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Chala's is relatively new to the old historic town of Mesilla, NM. The food is a bit different from some of the more traditional Mexican food restaurants in the area. The slow cooked meat is different and very tasty.
My wife and I have eaten here several times and have been impressed with the unique menu choices and the quality of the ingredients. She had the eggs Benedict with beef,cooked with a corn meal muffin and I had the breakfast burger which had a...More
We stop in every year on our way through town. The Hefty Cuban sandwich was fantastic, with Smoked Pork, Ham, Swiss Cheese, and house made Bacon, a carnivores delight with a house made roll. The A1 Burger is really good, juicy and cooked perfectly. The...More
Galletas at Chala's are served warm, sliced in half, and lightly buttered--seemingly fresh out of the oven.They aren't a light, fluffy biscuit but more of a dense biscuit--but amazingly delicious with the homemade green chile, strawberry and blueberry jam. They paired beautifully with the breakfast...More
We stopped in for a beer at the bar, and our experience was very poor. When asked for a tiny taste of a new beer on tap, the bartender said they didn't do tastings. Which is exactly the opposite of the last time we were...More
This restaurant was a recommendation from our hotel and really delivered. It is small but makes a point of only using fresh ingredients. They have no freezer or microwave. We had 2 of the specials. The steak and pork were perfect. The sauces were superb....More
As some of the previous reviews stated, great spicy salsa. Had the pastor tacos, could have had slightly more pineapple flavor, but tasty and filling. My wife had carnitas tacos which she liked a lot, especially with the salsa added. Then fruit-filled empanadas (apple), could...More