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Paisano Cafe

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1740 Calle de Mercado, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM
+1 575-524-0211
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 15:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Decided to try Paisano's on a Saturday night, Very busy and service a little slow. Garth Brooks in ton that night so every eating place in town was packed. Expected an Italian menu so was surprised to see offerings on the menu. Both my husband and I had fish, he salmon and I sea bass. Both excellent. Definitely will go... More 

Thank Linda R
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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137 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decent meal and the folks were very accommodating correcting a wine order. There were 6 of us and one of the gentlemen really enjoyed his seafood meal. I had the pork tenderloin with a coffee glaze coating. Different but good. However, my potatoes were cold. Overall, a decent meal but it won't be my first choice if we go on... More 

Thank crucesdave
Mesilla, New Mexico
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No pun intended! Just about the best Mole choices we have had in quite a while. Looking forward to our next visit and trying some more of the unique southern Mexico food... definitely not your traditional New Mexico Fare!

Thank Spencerfe
Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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186 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a family of 6 out to dinner here and we all enjoyed our meals. The wait person was new and not good and the food arrival was slow. But, we all wanted to talk a LOT so it was A-OK for our evening. The food is very different from other "Mexican" restaurants in town, so go and enjoy!

Thank Jean B
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant for tasting the fine Mexican food of the interior of Mexico. This is not your average selection of tacos and enchiladas. I highly recommend the 4 types of mole as well as the steak with grilled onions and interesting types of chiles in use there. Treat yourself to an evening of exploration of real food... More 

Thank Fpavoreal
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Was so excited to see that their tomatillo jalapeno salsa is as perfect as when we first experienced it in early 2016. Very attentive and charming waiter. Flavorful raspberry vinaigrette, wonderful poblano mole, and creamy flan. Will be back several more times b4 leaving next week.

2 Thank Mary Boyer P
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

3 couples. We all enjoyed our plates. Our waters was so nice and responsive to our needs and requests. We bragged about the fish tacos to our friends but we were not aware that they did not offer this plate for dinner. However, our waitress spoke to the chef and boom, we were able to get our fish tacos on... More 

Thank Julian S
Ottawa, Canada
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170 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This restaurant deserves to be rated much higher than it is currently. It may be that it is somewhat hidden in a small plaza across from the busier St. Clair winery. The menu is extensive and inventive and reminded us of the upscale cuisine you expect in Santa Fe. My wife ordered duck breast with mango relish for her entree... More 

Thank scuba312
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We have been here several times and have consistently found the food to be well presented and tasty. When you peruse the menu, you find quite a few unique offerings. Items containing chile are mild. The cost is reasonable, about $30 for two filling meals, including tip. Service has been a little spotty but never bad. Once there was a... More 

Thank Ed S
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We have traveled to the Pacific Northwest every summer for several years and one of our first stops is a fish matket selling locally caught fresh off the boat that day salmon and crab, etc. So we know the taste of the best of the best in these delights. There is a buttery richness to fresh salmon that no sauce... More 

Thank Williams M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1740 Calle de Mercado, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces  >  Mesilla
  • Phone Number: +1 575-524-0211

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?