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No Whiner Diner

1801 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6517
+1 575-234-2815
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (17 reviews)
“onion rings” (16 reviews)
“salad” (31 reviews)
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American, Diner
1801 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6517
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after our national park visit, the service was quick, and friendly, the food came out fast and was very tasty. I would stop in again any time!

Thank Grant B
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent eatery in this desert town. Couldn’t ask for a better end to tiring day. Very capable wait staff along with the good cooks make it a memorable dinner. The food is excellent. My grandson was on his best behavior as the waitress reminded him...More

Thank jacob g
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

First, they do not do take out. Big deterrent for us because of the hours we work. This was our second visit. Our first was so so. Prime rib sandwich was impossible to eat as a sandwich. Meat was very hard to chew. Sided the...More

Thank cnanrw
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Everyone was very friendly and welcoming. Our food was very good and we recommend the soups! We hiked all day and needed something quick without a fancy dress code. Perfect choice if you prefer to eat local!

Thank bethmihmet
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

The name alone is a good enough reason to go! The menu had a wide variety of choices. The food was basic and good with reasonable prices. The restaurant was simple and very clean. The service was great.

Thank palisades76
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Although we have not been for many years, we thoroughly enjoyed our meals here. The food was very good and the service was too. In fact, even though this is a sit down restaurant, the service is quicker than some of the fast food places...More

Thank Patticoke
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Eating at the "No Whiner Diner" is a lot like eating at Grandma's house. Great sandwiches and home made soups, with fresh salads and plenty of fries and slaw. Their food is as pleasing to behold as it is to eat. They also offer 1/2...More

Thank Dana B
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This is a good diner to eat at if you just want a sandwich or some homemade soup or if your hungry meatloaf, shrimp chicken Alfredo and lots of other menu choices are available and all good eats. The owner and the staff are friendly

Thank markwilson724
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Not the best Diner we ever ate at. Cute name though! We opted for Pastrami and Turkey melts, which were OK. The soup was barely warm, and pretty bland to boot. The prices are OK, and we generally prefer to go to diners instead of...More

Thank CCMH
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Nothing fancy here, just old fashioned dinner style cooking. Great service nice local atmosphere family friendly. Reminds me of diner style food

Thank Steve G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 1:45 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6517
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-234-2815
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