October 18, 2021

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Matteo’s Mexican Meals joins downtown food lineup

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.

Construction of Matteo's Mexican Food's Main Street location before its opening on Aug. 14, 2021.

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.

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“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.