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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 good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (49 reviews)
“ribs” (84 reviews)
“potato salad” (27 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
902 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5557
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Decided on this place after reading "expert" barbecue fans raves on trip advisor. I was intrigued by a good smoke over pecan and we decided to give it a try. I smoke a lot of my own ribs and brisket and had just visited on...More

Thank Donald J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well, we picked this thru Trip Advisor. It was more of a BBQ place. Had a great salad and chopped beef sandwich. From the looks of the crowd...very popular for the manly meat eating feast. We had about 12 sitting at a table next to...More

Thank Honey H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tired after a busy day at Carlsbad Caverns and needed a good meal to revive us! We picked the right place as the BBQ food here was fantastic. Husband had brisket sandwich meal and I had the best burger I have had in years. Both...More

Thank jgalwaysonholiday
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place and BBQ sounded good for dinner. It kinda feels like it used to be a house, and that's appropriate cuz the food tastes homemade. Wow....so delicious and the prices were reasonable. Nothing fancy, but damn that was good food.

Thank JFC63
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stoped in based on the good reviews and was not let down food was good and we each ordered a two meat plate and cold not finish it

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Eat here often for the Brisket Plate. Big serving of meat with perfect coleslaw and fries with toasted rolls. Very tender and juicy meat. Don't really need the sauce. Sometimes we get a side of okra too. Yummy'

Thank LittleWoman8
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The food was good but I was disappointed with the portions. What I though would be a full rack of ribs based on the menu pic turned out to be a half at a full rack price. Service was ok but we made it a...More

Thank Rudolph J M
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

To be fair, it was a holiday weekend and it wad obvious the staff had a rough, exhausting day. Pork was dry, but tasty. Brisket was dry, but tasty. Sides were good but nothing special. Server forgot about us because locals had priority over us....More

Thank SaylorBucker
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great food for your money packed most nights so get yourself there early ribs are amazing so was the brisket bring your appetite large portions

Thank Marlin B
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Danny's is a nice family style place with good ribs and very attentive service. Located right on the main street.

Thank Texast3
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Nearby Attractions
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1.00 km away
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5.65 km away
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2.52 km away
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1.57 km away
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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 |
Sorry I don't know.
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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
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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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