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El Sombrero Patio Cafe

€€ - €€€Mexican,
363 S Espina St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3222
+1 575-524-9911
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (29 reviews)
“gorditas” (8 reviews)
“sopapillas” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:30All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
363 S Espina St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3222
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first visit to El Sombrero although we have been in Las Cruces part-time for a number of years. First, we will definitely return. Colorful, friendly atmosphere. Izzy was our waitress and she was just terrific - happy to serve us, knowledgeable, did...More

Thank Bowlby324
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hostess seated me on the patio as I asked and was very polite. Then the waitress stopped by right away and I asked for her suggestion between 2 dishes and the food was amazing. I definitely recommend going there during your visit.

Thank D'Anya D
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I ate at El Sombrero in college many years ago. Although a different location, it is still great. The green enchiladas with an egg were very tasty and a little spicy. The others in our party had huevos rancheros and chile rellenos and both loved...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 30 October 2017

While all the food here is good and the people are friendly, I go for the folded tacos. These are a unique dish and delicious!

Thank NOregrets-Traveler
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Best tacos in Las Cruces, hands down! The food is great! Best authentic Mexican tacos and tortas. The burgers are excellent too.

Thank nail0ns
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We dine here often and have just noticed the new menus. Most items are the same, but there are now daily lunch specials which are very good, quickly served, and inexpensive. This has become one of our favorites both because of the good food and...More

Thank MontanaTzar
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We were recommended here by the locals. Order their green chile burger plate with Monterey Jack cheese, your offered 1 of 3 choices of American, Monterey and ghost chile cheese! Their buns are homemade and have a sweet soft taste, kinda like kings Hawaii bread....More

Thank TMarie748
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is one of the best Mexican food restaurants in town. The menu is extensive, the prices are reasonable, and service is very good.

Thank 329bobp
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We stayed in Las Cruces before continuing our drive to Roswell the following morning. We arrived early enough to have dinner in Las Cruces, and rather than dine at a chain restaurant, we searched for more local options. El Sombrero had good reviews, so we...More

1  Thank Mdgrl79
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Ordered guacamole tostadas, an easy dish to prepare at most Mexican food restaurants. I was informed by JC the server, that would not be a problem. He DID NOT STATE THAT THERE WOULD BE AN EXTRA CHARGE. Specifically I asked for no chile in the...More

2  Thank LC1saavy1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 363 S Espina St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-3222
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Cruces
  • Phone Number: +1 575-524-9911
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