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Grinder Mill

Mexican, Southwestern, Delicatessen
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403 W College Ave, Silver City, NM 88061-5034
+1 575-538-3366
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Casa Grande, Arizona
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89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Don't let looks deceive you. Not much to look at from the inside or outside but the food is fantastic.

Thank Nancy C
Silver City, New Mexico
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We recently tried this place after noticing that they appeared to be doing a brisk business. We were not disappointed. While the facility and dining area are kind of tired, the food was excellent. We liked it so much we went back a week later. Again, quite good.

Thank David G
Silver City, New Mexico
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54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

or lack thereof - the food is very good and you will not go hungry. Now I know why the Grinder Mill's parking lot is usually packed.

Thank perromore
Crown Point
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123 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

ok, so I am in silver city and looking for good food. I was told on Campus that the Grinder was 'excellent' .......... yep, it was 'college kid' food. So not so great but edible. I went with my children and husband. I want everyone to know, that if you don't want the counter girl making eyes at your man,... More 

2 Thank kilgorerena
Silver City, New Mexico
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64 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

You will not be disappointed if you like Menudo. If you like you can ask for "Extra Pansa". The menu has everything you would expect from a dinner, but the Mexican food fits right in Silver City that is an hour drive from Hatch, NM. I guarantee that is where they get the Green Chile and Red Chile they use.

Thank Jaimė R
Calgary, Canada
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

This little cafe is always full it seems. The parking lot always has any number of cars and pickups. People like to meet and eat here. The food is served quickly in a simple down to earth atmosphere. I always enjoy their shredded beef burritos and add cheese and guacamole. Good place for a quick bite.

Thank Murr72
Hamburg, Germany
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456 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Inconspicuous small restaurant but best breakfeast burrito ever ! With everything except potatoes, salsa inside - sensational ! And the whole day long.

1 Thank Antje_Scheumann
Pahrump, NV
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Saw "grinders" and didn't see the small sub-title, "mexican food". Thought we'd choose a sandwich but, the menu was yummy sounding anyway. Husband's menudo, rellenos, and horchata were great. I enjoyed my tamales even though they were made with polenta instead of masa.

Thank For2Coyotes
Silver City, New Mexico
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Grinder has the very best tamales in town. Quick and friendly service and you can dine in or take home. Many of the prices have gone up but the food quality and taste has stayed the same. Too pricey for the tamales...but they are the best tamales in town.

Thank LilPat3
Scottsdale, Arizona
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126 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2014

A good stop for a quick tasty authentic Mexican lunch. The atmosphere is a little less than desirable but the food is very good and worth it.

Thank VJousan

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Restaurant Details

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Mexican, Southwestern, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 W College Ave, Silver City, NM 88061-5034
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Silver City
  • Phone Number: +1 575-538-3366
30 years in business. Brown bag place

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?