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Chilitos Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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2405 S Valley Dr, Las Cruces, NM 88005-3364
(575) 526-4184
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Spokane, Washington
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Convenient location, friendly staff, reasonable prices. Authentic New Mexican food. American food is also served. Good selection of beers at reasonable prices. They also have wine margaritas. A favorite spot for locals.

Thank billd10
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like this place. Its solid NM Mexican food, and you cant go wrong be eating here. Atmosphere could be nicer, but it doesnt bother me, so I continue to go when I can. Food is great, prices are fair.

Thank 66roadster
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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86 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last week I ordered - for the first and last time - an order from Chilitos. After waiting an hour I called back to find out what happened to my order. Person that answered said the person delivering said I was not at the hotel and was "too busy to come down to pick up order at front desk." A... More 

Thank Haesi F
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

I have tried the gordita Plate with rice and beans at different restaurants, usually the gorditas fall apart and have to scoop the remains sith a fork. Gorditas at chilitos were nice and stout and held together. Best Gorditas I've had so far. Service was excellent.

Thank Army1sg
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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195 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Not the best I've had but definitely up there. I really liked the way the fajitas were served and there was a very enjoyable and unique spice blend on it. I woukd definitely go again.

Thank imouse1
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

An excellent place for breakfast. A large restaurant, quick and efficient service and a "seniors" menu for those of us who are quantitiy challenged. We usually get the Huevos Rancheros (Chrismas). Both of their sauces are freshly made and excellent. The heat of the green varies from day to day. This review is about the Valley location. We have also... More 

Thank dee1935
Leonardtown, Maryland
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156 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

It is hard to please a big group, but Chilitos succeeded in doing so last night! Cheeseburgers with green chilis were devoured. The patty seemed freshly made (which I prefer over a perfect round patty from the freezer...), enchiladas the best my uncle has ever had he said! The beef flautas, gorditas, chile rellenos, steak tampiqueno, everything was just tasty.... More 

Thank bsfallon
Pensacola, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

based on spot on the "FOOD" signage on I-10, we stopped in hoping for authentic Mexican food and were well pleased with Chilitos. Earnest staff, friendly laid back atmosphere, plenty of parking, etc, all put us on flight path for a great road meal.

Thank tomtri75
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

I had not been to chili tons in several years but decided to try it again. Went for lunch and I ordered the chicken salad and my husband ordered the taco salad. The "meat" in the taco salad is clearly not real ground beef. It is some sort of cheap institutional "meat" product. it was vile and tasteless with an... More 

Thank Cantfinda
Dallas, Texas
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93 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is not a tourist stop, but a place where the locals go. If you want to experience an excellent example of Las Cruces style Mexican cuisine (which is different from anything you'll get more than 45 minutes out of town), try out Chilitos. The Red and Green chile offerings are both excellent. I'm a red enchilada with fried egg... More 

Thank Colin C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2405 S Valley Dr, Las Cruces, NM 88005-3364
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: (575) 526-4184

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?