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La Nueva Casita Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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195 N Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3550
+1 575-523-5434
08:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 08:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 08:00 - 20:30
Fri 07:00 - 20:30
Sat 08:00 - 20:30
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Austin, Texas
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our favorite place for breakfast. Food was excellent and the staff friendly. The salsa was delicious. A must go to restaurant in Las Cruces.

1 Thank Laura B
Central Arizona, Arizona
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149 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thursday January 19-2017 When we left the Convention Center she wanted to go to Target which we did. When we left Target she said that she was hungry and actually had a destination in mind. La Nueva Casita Cafe. I looked at her and said, I thought you didn't want Mexican? She replied that one of her classmates had recommended... More 

Thank pigseyepeg
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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97 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Kind of disappointed based on the reviews and my extensive experience with all types of Mexican cuisine. Salsa had a slightly weird taste and the tacos and burrito were pretty uninspired. Service was great and the location and space is cool but I would definitely check out somewhere else first.

Thank Brian M
Lindale, Texas
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While on a road trip from Texas to California we read about La Nueva Casita Café on trip advisor and decided to try it. This was a wonderful experience. It is a neighborhood café with a lot of locals. The food was excellent and service was quick and friendly. spThe chips and salsa were excellent but the salsa was spicy... More 

Thank Linda R
Fredericksburg, Texas
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a terrific little place in a unique area. The street tacos are delicious. My son had the enchiladas with the red chile sauce. Beware: These aren't for the light hearted with he heat. New Mexico red and green chiles are normally very spicy. The beans were not out of a can. Everything was fresh. The guacamole was great... More 

Thank Adventure715
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks like a dive but those are the places to get the most authentic, best tasting food. The salsa was spicy and good. I had the chef special Estrella Tacos which were good but made different from the menu because I'm told the chef was new, but they were fantastic anyway. I'd happily go here again.

Thank ClaraSue926
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Authentic, spicy, and oh so delicious! Dang, was going to post a pic but I inhaled it! We both had the Combo and everything was awesome. Kinda expected it when I walked in the door....smelled yummy & did not disappoint! The waitress was on point and pleasant to talk to. Definitely going back soon! Kudos!!

Thank patluvsscott
Warrensburg, Missouri
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99 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Asked the wife to find us a place to eat, as I was hungry. She found this place, and since we both like Mexican, figured it would work for us. Boy, were we happy we did. They food, service and price was all excellent. They had some of the best chips we have ever eaten. They salsa was perfect for... More 

Thank Bill G
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great - the "real deal" Mexican cuisine! Prices were very reasonable and lots of menu selections to choose from.

Thank dianeh01
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited thousands of restaurants and eating places all over the world. I always look for local places and try to stay away from the chains and stereo typed places which make you feel claustrophobic and uneasy. While in Las Cruces for the New Year weekend we visited this place for a brunch on the 1st of January ,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 195 N Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3550
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: +1 575-523-5434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?