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Chope's

16145 S. Route 28, La Mesa, NM - (575) 233-3420
In the heart of chile growing country, Chope's is the locals' favorite place to go for chilies rellenos, enchiladas, tamales, and tacos.
85% Approval Rating (27 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Combo Plate with Chile Relleno
Green Chile
chile rellenos
enchiladas
Chile Con Queso
Tapatias

Highlighted Reviews

rating
Michael Stern - Photos (3)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Chope’s is in the Mesilla Valley, which is where some of New Mexico’s finest chilies are grown; and chile is the star of the menu. Not chili with an “I” at the end, which is the Texas meal of meat and peppers, but chile with an “e”, which is the way New Mexicans refer ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

16145 S. Route 28, La Mesa, NM
(575) 233-3420

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:Yes
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:Yes
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
Combo Platter: enchilada to the left, chile relleno to the right. That red chile blanketing the enchilada is radiant with flavor.
"Combo Platter: enchilada to the left, chile relleno to the right. That red chile blanketing the enchilada is radiant with flavor."
Michael Stern





I ordered one chile relleno, plain, so I could see it before I poured green chile sauce over the top.  It was one of the best I have ever had.  Simply perfect.
"I ordered one chile relleno, plain, so I could see it before I poured green chile sauce over the top. It was one of the best I have ever had. Simply perfect. "
Terry Taylor


The salsa brought tears to my eyes.
"The salsa brought tears to my eyes. "
Terry Taylor


For as long as we can remember, Chope's Bar has been an advertisement for Italian Swiss Colony Wine. In fact, the house stocks local wines as well; but for many native-food lovers, the beverage of choice is beer.
"For as long as we can remember, Chope's Bar has been an advertisement for Italian Swiss Colony Wine. In fact, the house stocks local wines as well; but for many native-food lovers, the beverage of choice is beer."
Michael Stern


A combo plate includes a red or green enchilada, taco, chile, rice, and beans, available with or without a chile relleno (shown with).  Chope's offers only the freshest food available, all made to order.  Always the best tasting you'll ever have!
"A combo plate includes a red or green enchilada, taco, chile, rice, and beans, available with or without a chile relleno (shown with). Chope's offers only the freshest food available, all made to order. Always the best tasting you'll ever have!"
Mike Gordon


Chile Con Queso is hot but not tongue-searing. It is served with flour tortillas that are excellent for dipping and finally for mopping the last of it from the bowl.
"Chile Con Queso is hot but not tongue-searing. It is served with flour tortillas that are excellent for dipping and finally for mopping the last of it from the bowl."
Michael Stern


Tostada shell with refried bean, lettuce, cheese and what makes this entree tasty, lima beans, corn, potatoes, carrots, and peas.
"Tostada shell with refried bean, lettuce, cheese and what makes this entree tasty, lima beans, corn, potatoes, carrots, and peas."
Marvin Nakashima


Nothing fancy, inside or out.
"Nothing fancy, inside or out."
Terry Taylor



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