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El Sombrero Patio Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Parking Available
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to El Sombrero last night because my friend wanted their KETO diet meal. It wasn't available. Salsa is very spicy and the trips were very ordinary. We ordered a red enchilada as the reviews and the waiter both said that their green chiles were...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank BobLNM
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Consistently good, Been eating there since 1986. Every time I go to Las Cruces this is the first place I eat every time. Enchiladas are Phenomenal, this year the Green Chile was H.O.T.!! Exxellent though. I had a bite of the Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ExprTraveled
Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

All the comments about “too spicy” made these midwestern visitors a little leary, but the food was great! Complimentary chips were warm and fresh - while not made in house, per the waiter, were very good. The accompanying salsa was a little spicy, but just...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 891lisaa
Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

Great food for those looking for dinner with some heat. Both the salsa and queso were extremely spicy, but had great flavor. Went right after opening so queso was luke warm. For those looking for less spice in their food, order the quesadillas, the chicken...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank debbiemK6670YI
Reviewed March 18, 2019

This was my second best place to eat ... always had good food and alot of it, and their green chili is also very good

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank kathleengT3708CS
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Took about 5 minutes before someone came to our table to greet us and take our drink orders. I ordered a frozen margarita, which was more like a ice slush and a flavor added (no alcohol) I all agreed the salsa was awesome!! But everything...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 901tammyv
Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

A friend who lives here recommended this place, and it was one of my favorite meals oon the trip. Ate on the patio and it was a bit chilly outside so they had heaters going and it was perfect... salsa a little too spicy for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mary H
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Would have been a 5 if they had more than a beer and wine license! Pretty extensive authentic New Mexican food. Something for nearly everyone. Local favorite. Moderately priced, great salsa and friendly staff. Always try to find out where the locals eat. Never disappointed....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank B1713GTjamesb
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

Ate here with my wife for a quick lunch. It's hands down the best Mexican food in Las Cruces. Their carne is excellent, enchiladas are excellent, salsa is awesome, and they can bring the heat like nowhere else. It really is the best place in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rossb337
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

This was recommended by some locals as the best Mexican food in Las Cruces. It was not crowded on a Tuesday night and we sat in the patio. Service was ok but they forgot to bring the guacamole. It wasn’t very good anyway. The enchiladas...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Live2traveldaworld
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