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Kocina de rafael

Legion dr, Las Vegas, NM
+1 505-454-1667
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“red chili” (6 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
“sopapillas” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
Legion dr, Las Vegas, NM
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The warning on the menu says their chili sauces are HOT. This is a good warning. The first time I have not added Cholula or Tobasco. Try ordering with the sauce on the side (the food is swimming in sauce). I had the best Tamales...More

Thank Edward Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never had a bad experience here. The food is so delicious n consistent. Kocina is not out front it takes a little searching but by far the best in town.

Thank Jeanette A
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Large delicious selections! Can easily recommend the Burned Cheese Tacos, burrito with roast beef, Posole, sopapillas and the charming waitress! Clean restaurant and quick service! Will definitely plan to eat there on our next trip through Las Vegas, NM!!

Thank BadurekL
Reviewed 7 April 2017

A local resident at the motel where we were staying suggested this restaurant as we wanted authentic New Mexican food. I had a stuffie which was one of the specials for the evening. It was a sopapilla with my choice of meat. I had the...More

Thank goldentraveler2015
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Another local favorite in an unassuming location on the north end of Las Vegas. Good New Mexican dishes with large servings. I always leave with half of my meal which tends to be just as good the second time.

Thank billschwent
Reviewed 4 April 2017

They serve very big portions. Great place to take someone who hasn't tried green chili. Good service.

Thank Vixi007
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Dependably good delicious authentic Northern New Mexican Food with all the accompaniments sopapillas are superior and it's all good to go like I did to eat at your hotel eat up its good menu is extensive and this place does a good job

Thank 355charlesa
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Ok food, but after driving all day we really wanted a beer with our dinner and they are an alcohol free restaurant.

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had lunch there and it's absolutely wonderful. I had the chicken tacos and it was more than I could eat. The service was good and the food was likewise good. The sopapilla was good.

Thank Ronald A T
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Great service and good beans. But both the red and green chili were bland. My sopapilla was mushy and chicharrones were overcooked. Atmosphere is nice though.

Thank greenchilesavant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Legion dr, Las Vegas, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Las Vegas
  • Phone Number: +1 505-454-1667
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