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Nopalito Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
310 S Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3533
+1 505-524-0003
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“beans” (6 reviews)
“tacos” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
310 S Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3533
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for lunch and were not disappointed. The green salsa was very good. The service was attentive. The dining room was attractive.

Thank charliepotatoes0101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are native Las Cruces (since 1958). Nopalito is a gem of a secret. Best enchiladas in town! The wam green chili salsa is DELICIOUS!! I have never had a bad meal!! One of the best values in town!

Thank Myrtle P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So much work to do at home caused us to get diner for pickup. Called ahead and my order was just about ready when we arrived. Two enchilada plate with an egg on top. Delicious and filling. Excellent service and the food was great. Better...More

Thank Julian S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We are native New Mexicans, and have lived all over the Land of Enchantment; from Northern, to Central, to Eastern, and now Southern. That said, we have eaten at New Mexican and Mexican restaurants EVERYWHERE, and this was a 1st...and LAST. Upon arrival, we received...More

Thank wanderingrdh
Reviewed 12 June 2017

The food is traditional Mexican food. We enjoyed the selection and the subtle flavors. The green salsa was especially good. My chiles rellenos had a nice crispy batter. The only negative is that they do not serve any alcoholic drinks. We commented that the food...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Not what it once was-but good! Service was quick and friendly, atmosphere was good. This is a family owned restaurant dedicated to serving authentic Mexican food while doing so with a sense of pride which is obvious.

Thank er4harmony
Reviewed 13 April 2017

What can I say, Yogi makes this place. She helped us select from the menu as it was our first time there. So very friendly and a sheer joy to talk with. Food was Excellent. I use a walker to get around so the restaurant...More

Thank mightywoman
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

The food is always very good, it was very busy on account of the Garth Brooks concert. The young waitresses have horrible people skills,the older lady's and young man are doing everything while the girls just walk around and make faces other than that everything...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 April 2017

If youre craving some authentic Mexican food one of the best restaurants in town. Green or red you cant go wrong. My favorite thing besides there chile is their Fried Ice Cream, as strange as it sounds its worth a try!

Thank christal1993
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

As good as we remembered from our college days! Warm green chile salsa, flavorful carne and perfect sopapillas, yes please! It will always be on our short list for Las Cruces.

Thank Jeccadawn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 S Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3533
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: +1 505-524-0003
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