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Emilia's On the Plaza

) #13 of 14 Restaurants in Mesilla ££ - £££ Mexican,
2290 Calle de Parian, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88046
+1 575-652-3007
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“taco” (3 reviews)
“nachos” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
££ - £££
2290 Calle de Parian, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88046
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11 - 20 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 15 June 2016

We had a nice time sitting outside. We ordered drinks, nachos, and a banana chimichanga. It's in the center of town on a corner, so it easily attracts customers. The only negative was the restroom. It is in much need of a makeover and didn't...More

Thank TheBeachUnicorn
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Wanted to like this place. Great location downtown mesilla Cute outdoor Patio in front live guitarists playing service was ok. Food came cool to cold and little or no flavor very disappointing

Thank Doctor511
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We were lured in by the guitar and mandolin players. The patio was so inviting. The locally crafted Pecan Beer was delicious. The 75 cent taco were out of this world. The staff and the band were as friendly and fun as they come. This...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We walked in to look at a menu, and we should have taken the warning. Another customer approached the front counter and said, "I'm hopeful that we are going to get waited on!" The live music outside in the patio was so delightful that we...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 17 February 2016

The music on a Sunday afternoon was top notch - two guitarists who sang and played beautifully! The outdoor patio was packed! (Too bad there wasn't a sunny spot, though!) The food was good (enchiladas) - not fantastic but good. Very popular!

Thank dianeh01
Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were walking around mesilla plaza and we decided to stop by to eat here, they had live music in the patio that catched out attention. First time here!! The food was very delicious, homestyle mexican food which was a plus! We...More

Thank Mely B
Reviewed 17 December 2015

We ate there because Peppers was full and we did not have a reservation and needed a relatively quick place to eat before going to the Fountain Theater. We go their chili releno, which turned out to be one chili with lots of refried beans,...More

Reviewed 28 October 2015

Emilia’s Restaurant – Mesilla, New Mexico We’re RVers looking for sun in the winter and decided upon Las Cruces (LC), New Mexico. LC is not a little city anymore – it is modern and has many big metro elements. We stayed closer to Mesilla, the...More

Thank Rosadelima_NewMexico
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Good food and good service! Right on the square of old mesilla. I had the relleno burrito an it was really good. We sat on the patio under the fan drinking margaritas.

Thank Jsordona
Reviewed 9 September 2015

We just happened into this place ... lulled in by the live music and the fans rotating on the patio. The menu is fun, fried zucchini, red/green chile stew, jalapeno swiss burger ... and breakfast every friday?? which looks awesome!

Thank Courtney D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2290 Calle de Parian, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88046
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces  >  Mesilla
  • Phone Number: +1 575-652-3007
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