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Emilia's On the Plaza

$$ - $$$Mexican,
2290 Calle de Parian, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88046
+1 575-652-3007
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“tacos” (7 reviews)
“water dish” (2 reviews)
“pecan beer” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
2290 Calle de Parian, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88046
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

I believe the name has changed to either Don Felix or BTC Fitmeals. We ate here a few years ago and it was okay - and the place is convenient to the plaza area in Mesilla. The menu advertises their claim to fame as their...More

Thank Bowlby324
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We've dined at Emilia's many times over past two years. They've changed hands since we first moved to NM but it's always been a fun experience. They are dog friendly on their outdoor patio area so we bring our doggie. They have great Mexican food...More

Thank Robert O
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Food was fantastic. I had the house specialty taco's and my wife had enchiladas cheese. Salsa was just right food was amazing and the Mexican rice was get ready for this moist. It is no longer called Emila's though but you will recognize it with...More

Thank Jim1038
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Went on a Sunday afternoon. Saw it while strolling the plaza and hearing the live music. Chalkboard sign advertised Aguas Frescas. They had 1 kind-cucumber. Took about 15 minutes to get but was good. Then told waitress we only had 1/2 hour, was there anything...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

A nice affordable Mexican restaurant on the main square in Mesilla. We saw the brown sign for an attraction driving the expressway and, knowing what was in store for us on !-10 (The only thi9ng worse than I-10 through New Mexico and eastern Arizona is...More

Thank WhiskeyPriest_2012
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Emilio's was recommended by the owner of our B&B. It's a really large space with a cage full of screeching birds at one of the entrances (not sure what's that about), but we weren't seated where that was a problem. Portions are large, and food...More

Thank Judith A
Reviewed 21 February 2017

What a pleasant surprise. We stopped pre-lunch for coffee and ended up ordering an appetizer - mexican green chile wontons and some posole that was Excellent. Just the right amount of heat and obviously fresh. Chris, the owner was great! And there was live music...More

Thank nomad727
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We stopped in Mesilla on our way to Texas, we had heard it was a quaint western town. We arrived around 1:00 and was looking for lunch, we were also traveling with a dog, so we needed something dog friendly. Emilia's has an outdoor patio,...More

Thank Lucienneh
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Have passed by many times, thought we would try for lunch. Food had absolutely no taste, the blandest Mexican food I have ever eaten. Waitress indicated ownership changing, should also change chef.

Thank Ycguy1117
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Great Music! Great Food! Went there for our 17th Annv. We are Snowbird's! just got here for the Winter from N.N.England, Same day as their Sept 18th Festa. Food Taste just like what my Ama Martinez and Tia's used to make at the Imgrant wrk...More

Thank Felix G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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