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2261 Calle de Guadalupe, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88046
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#2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Mesilla
This quaint adobe house known simply as “Josefina’s” has long been a symbol of warmth and welcome on the Historic Old Mesilla Plaza. Josefina’s is aptly named for the dynamic and outgoing woman who lived here for nearly 35 years and established the Luminaria Tradition of Mesilla. Dating back to the early 1900’s this home has served as a place to gather, socialize, and celebrate. This tradition lives on as “Josefina’s” opens its gates to the community and visitors of Mesilla.Once the site of holiday open houses and afternoon get-togethers, we now invite all to relax, spend time with friends and family, and enjoy the plaza in an intimate and comfortable setting. Whether you are gathering for a tea party on our patio, a luncheon in our café, celebrating a special anniversary in our Historic Inn, or shopping for that “must have” at Old Gate Antique’s, you are sure to find the warmth of Southern New Mexico charm.
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Sightsee67796241621 wrote a review Aug 2019
5 contributions1 helpful vote
What a great place to dine and relax! The food is amazing, and priced very well. There is something for everyone on the menu for the whole family! They also serve wine and beer. You can relax in the patio and enjoy local entertainment. I love this place!
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Date of stay: April 2019
Gail L wrote a review Apr 2019
Muskegon, Michigan, United States66 contributions37 helpful votes
Almost every hotel in Las Cruces is on a major interstate highway and a chain. If you want authentic New Mexican character, stay in Mesilla at Josefinas Old Gate. It’s located in an old adobe building, steps from the Mesilla plaza. The walls are 3 feet thick, the ceilings are original vigas.There are only two suites and breakfast at Josefinas restaurant is included. The suite is clean, well furnished, large and quiet. There are two semi private patio/gardens outside your door.
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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Patricia P wrote a review Aug 2018
Las Cruces, New Mexico62 contributions26 helpful votes
We got up early and went to Josefina's Old Gate for breakfast. We have been for lunch in years gone by, but never breakfast. I had scrambled eggs with green chile and cheese, my husband had Bowl of Pappas. As in the past, the food was delicious, served hot and quickly. I've never had a bad meal at Josefinas, nor have I heard anyone say they were disappointed. On this morning we sat on the patio. Visiting Josefina's is like going on a long needed vacation. Sitting just off the "Old" Mesilla Plaza, it is an easy short walk. Coming through the gate you enter a very peaceful and beautiful world. The patio is lovely and inviting. The inside is also lovely, but on a cool summer morning we wanted to enjoy the outdoors. There is plenty of cover for later in the day, the tables, plants, trees, and build-in patio covers are very inviting and put you in good spirits. The entire restaurant is clean. The staff is friendly and professional. Josefina's Old Gate is a MUST if you are in Mesilla or Las Cruces.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Traveled with family
Stephen P wrote a review Jul 2018
99 contributions21 helpful votes
I have eaten there many times as a resident of Mesilla. A friendly and lovely interior combined with the simple and elegant menu creates a wonderful place for dining. I have mostly eaten weekend lunches there. Friendly and helpful staff.
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Date of stay: April 2018Trip type: Traveled with family
Stephanie H wrote a review Apr 2018
45 contributions14 helpful votes
Great setting, quiet and relaxing. I sat outside to enjoy my lunch. The Red Chile Pork was fantastic, the rice and bean sides were perfect. It was nice to simply sit outside and enjoy. Service was prompt. I thoroughly enjoy southern NM and this place epitomizes the dining and hospitality of the area. I will return next time I am in the area.
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Date of stay: April 2018
Response from josefinas, Owner at Josefina's Old Gate
Responded Apr 9, 2018
Thank you very much for your kind words...see you on your return trip! Josefina’s and staff
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Frequently Asked Questions about Josefina's Old Gate
Which popular attractions are close to Josefina's Old Gate?
Nearby attractions include Old Mesilla Village (0.08 miles), San Albino Church (0.04 miles), and Basilica of San Albino (0.04 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Josefina's Old Gate?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Josefina's Old Gate?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Josefina's Old Gate?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Josefina's Old Gate?
Conveniently located restaurants include Andele Restaurant, La Posta de Mesilla, and Andele's Dog House.
Is Josefina's Old Gate located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.2 miles away from the center of Mesilla.
Are there any historical sites close to Josefina's Old Gate?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Old Mesilla Village (0.08 miles) and San Albino Church (0.04 miles).
Is Josefina's Old Gate accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.