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La Posta de Mesilla

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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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
Dos Equis
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been taking friends to La Posta for many years. This summer everything from reservations to table service pretty bad. From ordering to food over an hour. Many better options locally

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

Probably more popular with tourists than the locals. Interesting old property in Mesilla. Food was so so. Drinks were very good. Patron margarita will please. Good service.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank B1713GTjamesb
Reviewed 1 week ago

As first timers to the region our friends took us to La Posta. We were impressed by the historic stagecoach building and blown away by the delicious mexican cuisine. A must for anyone visiting Old Mesilla or Las Cruces and wanting some authentic local eats....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's our go to restaurant for authentic Mexican eats. Never disappointed! We've also taken family and friends to their delight.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everytime we have guests, we bring them to La Posta. The green enchiladas with chicken and sour cream are amazing! But more than the food, the atmosphere is exactly what you want in a good restaurant in Las Cruces. Decorated to perfection, year round, it's...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Leslie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a gem of a resturant in a small town. Awesome atmosphere, Great Decor in several dinning rooms, very impressive. Fabulous Food with ample sized servings. Nice Reasonably Priced Menu with a nice variety of Mexican dishes. Also... ...Great Margarita's !!! The service was excellent....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Ronald Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're hungry for Mexican food, you need look no further. This place has a wonderful assortment of cocktails and Mexican menu dishes. Drinks are generous and delicious. The food was "authentic" enough and lots of it...I hope you're appetite can stand up to this....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank John R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome! What a traditional place to visit and have an authentic southwest dinner. The history of the building and the restaurant being open since 1939 are both impressive. The moment you pull up you know you are in a unique place! The lobby is great...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank James P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes, the atmosphere is "one of a kind". But, the food does not represent the awesome flavors of New Mexico. Have taken family & friends from out of town here (at their requests) many times and have been embarrassed by the flavors and quality of...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Dream591251
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot of touristas. The food is substantial and OK, and our server was doing her best to keep up with the mob. All this seemed a little odd for a Monday night. Great decor. I think that everything about "old Mesilla" may be a...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank David W
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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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