LAS CRUCES – Downtown Las Cruces received a new restaurant past thirty day period when Matteo’s Mexican Food officially opened the doorways to its 2nd spot.
Matteo’s Downtown opened Saturday, Aug. 14, along South Principal Street — between Downtown Blues Coffee and White’s Tunes Box. Farmers and crafts industry goers were being between these who assisted welcome them.
The restaurant’s 1st spot on College Avenue opened 3 several years in the past. Melody Rios, one particular of the four co-house owners, explained they planned the 2nd location — a previous business office complex that desired to be transformed into a restaurant — to open shortly following.
Nonetheless, metropolis permitting and the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the options.
Irrespective of the hold off, Rios explained the grand opening was one particular day they will under no circumstances ignore. And each and every next Saturday has felt just as distinctive.
“It’s been overpowering enjoy and assistance from our neighborhood,” she said.
The Mexican cafe is on the southern finish of the market place with a patio and umbrellas readily available outdoors.
Saturdays are particularly chaotic with marketgoers halting by for some thing to try to eat or an aguas frescas to sip on as they shop. Matteo’s also features brisket only on Fridays and Saturdays.
Matteo’s Downtown is open up from 10:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday via Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays. Their Saturday several hours were being prolonged to satisfy the buyer demand due to the market place.
Afterwards weekend several hours also signify persons making the most of the Most important Street nightlife have a further place, alongside with The Amador, Small Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, The Boneyard Cantina, Rad Retrocade and other restaurants and food stuff trucks in the area.
It has only been a couple weeks due to the fact the formal opening, but Rios encouraged customers to observe the restaurant’s social media webpages mainly because “we are in the functions of asserting some quite thrilling information.”
On behalf of the business, Rios also expressed thanks for the community’s help, and for enabling Matteo’s to feed and serve them.
“I often explain to them how feeding on at Matteo’s is ingesting at your grandma’s house or eating at your aunt’s house,” Rios claimed. “It’s just like feeding on at property with your beloved kinds.”