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Big Food Express

212 Warm Springs Boulevard, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
+1 575-744-4896
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good40%
  • Average0%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“waffle fries” (3 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Chinese, International
212 Warm Springs Boulevard, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
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1 - 10 of 35 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We ordered Chinese food. When we received our plates we were not explained which plate was what (since the food looked terrible and we did not know which plate was what). I was reluctant to eat it but I tried it since I hate food...More

Thank Leti B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Recommended by Val at The Rocket Inn - excellent. Look for the statue of Bigfoot. Excellent steak, burgers and salads.Very small so call ahead if you have more then 6 in your party.

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 31 March 2017

After reading about the GREAT burgers I decided to get one as takeout. First, no customers were in the restaurant and food was ready in about 5 minutes. BUT burger was overcooked,underseasoned and basically flavorless.No option to make your own combo. Waffle fries were good....More

Thank Betsy P
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

On a short break from work I came with coworkers who eat here a lot. They ordered lunch special burgers they said we're great. I had a lunch special Philly, also good. All our meals came with waffle fries. The server wasn't very personable but...More

Thank Kate G
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We were staying at the Elephant Butte Inn and found this place just down the road. The giant Bigfoot statue out front caught my attention! The man who took our order was attentive and professional. I would not say he was friendly though, didn't smile...More

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 31 January 2017

There are all sorts of styles of food at Big Food, with a great outdoor area during the few days eating outside is fun in southern New Mexico. Great burgers, good fries, and several of the Americanized Asian meals are decent, too.

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Food was great. Was waited on quickly and its run by 1 man and he is a nice guy and he makes sure your food is ok with you. Clean place.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 21 November 2016

My husband and I visited here recently and were very happy with the burgers! He had the Yeti burger which had mushrooms. I had the Ranchero burger with green chile. They were served with crispy waffle fries. The owner, who was also our server, was...More

Thank alliecat641
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A nice, small and quiet restuarant, the Chinese food was excellent. It was hot and fresh. Friendly, great customer service.

Thank lizabell07
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We love eating here, and are sure to stop by when we're in town. Ample menu selection, from Chinese dishes to delicious burgers and sandwiches, and a great beer and wine variety. Great atmosphere, big screen projector is perfect for catching the game, and there's...More

Thank Kat S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Warm Springs Boulevard, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Sierra County  >  Elephant Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 575-744-4896
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