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Zeffiro's Pizzeria Napoletana

136 S Water St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-1208
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (175 reviews)
“prosciutto” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
136 S Water St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-1208
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We pass through Las Cruces every few months and often overnight at a local hotel. As a result, we've experienced several of the local restaurants. Based on the content of TripAdvisor reviews, we gave Zeffiro's a try. Although they offer a range of Italian dishes,...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Should have taken a pic, the pizza was that unappealing. We expected a more flavorful experience from a NY pizzeria. Oh well, better experience with Dominos....

Thank patluvsscott
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

On a road trip back from California to Texas we stopped at Zeffiro's Pizzeria Napoletana and we are glad we did. Our lovely waitress Lauren suggested the Chicken Parm and my husband and son both enjoyed the dish. I had the Mediterranean Pizza with mozzarella,...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 23 July 2017

It was once called The Popular department store and is just across Water Street from the electric company in downtown Las Cruces. Several years ago it became popular for its fire baked Neapolitan style pizza and fresh crusty European breads, even special breads for Easter...More

Thank KeithChemist
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Lunch started with delicious crusty bread and garlic butter. From the first bite of the artisan bread we knew we were in for a treat! We had a side salad with a fantastic raspberry walnut dressing and a small Margherita pizza. Wait-staff was friendly and...More

1  Thank David J M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Five of us had a nice lunch in less than an hour here. The food was fresh and flavorful. Pasta was obviously freshly made and had an amazing flavor and texture. Their bread was toooo good, so a few of us bought loaves to go!...More

Thank GretchenNM
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent Italian restaurant. Lots of unusual pizza and homemade pasta choices. I had the Lemon Asparagus pizza - very good - unusual. My husband enjoyed the Pasta Zeffiro - red pepper pasta with green chilies. We also tried the red and white wine flights -...More

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I like pizzas with that slightly burned crust. The green chillies worked fantastically on the Zeffiro pizza. They worked hard to remedy minor errors in the food we ordered. No diaper changing table in the bathroom and soap dispenser was empty with a huge refill...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Pizza is cooked in a wood oven so it's got that nice crispy outside and some of the pasta is made in house. Very authentic

Thank Trisstin M
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We had stopped here a couple of years ago when we bought our lot to build our house. We were happy to find out that this little place was still open. This is a cozy place, not a lot of frills, and it was pretty...More

Thank Mary B
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Margaret B
29 January 2015|
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Response from Paula A | Reviewed this property |
No, I'm not aware of any ability to deliver. They really don't do take out pizza either because of the style that this pizza is.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 S Water St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-1208
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: 575-525-6757
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