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La Nueva Casita Cafe

195 N Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3550
+1 575-523-5434
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“borracho beans” (24 reviews)
“tacos” (66 reviews)
“chocolate flan” (12 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
195 N Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3550
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Reviewed 5 days ago

In a city with multiple New Mexican style restaurants this place was just OK. Don't understand the glowing reviews. We had shredded beef chimichanga which was stringy and very small. Also the chili rellenos were average. The only good thing were the chips which were...More

Thank DesertRat011
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had contact with a number of the staff - very friendly and accommodating. Drinks were quickly refilled. My wife and I don't handle spicy food very well. If that's you, ask for the red or green sauce on the side (I thought both were...More

Thank Paul_inSunPrairie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling from Arizona and found La Nueva Casita Cafe through Trip Advisor. Loved the historical neighborhood. Beautiful park across the street. The food was excellent!! Our waiter was friendly and attentive. Our food came our fast and it was delicious. We will definitely stop by...More

Thank albm03
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch there last week. Our server, Yogi, was great-very friendly & knowledgeable about their menu. My wife had the chicken enchiladas daily special which she loved. I had the combo plate which was delicious. Food was like home cooking. Looking forward to returning next...More

Thank Karl B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I went late Thursday evening not long before they closed. Didn't rush us so they could close.We still had the excellent service and food as always. Love their cheese enchilada plate with red sauce, refried beans, salad. The bowl of squash was...More

Thank Katie M N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We very much enjoyed our breakfast here - very tasty and very friendly waitress in comfortable environs. We'd definitely return if in the area again.

Thank jemejo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to La Nueva Casita for lunch. Very busy, but got a seat right away. Greeted by a terrific waitress named Yogi. She smiled the whole time and made sure our visit was pleasant. I had the frajitos tacos and husband had chimichangos. Both very...More

Thank avis l
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The chips they serve with their salsa, excellent would recommend, Meat Burito. It is somewhat noisy.

Thank Ritade48
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The food is delicious, prepared like home, and the customers are valued. Chips and salsa is provided before the meal. Try the calabacitas; they are yummy, like my mother used to make.

Thank baca2002
Reviewed 11 July 2018

La Nueva Casita is back at the top of my favorite Mexican eateries in LC. The last few times in, the food has been top notch and the service attentive and quick. Tacos Estrella are still the best. The have done some upgrades to the...More

Thank Judy M
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Questions & Answers
23 January 2018|
Response from sabimax | Reviewed this property |
Not too busy, should not have a problem getting seated.
Rosie D
21 June 2017|
Response from Rachel H | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are open for dinner. I believe they close at 9ish.
Beverly H
19 April 2017|
Response from Melissa S | Property representative |
Hello. Yes we definitely can! Just let us know when, so we can schedule appropriate staff and reserve your seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 N Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3550
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: +1 575-523-5434
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