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Emilia's On the Plaza


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Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Table Service

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

We go on Sunday, just before Church lets out, and the Farmer’s Market gets into full swing. They have reverted back to the Original family ownership. The food is wonderful, you can sit inside, or outside and people watch.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LesP144
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Worst place to eat in Las Cruces! Service was non existent and rude! Don't waste your time or money on the new management! I wouldn't give it a star but there's not an option not to.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank April F
Reviewed November 4, 2017

I believe the name has changed to either Don Felix or BTC Fitmeals. We ate here a few years ago and it was okay - and the place is convenient to the plaza area in Mesilla. The menu advertises their claim to fame as their...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Bowlby324
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We've dined at Emilia's many times over past two years. They've changed hands since we first moved to NM but it's always been a fun experience. They are dog friendly on their outdoor patio area so we bring our doggie. They have great Mexican food...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Robert O
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Food was fantastic. I had the house specialty taco's and my wife had enchiladas cheese. Salsa was just right food was amazing and the Mexican rice was get ready for this moist. It is no longer called Emila's though but you will recognize it with...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Jim1038
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Went on a Sunday afternoon. Saw it while strolling the plaza and hearing the live music. Chalkboard sign advertised Aguas Frescas. They had 1 kind-cucumber. Took about 15 minutes to get but was good. Then told waitress we only had 1/2 hour, was there anything...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed May 29, 2017

A nice affordable Mexican restaurant on the main square in Mesilla. We saw the brown sign for an attraction driving the expressway and, knowing what was in store for us on !-10 (The only thi9ng worse than I-10 through New Mexico and eastern Arizona is...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank WhiskeyPriest_2012
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Emilio's was recommended by the owner of our B&B. It's a really large space with a cage full of screeching birds at one of the entrances (not sure what's that about), but we weren't seated where that was a problem. Portions are large, and food...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank juditha537
Reviewed February 21, 2017

What a pleasant surprise. We stopped pre-lunch for coffee and ended up ordering an appetizer - mexican green chile wontons and some posole that was Excellent. Just the right amount of heat and obviously fresh. Chris, the owner was great! And there was live music...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank nomad727
Reviewed February 16, 2017

We stopped in Mesilla on our way to Texas, we had heard it was a quaint western town. We arrived around 1:00 and was looking for lunch, we were also traveling with a dog, so we needed something dog friendly. Emilia's has an outdoor patio,...More

Date of visit: January 2017
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