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Don Juan's Cocina

) #6 of 28 Restaurants in Socorro $ Mexican,
118 Manzanares Avenue East, Socorro, NM 87801-4213
+1 505-835-9967
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (7 reviews)
“tamales” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
118 Manzanares Avenue East, Socorro, NM 87801-4213
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While Don Juan's looks like it is off the beaten path (if you are driving North/South on the Interstate), it's really very easy to locate in the center of town. We walked in a little before Noon and the place was deserted. We asked to...More

Thank skmccraw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Employees absolutely fabulous and food even better! We saw this spot on YELP when RVing in the area. Got off highway and finally found it after the map apps were wrong. Worth the extra looking. No RV parking so ordered to-go. Definitely would go back...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic Mexican food, wonderful service, and low prices can't be beat. Highly recommend the guacamole and chips followed by a chili relleno plate with green chili. The real deal.

Thank aeroguy
Reviewed 19 February 2017

This place does some of the best burritos I've ever had. The place is pretty bare bones, but in a lovely old building and the prices can't be beat. There is almost always a lunch crowd, but they have no problem handling it.

Thank ShandyNM
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our way from El Paso to Santa Fe because Trip Advisor gave it a 4 1/2 and we agree!! We got the "#1 combo"- taco, tamale, 2 cheese enchiladas, rice and beans for $7.50. Loved it!! Authentic food like...More

1  Thank TravelingGirl1951
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

This tiny place serves up good Mexican food priced very inexpensively. A chile rellieno plate special for $7! Great chips and salsa. Sopapillas were $2.50 for 4 and perfect. Would have rated higher except burrito was below average with mostly potato and little meat. However...More

1  Thank tchrs
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

This tiny place in Socorro NM is perfect. Wonderful staff, delicious New Mexican cuisine at very affordable prices. It is obvious everything is fresh and prepared when ordered. The level of spice and heat is perfect for me ( I am a south TX boy...More

1  Thank BILL A
Reviewed 27 October 2015

This place is wonderful, and on top of that cheap and relaxed. It doesn't look like much from the outside or inside (at least, simple decor and cafeteria-style seating, although they do have a cute patio that they open on occasion). But the food.... oh...More

1  Thank xiggystardust
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

For a small town Socorro has many great places to eat and Don Juans is definitely one of them. The Stuffed sopapilla is so very good the filling is amazing and the sopapilla is flakey and amazing. The chicken flautas with fresh guacamole is to...More

1  Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

Love this place ! Best red enchiladas in the whole state. We live in Las cruces and arrange our schedule so we can get there for lunch.

1  Thank Di-g2230
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Manzanares Avenue East, Socorro, NM 87801-4213
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Socorro
  • Phone Number: +1 505-835-9967
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