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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

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“In Old Mesilla - less than five minutes away. Fun to walk around the plaza after your amazing meal! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Winery has award winning local wine and beer, along with delicious food. The atmosphere is great too!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Food
“Great for walking, buying local crafts and produce and maybe a bite to eat. Walking distance, very Saturday from 8 to 12”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Famous for tacos, but try the green chile enchiladas with roasted chicken. Amazing! Highly, highly recommended.”
  • 12 locals recommend
History Museum
“For at least 4,000 years, people have been growing food in this region and the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum tells this incredible story through interactive exhibits, demonstrations, oral histories, objects, and educational programs. In 2017-18, the Museum is celebrating 20 years of sharing this remarkable story of survival, ingenuity, and hope. It connects generations and weaves together people from various cultures that are uniquely New Mexico. Visitors from around the world have enjoyed the Museum, one of the region’s top attractions. The 47-acre campus in Las Cruces features several barns, animals, a greenhouse, play areas for children, an amphitheater, the Heritage Garden and much more. Permanent and changing exhibits, as well as a theater, library, gift shop, snack bar, and meeting rooms are located in the 100,000-square-feet, ranch-style main building, named after Bruce King, New Mexico’s only three-term governor and rancher.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“Located on the Historic Mesilla Plaza. An American Restaurant with great steaks. Offering an ornate, Antique-filled Hacienda Where every room has a story.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Best beer in town! Great food menu and live music on Thursdays and Saturday’s l. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Food
“Brewery with food and fun. Peanuts served on the table, shells on the floor. Carries several local brews and brews crafted in New Mexico, as well as ciders and more usual beers. Food menu is fresh and can be adapted to most dietary needs.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“My favorite. Not a chain, locally owned. If you want it - they'll get it. A good selection of wines and organically grown food.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“Definitely try the Pecan Ale. So unique and delicious. Good burgers and casual fare. Has live music several nights per week. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Food
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing green Chile cheese burger with the best smoked crispy bacon and home made roll- out of this world.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“They have specials on pizza on Monday's. Carry-out or eat in and enjoy a glass of wine.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Breakfast and lunch only. Closes at 2pm. Must try the green chile hollandaise eggs benedict for breakfast. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Amazing pizza and pasta. Low key and amazing Italian joint - locally owned. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Cutest art house movie theater around plus it is the oldest adobe theater still operating in NM. They make the popcorn with real butter!!! ”
  • 8 locals recommend