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El Fidel

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510 Douglas Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-3945
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't expect much as I sat down. Most places attached to hotels are not the greatest. I had the special, Tilapia in a orange and blueberry sauce (fifteen bucks). It sounded weird, but why not. Then I had my first bite and almost wet myself. Wow, it was shockingly good. Everything was delicious. Bring your 'foodie' friends, and get... More 

1 Thank oakdruid
Seminole, Florida
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188 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Followed the recommendations and was not disappointed. We had a tuna sashimi appetizer followed by salads, a special salmon entree and fettuccine Alfredo. The desert was a specially made sorbet. We also had the most pleasent server, Elizabeth who took great care of us. A wonderful experience.

1 Thank jekcpa
los lunas, new mexico
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

El Fidel restaurant is attached to the hotel in Las Vegas New Mexico. We had dinner there recently. The decor is sparse and in need of sprucing up. We chose steaks that were medium-rare prepared perfectly. The side veggies were a spot on tasty thin sliced zucchini medley. Our potatoes weren't. The sweet potatoes were undercooked with a strong flavor... More 

Thank Ananda-Bindy
Montezuma, New Mexico
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The food here is out of the ordinary for a town like this, but it is always quite good and shows some imagination in the kitchen. That makes this a good restaurant to better impress people in than almost any other place in town. The atmosphere, too, is a respite from the relentlessly Southwestern atmosphere in the area.

Thank philargyry
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Great food we were pleasantly surprised. The staff was extremely friendly. There was little to no wait for our order to be taken and the food to arrive. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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146 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Had never explored Las Vegas, but decided since we were staying in the town we needed to eat at a local place! Being a Trip Advisor freak, I found this restaurant and it was amazing! We both had salads that were made from local ingredients which makes it awesome. The staff was super friendly and pleasant even though we showed... More 

Thank Katykate4
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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142 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I stopped for brunch over Memorial Day weekend while visiting the Las Vegas area. This spot has some great reviews and their brunch was recommended to me by a local. This is a very unassuming restaurant that is associated with the historic El Fidel restaurant. The inside is very basic, and there is a small patio area outside along the... More 

Thank Jaguarbeth
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

All the dishes we had here, in 3 visits, were excellent. Would rate this venue the best restaurant in town.

Thank Happytravel85
Rogers, Arkansas
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We had the meatball Sub with house salad (which was excellent - it was lamb) and also the Eggplant sandwich with house salad. Very satisfied with the taste and freshness of the food; the service was also good. While we were there, it was not crowded, but there was a steady stream of customers. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank seeker1866
Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

The only restaurant I usually eat in. Everything I have eaten there has been excellent. They also have a daily special. Brunch on Sundays is excellent as are the sandwiches that are only served at lunch

Thank psconnor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 Douglas Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-3945
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: 505-425-6659

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