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La Posta de Mesilla features local New Mexican chile and Mexican food in the Las Cruces, NM area, and is legendary as one of the oldest and most historic
Mexican Restaurants in New Mexico and throughout the United States. For over 75 years, La Posta de Mesilla has served authentic “New Mex”
cuisine in an 1840’s historic adobe building. We invite you to celebrate La Posta de Mesilla – A family Tradition with a Taste of History!
Appetizers & Salads
CHIPS AND SALSA $2.95 Refills
One complimentary order of chips and salsa for our dine-in customers.
CHILE CON QUESO $7.50 small $12.50 large
Velvety combination of melted cheeses and chopped green chiles
served with tostada chips or hot corn tortillas.
Corn or flour tortillas with melted Monterey Jack cheese, served with guacamole, Mexican slaw and sour cream on the side. Add chicken with green chile. $12.95. Add fajita beef with green chile. $12.95. Add grilled shrimp with green chile. $14.95
NACHOS TOSTADAS $10.95
Topped with refritos, jalapeños, Monterey Jack cheese and sour cream. Make it a Fiesta add green chile ground beef, shredded beef, chicken or red chile con carne. Served with lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole and sour cream. $15.95
FIESTA FRIES $7.50 NEW
French fries topped with cheese and your choice of red sauce, green sauce or chile con queso. Served with lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole and sour cream. Add ground beef, shredded beef, chicken or red chile con carne. $12.95
GUACAMOLE SALAD $9.95
A scoop of fresh guacamole served on a bed of shredded lettuce with tostada chips.
TOSSED GREEN SALAD $4.95 small $7.95 large
Fresh cut iceberg and Romaine lettuce topped with tomato, grated cheddar cheese, croutons and choice of your favorite dressing.
FAJITA SALAD $15.95
Choice of marinated steak or chicken, grilled onions, red, yellow & green bell peppers, served with avocado slices and fresh tomatoes on a bed of mixed greens. Topped with a green chile strip and shredded cheese. Shrimp. $16.95
POSOLE $7.50 cup $11.95 bowl
Hearty traditional and oh so good Mexican soup made with pork, hominy, spices and La Posta’s famous red chile sourced locally. Garnish with sides of oregano, chopped onions and lime wedges. Served with corn or flour tortillas.
CALDILLO $8.95 cup $12.95 bowl
Bite size portions of sirloin cooked with green chile, onions, potatoes, carrots and celery. Served with flour tortillas.
MEXICAN SHRIMP COCKTAIL
$12.95 small $17.25 large
Tender whole shrimp served in a spicy salsa blend of fresh diced avocados, cucumbers, celery, onions, tomatoes and jalapeños. Garnished with a huge shrimp & extra lime for the squeeze. Served with crackers.
SHRIMP CEVICHE $14.95
Shrimp marinated in freshly squeezed lime juice with chopped tomatoes, onions & jalapeños. Topped with diced avocados and served in a crisp flour tostada shell. Flavorful, light and refreshing!
RED ENCHILADA $12.95
Corn tortillas dipped in red chile sauce, sprinkled with chopped onion and grated cheddar cheese. Our red enchilada is served pancake style and with garnish. Add one egg any style for only $2.25 more! Add red chile con carne $2.90.
GREEN ENCHILADA $12.95
Corn tortillas smothered with green chile sauce and topped with grated Monterey Jack cheese. Served with Mexican slaw & served pancake style. Add green chile meat or pollo $2.90. Add one egg any style for only $2.25.
ENCHILADA PLATE $12.95
This tasty plate consists of a combination of rolled enchiladas… one red chile cheese, one green chile cheese (mild or hot) and one meat with cheese (your choice of red carne, ground choice sirloin or chicken). All come with a sprinkle of onions and Mexican slaw.
SOUR CREAM ENCHILADA $13.95
Green enchilada topped with grated Monterey Jack cheese & sour cream. Served with Mexican slaw. Add ground choice sirloin or chicken for $2.90
LA POSTA’S FAMOUS FAJITAS $17.95
Choice of marinated steak or chicken on a sizzling skillet of grilled onions, red, yellow & green bell peppers, and tender green chile strips. Served with fresh guacamole, rice, refritos and sides of sour cream, pico de gallo, cheddar cheese and three flour tortillas.
Fajita Combo-Chicken & Steak $17.95
Fajita de Camarones (Shrimp) $19.95
Fajita Combo-Shrimp & Steak $19.50
Fajita Combo-Shrimp & Chicken $19.50
Fajita Veggies $13.95
LA POSTA COMBINATION PLATE $14.95
A combination of folded taco, chile relleno, red chile con carne or a green chile enchilada with ground beef served with refritos, rice and Mexican slaw.
COMBINATION PLATE #1 $14.95
Rolled red or green enchilada, tamale, red chile con carne, rolled taco, frijoles, rice and Mexican slaw.
COMBINATION PLATE #2 $14.95
Rolled red or green enchilada, red chile con carne, two rolled tacos, frijoles, rice and Mexican slaw.
VEGETARIAN COMBO $13.95
A combination of one whole bean tostada compuesta, chile relleno, and cheese enchilada topped with green chile. Served with Mexican slaw and rice.
From the Char-Broiler
All steaks & chicken served with a tossed green dinner salad, your choice of baked potato, french fries, beans, rice or rolled red enchilada. Add chile con queso to your entree or baked potato for $1.95
6 oz. $21.95 10 oz. $25.95
LA POSTA SURF & TURF $25.95
Our tenderloin grilled to perfection & topped with three large tasty shrimp sauteed in garlic lime butter.
10 oz. $29.95
LA POSTA BURGER $10.95
“Best Burger in Town”
1/3 lb. ground choice sirloin served with french fries and garnish. Add cheese, diced green chile and/or guacamole $1.95 per item.
MESILLA CHILE BIRD $15.95
A 6oz. seasoned grilled chicken breast, top with diced green chile and cheese. Served with fries, garnish and guacamole.
CHICKEN LA POSTA $17.95
Seasoned grilled chicken breast covered with green chile strips and melted Monterey Jack cheese.
Traditional New Mexican
Order of 2 cups $13.25 Order of 3 cups $17.25
“A New Mexican dish originated at La Posta in 1939”. Toasted corn tortilla cups filled with frijoles, red chile con carne, green chile beef or chicken, topped with chopped lettuce, diced tomatoes and grated cheddar cheese. Substitute Mexican slaw instead of chopped lettuce garnish for an amazing flavor combination! Order of 1 cup $7.25.
Order of 3 $10.95 Order of 5 $14.50
Corn tortilla stuffed with seasoned ground beef, deep fried until crisp and topped with grated cheddar cheese. Served with refritos, rice and Mexican slaw.
Two corn tortillas stuffed with your choice chicken or shredded beef, deep fried and topped with grated cheddar cheese. Served with refritos, rice, a scoop of guacamole and sour cream.
CHILE RELLENOS $13.95
Two whole green chiles filled with Monterey Jack cheese, dipped in whipped egg white batter and cooked on the griddle till golden brown. Served with refritos, rice and Mexican slaw. Smother in your choice of red, green or chile con queso sauce. $1.95
HUEVOS RANCHEROS $11.50
“Morning After Dish”
Two eggs, “Ranch Style” served on corn tortillas smothered with homemade red or green chile sauce. Served with refritos, rice and Mexican slaw.
CHILAQUILES $12.50 NEW
Our freshly made tortilla chips tossed in our red chile sauce, topped with shredded cheddar cheese and an egg. Served with refritos.
Order of 3 $12.95 Order of 5 $16.95
Folded corn tortillas, filled with your choice of seasoned ground beef, shredded beef or chicken, deep fried, then stuffed with lettuce, tomato and grated cheddar cheese. Served with refritos and rice.
“A Local Favorite”
All Burritos served with rice. Rolled flour tortilla stuffed with your choice of
Refrito $7.25. Relleno $8.25.
Red Chile Pork $9.50. Green Chile Shredded Beef (Hot) $9.50.
Combination Relleno and Refrito $8.75
Combination Refrito and Red Chile Pork $9.95.
Chicken or Beef Fajita Burrito $10.95. (Served with sauteed bell peppers and onions)
Add cheese to any burrito for $1.95. Smother with red or green chile sauce $1.95.
Pancho Villa Specials (For Under 12)
PANCHO NO. 1 $7.25
Hamburger (1/4 lb.) with french fries and garnish. Cheeseburger – $7.75
PANCHO NO. 2 $7.25
Folded beef taco, cheese enchilada, and refritos.
PANCHO NO. 3 $7.25
Quesadillas – folded flour tortilla with Monterey Jack cheese melted in the middle.
Served with frijoles.
PANCHO NO. 4 $7.25
Two rolled beef tacos with frijoles and rice.
PANCHO NO. 5 $6.50
Bean burrito with rice. With cheese $6.95
Homemade fresh apple, cherry, apricot, pumpkin or mincemeat turnover served hot with ice cream.
Homemade Spanish custard cream, baked in caramelized sugar.
FRIED ICE CREAM $8.95
Mexican fried ice cream served in a tortilla cup dusted with cinnamon sugar and drizzled with local pecans, honey & chocolate!
Two $3.25 Four $5.50 Six $8.95
Homemade light, fluffy pastry bread served hot with honey. Made to order!
A delicious Mexican dessert tradition! Golden brown and crispy on the outside, these long, fluted Mexican fritters are sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and served warm with a rich chocolate dipping sauce. Enough to Share!