Visit Las Cruces’ new, free digital sign up makes it easier to claim discounts, rewards

Visit Las Cruces is launching its annual Restaurant Week Aug. 4-13. It's a week of delicious fare, discounts and rewards aimed at bringing business to restaurants throughout Las Cruces and Mesilla.

With VLC’s free digital pass everyone participating can reap the benefits and indulge in the plethora of local cuisine with the use of their mobile device and collect rewards.Salud family dining

“We wanted to bring some well-deserved attention to Las Cruces and Mesilla dining establishments by continuing Restaurant Week,” VLC Executive Director Rochelle Miller-Hernandez said. “Local restaurants provided feedback on ways to improve the experience for everyone involved. The use of a digital pass makes the experience user-friendly and easy to track.”

Sign up for the digital pass opens Aug. 1 via Following sign up, the pass will be instantly delivered to the user’s mobile device where they can then start their culinary adventure. There are no fees or apps to download.

Current participating restaurants include:


  • A Bite of Belgium
  • Amador Patio Bar Grill
  • Blake’s Lotaburger (Valley Dr.)
  • Boba Café (Espina St.)
  • Double Eagle
  • Downtown Blues Coffee
  • Dry Point Distillers
  • Grounded
  • Hacienda de Mesilla
  • Heart of the Desert Pistachios & Wine (Mesilla, NM)
  • Kind Bread Co.
  • La Posta de Mesilla
  • Luna Rossa Winery & Pizzeria
  • Matteo's Mexican Food
  • Milagro Coffee y Espresso
  • NM Vintage Wines
  • Nopalito Restaurant
  • Roadrunner Pizza
  • Sakura Japanese House
  • Salud! de Mesilla
  • Sassy Grass Juice Bar & Lounge
  • Simply Fresh
  • Spotted Dog Brewery
  • Tacos and Shell-ah's
  • The Paleta Bar Las Cruces

More establishments are expected to join and will be announced upon sign-up for the pass.

During Restaurant week, customers can acquire points through check-ins and discount redemptions on the pass. Users will be able to see their earned points which they can later redeem for VLC prizes.

Visit one location, receive an official Restaurant Week sticker; five locations, receive an official Restaurant Week sticker and water bottle; and more than 10 locations, receive an official Restaurant Week sticker, water bottle and T-shirt.

The digital pass is operated through the tech company Bandwango. Its technology is designed to support free and paid experiences for users.