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JV's Place

Mexican, Southwestern
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1851 Hwy 17, Chama, NM
+1 575-756-2387
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2 reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Awesome local food in a very casual setting. The only drawback was a bit of mold on the homemade cake, however the hostess apologized profusely, threw away the remainder of the cake and remove the item from the bill.

Thank Stephen M
Chama, New Mexico
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Some of the best Northern New Mexican food in Chama! The green chili was absolutely amazing!! Don't miss this place!

Thank katherinepettingill
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Good food for such a closed off town. The people are very nice and the food is reasonably priced for the area. Good mexican plates all day long.

Thank Raychelle H
Salt Lake City, Utah
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

True; it's not Mexican food( not shrimp, rice, or ceviche) it true northern New Mexican food. A food like none other, and a dining delight. The family owned and operated establishment has stood the test of time, they have been pleasing diners as long as I can recall. (Literally 30+ years). You don't last last long unless you are a... More 

1 Thank John M
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

A long time family friend took us to JV's while we were visiting in Antonito over the July 4th weekend. She and her husband have been going to JV's to eat for the past 10 years, and they make the drive into Chama just for JV's. I so appreciated that my friend had developed a friendship with the owners, and... More 

1 Thank lovinlife_9
Box Elder
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Tasted bad and not worth the price they charge. Not mexican food. Don't waste your time or money drive on by.

1 Thank Maureen C
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2015

They are only open 11 to 2, but well worth the effort to catch them when they are there. Mother and daughter business (mom cooks, daughter is waitress, server). Anything on the menu is excellent. Food is served hot, and everything is cooked to order. This is the only place to find Enchiladas served flat ( or stacked), and that... More 

Thank Laelkhunter
Chama, New Mexico
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Best burger in town. Old fashioned, mouth watering. Also green chili and beans if you like really hot.

Thank RL B
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

The Green Chile Cheeseburgers are great but be aware it takes quite a while to be served. It's pretty popular and mostly full around lunchtime.

1 Thank kate13608
Island Park, Idaho
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

These people make a good meal, but their customer service is downright terrible. They really need to learn a few things about catering to clients. I'd eat there again because the food is good, but now I know what to expect with the staff - curt, abrupt, unfriendly. They actually make you want to leave...very unwelcoming. So I guess if... More 

Thank Hannah C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1851 Hwy 17, Chama, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Chama
  • Phone Number: +1 575-756-2387
This hole-in-the-wall place has AMAZING green chili burgers!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?