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SI Italian Bistro & Bakery

523 E Idaho Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3741
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Ranked #18 of 320 restaurants in Las Cruces
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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81% Recommend
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English first
Seminary, Mississippi, United States
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91 reviews 91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Good service and great italian food. Excellent dessert. Older building with only wine and beer options! But overall good atmosphere. Server was great. Try the wood fired pizza. All the dishes were good that we ordered. Cant go wrong with this place for good italian food.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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85 reviews 85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I'd heard the entrees and desserts were great but was most wowed by the soups. The Lemon Artichoke and White Bean with chicken and bacon both sounded too good to miss and we were both glad for those choices. As soon as we took out first tastes, we asked our great server Dustin what the soup rotation was and about... More

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386 reviews 386 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We love this restaurant, but mainly get a small pizza and divide a Half Italian Chef salad, because the entrees are about $16 each and up, which is beyond our regular budget for dinner. It is in an older house. It actually has 3 levels. The regular entrance is up a flight of stairs and there is dining on that... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

On a 5 day vacation in Las Cruces my family wanted to try something different for dinner. I found this place and as we pulled up, we thought we may have under dressed. It didn't matter. The staff was very gracious and easy to talk with. The traditional spaghetti was excellent. We also had two chicken dishes, both fabulous. The... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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86 reviews 86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

I have lived in Las Cruces for 7 years and never been here until tonight. The food was flavorful and portions large. The wait staff were helpful, but disappointingly they were out of the apricot stuffed pork chop. The Italian wedding soup and spaghetti with meat sauce and meatballs was very good. There is a very excellent selection of desserts... More

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I avoided this restaurant after moving to Cruces because I thought the Si in the name referred to a Mexican infusion. I was mistaken! It is an abbreviation for Sweet Indulgence, which lives up to its name! The desserts are amazing! It is an excellent restaurant with outstanding service. I was very impressed. My meal was delicious and flavorful. The... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We finally discovered SI Italian Bistro on an out of the way side street and boy are we glad we did. Not only is the italian food the best in Las Cruces, the desserts are to die for. Great food and excellent service and a nice homey atmosphere make this our go to place for Italian in a very mexican... More

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De Kalb, Illinois
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148 reviews 148 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Our friends brought us to this restaurant. A nice choice. Our food was good and a nice serving size. Our server and overall service was good as well. The nice part was that once we spoke with our server and mentioned that we had not seen our friends for a number of years, the staff gave us the time to... More

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Centreville, Virginia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

First time here and this place is very quaint. Staff was attentive, place was quiet, food was tasty and best of all, they has a real bakery here. I had chicken parm and the meal was good to very good but the pie was the homeroom. I took a slice of key lime pie back to my hotel room and... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

This is a nice italian restaurant with fresh made tasty soups that serves Pizza, heroes, and italian entrees. It is also well known for their desserts. The food was a little above average with prices about the same.

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