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Lorenzo's Italian Restaurant

1753 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001-5780
+1 575-521-3505
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“fettuccine” (10 reviews)
“bread” (38 reviews)
“salad” (29 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1753 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001-5780
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Ate here with family and everyone enjoyed their meal. The rolls were fresh and warm. Tasted home made. We had a pasta dish that was just the right size and a pizza that was bigger than expected. The pizza looked and tasted great. The pasta...More

Thank Coop228
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to dinner on Saturday night. After a very short wait we were seated in a nicely decorated room. I ordered the fettuccine Alfonso which was a nice green chili Alfredo sauce with Italian sausage and my dining companion ordered the spaghetti and meatballs...More

Thank esquire123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend and I dropped in for a quick lunch. What a nice surprise! The service was speedy and the food was great. I liked the lunch choices that allowed two choices. I went with the Tomato Basil soup and salad. I look forward to...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 12 March 2018

After a long trip from Las Vegas stopped here for dinner. The food and service were very good and the place was packed @4:00 PM which was a good indicator of things to come. I do think the meal was 10-15 % overpriced.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This place does a fabulous job combining Italian food with the rich new Mexico flavors of the green chili. I started with the sausage green chili soup, exquisite taste. For my main dish I had the fettuccini alfonso, sausage & green chili in a garlic...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Met friends for a bday dinner. Food was great, pasta is fresh tasting. Live the Sugo sauce. Be sure and try the tomato basil soup. Staff was great! We will be back soon.

Thank Dogcruces
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My husband & I were searching for a place to eat as we were making our way through Las Cruces to our daughter’s home in Alamogordo. Trip Advisor is always are go to for help. We wanted Italian so we chose Lorenzo’s! We were greeted...More

Thank Tonya E
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Lorenzo’s is such a great place for lunch or dinner. I love their sautéed mushrooms as an appetizer. This time I ordered the crab ravioli. The sauce was light with a touch of lemon. The owners and staff are always friendly and the service is...More

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 19 January 2018

OUr server Jasmin made our dinner quite delightful, friendly , efficient, polite. Classic menu, something for everyone, good food.

Thank Katethegrape
Reviewed 8 January 2018

My parents and some friends ate here for lunch. The wait staff were friendly and answered a few questions about their menu items. The food was brought out promptly. It Everyone enjoyed their meals. The pizza crust was a little thicker, but it was not...More

Thank Luis M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1753 E University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001-5780
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: +1 575-521-3505
Voted best Italian Restaurant in Las Cruces 18 years running! The family owned and operated business all started at the apron strings of Mama Gina. Vincent Vaccaro and his sister Mary Ostland, owners of Lorenzo’s Italian Restaurant, remember dodging rows of drying pasta in their kitchen and baking endless rows of Italian cookies. Food was always the center of their family gatherings, and now with 46 years of combined restaurant experience, their family dishes are made for you. Everything from cooked to order pastas, pizzas and sandwiches, to homemade soups, seafood and juicy steaks. And don’t forget about the famous homemade bread that will have you addicted in one bite. Can’t make it to the restaurant? Lorenzo’s will bring the restaurant to you! With full service catering for any occasion, Lorenzo’s Catering offers anything from a simple delivered business luncheon, to full scale plated banquet service complete with china, and staff.
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