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Elida's Cafe

801 Railroad Ave, Springer, NM 87747
+1 575-483-2985
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“burrito” (5 reviews)
“pozole” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
801 Railroad Ave, Springer, NM 87747
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to eat dinner but they are closed on Monday. So we came bright and early Tue for breakfast. While they do have some Mexican breakfast entrees like Huevos Rancheros, they also have the standard eggs, meat, hash browns and toast, tortilla or pancakes....More

Thank Flans_l
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This small, cheerful cafe was welcoming, with prompt friendly service and reasonably priced southwestern food.

Thank Tesol4
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Stopped on Sunday late lunch heading to Angel Fire. Saw this on the side on the road. What a great little restaurant. Great Food, Great Price. The only bad thing is that they were out of Posole. I'm guessing it was because it was was...More

Thank Yezman
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

It’s not bad but not good either just very very mediocre. Our waitress was super friendly but just very busy. Prepare yourself for mediocre food and you’ll be fine.

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We live here, choices are slim but Elida and staff can cook!! A great taste of NM with friendly staff and reasonable prices. We never leave hungry!!

Thank buford829
Reviewed 27 November 2017

A very traditional New Mexican menu, red or green, and all the normal dishes you would expect. We had a party of 8 and the restaurant was virtually full. Probably 12 to 15 tables. There was one young lady taking care of every customer in...More

Thank Johnny B
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and glad we did. Small but very clean place. We each had burgers and fries and it was a hot and juicy burger. We love these small town joints. Prices were very reasonable.

Thank mosaiclover
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This was a nice stop. The food was home cooked, the staff was extremely as were other locals sitting at their table, and the place was really clean and fresh. It was a small town atmosphere with all the trimmings. Good stop for getting off...More

Thank Bill D47
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Next stop, Broken Arrow Motel, stayed Sat - Mon & before I got on SuperHighway I-25, I got 2 Mexican Burgers here..... "so cool, they also, are so cool".

Thank tawsr
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Red River, NM and the food and service were outstanding! The La Desderada (I'm sure I have that wrong) tacos (3 pulled beef street tacos) with rice and beans were excellent. Genuine, authentic, New Mexican food. You will...More

Thank Dawn B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 Railroad Ave, Springer, NM 87747
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Springer
  • Phone Number: +1 575-483-2985
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