
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Was visiting with friends in the area and was told to try the food at this restaurant on the ground floor of this old hotel. Restaurant is operated separately from the hotel. Menu had a variety of meat, fish and pasta dishes and offered them with the flavors of northern New Mexico. I ordered the 12 ounce ribeye steak with... More 

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phx, az
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We visited Las Vegas , N.M. and were fortunate to find this gem in the middle of town. It is located in the historic El Fidel Hotel. We were there in August and I had a wonderful mushroom and spinach risotto, we also had the blackened chicken salad and the steak arugula salad all of which were delicious. They also... More 

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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I checked trip adviser for a gluten free restaurants and came here. It was delicious. We were a party of 5 and all enjoyed their food. I had the vegetable and wild rice bowl with chicken it was so flavorful. Would definitely recommend it.

Thank Kim C
Placitas, New Mexico, United States
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Had the opportunity to have dinner at the El Fidel restaurant in Las Vegas, NM with ten of our friends. The service was somewhat slow but attentive. Cocktails and wine were delicious and the dinners were ample, tasty and satisfying.

Thank Michael C
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here on the way back from Red River hoping for some good food. Although it was good and the servers were nice, they were out of many things which seemed surprising since you could get them from a local grocery. Then we waited for 45 minutes for pork sandwiches. Seriously? Pork takes 3 minutes on each side and... More 

Thank Cassie W
Calgary, Canada
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

this is one of the most beautiful hotels I have ever entered , they have birds in the lobby and flowers and plants every where , just plain beautiful

Thank jag328
Sun Lakes, Arizona, United States
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Thanks to Trip Advisor we found this restaurant on our overnight stop in Las Vegas, NM. It is attached to the El Fidel Hotel with a separate entrance off the street. The menu is really interesting and extensive - not something you would expect to find in a town of this size. I had the soup of the day -... More 

Thank Charlene C
Ocate, New Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This restaurant is consistently excellent with a really varied menu. A lot of the food is locally sourced (they have fantastic lamb)..the dinner presentation is great and the food is excellent. I had grilled trout with a lemon shrimp sauce served over roasted potatoes and vegetables that was amazing. Also they make the best Creme Brulee I've eaten anywhere....save room... More 

Thank steffo10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 Douglas Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-3945
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 505-425-6659

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