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All 1 La Mesa Restaurants

Chope's Bar and Cafe

16145 S Highway 28, La Mesa, NM 88044
(575) 233-3420
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in La Mesa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Had not been here for several years. Food and ambience were still great. The food is not the ordinary Mexican- restaurant fare -- it seems authentic and was very good. And inexpensive. Service too was VG. It was fun to return & find we enjoyed it as much as we did in the past

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Saluda, NC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Mexican cuisine at it's very finest! My gauge is the Chile Relleno. I (we) have not experienced a finer one ANYWHERE. You cannot err with any choice from the menu. Servings are plentiful with wonderful flavor. Don't be late; the dining room fills rapidly and deservedly so. Enjoy!

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97 reviews 97 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Probably the best New Mexico Mexican food in state. The same good food that we had 20 years ago. Never a disappointment.

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Texas
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115 reviews 115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Based on tip from a local bartender we drove the 13 miles south from Las Cruces through beautiful pecan trees to this charming family owned, family run and totally unpretentious restaurant. Don't miss the chile relenos...soft, nicely seasoned, crispy on the outside-perfect in every way. Worth the drive-which is both relaxing and beautiful. The exterior is nothing to write home... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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121 reviews 121 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This place has been here for generations; still serving basic New Mexican plates. There are seemingly always tables available at the restaurunt even if the parking lot looks full. Good, basic chow with service that usually seems slow.

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Otto, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Yes, it's a bit out of the way, but worth the drive. Many folks from El Paso gladly make the trip. Consists of two buildings, the restaurant proper and the bar, which is housed in an historic adobe building with murals all around. It looks like a dive from outside, and the inside does not disappoint. Plastered with posters in... More 

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Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Located about 12-15 miles from the Shops of Old Mesilla, NM, Chope's is a small place where the locals gather, sometimes it's bikers with the jukebox going but for visitors, it's always 'they told me I had to try this place while I was here' ..... however you find yourself there, you'll enjoy whatever order! They have the traditional Mexican... More 

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Highland Park, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

About 14 miles south of Mesilla on Rt 28. There are 2 buildings - a 'newer' one and the original adobe bar/cafe. We ate in the bar, because the the main building was super busy. Food was fantastic and very reasonably priced. Servers were hilarious, with many local history stories to share. We'll go again on our next trip!

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Las Cruces, nm
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Arrive just after the luncheon opening and the restaurant suddenly filled to capacity with local business people, friends and a few tourists. The service staff was quite adept at handling this surge in capacity and met our every need. Cant really tell you how good the food is in a phrase. Let me try a different way. The chips and... More 

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Keller, Texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This place is just awesome. It's a little drive outside Las Cruces, but absolutely one of the best. I love eating in the bar - which is a separate building, but with the family, they also have a nice sized restaurant - although you may wait a while. The bar is old school, great atmosphere, big beers, and a place... More 

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Additional Information about Chope's Bar and Cafe

Address: 16145 S Highway 28, La Mesa, NM 88044
Phone Number: (575) 233-3420
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  La Mesa
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: Southwestern

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