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Hillsboro General Store Cafe

10697, Hwy 152, Hillsboro, NM 88042
+1 575-895-5306
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veggie burger” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (3 reviews)
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10697, Hwy 152, Hillsboro, NM 88042
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Reviewed yesterday

Popped in for pie and coffee with two friends. One of the waitstaff seemed to be in a very bad mood, the second jolly, and pleasant. Food and coffee were good.

Thank norm159
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped into the cafe to grab some food to go. The service was so nice and friendly and the cafe is full of interesting memorabilia. While I was browsing the books for sale, it was pointed out to me that the author of several...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The General Store Cafe is very quaint. It was closed during my trip through Hillsboro, but I was able to look through the windows. It is filled with antiques, and looks like a small town general store. Very cute! The entire town is a trip...More

Thank K J
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We recently ate here again. It had been years since we had been here. We were staying in Kingston and came over here to eat for lunch each day. They serve breakfast and lunch here. Service isn't speedy.....food made fresh to order but very worth...More

Thank Heather M
Ben L, Owner at Hillsboro General Store Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit. Sorry about the ice situation, but our current distributor is now refusing to service Hillsboro. We are currently looking for other options for our ice needs and to sell to the general...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Second time visiting Hillsboro,NM and having lunch at the Hillsboro General Store Cafe. Very good food,Quaint atmosphere,friendly service. I enjoy comming here and will be back!

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

You can always count on a delicious meal at The General Store Cafe in Hillsboro, NM. Everything is prepared the old-fashioned way, by hand. The Mexican food is especially delicious with the best red enchilada sauce ever! Stop by Friday thru Tuesday between 8:00 and...More

Thank Inga M
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Hillsboro is a village one could--but should not--zip right through. If you're arriving from the east, you've been through some true wide-open New Mexico spaces, and arrived at a sort of oasis on your journey. Hillsboro is a historic remnant of New Mexico's past, but...More

1  Thank MontagnardNM
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Homemade pies, wonderful breakfast, friendly service, great place to stop after crossing the Black Range at Emory pass. They are closed Wed. & Thurs. An old adobe building, built around 1870. Ceiling fans and adobe keep it cool. Local food and service at it's best....More

Thank Gail L
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Loved the warm coffee and delicious berry pie! Best of all the owner helped us contact a relative living in the area! Be sure and stop if in the area! It is a real treat!

Thank Boernegirl
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We really enjoyed the food for lunch and the people were very nice. This area and store has a lot of history to it and the area. A must stop to anyone in the area.

Thank Harold E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10697, Hwy 152, Hillsboro, NM 88042
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Sierra County  >  Hillsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 575-895-5306
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A family style restaurant featuring local and regional specialities set in a historic adobe filled with memorabilia from the late 19th and early twentieth century.
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