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El Fidel

510 Douglas Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-3945
+1 505-425-6659
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“creme brulee” (6 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
510 Douglas Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-3945
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped in recently for lunch. I had the chicken sandwich of the day - a delicious marinated filet, crusted with almonds. My wife had the trout, also excellent. Our server, was friendly and personable and helped with some local information. Also chatted with the chef,...More

Thank Trey B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after a long day of traveling. Lovely, artsy spot. Sat on the patio and enjoyed the weather with a Pinot Grigio. The food was fantastic! All 4 of us were eating off of each other's plates! We ordered the spinach salad, kids size...More

Thank dove g
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Usually eat at Charley's Spic and Span when in Las Vegas, NM. They are a reliable choice, but I was up for a change. Checked out El Fidel Restaurant, housed in historic hotel. Mid-week and frankly wasn't sure they were open since place empty, but...More

Thank ret1re
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Historic Las Vegas New Mexico. One of the original buildings is the El Fidel Hotel. Attached to that is the El Fidel restaurant. We had a lovely lunch, good food, great service. Took a walk to look at the old buildings. Loved it. John &...More

Thank JohnEllis3
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great place for a special night out. Good food and several craft beers available. A step up from the usual local restaurants

Thank DavidKST
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Found ourselves in Las Vegas, NM because I-25 was closed at the Raton Pass. This place is an absolute gem. The maitre d was knowledgeable not only of the menu, but also of the area. She brought us 3 bottles of wine, recommending one in...More

Thank e2uine
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Our meals were exquisite and prepared to perfection. Fresh, delicious, flavorful. I had the egg plant pasta and I don't think I would order that again. It was okay, but nothing as special as what my daughter and husband had. They both raved about their...More

Thank Texasmom04
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My nephew is a student at UWC (United World Colleges) prep school in Montezuma, NM. My wife and I picked him up at school along with three of his buddies and headed to El Fidel. I'm very glad we did. The six of us ordered...More

Thank Jim J
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Mom and I stopped in here for lunch back in December. It was great. The waiter was very friendly. He told us that the meals were big, so we split one. It was awesome. Something different than the great Mexican food that is available throughout...More

Thank nohesitating
Reviewed 10 December 2016

El Fidel is an eclectic restaurant in a sea of Northern NM diners. I like to eat there whenever I want something higher quality and different than the rest in the area. Not that I don't enjoy New Mexican food, but sometimes I want something...More

Thank Sal S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
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06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 Douglas Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-3945
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 505-425-6659
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