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Nuckleweed Place

526 Laborcita Canyon Rd, La Luz, NM 88337-9305
+1 575-434-0000
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“french toast” (6 reviews)
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526 Laborcita Canyon Rd, La Luz, NM 88337-9305
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great little place off the beaten path. This place was delightful. The food quality was superb. Everything was delicious. The service was very friendly. We look forward to returning for sure. The only recommendation would be to have a non-potato side option or...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Nuckleweed is the small town breakfast you've been looking for if you're in the Alamogordo area. The food is homemade, tastes great, and has a pretty good atmosphere. The service was great as well; we could tell our server actually cared. If you're visiting or...More

Thank Derrick S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We enjoyed the friendly servers and the food was delicious. However, it is best to call for reservations ahead of time. We almost didn't get to eat there that day. The eating area is very nice, decorated with unique western items; the deck is nice...More

Thank beckybh1950
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Nuckelweed Place is a hidden gem up in Laborcita Canyon. It is a small yet mighty establishment! We have eaten there for breakfast, lunch and dinner and every meal has been amazing. You will need a reservation since their seating is limited but it is...More

Thank Casey R
Reviewed 24 January 2017

A Beautiful drive up Laborcita Canyon takes you to this quaint, totally unexpected restaurant! So quaint, nestled in the mountains, decorated perfectly with interesting table tops made of wood and beautiful pottery for dishes. FRESH warm home baked bread and a plate of fruit await...More

Thank amy f
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

I've been to Nuckleweed several times and I am.never disappointed. The service is great and the staff is super friendly. I typically feel like I'm going to visit family when I go there versus a restaurant. The food is nothing short of amazing!!!

Thank Christin M
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Top notch Americana-style food. Chefs are first rate. Brunch is incredible, and dinner selections are amazing. Reservations are required!!! Relaxed dining up LaBrecita Canyon, far from the madding crowd - a 20 minute drive from Alamogordo. Be sure to allow plenty of time, the emphasis...More

1  Thank R S
Reviewed 19 September 2016

**cash only**. Nowhere did I see a sign that said this but inconveniently found out when the bill arrived . We wanted to go to a unique place out of town which this certainly met our needs with that. It's a beautiful drive to get...More

Thank DeneMiles
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Wish I could keep this place a secret. That good. Call ahead or don't go. Bring cash and an appetite. Expect the unexpected. Food so good you will try to kiss the chef. It's not even a doublewide. Just a regular old single-wide. Food isn't...More

1  Thank TheKens
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This place was amazing. I had the Eggs Benedict the eggs were cooked to perfection. Best Eggs Benedict I have eaten, The stuffed French toast was delicious. The restaurant is in the middle of nowhere in a converted mobile home, Make a reservation and bring...More

1  Thank Cathy F
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Hi do you close Monday-Wednesday?? My parents coming for June form Japan. I really want to try for they're anniversary..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 Laborcita Canyon Rd, La Luz, NM 88337-9305
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  La Luz
  • Phone Number: +1 575-434-0000
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