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1700 N Solano Dr, Las Cruces, NM 88001-1890
+1 575-527-4212
09:30 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 09:30 - 19:00
Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

They have large, crispy gorditas full of deliciously seasoned beef with potatoes, cheese and lettuce. They include a heaping amount of flavorful salsa on the side. The secret is to go between 2pm-4pm when the gorditas are half price. They offer drive thru service or you can stand and order at the counter. There are a few outdoor benches to... More 

Thank reesespieces17
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Seriously, how have I not been here before now?!?! Amazing gorditas, horchata, rice, and guac. I normally take a photo to accompany my reviews but the smell alone was so good that I finished everything before even thinking about taking a photo. If you want gorditas, go here!

Thank jyhwkfn18
Nashville, Tennessee
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1,099 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 736 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I LOVE the gorditas at Saenz. Order at the counter and take away or enjoy on the tables in front. The Ladies behind the counter are friendly and provide you with exactly what your looking for. Prices are great!

Thank Ann C
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped on the way home to pick up some gorditas for an early dinner and the gorditas were very fresh from the pocket to the filling. And the salsa was very good. Went during happy hour from 2pm to 4pm there $1.25 each. Very Delicious!!!

Thank Robert M
Houston, Texas
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Saenz makes the best gorditas around. We get food here a lot. The burritos are amazing but the best thing on the menu is the gordita plate. The gorditas are crispy on the outside and moist on the inside. They are not greasy. Pick your filling and enjoy! Also do yourself a favor and get a pint of salsa to... More 

Thank Maytorena
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Get one of the green and one red Gordita, you won't regret it! The #1 is very filling. Not only are the Gorditas killer, but the beans and rice are great too. Staff was super busy filling orders, but very courteous. My order came out quick, with a smile. Thank you for a great lunch!

Thank Biglift1
Clearwater, Florida
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581 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

I could not believe the number of people who ordered from this place while we were there. What a business they do. We had 1) green chili burrito, 2) 3 folded tacos and 3) a gordita. Tacos were fresh and tasty. Meat had potato and it was not like anything I'm used to. My husband liked his burrito. I thought... More 

Thank Gena C
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2013

this place leaves you the impresion that it dont have much class when you drive up to eat, but woa is me it's not the outside that counts. i have been eating here since 2002 when i want to sit in my truck or take it home, if you dont mind doing the latter then you are in for a... More 

Thank Frankie H
Saint Louis, Missouri
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71 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2013 via mobile

One thing I miss most about Mexico is a great gordita. I hope to find something similar here. The gorditas were fine vomit nothing that has promoted me to return. El Atoron in Anthony is much better.

Thank RazorUte
Las Cruces, NM
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2012

Restaurants have come and gone in Las Cruces ... lBut this place keeps on trucking ! They have a small limited Mexican menu, but almost everything there is manna from heaven. Burritos, relleno plates ! Wow so much goodness from such a little place that is so hidden of the road that most people drive right past it.

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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 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1700 N Solano Dr, Las Cruces, NM 88001-1890
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: +1 575-527-4212

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