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La Posta de Mesilla

2410 Calle de San Albino, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88046
+1 505-524-3524
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sopapillas” (62 reviews)
“enchiladas” (125 reviews)
“rolled tacos” (19 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2410 Calle de San Albino, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88046
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

La Posta de Mesilla is still a decent restaurant. But the food seems to have deteriorated over the last several years. Perhaps it is due to the fact that when I first enjoyed a meal at La Posta, I was a young lad and thus...More

Thank bruin1971
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We were referred to this restaurant by a person we met in Lordsburg. We were impressed from the time we parked the car in their dedicated car park. Walked across the road into the grounds, extremely clean and well managed gardens. Inside is a treat...More

Thank Sconage
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

A very old place, building here since Billy the kid times and before. Lots of history here. Cool layout, lots of small eating areas. Good bar. The Mexican Food Was good, Not great. Staff very nice. Parrots at entrance. Good kids menu choices. Busy on...More

Thank greglinmon
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We were here a few years ago - and the experience was just as great then as it was on our recent visit. The atmosphere is super. The food is very good-we had the enchiladas. Yum yum. We sat at the bar and received a...More

Thank Islandlegacy
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We love Mexican food and when the locals told us to have dinner and drinks at the La Posta de Mesilla we did. This is the most well decorated cheerful restaurant. I was amazed at the live exotic tropical birds in the lobby and creative...More

Thank garyca
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Don't be put off by the billboards coming into Las Cruces about the restaurant - it really is very good and worth the stop. The interior seats more than you think when you first walk in, and the decor is fun. Too bad the scarlet...More

Thank Liza W
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been around for 125 years dating back to the Times of Billy The Kid and other famous outlaws and lawmen. I thinks it's important to understand that as a restaurant won't be around that long if they didn't serve great food. Speaking...More

Thank Philip E
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Locals used to poo-poo this relic and only brought their guests here to see the parrots and piranhas and show them that Mexican food wouldn't hurt you. Well, the parrots and piranhas are still here but the food is really good, cutting edge on a...More

Thank mmaandel
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Lots of history at this restaurant and visually appealing decor. We had chicken fajitas and margaritas. No complaints with either order. The restaurant is in an area of interesting shops which were closed when we stopped for dinner. Would be nice to stroll the area...More

Thank sharon s
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Excellent atmosphere and food. Staff is friendly and efficient. This is a true New Mexico experience.

Thank rward41847
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11 May 2017|
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Response from Rose H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, La Posta does take reservations. You can make reservations on line, 24 hours before you plan on dining there. Be sure to make reservations if you have a large party or are going there on the week-end. No reservations on... More
12 April 2016|
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Response from Patricia R | Reviewed this property |
The streets are very narrow, to several blocks away. You may have to park on Mesiila off I-10, 4-6 blocks away and walk in, to shop and eat
Mary S
4 April 2016|
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Response from Rosalinda B | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing glutten-free items but I wasn't really looking. I knew what I wanted and just ordered flautas which were very good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2410 Calle de San Albino, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM 88046
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces  >  Mesilla
  • Phone Number: +1 505-524-3524
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