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Lorenzo's Italian Restaurant

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1753 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001-5780
+1 505-521-3505
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Groton, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017

We come to Las Cruses annually and each time have eaten at Lorenzo's at least once and enjoyed it. Tonight when we were there our appetizer came out very quickly and was good. Our entrees never came. Our server came over and apologized saying the kitchen had lost the ticket, we said no problem. We waited and waited and no... More 

Thank 115pat
Fredericksburg, Texas
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017

I ordered the rib eye. It was very thin, tough and fatty. The waiters were very kind. I had them take it back and got the Minestrone soup which was very fresh and tasty. I loved the bread. I had a side of pasta with pesto sauce that was very good. In New Mexico be sure to go to the... More 

Thank Adventure715
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

In town for the weekend and wanted good pizza. The rankings were high and ordered 2 large cheese pizzas for take out. How difficult is it to make a pizza? There was almost zero sauce or cheese. It was all dough and under cooked. Not on one but both pizzas. To spend $38 on 2 pizzas you expect more than... More 

Thank Jay M
Las Vegas, Nevada
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

In LC in visit and was craving Italian. Yelp suggestion Lorenzo. Wow!! Who would of believed LC would have a homeland type Italian restaurant. The services was incredible. The owner sister came out an greeted me with care and told stories of her grand mother's receipt. I ordered the clams and linguini. It was the refreshing and lite, great taste... More 

Thank Matt C
Fort Worth, Texas
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

The food was really good. The waitress "hooked up# my salad and it was perfect!!! She was very friendly and kept our drinks full. I will definitely go back!

Thank Marva S
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

When I first looked at this restaurant I wouldn't think that I would go in there but I asked the front desk person at my hotel and she said they have definitely great food..... so the next evening I have decided to try it. It was unbelievably great food and I enjoyed it !!!!!!!

Thank ronny m
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

My husband and I like to take newcomers to this restaurant and all are usually more than satisfied. Kitchen may have had an off night. One of our guests ordered a steak which came with fettucini and salad. He did not eat the steak, his only comment was worst steak in a long time. I suggested to him since this... More 

Thank Kathy T
Richmond, Virginia
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Had a nice dinner here with family. Staff was friendly and accommodating. Dinner was very good, servings were large, lots of white boxes! Delicious Alfredo sauce!

Thank Jodonna1
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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49 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Came for dinner because they had some Gluten Free options. The soups were also gluten free. I loved their bread! (Not Gluten Free).

Thank silvrwolv
Tampa, Florida
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

I ordered well done pizza, pepperoni was barely cooked and looked like packaged pepperoni from Walmart. The salad and bread were good. Service was great, prices were decent.

Thank Niccibabi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1753 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001-5780
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: +1 505-521-3505

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