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Don Juan's Cocina

118 Manzanares Ave E, Socorro, NM 87801-4213
+1 505-835-9967
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“tamales” (5 reviews)
“burrito” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
118 Manzanares Ave E, Socorro, NM 87801-4213
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here because of a recommendation from a friend and it did not disappoint. The restaurant is slightly off the main drag, but very close if you know where to find it. Food is traditional New Mexican food. Food is very affordable and two...More

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed January 5, 2018

My favorite lunch restaurant. Quick meals that are always hot and fresh. Have never been disappointed.

Thank Michael V
Reviewed August 7, 2017

The dishes here aren't fancy looking but pack a lot of flavor. The staff was very friendly and the price of the food was really good for what you get.

Thank astromlam
Reviewed July 20, 2017

This restaurant serves New Mexican style food. It is not fancy, but the food is reasonable and tastes good. You order at the counter and then sit. Your order is delivered to your table by friendly staff.

Thank tiredteacher2
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stop by for lunch about once a month. This place serves basic New Mexican style food. The food is inexpensive and of pretty good quality.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed July 5, 2017

This place has been around a long time. Before that "Don Juan" used to sell tamales from his bike on the Plaza. He was not young then, so I imagine he is around now only in memory. The tamales here are delicious - though tamales...More

2  Thank Rita B
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

While Don Juan's looks like it is off the beaten path (if you are driving North/South on the Interstate), it's really very easy to locate in the center of town. We walked in a little before Noon and the place was deserted. We asked to...More

Thank skmccraw
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Employees absolutely fabulous and food even better! We saw this spot on YELP when RVing in the area. Got off highway and finally found it after the map apps were wrong. Worth the extra looking. No RV parking so ordered to-go. Definitely would go back...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Authentic Mexican food, wonderful service, and low prices can't be beat. Highly recommend the guacamole and chips followed by a chili relleno plate with green chili. The real deal.

Thank aeroguy
Reviewed February 19, 2017

This place does some of the best burritos I've ever had. The place is pretty bare bones, but in a lovely old building and the prices can't be beat. There is almost always a lunch crowd, but they have no problem handling it.

Thank ShandyNM
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Mexican, Southwestern
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Manzanares Ave E, Socorro, NM 87801-4213
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Socorro
  • Phone Number: +1 505-835-9967
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