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High Desert Brewing Co

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
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1201 W Hadley Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88005-2422
+1 575-525-6752
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for a laid back pub with good beer. Found it and found great friendly service. If my wife likes the place then it has to be good.

Thank vlreinc
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent beer and good service. If offered, buy the Scottish Ale. The Heifewiezen is wonderful. High Desert is a true example of craft brewing.

Thank RangerLon
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

After a long drive through West Texas we were grateful to find this oasis in Las Cruces. Excellent service, delicious dinner (green chili stew and cheese and tomatillo quesadilla) with their own takes on beer. Sit outside with the toasty heaters and watch the sun go down.

Thank Tambra N
Asheville, North Carolina
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175 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

If you're a fan of craft brews - you won't be surprised to find a nice little brewery in Las Cruces, because craft brewers have taken over the world! Well, not quite, but the High Desert beers were mighty fine! And the food was a decent accompaniment - but you'd definitely come for the beers! Shall I say it again,... More 

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great little brew pub and the best nachos in town. Highly recommend for anyone at any age without a doubt.

Thank Scott Y
Las Cruces
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Yes, there are brewpubs popping up everywhere, but this one has been around awhile now (almost 20 years, I think), and it is like no other brewpub I've been to. First off, the beer is hands-down excellent. No brewery would stay in business this long if it weren't. Always a good selection that varies from visit to visit, and always... More 

Thank Dan29942
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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437 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

If you are just looking for locally brewed beer, this could be an ok stop. I would skip the food. The focus really is just on beer. The atmosphere is lame, the food was poor, the bartender was pushy and rude. Overall, I think their are better places in town

Thank Funtraveler2014
Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

The Buffalo wings here are made from a very unusual recipe with Chipotle and orange marmalade. To die for! Oktoberfest is the best around!

Thank Jan R
Wilmington, Delaware
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125 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Well hidden behind some scrubby trees on a residential street, High Desert is easy to miss. Maybe this is by design. I believe if the secret got out how good their beers are, they might be overwhelmed. Having never been here before, and knowing nothing about their brews, I had no expectations. Looks often being deceiving, neither the exterior nor... More 

Thank Anthony R
El Paso
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This place is pretty awesome. Me and my wife cane this time with another couple. We brought our dogs this time and hung out on the patio. I have to say it's hard to find a establishment that allows pets on their patio. But this place is awesome and the staff are the friendliest people I have ever met. We... More 

Thank Soulive126

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 W Hadley Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88005-2422
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: +1 575-525-6752

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