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New Mexico State University

Graduate Student Council: Food options in Las Cruces and El Paso

 

Asian Markets

 

Wan Jia Le Supermarket:

Address: 9501 Gateway West, Suite A, El Paso, TX 79925

Phone: (915) 594-9898.

Stocks a great selection of imported Asian spices, rice, noodles, sauces, fruit and vegetables, fresh and frozen seafood, and various kitchen items. 

 

R V Grocery & Food Store:

Address: 4700 N Mesa St # A2, El Paso, TX 79912

Phone: (915) 532-8018.

Stocks a selection of imported Indian spices, rice, tea, and frozen foods.

 

Walmart:

Address: 1550 S Valley Dr & 571 Walton Blvd, Las Cruces, NM.

Stocks a limited selection of Asian cooking ingredients.


 

Kosher Providers

 

Albertsons:

Address: 7022 North Mesa Ave, El Paso, TX 79912

Phone: (915) 584-9481


Chain grocery store with an extensive kosher section which includes kosher meats.

 

Nili’s Place Kosher Food Mart:

Address: 6519 North Mesa St (Palm Court), El Paso, TX 79912 Phone:(915) 581-1234.

Stocks a variety of fresh and frozen kosher meat and chicken, dairy products, dry products, and products of Israel.

 

Chabad-Lubavitch of El Paso:

Address: 6615 Westwind Dr, El Paso, TX 79912

Phone: (915) 584-8218, Fax: (915) 584-9282

http://www.chabadelpaso.com/

 

Temple Mt. Sinai:

Address: 4408 N Stanton St, El Paso, TX 79902

Phone: (915) 532-5959

http://www.templemountsinai.com
info@templemountsinai.com

 

Kehillot Beth TikvahKehillot Beth Tikvah:

Address: 5360 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX 79912

Phone: (915) 526-3148


 

Halal Providers

 

Jerusalem Grill Mediterranean:

Address: 5360 N Mesa St, El Paso, TX

Phone: (915) 231-9600

The only source of fresh and frozen halal meats and groceries in the area.

 

International Delights:

Address: El Paseo Rd, in Albertsons Shopping Plaza

Phone: (505) 647-5956

Serving delicious Mediterranean food with a wonderful selection of café/tea and baklava.

 

Taste of India:

Address: 1001 E University Ave. (Next to The Mix), Las Cruces, NM 88001

Phone: (505) 532-1700

The only Indian restaurant in Las Cruces. Halal meat options available on menu.

 

Masjid Al-Huda:

Address: 1065 E. Boutz, Las Cruces, NM 88001

Phones: (505) 522-3363

The Islamic Center of Las Cruces


 

Vegetarian/Vegan Stores:

 

Mountain View Market (a.k.a. the Co-op):

Address: 1300 El Paseo Rd, Las Cruces, NM

Phone: (505) 523-0436. 

Sells a wide variety of vegan and vegetarian food, organic foods, bulk foods, vitamins and health care products.  Customers can also special order products.

 

Toucan Market:

Address: 1701 University Ave, Las Cruces, NM 521-3003

Sells a variety of organic food, vegan and vegetarian foods, extensive selections of imported cheese, beer and wine.  Customers can also special order products.

 

The Planet:

Address: 2293 Divot St 4 (near Lohman and Walmart)

Phone: (505) 525-8009.

Offers a small selection of vegetarian and vegan food.  Open until Midnight!

 

Albertsons:

Address: 1285 El Paseo Rd, 2501 N Main St, 2551 Lohman Ave, Las Cruces, NM

Offers a selection of organic produce, soymilk, vegan and vegetarian frozen foods in various locations in the store

 

Walmart:

Various locations in Las Cruces and El Paso. Offers a small selection of vegan and vegetarian foods including soymilk, soy meats, and frozen vegetarian foods. 


 

Vegetarian/Vegan Restaurants:

 

The Planet:

Address: 2293 Divot St 4 (near the Walmart on Lohman)

Phone: (505) 525-8009

Menu includes vegetarian and vegan sandwiches, burgers, quiche, and a juice bar.  Open until midnight!

 

International Delights:

Address: 1245 El Paseo Rd, in Albertsons Shopping Plaza

Phone: (505) 647-5956

Mediterranean/middle-eastern foods including hummus, falafel, black bean soup, etc.

 

Italian Bistro:

Address: 523 E Idaho Ave

Phone: (505) 523-1572

Great pasta and pizza. Vegan options include the Eggplant pasta.

 

High Desert Brewing Co:

Address: 1202 W. Hadley Ave, off of Valley

Phone: (505) 525-6752

Offers a selection of veggie and vegan entrées including a black bean burger and hummus plate, homebrewed beer.  A local favorite of Biology graduate students and faculty.

 

Lemongrass Thai Restaurant:

Address: 2540 El Paseo Rd, Las Cruces

(505) 523-8778

Las Cruces’ only Thai restaurant offers a wide selection of vegan and veggie entrées. 

 

Chili’s Grill and Bar:

Address: 426 N Telshor Blvd, Las Cruces

Phone: (505) 522-8081

Offers a good black bean burger which they’ll substitute into other dishes in place of meat upon request, some other vegetarian options on menu.

 

Bennigan’s Grill and Tavern:

Address: 1745 E. University Ave

Phone: (505) 522-2727

Offers a good veggie burger they’ll substitute into other dishes upon request, some other vegetarian options on menu.

 

The Mix Pacific Rim & Mix Express:

Address: 1001 E. University Ave

Phone: (505) 532-2042

Fusion of Pacific Rim Asian cuisine.  The soba noodle dish is vegan and excellent with tofu.  Warning: all curry dishes are made with fish sauce.

 

Taste of India:

Address: 1002 E University Ave (Next to The Mix)

Only Indian restaurant in Las Cruces. Student discount for the buffet lunch.  Plenty of veggie and vegan options.