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Habanero's Fresh Mex

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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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600 E. Amador St, Las Cruces, NM 88001
+1 575-524-1829
08:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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100 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this little place. Great food all around, quickly served from fine people. This is our definite go-to for a well priced great Mexican meal experience. Unlike many places in Las Cruces, beer is served here!! Love a good Mexican beer with my meal!

Thank demenshea
Adelaide, Australia
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband is trying to convince me to like Mexican food so he chose this place in Las Cruces, particularly since it featured mole. It is not fancy. It is definitely down-home and very family. However, it is a nice and talented family and it is pleasant being in their world. Furthermore, the food was just lovely. I had my... More 

Thank SalineSS
Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fresh and delicious. They make the best Chile Rellenos on earth. Actually, all the dishes are excellent and service is very very good.

Thank pens32016
El Dorado Hills, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a family owned and operated restaurant which has an amazing selection of vegetarian entrees and being Vegan, I just asked for no cheese and had extra pinto beans because the rice is prepared with chicken broth. My husband and I had an amazingly fresh and homemade meal prepared by the father who has been a chef for over... More 

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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We frequently have lunch here. It is sort of a cafeteria-style where you order at a counter and they deliver to your table. Not a large business but there never has been a problem getting a table. They feature a "welcome soup" at no additional charge but chips and salsa can be substituted. The food is always freshly made and... More 

Thank dee1935
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I have severe food allergies so the only thing I could eat was a side of chicken. They treated me like I was stupid and I bothered them for asking for just a side. They charged me for a full burrito which was $8, when I received my chicken it was full of oil and horrible quality for what I... More 

Thank krismichele17
Redrock, NM
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We went to Habanero's with a group of people after a class. The restaurant is kind of "tucked" around a corner on a one way street, and I wouldn't have tried it unless the group knew about it and invited us. This is a stand in line, look up at the extensive menu, pay and they bring your food to... More 

Thank Wrangler137
Kissimmee, Florida
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Visited Habanero's during a visit to Las Cruces and was delighted with the hometown feel and the delicious Mexican food. My husband had a massive chimichanga and I enjoyed the Mahi Tacos. All in all, great local spot!!

Thank Stephanie R
Las Cruces, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

There are many good Mexican/New Mexican restaurants in Las Cruces, but Habanero's takes food preparation and taste to another level. My choice was the chicken pipian enchiladas. The salsa is made from crushed pumpkin seeds and is mildly spiced. At first bite, my taste buds orbited the planet! The owner cooked and served the food himself - he obviously takes... More 

Thank Rachel S
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

A dear friend took us here several weeks ago. Since then, we have gone back three times for lunch. It's in the middle of the city, easy access and ample parking. The interior is nothing fancy, but has a friendly, warm ambiance. The grande menu is listed on a large board, you order at the cashier's and the meal is... More 

Thank baritonebilly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 600 E. Amador St, Las Cruces, NM 88001
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: +1 575-524-1829

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?