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Original Johnny's Kitchen

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717 Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-4516
505-454-1769
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nothing fancy but great food

If you have a neat-fetish, you will be uneasy. It's hard to find two tables and chairs alike. Noisy A/C (may have been broken). HOWEVER, our breakfasts were superb and reasonably priced. Eat a light dinner the night before and plan to skip lunch.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
SASJ2014
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Georgetown, Texas
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Casa Grande, Arizona
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The food here was in the bottom third of any Mexican I've had. The taco was greasy and soggy. The ground beef filling was hamburger with no spices or flavor. The Navajo taco was poor fry bread under a mass of tasteless red sauce. We went here as our first choice was closed on Tues and it was a mistake.... More 

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Pueblo, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I am a stickler for authentic Mexican beans, and this place completely missed the mark. Service was ok but overall not impressed. Would not return or recommend.

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Georgetown, Texas
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

If you have a neat-fetish, you will be uneasy. It's hard to find two tables and chairs alike. Noisy A/C (may have been broken). HOWEVER, our breakfasts were superb and reasonably priced. Eat a light dinner the night before and plan to skip lunch.

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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The food is excellent. Lawrence is a friendly efficient server. You will love the bacon and especially the chili relleno omelette.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We were looking for a good restaurant between Albuquerque and Denver to stop at for our family and friends since we are always traveling between the two cities. So, based on a referral, we tried Johnny's Kitchen in Las Vegas. We have never experienced such rude waitresses or a complete lack of service. We heard the waitress assigned to our... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We always stop here on the way up to Denver for their great breakfast. When we stopped in April 2015 there was a breakfast special in honor of Johnny who had just passed away. The special was the Huevos Rancheros and as usual, very good. We ordered a side of bacon that proved perfect - thick and cooked just right.... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We stopped in for lunch and I saw green chili on menu. They brought me a sample so I could test it for heat- it was mild-medium. I ordered a bowl with shredded beef. It had a generous layer of been on the bottom of the bowl, beans, and the green chili. It was very tasty! It came with a... More 

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Las Vegas, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A family owned and 'run' restaurant, you get the original goods here, no TexMex...that said, watch out for the red chilies (they are quite hot…but tasty). LOL. Breakfast dishes are plentiful and tasty (and cheap). Lunch portions are huge and you'll find they have a varied menu with something to your liking, I’m sure. Give it a try; it's on... More 

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Westminster, Maryland
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We were delighted to find Johnny's kitchen. The breakfast burrito is delicious and the potatoes were perfect. The atmosphere was fun and our server was great. We were there on Mother's Day and it was packed but the wait staff and the kitchen crew were were up to the challenge.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Down home, friendly atmosphere with good service. The red chile was AMAZING! located right next to the town museum

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Address: 717 Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-4516
Phone Number: 505-454-1769
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Vegas
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 717 Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-4516
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: 505-454-1769

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  • Cuisine: Mexican

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