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Habanero's Fresh Mex

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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600 E Amador Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3310
+1 575-524-1829
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow, the carne asada burrito was the best I have had. I am kinda jealous since I feel I do a pretty good carne asada. Just not as good. Good service too. The salsa was not one of my favorites but hey, everything else was spot on. I will be back. They do have beer available but it was a... More 

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Thank Julian S
Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Las Cruces, I would highly recommend this place. Everything was clearly very fresh and the service was quick. We got enchiladas and the chicken fajitas; both were great. I wish you could get chips and salsa AND the welcome soup!

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Thank Rachel W
Texas
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112 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm limiting this review to the Macho Chimichanga. Take a look at the photos. When you go there, don't be just hungry, or really hungry, or REALLY HUNGRY--better be RAVENOUS!!!! I'm telling you, the photos don't do that beast of a meal justice. IT'S HUGE!!! Most burritos or chimis aren't a match for me--I gobble 'em up, no sweat. But... More 

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Thank Doctor_Possum
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch there today. This was our first time eating there and it was a great experience. My wife had chicken tacos and I had the chicken mole plate. My wife enjoyed the tacos and the chicken mole was excellent. We will definitely go back.

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Thank Arthur H
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

This is my second visit to Habanero's and equally as good as the first time. It is now one of my favorite Mexican food restaurants in Las Cruces. It is clean, the staff is friendly, the food is fresh, and everything is delicious. I ordered the Chile Rellenos and my husband had the shrimp tacos. The welcome soup was a... More 

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Thank Sissatall
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

We occasionally stop for lunch. They have recently finished some exterior and interior painting. A nice fresh feel.. I believe their pledge to "fresh" food is fading. Some liberties being taken away from traditional Mexican. I found their prices somewhat higher than their (full service) competitors. For the money I prefer to come elsewhere.

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Thank dee1935
AZ
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Read recent reviews and gave this little restaurant in an old adobe building a try. WOW! It was great. We live in a bigger city with many good Mexican food places but we both agreed, "It was wonderful." After reading a review about the mole, I tried the mole on the spinach-artichoke enchiladas: delicious. Hubby had the chicken mole dinner... More 

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Thank AZORtravelers
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Habanero's is a great little restaurant if you are looking for a casual, quiet place to have nice meal and a beer. The menu items are listed on the wall and you order at a counter. The food is brought to your table. While many restaurants in Las Cruces serve excellent food in the style of the Southwest, Habanero's is... More 

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Thank gavachoviejo
Santa Fe
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164 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed January 1, 2017

We travel down to Cruces every year with the three Whippets and always eat at Habanero's at least once. This year was no exception and we again had a fantastic meal. The Welcome soup this year may be the best yet! I had the chicken Mole again because I really live how chef prepared this favorite of mine. Again, super... More 

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Thank AndrewRodney
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Their soft tacos are the bomb. Nearly as good as what I make at home!! The intro bowl of soup is quite good too

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, 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: +1 575-524-1829

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?