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Smiling Faces

331 S Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-3872
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good48%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sopapillas” (2 reviews)
“red chili” (4 reviews)
“burrito” (2 reviews)
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331 S Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-3872
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far best red chile in Las Vegas. All of it rocks. Enchiladas, chile cheese fries, burritos. Our standing order is a chicharron red smothered burrito that is huge. 2 people can easily share it, order 2 sopapillas to soak up the rest of the...More

Thank Will J
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The Navajo Taco was very good. They have several sauces but the red hot one is HOT. Nice wait staff. Overall a nice stop.

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I usually eat here when I am working in the area. They have a good selection and some really good food.

Thank R1159HBjamesb
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We had read about Smiling Faces, and the Navajo tacos seemed to be the top item, so most of us ordered it. I was impressed that the server offered to bring us samples of the chile, since it was fairly hot and she wanted us...More

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Driving through, needed lunch, but it was later. Only place we could find open and it was meant to be. Red chilie made my husband sweat and he loved it. Navajo Taco with green chilie hit the spot. So good. We will be back when...More

Thank Toniajfuller
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Stopped for lunch(12:30), It was 30 minutes to get our meal. The lunch prices here are slightly more than places in Santa Fe. We walk in and someone from a side room says seat yourself. Red Chile was hot, which the waitress said, if you...More

Reviewed 17 July 2015

Smiling Faces isn't too far off of the interstate and it sure beats standard fast food. But you should allow about an hour to get in and out. The food was awesome, although the red sauce was too spicy for my boyfriend. I had the...More

Thank srjh
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

Always willing to accommodate with a small or large group. We come to Las Vegas often to volunteer at a summer camp and stop here everytime. Navajo Taco is to die for!

Thank Tara S
Reviewed 26 May 2015

It's not the most attractive place inside or out. The service was ok, but they have the best Navajo Tacos I have ever had and you will need a to go box for your left overs.

1  Thank Polaris_Roy
Reviewed 12 March 2015

Authentic SW fare. The staff was very accommodating when our large group had to find an alternative when previous plans fell through. We descended on them with 40 or more diners!

Thank Kurt B
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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09:00 - 20:00
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09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 S Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-3872
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Vegas
This restaurant is located in Las Vegas, New Mexico. It serves Spanish American and American cuisine.
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