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Josefina's Old Gate Cafe

££ - £££American, , Cafe
2261 Calle de Guadalupe, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88046
+1 575-525-2620
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (39 reviews)
“quesadilla” (13 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Cafe, Mexican, Healthy
££ - £££
2261 Calle de Guadalupe, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88046
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

One of our favorite places to come for breakfast/lunch. The food is good and the people friendly. The outside patio is a shaded oasis.

Thank LauraAG7
Reviewed 26 September 2017

My friend and I visited Josefina's Old Gate Cafe for breakfast. The place was nearly deserted so we were asked to sit anywhere we liked. It was a mild morning so we sat in the picturesque courtyard. Our waitress informed us that we could order...More

Thank Buck W
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I had the chicken salad on a salad. It was a really small portion. We went there on a Sunday. They were having live music, which would be nice as background noise. But it was rather loud.

Thank TravelingFool88005
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Came hear with a local friend when visiting the city, he wanted us to have a Mexican Breakfast. The place it's self has some great history with inside and outside dinning. Great staff and very helpful, the menu has a good choice with endless coffee....More

Thank John A
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stoped in to have breakfast while waiting for the shops to open. It was so great to sit outside and eat. Our waiter so friendly and did not try and hurry us out of the place. Will be back.

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Josefina's is just a bit off the beaten path down the street from Mesilla plaza, but worth a visit for its very mellow and comfortable outside patio areas. Food is a variety of cuisines, with something for most, and they take pride in making at...More

Thank andflywrite
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Fantastic food. Outdoor seating is beautiful and comfortable. Love meeting my friends here for lunch and a glass of wine.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 1 August 2017

It´s a great place if you want a light breakfast or light meal. They advertise the pozole as great and it is just OK i mean... it is good if you are NOT Mexican... but dont expect to get the shreded lettuce and the radish,...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Take your time in approaching Josefina's and enjoy your first view of the "old gate." Perhaps thousands of paintings have tried to capture the spirit of this beautiful entrance to the restaurant. Go early (breakfast or lunch) for traditional New Mexican specialities and then go...More

Thank Hoteltrainer
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I was walking around and saw this little cafe with outdoor seating. It was beautiful and he staff was friendly. I only ordered the lemon bar with ice cream for dessert after my lunch and I'm glad I did. It was absolutely delicious!

Thank D'Anya D
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Response from duepplestrasse5-7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can bring dogs, the front part of the patio,is open to dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Mexican, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2261 Calle de Guadalupe, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88046
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces  >  Mesilla
  • Phone Number: +1 575-525-2620
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Enjoy breakfast or lunch in our quaint cafe or on the picturesque patio. Fresh baked goods, sandwiches and, local fare. Relax with a glass of wine from our own Old Gate Cellars Winery and other New Mexico wines. Browse the antique store and gift shop.
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