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La Nueva Casita Cafe

195 N Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3550
+1 575-523-5434
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
195 N Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3550
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in here based on reviews and found a pleasant, neighborhood spot. There is nothing exceptional about it -- except that maybe pleasant, neighborhood spots are becoming harder to find. On a Tuesday morning it was almost empty, but service was prompt and very...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Filmprof
Reviewed yesterday

We ordered sampler plates, they were awesome, with the right amount of spice and flavor. The chicken was phenomenal. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive, food service was quick. The location is a historic residential area. The restaurant is not fancy, rather rustic, but...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank wildcatfan
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Decided on this little place based on reviews. The restaurant has been there a very long time. Family owned local eatery. Good selection of authentic New Mexico food. Salsa was outstanding. Expect a wait during busy times. Super friendly staff.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank B1713GTjamesb
Reviewed 4 days ago

This wonderful Mexican restaurant, right next door to Beck's Coffee House, is a must stop when in Las Cruces. Delicious food... friendly service... it's a favorite place to have lunch for locals. And it is within walking distance of Plaza de Las Cruces in the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RobertM5367
Reviewed 4 days ago

Every time we go to La Nueva Casita Cafe we are treated wonderful. The food is outstanding, I always get a combination plate, because I love the variety of the plate. The salsa is fantastic and never ending. Prices are average.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bniceangel
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good food. Good service. Exactly the cozy Mexican you’re looking for. We came with our five crazy kiddos and the staff were totally happy and patient with them.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank sephonnie4
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading other reviews we decided to try La Nueva Casita Café since we were going to be in Las Cruces at lunch time. I can't really add to the other positive reviews. The service was excellent and with a smile from Yogi, the food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Keith E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh New Mexico style enchiladas with red sauce was awesome! Tasty with some spice but not the mouth burning kind of spice. I choose to have homemade calabacitas and they were delicious. Good amount of squash and corn, not too many onions. Service was great,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Caryn L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in on our way back to California from Texas (stayed at the La Quinta, don't, it was horrible). Its a wonderful cafe and Yogi, our server, was wonderful. I had the caldo de res, which was excellent. My husband had a steak, which...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ramona P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Given it's #1 Trip Advisor rating and Las Cruces location, we were expecting some really good Mexican food. But, what we got is certainly not close to our best meal in Las Cruces and no match to what we routinely have in Santa Fe, NM....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John B
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Questions & Answers
November 15, 2018|
Response from Melissa S | Property representative |
Hi. Im sorry we do not. However, there is a beautiful park right across the street where people can enjoy their food.
November 15, 2018|
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Response from Margaret C | Reviewed this property |
Andele’s Dog House!
January 22, 2018|
Response from sabimax | Reviewed this property |
Not too busy, should not have a problem getting seated.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 N Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3550
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: +1 575-523-5434
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