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We are a 6x National Award Winner for pizza, wings and pasta. We have also won the International Buffalo wing festival held in Buffalo NY 3 consecutive years In a row, which makes forghedaboudit the only restaurant in the nation to have first place wins for wings and pizza under one roof in America! Bob has also won in the “Pizza Today” pasta throw down, held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, as one of the Best Italian chefs in the Northeast. Being from New Yo
PRICE RANGE
$14 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, American
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’ve heard nothing but great this about this establishment. My friend and I went and it exceeded all expectations!!! The ambiance is nothing but high class. The service was the best I’ve had in the state and the food was EXCELLENT!!! Bobby, Kim, and their...staff were nothing short of AMAZING!!! This is truly a restaurant you must experience!!!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 3, 2021

Loved it, the staff was nice, the food was AMAZING. Best stake I’ve ever had. Recommend it. The outside patio was nice for a late evening.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed August 3, 2021 via mobile

I saw they were having an all you can eat special on lasagna and knew I had to go. We started off with a nice creamy asparagus mushroom soup which was great with the bread. The lasagna was excellent as I expected! I mean all...you can eat for 10 bucks is a steal if you ask me! Will definitely be coming back again 😋More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 2, 2021

Haven't been back to visit in a while everthing still tastes amazing! Go and visit forghedaboudit if you want great food at a great restaurant!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed June 25, 2021

Went here a few months ago with my kid who really liked it so me and my family have been hyping it up for months and finally went there an hour away for Father's Day. I make better alfredo sauce myself can't tell if it...came from a can or was just gross or old or what but it had this sour taste that I couldn't identify. Was that gross sour taste supposed to be green chile? Because that's not the taste of Green Chile in New Mexico maybe that's what some New Yorker raised on spoiled milk thinks NM Green Chile taste like. Did I mention the tiny soup bowl had enough italian seasoning for an entire pot of soup? After them raving about their wings they had none and the only pizza you could get was a 10" personal pan if you wanted a real pizza you had to get it to go because New Yorkers just like to make stuff up like the soup yahzee from Seinfeld. Ordered water didn't even get any ice the woman brought a bottle of selzter water and a used whiskey bottle and never came back to find out if we wanted more water or you know maybe an ice cube. Lorenzo's has gone so far down hill in 20 years but at least it doesn't offend me to eat there.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 4, 2021

We were there fore lunch. We were the only people there at noon on Friday. OK, no problem. They had just opened at noon. Decor is nice, gangster theme. OK, food is average. I ordered cheese ravoli, my spouse spaghetti, my mother lasagna. For all...their advertising and hype, I expected more. No, just average to below average food, Bread cold, entrees luke warm. Tiramsu would have been great if they hadn't poured chocolate syrup over it. Not melted chocolate, chocolate syrup. Service was extremely poor--our server took off and we never saw her after the entrees came out. No refills, no questions. And we were the only table there--it's not like they were busy! For what they charge, it was sadly lacking. I really wish I hadn't tipped 20%, our server deserved maybe 10%. Save your money and go to Olive Garden or another Italian themed place.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Kim Y, Owner at Forghedaboudit Southwest Italian Las Cruces, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2021

Every once in awhile the New Mexican wind blows a few curmudgeons in. I wont even try to defend this rant and will disqualify it as fodder. Mainly because anyone who was this unsatisfied would have spoken up and said something. How could anyone actually...More

Reviewed May 12, 2021 via mobile

We were greated by the owner and were seated on their small patio, which was sheltered from the wind. The owner/chef came over and took about 5 mins to explain the specials and some of the ingredients in the dishes. My friend asked about gluten...free options and he immediately offered to make her a special dish! I had the shrimp alfredo, which was suggested by the chef. It was very good, but was overloaded with a thick cheesey sauce. Too much for my lactace intollerance. My wife enjoyed the veal parm, which is a rare commodity in these parts. This was very good, but also overloaded with sauce. We enjoyed the nice side salads and were pleasantly surprised by a gift of a nice cannoli to help celebrate our Anniversary! A nice ending to an enjoyable evening enhanced by the gracious hosts.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 9, 2021

Absolutely love this place! Food is always amazing and the owners Bob and Kim are some of the nicest people you will ever meet! We’ve been coming here for years(started out in Deming and now drive to Las Cruces) This visit was my choice for...my Mother’s Day meal and we drive 3 hours from Morenci, Az every time! Totally worth it!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 9, 2021

Absolute best restaurant in town (bar none)! Our favorite, no need to go out of town. Can't go wrong. Great food, great atmosphere. Very relaxing.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed May 9, 2021

Wow! The atmosphere is amazing, but what is even more amazing than the atmosphere is the food.I wish I could give more than five stars. Best Italian food in this town by far! What’s even better than the food are the owners. They are friendly...and welcoming and they make me feel as though we have been life long friends. Seriously, everything about this restaurant deserves well over 5 stars!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Forghedaboudit Southwest Italian Las Cruces is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
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