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Pecos River Cafe

409 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5658
+1 575-887-8882
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (25 reviews)
“hash browns” (9 reviews)
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409 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5658
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pecos River Cafe has never failed in food quality or service. Yes - the waitresses can get overwhelmed with all the customers, but they've always provided good customer service to us. We recently stopped in here for lunch. Our sandwiches of a turkey club and...More

Thank ChristenaS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place with good food and great service! This was my 4th or 5th time eating there! The wait staff is always very friendly and provides a very quick and efficient dining experience! The only downside is cost! It’s a little on...More

Thank danielmZ47WU
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Breakfast was rocking! And this place was busy but so worth it! And the service was amazing, made you feel that you are important to them, and that means a ton to me. Don't stop what your doing, your doing it way right! Don't be...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This a a locally owned Cafe, that served breakfast and lunch. The food is always good, and the service is always great. The wait staff all work well together, and it appears that the all the cooks work well together too. We have never had...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The owner has been there every time. Attentive to details. Combo plates the best. A little of everything. Can't go wrong!

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Had lunch here and it was a somewhat a disappointment. Prompt seating and more than adequate service, the food was just average. For a $30 lunch for 2 we where hoping for a more satisfying meal, it was perhaps the weakest we had during our...More

Thank bransom_13
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We ate breakfast here on our way out of town. The Cowboys breakfast was pretty good and filling. Pancakes are as big as a dinner plate. The Western omelette was good. Coffee was decent with unsolicited refills.Decently priced.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Really one of the better places to get standard American breakfast fare. Good selection on the menu, nothing is overpriced, it's quick, and a local favorite. Never had a bad experience here, and never left hungry.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Nice, clean place for a hearty breakfast... Dad loved the huevos rancheros & I had well cooked eggs, good dry hash browns (don't like them wet & loaded in oil/ butter), & light & fluffy pancakes.. friendly staff & super fast service! Recommend & would...More

Thank Rocko713
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch. The food had no flavor and was expensive. The cheese enchiladas had unmelted shredded cheese inside. My salad had white lettuce and not much else. The tea was $2.75. Yikes don't waste your time or money

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Paula M
21 July 2016|
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Response from imdun | Reviewed this property |
I really don't think so. I wouldn't try it. Lucy's Mexican restaurant and Buffalo Wild Wings are the only two that I know of that you wouldn't have trouble parking.
6 July 2015|
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Response from pagsnm32 | Reviewed this property |
The Pecos River cafe does not have a patio. it is an enclosed, one large dining area. I have never seen an animal in the cafe.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5658
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-887-8882
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