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No Whiner Diner

1801 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6517
+1 575-234-2815
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (17 reviews)
“onion rings” (16 reviews)
“salad” (31 reviews)
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1801 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6517
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Reviewed 27 July 2011

After reading several reviews, we chose this restaurant. We made a good choice. The salads were crisp with several lettuces and the dressing was great. My kids ordered the burger that was cooked to order and the restaurant even accommodated them with an off menu...More

Thank benick
Reviewed 24 November 2010

Wonderful family restaurant in Carlsbad. After a series of eating at bad restaurants finally found this place. Reasonable prices, Great Food, good service. Great place for families.

Thank siesta102008
Reviewed 9 September 2010

This is an excellent place for good fresh food, hard to find sometimes in this part of the world. The salads have interesting lettuces that are nice and crispy and the menu has lots of choices for all kinds of appetites. Don't miss out on...More

Thank damadelacasa
Reviewed 28 July 2009

Great food, great service, and great prices. A good family restaurant.

Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed 17 June 2009

Dining choices are limited in Carlsbad, NM, and we chose the No Whiner Diner because it was 1) open and 2) had a variety of menu items (not just limited to burgers or barbecue). Pros: The dinner salad had romaine lettuce, and not just iceberg....More

4  Thank mammothfan
Reviewed 14 April 2009

We wanted to find a local place in Carlsbad to have dinner. There were lots of cars so we decided to try it. We have a 6 month old baby and it was a perfect place. The servers were all incredibly friendly and nice. The...More

1  Thank frzgrl2008
Reviewed 14 January 2009

New area code: (575) 234-2815. Visiting from out of town. Went because of the other recommendations. Comfortable, casual atmosphere. Right off we were warned by the owner that the oven used to cook the prime rib is out of order until next week. Apparently that...More

1  Thank WeLuvFood
Reviewed 27 July 2008

My husband and 2 preschool children and ate dinner at the No Whiner during our trip to Carlsbad. Everyone liked it, and the kids even asked to go back. There are tons of choices ranging from sandwiches to salads to chicken fried steak, and everything...More

1  Thank doodlebug4me
Reviewed 27 June 2008

Not a fancy place, but my turkey sandwich and my wife's blackened catfish (senior dinner version with salad and a broccoli cheese side) were just right. Lots of comfort food. Lots of happy diners when we were there including lots of locals. They are weak...More

Thank travelwolf8
Reviewed 9 May 2008

We ate at this restaurant two nights because there appears to be a dearth of decent restaurants in Carlsbad. Our experience was mixed. The first night my husband had a hamburger and I had a BLT, both of us had fries. Both were good, with...More

1  Thank sydken
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 7:45 PM
11:00 AM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 7:45 PM
11:00 AM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 7:45 PM
11:00 AM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 7:45 PM
11:00 AM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6517
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-234-2815
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