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Danny's Place

902 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5557
+1 575-885-8739
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pulled pork” (54 reviews)
“ribs” (95 reviews)
“potato salad” (28 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
902 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5557
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

We hadn't gone there in a long time because even if most all the tables are empty if there are two of you, you get stuck at one of their tiny tables. Well, this time they said, "Sit wherever you like". That was a great...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tom L
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We are here for a few days while visiting the Caverns. After a long day we were looking for a reasonable, casual place for dinner and we found it at Danny's. We had bbq and it was delicious. We got the three meat platter. Because...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Had a three meat dinner combo - smoked ribs, brisket, and pulled pork, with fries and some mac-n-cheese. The ribs actually arrived cold. Had trouble locating our server and kindly requested to have the ribs heated up. She acted like we were asking for her...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank simiseeu
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Basic barbecue but done right. Fast, friendly staff and large portions that will make you hate yourself

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Underpaid62
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Had passed this place the night before and the parking lot was jammed, so we came back the next evening. The lot was packed again, so we ended up parking around the corner. Despite the lack of parking, we were seated immediately. Our waitress came...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank bigfoot215
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Really tasty three meat plate including some super-juicy pork ribs. Only down side is they don’t serve alcohol. Definitely one of the best spots to eat in Carlsbad - great value for money as the portions are huge!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RdeSilva
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Awesome bbq restaurant. They have excellent tacos too. Prices are good. We like to go before 5 as it gets very busy. Another fantastic restaurant is el jimidor authentic Mexican food. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank luvinlife57
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We went here with our 4 kids and had an all around bad experience. After waiting for about an hour for our food to come(not a crowded place either) the unmotivated teenage waitress finally told us they were out of both ribs and Mac and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ssb68db
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

The ribs are the real deal. We loved them. I asked the server if the cole slaw had mayonnaise or vinegar dressing. She thought about it and said vinegar. Oops, no, it is mayonnaise based dressing. The bread served with dinner was excellent. I had...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank richie1732
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Stopped here for lunch leaving a trip at Carlsbad caverns. Great barbecue.Our party had the ribs,pulled pork and brisket. Everyone was satisfied. Service was good.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank gulfcoastfriend
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6 December 2016|
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Response from Martha S | Reviewed this property |
lol, i was, for some reason, thinking of carlsbad caverns!! dannys place has a facebook page. go there and message them.
Julia S
12 April 2016|
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Response from raydon46 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 902 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5557
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-885-8739
  • E-mail
As a local favorite, Danny's Place takes pride in serving traditional barbecue in a friendly and attentive manner. Try your favorites or branch out: we offer everything from brisket, sausage, to beef sandwiches, and more.
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