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Chala’s Wood Fire

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
2790 Avenida De Mesilla, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88005
+1 575-652-4143
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“tacos” (16 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2790 Avenida De Mesilla, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88005
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The service was good, the food excellent. the four of us ate for $100, this amount included a 22$ steak for my husband.

Thank LesP144
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The sausage burger and order of tacos were nothing spectacular. The meat served with the taco plate was really dry and the dishes were very plain. We all agreed that the best part of the three meals ordered were the fries served with the sausage...More

Thank outsider005
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate at Chala's three times while visiting my sister in Las Cruces. Although noisy it is the noise of people having a good time and a good meal. My last meal was chilacas, two small masa bowls filled with chili con carne. Delicious! Of...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had heard about this through the grapevine and, since I am a brunch fan, I decided to try it out. We arrived at 11am, gave our name to the very helpful and cheerful host. Our wait was only 10 minutes. We were seated and...More

Thank emkenn13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try it you’ll love it!!!!! Tacos are amazing!!! Desserts are house made and so good! Everything is Very fresh!!!! Service is always on point!

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent friendly service met a friend here for a business lunch I have the chili con Carney Christmas which in New Mexico means both red and green chili separated can’t pick a favorite between the two I’ll be back to try the rest of the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A local friend brought us here for Sunday Brunch. I was skeptical, but was very pleasantly surprised. Even though it was crowded we were seated right away. We ordered the Smoked Carnitas Hash and Chala’s Sweet Tea. The whole meal was excellent. Eggs perfect, hash...More

Thank 1xmasgirl
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband had the Hefty Cuban sandwich, and I had the Chile Con Carne burrito smothered Christmas tree style. The meat on The Cuban was perfect, and the bacon was thick-sliced, I believe house-made. Both plates were delicious, and the green chili sauce was creamy...More

1  Thank ArequipaMountainMama
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

This is the best smoked meat restaurant in town, hands down. The food is excellent and we live the low key atmosphere. The menu is small but everything is awesome.

Thank Mit Y
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the brunch blueberry pancakes, pork hash, and burger with green chili jam, bacon, and a fried egg on top. Service was also good. Our waitress helped us make food choices that were perfect for us.

Thank I2238RMdanielb
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August 30, 2018|
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Response from matcait | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I believe they have a website that addresses the hours of operation.
July 16, 2016|
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Response from Cearaangel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are finishing up the remodel of the new patio but we have enjoyed the seating outside with our pups a couple times.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2790 Avenida De Mesilla, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88005
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces  >  Mesilla
  • Phone Number: +1 575-652-4143
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