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Pecos River Cafe

409 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5658
+1 575-887-8882
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (26 reviews)
“hash browns” (9 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
409 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5658
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This a a locally owned Cafe, that served breakfast and lunch. The food is always good, and the service is always great. The wait staff all work well together, and it appears that the all the cooks work well together too. We have never had...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner has been there every time. Attentive to details. Combo plates the best. A little of everything. Can't go wrong!

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here and it was a somewhat a disappointment. Prompt seating and more than adequate service, the food was just average. For a $30 lunch for 2 we where hoping for a more satisfying meal, it was perhaps the weakest we had during our...More

Thank bransom_13
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate breakfast here on our way out of town. The Cowboys breakfast was pretty good and filling. Pancakes are as big as a dinner plate. The Western omelette was good. Coffee was decent with unsolicited refills.Decently priced.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Really one of the better places to get standard American breakfast fare. Good selection on the menu, nothing is overpriced, it's quick, and a local favorite. Never had a bad experience here, and never left hungry.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Nice, clean place for a hearty breakfast... Dad loved the huevos rancheros & I had well cooked eggs, good dry hash browns (don't like them wet & loaded in oil/ butter), & light & fluffy pancakes.. friendly staff & super fast service! Recommend & would...More

Thank Rocko713
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch. The food had no flavor and was expensive. The cheese enchiladas had unmelted shredded cheese inside. My salad had white lettuce and not much else. The tea was $2.75. Yikes don't waste your time or money

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

This place has the best Huevos Ranchero in the area. The red and the hot green are both excellent. Probably try the mild green next time. There WILL BE a next time!!!

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I came here with four people. Two ordered chicken Caesar salads, one a taco salad, and I got a burger. The burger was okay. Nothing to write home about though. The two with salads said it was fine. The taco salad was good. The service...More

Thank LaceUp23
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We eat there often, during lunch mostly. Food is always excellent and the service cannot be beat. No matter how busy they are you are in and out very quickly. Very friendly place. Highly recommended.

Thank Harold H
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Paula M
21 July 2016|
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Response from imdun | Reviewed this property |
I really don't think so. I wouldn't try it. Lucy's Mexican restaurant and Buffalo Wild Wings are the only two that I know of that you wouldn't have trouble parking.
6 July 2015|
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Response from pagsnm32 | Reviewed this property |
The Pecos River cafe does not have a patio. it is an enclosed, one large dining area. I have never seen an animal in the cafe.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5658
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-887-8882
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