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Rabbit Ear Cafe

) #2 of 8 Restaurants in Clayton ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Mexican,
1201 S 1st St, Clayton, NM 88415
+1 575-374-3277
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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07:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Mexican, Southwestern
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1201 S 1st St, Clayton, NM 88415
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had a great omelet with pico and bacon, it was spicy but just right spicy, the coffee was plentiful, service was good but food delivery did take a while,

Thank Dale M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked to dinner from our motel because we were pulling our motorcycle and did not want to have to hunt a place and find a way to park. Rabbit Ear was less than a block away. Looked OK. Went in and ordered a beer....only...More

Thank Randy F
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were not a lot of places to pick from and was hoping for a little bit more from this place. The food was fair at best. But the bathrooms were super clean as well as the rest of the restaurant.

Thank Geepsmom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our return trip to OK City from a week in Taos took us through Clayton. We stopped in at the Rabbit Eat Cafe for a quick breakfast and got just that - delicious French Toast & wake plus some excellent coffee. Kudos to the busy...More

Thank P C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told this was the place to go for our green chili fix. They were correct! The enchiladas with green chili were excellent, They were very busy, but the service was very good.

Thank A E M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We waited 30 minutes to eat here as there aren't many places available in tiny Clayton, but sure wish we had tried somewhere else. The front desk person from our hotel recommended this place and as it was walking distance, we tried it. The food...More

Thank From_Dallas2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious breakfast on June 29 on our way to Colorado. Stopped by for lunch with 2 grandsons on July 5. We waited to be seated for about 10 minutes, which was okay, because they were busy. Once we were seated, we waited for...More

Thank SSScroggins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a night in Clayton, New Mexico on our way home from visiting Colorado. The Rabbit Ear Café was a simple, casual café with a good variety of New Mexican food. Try the authentic red chili (a bowl of red with meat, and no...More

Thank RandyZ203
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have travel 3-5 times per year from Texas to Colorado since 2008. We literally plan our trips around stopping at the rabbit ears. We are heartbroken when it's closed. The sopa-burger smothered in green chile is a must! Breakfast, hash browns with cheese smothered...More

Thank Reuben J
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Not much available for supper in Clayton. Although Trip Advisor says this restaurant closes at 3 thankfully they are open until 8. Good New Mexican cuisine with complimentary sopaphillas and honey for dessert!

Thank Braeingle
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13 April 2016|
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Response from Maggie W | Reviewed this property |
When we went through Clayton on a Sunday The Rabbit Ear was not open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 15
American, Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 S 1st St, Clayton, NM 88415 (Formerly Hi Ho Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 575-374-3277
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