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Pecos River Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Cafe
409 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5658
+1 575-887-8882
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Southwestern, Cafe
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409 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5658
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Pecos River Cafe for breakfast this morning and it is absolutely wonderful. We both had the smothered breakfast burritos with hot green sauce. The green sauce is pretty stout but it won’t blow your eardrums out. The flavors of the burrito melded...More

Thank rodneytherock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for breakfast because the lot was full at 10 AM. We are glad we need and now we know why the lot was full mid morning. The food was excellent with great service.

Thank PCBIllinois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast here was excellent. Ample parking for a trailer if pulling one. Had green Chile with eggs. Service is fast and food was prepared well. Restaurant is clean and just a great place to have breakfast after four days of camping

Thank rdodge2
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Popular restaurant with very good food...be prepared to wait for a seat at lunch time, but tables seem to change quickly...great diner food with a New Mexican Flair!

Thank QStat
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Met with a friend here on her suggestion. A mom and pop business. Great food reasonably priced and staff very friendly and attentive.

Thank rwayneabq
Reviewed 9 December 2017

The freshest breakfast in Carlsbad, the kitchen is open so you can see it from the dining area and everything is cooked to order! Great pancakes, fresh eggs. Sometimes you have to wait for a table and may be rubbing shoulders with another table but...More

Thank Welltravelled1956
Reviewed 12 November 2017

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 20 October 2017 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
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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
American, Southwestern, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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