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Elk X-ing Cafe

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3668 Highway 35, Mimbres, NM 88049
+1 352-212-0448
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Mimbres, New Mexico
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place is one of the very few restaurants open on Highway 35. You can get a good breakfast or lunch there. The hamburgers are good.

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Thank Candy L
Mimbres, NM
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This girl can cook. A great spot. Woodstove was on. Coffee good and hot. Her lunches are worth the drive, but the breakfast sandwich is a special treat. Try her meatloaf if it is on the menu. A true country diner. Don't drive by this one.

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Thank chefbiged
Houston
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We met some of the most wonderful people at this cafe and the food was excellent. We loved the decor, scenery but most of all the smiling friendly faces.

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Thank SandrasAgenda
New Haven, Connecticut
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2015

After driving through the area I had stopped here by chance because I needed some food. It is a log cabin and the inside decor is very country and was very cool. It was definitely a welcoming place. For the most part it was busy and the owner was also the cook, waitress, and cashier. Despite all these titles she... More 

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Thank Micromac
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Friends took me here for lunch today. It starts off with a beautiful drive from Silver City. The building and decor are rustic, clean and fit perfectly into the Mimbres Valley. Cows grazed outside. I had the Southwest Burger, a handmade patty, and with great fries. The meat was delicious and the fries were crisp. Not sure if they were... More 

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Thank Pickysteve
Deming, New Mexico
1 review
Reviewed 5 April 2015

I travel to the Mimbres Valley in New Mexico quite often and always plan a meal at Elk-Xing Cafe. Sandy, the owner, is never too busy to give us her personal attention as she does all who visit her cafe. The food is always freshly prepared, delicious, and filling. There is a bit of a wait but the hospitality and... More 

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Thank Desert N
Hilton Head Island
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Stopped at this log cabin building while driving thru Gila National Forest. Lady owner served up a green chile cheeseburger made with two whole fresh Hatch chilies. Today we tried the Owl Cafe chile cheeseburger in San Antonio, good but not as good as the X-ing! Worth a drive there if you enjoy the forest.

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Thank annacatherine
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2013

It would be hard to find a more friendly place to eat. On top of that, the Green Chile Bacon Cheese Burger is the best anywhere. Great country menu, delicious homemade pies and cake. Call ahead and make sure they are open.

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1 Thank Jay R
El Paso, Texas
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2013

Breakfast is great. The atmosphere is very "country". The staff is very friendly and attentive. My coffee cup was never empty.

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1 Thank Rick H
Deming, New Mexico
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2012

The Elk X-ing is a fun destination for good food if you're up in the Mimbres Valley or on your way to the Gila. Charming rustic interior and good food.

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1 Thank DesertDeb48

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  • Address: 3668 Highway 35, Mimbres, NM 88049
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Mimbres
  • Phone Number: +1 352-212-0448

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