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Danny's Place

902 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5557
+1 575-885-8739
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (49 reviews)
“ribs” (83 reviews)
“potato salad” (27 reviews)
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902 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5557
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1 - 10 of 346 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eat here often for the Brisket Plate. Big serving of meat with perfect coleslaw and fries with toasted rolls. Very tender and juicy meat. Don't really need the sauce. Sometimes we get a side of okra too. Yummy'

Thank LittleWoman8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good but I was disappointed with the portions. What I though would be a full rack of ribs based on the menu pic turned out to be a half at a full rack price. Service was ok but we made it a...More

Thank Rudolph J M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be fair, it was a holiday weekend and it wad obvious the staff had a rough, exhausting day. Pork was dry, but tasty. Brisket was dry, but tasty. Sides were good but nothing special. Server forgot about us because locals had priority over us....More

Thank SaylorBucker
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Great food for your money packed most nights so get yourself there early ribs are amazing so was the brisket bring your appetite large portions

Thank Marlin B
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Danny's is a nice family style place with good ribs and very attentive service. Located right on the main street.

Thank Texast3
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Came here based on Trip Advisor reviews and they were spot on. The outside looks like a dive biker bar bit the looks are deceiving. Service was very fast and very friendly. BBQ was incredible. My wife and son had the pulled pork and couldn't...More

Thank RTRosti
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and son both got the small rib plate and it had three ribs. They were good sized ribs and really good taste and moist. I got the small brisket plate. The flavor was really good, portion was good, and it was moist. We...More

Thank kaho01
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Recommended by motel staff, and it did not disappoint! We had the ribs and brisket, and they were GREAT! It's not a fancy place, but the food was great.

1  Thank Barry L
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Wow - quite packed for a Monday at 2pm -- that definitely says something! I had a 2 meat combo - turkey (my choice) and sausage (server's recommendation) and was super happy with BOTH!! The sides of beans and potato salad were excellent and good...More

Thank WiWeezie
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We recommend Danny's and the parking lot full of local vehicles suggests the locals do too. It's especially good when compared to limited offerings in Carlsbad. We chose Danny's based on the recommendation of the hotel clerk across the street and a 10% offer. The...More

Thank Gabe10101
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Nearby Attractions
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1.00 km away
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5.65 km away
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Questions & Answers
6 December 2016|
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Response from Martha S | Reviewed this property |
lol, i was, for some reason, thinking of carlsbad caverns!! dannys place has a facebook page. go there and message them.
Julia S
12 April 2016|
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Response from raydon46 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 902 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5557
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-885-8739
  • E-mail
As a local favorite, Danny's Place takes pride in serving traditional barbecue in a friendly and attentive manner. Try your favorites or branch out: we offer everything from brisket, sausage, to beef sandwiches, and more.
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