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First Street Cafe

1600 W Santa Fe Ave, Grants, NM 87020-3527
+1 505-287-7111
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (16 reviews)
“pies” (11 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1600 W Santa Fe Ave, Grants, NM 87020-3527
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is located right off the interstate, so it couldn't have been more convenient. We had several servers freshening our coffee and waters. We had huevos rancheros, with a local flair of red Deming and green Hatch salsa...delicious.

Thank aerete
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is an oasis in the desert!! When you get off I-40, look for exit 81 in Grants, New Mexico, take a right turn and look for the pink trim on the First Street Cafe... you will not be disappointed! My husband had the breakfast...More

Thank Rae A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband said to give the biscuits and gravy a 5! I ate part of his hash browns and they were excellent. I was pleasantly surprised by the fruit - fresh and delicious and the tuna was very good as well. A do again:)

1  Thank Marjean B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Prices are extremely reasonable, coffee is served in a huge mug, all the wait staff were friendly, and my breakfast burrito was the best I've had with a wonderful spicy salsa served on the side. I highly recommend First Street Cafe!

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Tasty breakfast and coffee. Great service. Definitely worth the stop off the interstate Green is better than red.

Thank cityglow
Reviewed 28 July 2017

On our Route 66 adventure, we were looking for quaint, non-chain places to eat. We were not disappointed with this one! The staff was friendly, our waitress was humorous and helpful, the food was amazing, and the price was ridiculously inexpensive. What a jewel, and...More

Thank tgilbert0201
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I specifically look for local diners that serve plain old good home-cooking. This place is it! The owner was present, she came and talked with us. She makes all the baked goods. The pie we had was primo; I make pie myself and am a...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We visited her for Breakfast when staying in Grants. I ordered the pancakes, ordering a stack of 3, but was warned by the waitress they were huge so opted for 2! She wasn't lying!! They were massive!! But really nice! Had them with blueberries. My...More

Thank Mandyw30
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I had the biscuits with sausage gravy and a scrambled egg. Good friendly service. A lot of high repeat locals seem to dine there. Nice clean traditional country decor

Thank richard c
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Since we ate here for the first time last year we planned ahead. Traveling to Arizona we called the day before and ordered two pies to go for our week's vacation. Coming back through today we made it in time for lunch and both had...More

Thank Dellinda
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 W Santa Fe Ave, Grants, NM 87020-3527
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Grants
  • Phone Number: +1 505-287-7111
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