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La Posta de Mesilla

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Food
Service
Value
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Menu

APPETIZER & SALADS‏
4.50
Guacamole Salad
A scoop of guacamole served on a bed of shredded lettuce w/ tostada chips.
6.25
Fruit Salad
Assorted melons & fresh seasonal fruit served w/ low fat cottage cheese.
Small 3.50
Large 5.95
Chile Con Queso - "an Excellent Starter"
Velvety combination of melted cheeses & chopped green chiles served w/ hot corn tortillas.
5.75
Chicken +1.00
Quesadillas
Corn or flour tortillas w/ monterey jack cheese melted in the middle & served w/ green chile sauce, guacamole & sour cream on the side.
7.50
La Posta Compuesta Salad
A crisp flour tostada filled w/ fresh iceberg lettuce, topped w/ sliced avocado, & smothered w/ your choice of green chile beef or chicken sauce, (served "warm"), cheese, tomatoes, a jalapeño pepper, & your choice of dressing.
6.25
With green chile ground beef 7.25
Nachos Tostados
"Delicious as an appetizer". Topped w/ refritos, jalapeños & monterey jack cheese.
5.75
Ground beef +1.00
La Posta Crisp
"Mexican pizza" crisp flour tortilla topped w/ green chile sauce, cheese, & tomato.
4.25
Tossed Green Salad
Fresh cut iceberg lettuce topped w/ tomato, grated cheddar cheese & choice of dressing
Cup 3.95
Bowl 6.75
Caldillo
Bite size portions of sirloin cooked w/ green chile, onions, potatoes, carrots & celery. Served w/ two flour tortillas.
Bowl 6.75
Cup 3.95
Posole
ENCHILADA PLATES
All enchilada plates are served w/ refritos, rice, shredded lettuce & tomatoes. Add one egg any style for only.95 "a great way to top your meal. "
8.25
Any egg +0.95
Green Enchilada
Corn tortillas smothered w/ green chile sauce & topped w/ grated cheddar or monterey jack cheese. served w/ Mexican slaw.
8.25
Any egg +0.95
Red Enchilada
Corn tortillas dipped in red chile sauce, sprinkled w/ chopped onion & grated cheddar or monterey jack cheese. our red enchilada is served pancake style.
8.75
Sirloin 9.50
Chicken 9.50
Any egg +0.95
Sour Cream Enchilada
"Our most popular" green enchilada topped w/ grated cheddar or monterey jack cheese & sour cream. served w/ Mexican slaw.
9.25
Any egg +0.95
Meat Enchilada
Enchilada topped w/ your choice of red chile con carne, green chile w/ ground beef or green chile con pollo.
9.25
Any egg +0.95
Enchilada Plate
This plate consists of a combination of rolled enchiladas - one red chile, one green chile & one meat. served w/ Mexican slaw.
HOUSE SPECIALTIES‏
14.25
Soft drink
Coffee
Tea
Specialty of La Posta
"An unforgettable dining experience. " –Duncan hines starter of chile con queso & corn tortillas, guacamole salad or tossed green salad. Your main course consists of one rolled red enchilada, tamale, chile con carne, rolled taco, frijoles, rice & a sopaipilla.
13.50
Soft drink
Coffee
Tea
La Posta Grande
A southwestern‏ treat" starter of chile con queso & corn tortillas, guacamole salad or tossed green salad. Your entree consists of one folded taco, chile relleno, green enchilada con carne served w/ frijoles, rice & a sopaipilla.
14.50
Soft drink
Coffee
Tea
Banquette Elegante
A dinner of gourmet foods - this one will be long remembered. " Starter of chile con queso, corn tortillas & guacamole salad. Your entree include carne adobada, camotes jalisco, refritos, rice & a sopaipilla.
12.50
Soft drink
Coffee
Tea
La Posta Chica
"A tasty dinner. " Starter of guacamole salad. Your dinner consists of a folded taco, one compuestas cup, chile relleno, frijoles, rice & a sopaipilla.
FROM OUR CHAR BROILER
15.75
Baked potato
Steak fries
Rolled red enchilada
Tossed green salad
Chile con queso +1.50
Baked potato +1.50
T-Bone - 16 Oz.
Diamond cut
14.95
Baked potato
Steak fries
Rolled red enchilada
Tossed green salad
Chile con queso +1.50
Baked potato +1.50
New York Cut
12 oz. U.S.D.A. Choice
6 oz 12.95
10 oz 14.95
Baked potato
Steak fries
Rolled red enchilada
Tossed green salad
Chile con queso +1.50
Baked potato +1.50
Steak La Posta
Tenderloin smothered w/ green chile sauce, topped w/ melted monterey jack cheese.
10.50
Baked potato
Steak fries
Rolled red enchilada
Tossed green salad
Chile con queso +1.50
Baked potato +1.50
Mexican Style
Chopped ground sirloin covered w/ green chile strips & melted monterey jack cheese.
6 oz 11.95
10 oz 13.95
Baked potato
Steak fries
Rolled red enchilada
Tossed green salad
Chile con queso +1.50
Baked potato +1.50
Tenderloin
9.50
Baked potato
Steak fries
Rolled red enchilada
Tossed green salad
Chile con queso +1.50
Baked potato +1.50
Chopped Sirloin
10 oz. U.S.D.A. Ground choice sirloin
6.25
Baked potato
Steak fries
Rolled red enchilada
Tossed green salad
Chile con queso +1.50
Baked potato +1.50
La Posta Burger
"Best burger in town" 1/3 lb. Ground choice sirloin served w/ steak fries & garnish
COMBINATION PLATES‏
9.25
La Posta Combination Plate
A combination of folded taco, chile relleno, & green chile enchilada w/ ground beef served w/ refritos & rice.
9.25
Combination Plate #1
Rolled red enchilada, tamale, red chile con carne, rolled taco, frijoles, rice & garnish.
9.25
Combination Plate #2
Rolled red enchilada, red chile con carne, two rolled tacos, frijoles, rice & garnish.
8.95
Vegetarian Combo
A combination of one folded bean taco, chile relleno & cheese enchilada topped w/ green chile. Served w/ frijoles, rice & garnish.
TRADITIONAL NEW MEXICAN PLATES
Order of 1 cup 4.50
Order of 2 cups 6.95
Order of 3 cups 8.25
Tostadas Compuestas
"A new Mexican dish originated at la posta in 1939" - toasted corn tortilla cups filled w/ frijoles & red chile con carne, topped w/ chopped lettuce, diced tomatoes & grated cheddar cheese.
Order of 3 6.25
Order of 5 7.75
Rolled Tacos
Corn tortilla‏ stuffed w/ seasoned ground beef, deep fried until crisp & topped w/ grated cheddar cheese. Served w/ refritos, rice & garnish.
7.75
With special chile cheese garnish 8.25
Chile Rellenos
Two whole green chiles filled w/ monterey jack cheese, dipped in whipped egg white batter & cooked on the griddle till golden brown. Served w/ refritos, rice & garnish.
8.25
Flautas
Two corn tortillas stuffed w/ your choice of shredded beef or chicken, deep fried & topped w/ grated cheddar cheese. Served w/ refritos, rice, a scoop of guacamole & sour cream.
7.25
Huevos Rancheros "Morning After Dish"
Two eggs, "ranch style" served on corn tortillas smothered w/ green chile sauce. Served w/ refritos & garnish.
Order of 3 7.25
Order of 5 8.50
Folded Tacos
Folded corn tortillas, filled w/ your choice of seasoned ground beef or chicken, & deep fried, then stuffed w/ lettuce, tomato & grated cheddar cheese. Served w/ refritos & rice.
6.25
Shredded beef 8.25
Chicken 8.25
Chimichangas
A flour tortilla, golden fried & filled w/ refritos or our shredded beef, topped w/ melted cheddar cheese & your choice of red or green chile. Served w/ rice & garnish. Refritos
Refritos 6.25
Relleno 5.50
Con carne 6.25
Combination refrito & con carne 6.25
Burrito"a Local Favorite"
Rolled flour tortilla stuffed w/ your choice of refritos or chile con carne. Served w/ rice & garnish. Refrito
PANCHO VILLA SPECIALS‏
For children under 12
3.95
Cheeseburger 4.25
Pancho No. 1
Hamburger (1/4 lb. ) With french fries & garnish.
3.95
Pancho No. 2
Folded beef taco, cheese enchilada, refritos & garnish.
3.95
Pancho No. 2
Quesadillas - folded flour tortilla w/ monterey jack cheese melted in the middle. Served w/ frijoles & garnish.
3.95
Pancho No. 2
Two rolled beef tacos w/ frijoles, rice & garnish
3.95
Pancho No. 2
Bean burrito‏ w/ rice & garnish.
DESSERTS
4.50
Empanada
Apple, cherry, apricot or mincemeat turnover served hot w/ ice cream.
4.25
Flan
A spanish custard cream, baked in caramelized sugar.
Two 1.00
Four 2.00
Six 3.00
Sopaipillas
A light,‏ fluffy pastry bread served hot w/ honey. Made to order!
4.25
New York Style Cheesecake
2.50
Ice Cream or Sherbet
NON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES‏
1.60
Coffee, Hot Tea
1.95
Soft Drink & Ice Tea
2.10
Ocean Spray Juices
1.95
Roy Rogers & Shirley Temple
2.25
Cranberry Spritzer
1.95
Milk
2.25
Panna / Pelligrino
2.75
O' Douls Beer
3.25
St. Pauli Girl
BEER & WINE
3.95
Tecate
3.95
Bohemia
3.95
Dos Equis Amber or Lager
3.95
Carta Blanca
3.95
Corona
3.95
Negra Modela
3.95
Modelo Especial
Glass 2.95
Pitcher 9.95
Tecate
Glass 2.95
Pitcher 9.95
Bud Light
Glass 2.95
Pitcher 9.95
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to La Posta with family and ate lunch. The food was Very good and a it was a lot of food. Service was good and everyone around us seemed to be enjoying their food.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 358savannahb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Historic restaurant in the Las Cruces area. It looks much smaller from the outside but once you walk in, you are greeted by birds and a very cultural feel. There’s even a sign that provides the history of the restaurant. As they seat you, you...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kpac22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on way to Albuquerque! We’ve been here several times and it’s always amazing! Great food and great service. They also have a very nice dog friendly patio. And even brought the dog water!!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank bdodt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place has character, is filled with history and charm. The food was delicious and huge portions. We had good service, and I mention that because I read a few bad reviews, and our experience was great. I am glad we visited the place. It's...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank cachirulatravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant celebrates 80 years of being in the same family. My parents ate here the first night they were married on their honeymoon in 1949. Growing up I ate here two or three times a year. Every time I am back in the Las...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Joe T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is located in historic Mesilla and is an easy drive from anywhere in Las Cruces. The building is on the national list of historic places & is very cozy. There is a small gift shop right as you walk in the restaurant. They...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank mrusagetaway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was perfect at La Posts. The food was delicious, the service was great and our waitress was wonderful. It was so much fun to read about the history of the restaurant as well. I'll definitely come back.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank REOSeawagon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, it’s historical, and that’s where the positives end. Our Server was absolutely horrible, the food was mediocre and even the tortilla chips were lacking in flavor. There are. I hope better choices, blocks away from this place. How USA Today ranked this as a...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank GaryL505
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old New Mexico can be found here. The place is really a step back in time. It fits with the old village of Old Mesilla. Our meals were wonderful. Chili Relleno, Tostodaos, Enchiladas and several other dishes. Very well presented and delicious. Our waiter was...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Jon T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss the sopapillas with the warm honey. The food is incredible! We drove an extra three hours to eat at this memorable restaurant.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Yes, La Posta does take reservations. You can make reservations on line, 24 hours before you plan on dining there. Be sure to make reservations if you have a large party or are going there on the week-end. No reservations on... More
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Response from Patricia R | Reviewed this property |
The streets are very narrow, to several blocks away. You may have to park on Mesiila off I-10, 4-6 blocks away and walk in, to shop and eat
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