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Original Johnny's Kitchen

717 Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-4516
+1 505-454-1769
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“eggs” (7 reviews)
“chilli” (15 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
717 Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-4516
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been looking for a good spot to eat in Las Vegas New Mexico for a couple years. I always end up driving another hour to Santa Fe, but then you often get stuck with overpriced food at an over-hyped restaurant in the old part...More

Thank Adam P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are familiar with my review then your aware I like a no frills authentic experience and Johnny’s is my favorite go to Mexican restaurant when I’m anywhere near Las Vegas NM. Local favorite home cooked excellent food, authentic old school atmosphere. I start...More

Thank cocolobo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a quick filling breakfast because we had a long drive that we had to get done in 1 day. No time for lots of stopping When we pulled up we almost didn't go in because it looked a little run down....More

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't see it on the breakfast menu, so I asked and they delivered! This was a hearty breakfast because I added an order of bacon. You might have to be a little adverturous to go here, but I bet the locals love it. Waitstaff was...More

Thank GreywolfAbilene
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

I reviewed on trip advisor. In the past I have gone to Charlie’s. Both are good. Admit it is rustic, but good reasonable priced food. The reviewer who said things were bad may want to give another try. At least in my case , my...More

1  Thank jack1611_12
Reviewed June 15, 2018

This is one of my preferred stops when passing through Las Vegas. Service is okay and food is good, especially for the price. The New Mexican dishes usually taste quite good and portions are good as well. Nothing overly exciting here, but nothing bad to...More

Thank montanapescado
Reviewed June 3, 2018

We've been stopping at Johnny's on our drive back and forth from Tucson to Castle Rock, CO since 1982. Every time we eat at Johnny's is a treat! Don't be deceived by the exterior (or the interior). This place is the real deal (and it's...More

Thank onewomanspirit
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Food not that great. Burnt chorizo. Chili was awful. Service was worse. Never came back to refill our drinks. All we ordered was eggs and chorizo and couldn’t get that right. Never again.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

They had awesome service and the food was spectacular. My wife found the red sauce a bit spicy but it was perfect to me! I highly recommend it.

Thank Wade H
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Friend raved about the Green Chile.... tried it while traveling thru town, it was nothing special, very disappointed. Service was kinda bad also. El Rialto here in Las Vegas is MUCH better. Won't be back.... Ever.

Thank Mike R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 717 Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-4516
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 505-454-1769
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