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El Fidel

510 Douglas Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-3945
+1 505-425-6659
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“creme brulee” (6 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
510 Douglas Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-3945
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Usually eat at Charley's Spic and Span when in Las Vegas, NM. They are a reliable choice, but I was up for a change. Checked out El Fidel Restaurant, housed in historic hotel. Mid-week and frankly wasn't sure they were open since place empty, but...More

Thank ret1re
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Historic Las Vegas New Mexico. One of the original buildings is the El Fidel Hotel. Attached to that is the El Fidel restaurant. We had a lovely lunch, good food, great service. Took a walk to look at the old buildings. Loved it. John &...More

Thank JohnEllis3
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great place for a special night out. Good food and several craft beers available. A step up from the usual local restaurants

Thank DavidKST
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Found ourselves in Las Vegas, NM because I-25 was closed at the Raton Pass. This place is an absolute gem. The maitre d was knowledgeable not only of the menu, but also of the area. She brought us 3 bottles of wine, recommending one in...More

Thank e2uine
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Our meals were exquisite and prepared to perfection. Fresh, delicious, flavorful. I had the egg plant pasta and I don't think I would order that again. It was okay, but nothing as special as what my daughter and husband had. They both raved about their...More

Thank Texasmom04
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My nephew is a student at UWC (United World Colleges) prep school in Montezuma, NM. My wife and I picked him up at school along with three of his buddies and headed to El Fidel. I'm very glad we did. The six of us ordered...More

Thank Jim J
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Mom and I stopped in here for lunch back in December. It was great. The waiter was very friendly. He told us that the meals were big, so we split one. It was awesome. Something different than the great Mexican food that is available throughout...More

Thank nohesitating
Reviewed 10 December 2016

El Fidel is an eclectic restaurant in a sea of Northern NM diners. I like to eat there whenever I want something higher quality and different than the rest in the area. Not that I don't enjoy New Mexican food, but sometimes I want something...More

Thank Sal S
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Was visiting with friends in the area and was told to try the food at this restaurant on the ground floor of this old hotel. Restaurant is operated separately from the hotel. Menu had a variety of meat, fish and pasta dishes and offered them...More

Thank supt5225
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We visited Las Vegas , N.M. and were fortunate to find this gem in the middle of town. It is located in the historic El Fidel Hotel. We were there in August and I had a wonderful mushroom and spinach risotto, we also had the...More

Thank erf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
06:30 - 14:00
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06:30 - 14:00
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06:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 510 Douglas Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-3945
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 505-425-6659
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