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La Herradura

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) #6 of 30 Restaurants in Artesia $ Mexican,
1901 N Pine St, Artesia, NM 88210-1048
+1 575-746-0040
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“barbacoa” (7 reviews)
“tacos” (23 reviews)
“sopapillas” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
1901 N Pine St, Artesia, NM 88210-1048
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Reviewed March 12, 2017

Outside and north of town center in an industrial area there is a large metal building. Inside a large room of booths and tables to sit and eat delicious Mexican food. Amazing beans, I now understand Juan Chicoy in Steinbeck's The Wayward Bus.

Thank Paolo D
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The tacos here are as good or better than any I've ever had! If you are looking for great Mexican food, look no further!!!

Thank Sherry D
Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

The Mexican food is really good nice and spicy but the people that work there can be very rude unwelcoming

Thank Sarrahh7
Reviewed October 29, 2016

The very best mexican food is served in places that are often described as holes in the wall. The building and the decor are nothing to write home about, but the food will knock your socks off it's so good. La Herradura is one of...More

Thank Michie1291
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for dinner. First of all the place looks like a shack. Easy to miss. We had trouble finding a clean table as about ten of them needed to be bussed. Maybe it was a language problem but my wife's...More

1  Thank pilotwh
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Yep - best tacos hands down in this part of New Mexico. Great food and friendly place. Need to get off the beaten path to find it but well worth the search.

Thank Chris N
Reviewed August 28, 2016

There's not much to say other than La Herradura is awesome. Great Mexican food, serving up 100% authentic tacos... very good service, nice value, and fantastic food. I've eaten here several times and always left satisfied.

Thank Donkey2016
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Taco plate is a must. Barbacoa, Asado, or spicy ground beef. Combination plate is a great choice also. Green chili is better than red chili sauce. Huge sopapillas!

1  Thank TerSil2014
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

I do not care for Mexican food and I love this out of the way, family run restaurant. The food is homemade and outstanding! I do not know a lot about Mexican food because I avoid it as much as I can, but a colleague...More

2  Thank Rhetprof
Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

It is tucked away in a neighbor and we got lost trying to find it.. Not very inviting, maybe good for a local or for a quick stop.

Thank TravelingFamilyWCRB
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1901 N Pine St, Artesia, NM 88210-1048
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Artesia
  • Phone Number: +1 575-746-0040
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