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Chilitos Restaurant

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2405 S Valley Dr, Las Cruces, NM 88005
(575) 526-4184
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Just Average for Mexican Food

Walked from hotel over, salsa was very HOT, COULD NOT eat it. When asking about happy hour the waiter had no idea so another server came to take our order. Tacos were good but enchiladas were over seasoned and could not eat. Not thinking we would go back, it was just so close to hotel

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
lanzie99
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Long Beach, California
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Long Beach, California
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323 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked from hotel over, salsa was very HOT, COULD NOT eat it. When asking about happy hour the waiter had no idea so another server came to take our order. Tacos were good but enchiladas were over seasoned and could not eat. Not thinking we would go back, it was just so close to hotel

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Thank lanzie99
El Paso, Texas
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552 reviews
398 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This fine eatery was exactly what I needed to help my recovery after a challenging day (remember, the day on 01JAN is not a long day) of pedaling from El PasoTX-USA. It wasn't the distance (30miles/48kms) or route (one road; a flat, Doniphan/TX20/NM478/Main Street), but a restless campout at the intersection of Doniphan & Racetrack which had left my body... More 

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Thank Juanito_Hayburg
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
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99 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stopped in to have breakfast and we will be coming back, first of all the salsa is fabulous, the service is great and the food is wonderful. grandson had a short stack, tons of food, and i had the huevos with chilie con carne, mmmmmmmmmmm.. wife had a smiothered burrito with an egg on top, also mmmmmm.. thansk for a... More 

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Thank george s
Austin, Texas
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132 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

We couldn't find the restaurant we were looking for but did see Chilito's and decided to stop in. It turned out to be a good choice. It isn't a large place but there was parking available and an empty booth for us. We were seated immediately and our friendly server brought us two glasses of wine while we perused the... More 

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Thank lonestarlizard
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed breakfast today at Chilitos, excellent customer service, great carne con verde and delicious salsa that you can also purchase to take home with you.

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Thank Pierce24
Las Cruces
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Chilitos has 2 restaurants in Las Cruces which serve great Mexican food along with great hamburgers. Chips and salsa are served with meal. We think the Red and Green chile is among the best in the area. That's says a lot since you are in the middle of the best New Mexican food on the planet. French fries are fresh... More 

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Thank Richard L
Highland Park, Illinois
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Family owned and operated. Authentic Mexican food, with generous portions. We will be back. Actually, we tried to go back on Sunday October 18, but they are closed on Sundays

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Thank Susan2904
Canada
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194 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This review is for the Sonoma Ranch location. Consistently excellent service and food. One of the best New Mexican restaurants anywhere. Deserves a crowd!

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Thank fortq
Rio Rico, Arizona
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

I used to go to Chilitos A LOT when I lived in Las Cruces. This was my first time back after being gone for 7 years. I had the combo plate with a hard taco, chile relleno and enchilada. OMG! It was as good as I remembered. My friend, who had never been before, loved her food. We both bought... More 

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Thank Hortstudentaz
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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56 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Their Tacos are always packed full with lean tasty meats. The salads are fresh and flavorful. I can't forget to mention the HUGE Margarita's, my favorite is the Strawberry, the rim of the glass is coated with sugar not salt, this is a perfect match to the strawberry.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2405 S Valley Dr, Las Cruces, NM 88005
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: (575) 526-4184

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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