We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Habanero's Fresh Mex

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
600 E Amador Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3310
(575) 524-1829
Website
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

152 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 152: English reviews
Kissimmee, Florida
Level Contributor
57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Habanero's during a visit to Las Cruces and was delighted with the hometown feel and the delicious Mexican food. My husband had a massive chimichanga and I enjoyed the Mahi Tacos. All in all, great local spot!!

Helpful?
Thank Stephanie R
Las Cruces, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many good Mexican/New Mexican restaurants in Las Cruces, but Habanero's takes food preparation and taste to another level. My choice was the chicken pipian enchiladas. The salsa is made from crushed pumpkin seeds and is mildly spiced. At first bite, my taste buds orbited the planet! The owner cooked and served the food himself - he obviously takes... More 

Helpful?
Thank Rachel S
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Level Contributor
35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A dear friend took us here several weeks ago. Since then, we have gone back three times for lunch. It's in the middle of the city, easy access and ample parking. The interior is nothing fancy, but has a friendly, warm ambiance. The grande menu is listed on a large board, you order at the cashier's and the meal is... More 

Helpful?
Thank baritonebilly
Amherst, Ohio
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for lunch several times while working in las cruces - loved it! Lots to choose from, quick friendly service, note - its a counter-order type restaurant, no waiters etc.. But for a good lunch you can't go wrong

Helpful?
Thank CMDENT
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Level Contributor
20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Over priced. Good food. When my son said he didn't want guacamole on his tacos, the owner actually argued with him. I think it's a tourist place, never seen locals there

Helpful?
Thank Rob B
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

I really like the food here. It moved to its new location a couple years ago. It is a bit more comfortable for seating.

Helpful?
Thank ounlopez
Level Contributor
18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

We stop for lunch at Habanero's frequently. It is a counter order, they deliver type restaurant. Their menu is extensive, covering almost one entire wall. I generally have the taco plate which comes with either a serving of chips & salsa or their "welcome" soup in addition to rice and beans. Nicely prepared. Small restaurant but tables have been generally... More 

Helpful?
Thank dee1935
Level Contributor
15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

Food was so good. I tired Pipian Chicken Enchiladas, pumpkin flavored sauce - my first time to eat this dish and it was very good, husband had the beef enchiladas which was made with sliced beef not hamburger meat, very filling and very very good, our grandson had shrimp tacos and loved them. Beer and Wine are served here. You... More 

Helpful?
Thank Linda H
Conroe, Texas
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This was my first time in Las Cruces and I knew that I had to try a New Mexican green chili cheeseburger. I was not disappointed. The burger was huge, freshly made and loaded with green chilis. Service was excellent and prices were good. Highly recommended.

Helpful?
Thank David D
Green Valley, Arizona
Level Contributor
273 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Only get to go when passing thru which had been several years. We had not been since they moved to the new location which is larger and nicer. The food is still as good and plentiful as before. Had the mole enchiladas which were so full of chicken I took one home for supper the next day, all for under... More 

Helpful?
Thank jcjr2

Travelers who viewed Habanero's Fresh Mex also viewed

 

Been to Habanero's Fresh Mex? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 E Amador Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3310
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: (575) 524-1829

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Habanero's Fresh Mex and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Habanero's Fresh Mex staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?