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Kocina de rafael

$$ - $$$Mexican,
Legion dr, Las Vegas, NM
+1 505-454-1667
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“sopapillas” (14 reviews)
“rice” (6 reviews)
“red chili” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
Legion dr, Las Vegas, NM
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Red Chile is to die for in Las Vegas New Mexico. I order take out from here many times and each time the red chile was the best and plenty of Sopas to go around!

Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 3 April 2018

The food is good with big portions. I really enjoyed the menudo, which is one of my personal favorite dishes.

Thank Rufus_K12
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Hostess was super nice and friendly. She took time to greet everyone. Green chili sauce was good - not too hot in my opinion, but chicken seem just boiled but still frozen in the middle. The sopapillas that came with our entrees were, big, light...More

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here on our way though town. I had a burrito with chicken and red and green chilies that was tasty.

Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has great food. I recommend it highly. The place was crowed and people waiting. Talked to people who were there waiting and everyone insisted the wait was worth it and they were right. Good portions of good food for reasonable prices.

Thank CaliforniaRVers
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I've tried this place every couple of years, and am never very impressed. Refried beans will come out cold or hard on top(heat lamped), chile is alright, sopapillas are on the small size. Better places to go for good red chile dishes.

Thank Will J
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Very impressed! Food was wonderful! Definitely got enough food for the money and it was great , would come back again .

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The warning on the menu says their chili sauces are HOT. This is a good warning. The first time I have not added Cholula or Tobasco. Try ordering with the sauce on the side (the food is swimming in sauce). I had the best Tamales...More

Thank Edward Z
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I have never had a bad experience here. The food is so delicious n consistent. Kocina is not out front it takes a little searching but by far the best in town.

Thank Jeanette A
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Large delicious selections! Can easily recommend the Burned Cheese Tacos, burrito with roast beef, Posole, sopapillas and the charming waitress! Clean restaurant and quick service! Will definitely plan to eat there on our next trip through Las Vegas, NM!!

Thank BadurekL
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Legion dr, Las Vegas, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 505-454-1667
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