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Smokey Bear Restaurant

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310 Smokey Bear Blvd, Capitan, NM 88316
+1 575-354-2257
06:00 - 20:00
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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120 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

He green chile cheeseburger are huge, with thick slabs of green chile laid across--none of this chopped stuff!! The green chile stew had chunks of tender beef, green chile, and potatoes. I had to add lots of salt to bring out the flavors. Extremely casual, but friendly and quick service.

Thank suz55tbird
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219 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for two years now. Have had breakfast, lunch and dinners. I don't remember getting a bad meal here. The store is clean and the staff are very friendly. The prices are very reasonable.

Thank Pete S
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

We stopped here for lunch after visiting the Smokey the Bear Museum, just down the street. Great Mexican food. Big menu, friendly service, local color. Recommend as a place for casual dining. I am sure all their menu is good.

Thank Ron S
Las Vegas, Nevada
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Food was very reasonably priced. Hubby had chicken fried steak, said it was good for a frozen steak. I had grilled chicken salad. Good for the price.

Thank PamJ4
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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144 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

The staff were very friendly and the place was very clean but our food or at least some items seemed frozen and warmed up except for Mexican dishes. Green chili stew was really good but burger came out of a box, it was cooked well, just not a fan of frozen food being served in restaurants and some items seemed... More 

Thank greglinmon
Medina, Texas
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48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

We stopped in for lunch during Smokey Bear Days. The restaurant was nearly full but our waitress was prompt and friendly, and our food came out quickly. The chicken fried steak and mashed potatoes were both the "real thing" and the white gravy was a nice compliment. The coconut cream and chocolate cream pies were both fresh and tasty.

Thank Mark M
Tampa, Florida
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

I had the prime rib and shrimp special. Tasty and cooked to my request. The staff was cordial and efficient. Nice friendly local place to eat. Don't forget to ask for a dinner roll though. Try it you will like.

Thank ronflausa
Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

I have had breakfast here. The home fries are so very good. They have happy wait staff and the homey atmosphere surrounded by Smokey Bear makes for a relaxing morning meal.

Thank Laura C
Capitan New Mexico
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

older family place, eat there 2-4 times a month when we get into town. Americana and Mexican foods, Do not expect shushi, but if down for decent portions, decent service an local color, good choice. Very friendly. very edible.

Thank zozomike
Dallas, Texas
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

They have a big menu. I tried the taco salad and my husband had a chicken fried steak. The food was great and hit the spot!

Thank travelbunny39

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Smokey Bear Blvd, Capitan, NM 88316
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Capitan
  • Phone Number: +1 575-354-2257

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