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Habanero's Fresh Mex

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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600 E. Amador St, Las Cruces, NM 88001
+1 575-524-1829
08:00 - 19:00
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Habanero's is a great little restaurant if you are looking for a casual, quiet place to have nice meal and a beer. The menu items are listed on the wall and you order at a counter. The food is brought to your table. While many restaurants in Las Cruces serve excellent food in the style of the Southwest, Habanero's is... More 

Thank gavachoviejo
Santa Fe
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152 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We travel down to Cruces every year with the three Whippets and always eat at Habanero's at least once. This year was no exception and we again had a fantastic meal. The Welcome soup this year may be the best yet! I had the chicken Mole again because I really live how chef prepared this favorite of mine. Again, super... More 

Thank AndrewRodney
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Their soft tacos are the bomb. Nearly as good as what I make at home!! The intro bowl of soup is quite good too

Thank mhartshorne
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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100 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Love this little place. Great food all around, quickly served from fine people. This is our definite go-to for a well priced great Mexican meal experience. Unlike many places in Las Cruces, beer is served here!! Love a good Mexican beer with my meal!

Thank demenshea
Adelaide, Australia
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

My husband is trying to convince me to like Mexican food so he chose this place in Las Cruces, particularly since it featured mole. It is not fancy. It is definitely down-home and very family. However, it is a nice and talented family and it is pleasant being in their world. Furthermore, the food was just lovely. I had my... More 

Thank SalineSS
Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Fresh and delicious. They make the best Chile Rellenos on earth. Actually, all the dishes are excellent and service is very very good.

Thank pens32016
El Dorado Hills, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This is a family owned and operated restaurant which has an amazing selection of vegetarian entrees and being Vegan, I just asked for no cheese and had extra pinto beans because the rice is prepared with chicken broth. My husband and I had an amazingly fresh and homemade meal prepared by the father who has been a chef for over... More 

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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We frequently have lunch here. It is sort of a cafeteria-style where you order at a counter and they deliver to your table. Not a large business but there never has been a problem getting a table. They feature a "welcome soup" at no additional charge but chips and salsa can be substituted. The food is always freshly made and... More 

Thank dee1935
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I have severe food allergies so the only thing I could eat was a side of chicken. They treated me like I was stupid and I bothered them for asking for just a side. They charged me for a full burrito which was $8, when I received my chicken it was full of oil and horrible quality for what I... More 

Thank krismichele17
Redrock, NM
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We went to Habanero's with a group of people after a class. The restaurant is kind of "tucked" around a corner on a one way street, and I wouldn't have tried it unless the group knew about it and invited us. This is a stand in line, look up at the extensive menu, pay and they bring your food to... More 

Thank Wrangler137

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 E. Amador St, Las Cruces, NM 88001
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: +1 575-524-1829

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