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Elida's Cafe

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Springer $ Mexican, American,
801 Railroad Ave, Springer, NM 87747
+1 575-483-2985
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“burrito” (5 reviews)
“chilli” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern
801 Railroad Ave, Springer, NM 87747
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Red River, NM and the food and service were outstanding! The La Desderada (I'm sure I have that wrong) tacos (3 pulled beef street tacos) with rice and beans were excellent. Genuine, authentic, New Mexican food. You will...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Nice local Mexican restuarant; both Tex Mex and non-Tex Mex. Have eaten there several times passing through. Very good, and good prices

Thank jahendren
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Drop off the interstate for a good, home-cooked meal. Excellent, friendly service; clean restrooms. Excellent breakfast cooked to order. Recommended!

Thank stevew3217
Reviewed 22 April 2017

In Springer this is about the only choice for a sit-down restaurant. My eggs were cooked as ordered. The pancakes were plain (not buttermilk) and very fluffy ... but not much taste. Only one type of syrup. Seemed expensive for what I ordered.

Thank Schofield1956
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great home-made New Mexican food. Posole fantastic. Green chili has nice flavor, yet not too hot. Little gem 37 minutes south of Raton. May be the only restaurant in town. Closes at 3:00pm. Note about chili in New Mexico for those not familiar. There are...More

Thank Cdestree
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I usually don't eat within 5 miles of the interstate because the food is generally bad. This great restaurant changed my opinion. Great local fare, inexpensive and very tasty. Friendly service and clean restrooms. Highly recommend by a very tough critic and picky eater.

Thank Toby S
Reviewed 14 January 2017

On a long car trip we stopped to grab a breakfast burrito to go. The young lady who waited on us was wonderful; she was very cheerful, explained what they offered, and was so very nice. Even though we were picking up a takeout, she...More

Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Had a lunch at this place because of its high ranking on TripAdvisor. The service was good and fast, but the quality of meal was below the average.

Thank Mkotch
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Just down the road from the Oasis Motel. Had delightful breakfast with my girlfriend. Waitress was very nice and hospitable. All the locals gather there to visit and eat. I had the Stuffed Breakfast Sopapillas. Delicious.

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We stopped here for lunch on our way to Arizona and beyond. The food was amazing and the staff very friendly. Good value for the price. If you like authentic mexican food, you will like this restaurant!

Thank SnoopDog1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Railroad Ave, Springer, NM 87747
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Springer
  • Phone Number: +1 575-483-2985
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