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Fred's Restaurant & Lounge

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Steakhouse, Southwestern
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1266 East Sumner Avenue, Fort Sumner, NM 88119
+1 575-355-7500
Tue 11:00 - 08:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 20:00
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Midland, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We checked the reviews and were happy to find that they were correct!! Best chicken fried steak I've had in a long time!! It's clean and the staff was very friendly and provided great service.

Thank mjsgram
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in town for the morning to see Billy the Kids grave and went here on a recommendation. So, so, so glad we did. Best green chili I have ever eaten. Ask for a sample if you want to test the heat level. I ordered the blue corn tortilla enchiladas which made an excellent lunch.

Thank Okiemom61777
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Very good New Mexico food. Family owned and home cooking. Check out the bar that is over 100 years old!

Thank Paulette B
Red River
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

While traveling to Texas for Christmas, we stopped at Fred's. We chose Fred's because it had good reviews and is #1 of all the other restaurants in town. My husband and I ordered beef fajitas. The portion was very generous and tasted great. The food was hot and service was good. We would eat there again if we travel this... More 

Thank Georgia O
Bedford, Texas
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172 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

If you want the local flavor of good New Mexican Food, Fred's is the place. A place where locals go and the food was outstanding. A great place to eat.

Thank sherryandgarryh
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Across the hwy from the Rv park so a great place to unwind after a long day on the road. The beer is real cold and the blue corn enchiladas were very good. Friendly wait staff and attentive bar tender.

Thank rickrockport .
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595 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The Green Chile Cheeseburger is the unofficial State Dish of New Mexico, and they have the best that we have ever tasted.

Thank Bern666
Austin, Texas
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This seemed to be a popular place for locals but I doubt I would return. It had a nice atmosphere and friendly service but the wait for our food, a hamburger and BLT, was very long, and not worth waiting for. My BLT was in white bread with too much mayo and a little greasy. The burger was just a... More 

Thank Alemania28
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner, Fred's has Mexican food and some southern choices. This restaurant has the best Chicken Fried Steak I have ever had! I only wish it wasn't an eight hour drive from my house. ( maybe that's a good thing ;) ) if you are in this small town and Fred's is open you have to try this... More 

Thank Kathryn A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Get the X-Con...You can order it with green sauce or red sauce...but if you're brave...order it Christmas style!There are other fantastic choices, but X-Con is where it's at! If you're wanting a good meal...look no further than Fred's!

Thank Daniel C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Steakhouse, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1266 East Sumner Avenue, Fort Sumner, NM 88119
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Fort Sumner
  • Phone Number: +1 575-355-7500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?