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Original Johnny's Kitchen

) #10 of 38 Restaurants in Las Vegas Mexican,
717 Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-4516
+1 505-454-1769
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“taco” (8 reviews)
“beans” (13 reviews)
“sopapillas” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
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LOCATION
717 Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-4516
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Couldn't try the food because the waitress never came for my order. Waited and watched others who came in get service, but felt like I was completely ignored.

Thank saundersalice50
Reviewed 4 days ago

For starters my wife and I always travel from Amarillo to Colorado Springs. During our first venture we came across a hole in the wall nestled in a small town of Las Vegas, NM. YES. Las Vegas NEW MEXICO. During our travels (and we travel...More

Thank aiellotony68
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch after noticing the parking lot was always full. I had the taco Tuesday special, they were great! We were going to have the home made flan but, were full. The waiter playfully said he could wrap it to go. Stop by...More

Thank Hoosierwander
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This place popped up on our GPS "points of interest" under restaurants as we were crossing New Mexico and we gave it a try. Who knew we'd lucked out and found a gem! Food and service were great. Love, love, love the green chile sauce...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Johnny's was easy to find, offered parking, and at 4 p.m. On a Sunday afternoon was enjoying a lull. We were greeted warmly. Menu is huge; but we settled on the enchiladas and huevos rancheros. Both plates were packed with extras; beans, posole, and we...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This place is a treasure! We all ordered Mexican food which was the best of the best I have ever had! Family owned and family proud. The grandson of Johnny and Lucy waited on us and he was kind and fast and helpful with the...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The place was packed on Sunday at 11:30. Probably the only non-locals in the place. The help was attentive but not overly so....Lucy's taco was amazing....wish I could have eaten twice as I wanted the Dirty Taco, too. Philly cheese steak was made with steak-ums,...More

Thank mountainswans
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Tried for dinner on a trip through Las Vegas. Thumbs up from my better half on the chile rellano and sopapillas. The "Dirty Tacos" (the corn tortillas are fried with cheese on the outside, then stuffed with a choice of meat, salsa, etc.) were a...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Chips and salsa are extra and store bought. Pretty sure the salsa was pace. Green Chile enchiladas were good, I'm used to Las Cruces food so I wasn't impressed but the food was satisfying enough for a road trip stop.

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

First stop. Won't be the last. We had three different items. Each was delicious. The posole was fabulous. The green chili was quite good, but the red was amazing. The sopapillas were some of the best I've had in years. I'll go back.

Thank Elveta Patrick B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 19:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:00
Thursday
07:00 - 15:00
Friday
07:00 - 19:00
Saturday
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 717 Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-4516
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 505-454-1769
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