The Templo Bautista Becomes The New Nopalito Restaurant
– 1968 –


Nopalitos Restaurant 1

The New Building

Located right around the corner from their first restaurant was the Templo Bautista church where Ernestina and Jose first met and when the church decided to move they knew it was just the right place to expand.

The Templo Bautista Church

The Old Church

An old photograph of the Templo Bautista Church choir when our restaurant was still a Baptist church.

If anyone has any information about this photograph we would love to hear from you.

The New Templo Bautista

The Templo Bautista Church moved to it’s new location and is now at the corner of Chaparro and Arizona streets in Las Cruces, NM.

Their Facebook page is located here.