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“Best Green Chili Cheese Burgers Ever!”
Review of Sparky's Burgers

Sparky's Burgers
Ranked #1 of 10 Restaurants in Hatch
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

So worth going out of your way to experience this place. The reasons are many. There is the collection of iconic statues from other restaurants surrounding the building. There is the one hand man that performs there. There is the chance to see a small town. BUT, it is the green chili cheese burgers and the milk shakes that ate the stars. During our first visit, we waited in line for an hour and we agreed the wait was worth it. When I take visiting friends and family to White Sands, I always include a stop at Sparky's! You should too!

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Sparky’s is a very amazing place. Their hamburgers alone would be excellent, but then a chili and cooked with a hint of mesquite flavor in the meat and you have one of the best green chili cheese burgers you can find anywhere. If your travels bring you anywhere Hatch, New Mexico you have stop here. Sparky’s has been around since 1947! A very long time indeed. The wait was about 20 minutes to get inside and another 5 minutes or so before we could order. Don’t worry about getting a seat as they have three rather large sitting areas that could hold upwards of 100 or more. The wait is normal and well worth it. We also tried a spicy mango shake and it was a bit too spicy. However the cool ice cream helped lower the heat. They offer many sides besides french fries. We tried the spicy corn which was really good and the slaw. These guys make a better chili cheeseburger than any that I have had in gifted years of living in Arizona. There great flavor comes from the selection of really good Hatch chiles. If my travels bring us this way again I would make a special effort to stop here. Just look for the 20 foot tall Uncle Sam holding the chiles directing you to the parking in th

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Thank RnCinAZ
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

This place is in Hatch New Mexico. Sparky's get a lot of tourisism especially when they hear or come across Sparky;s
People have to stop by and check it out when going thru I-10 close by Las Cruces

Thank davidgarcia2018
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Sparky's is one of the highlights of a New Mexico trip. It has the second-best Green Chile Burger in the state (second only to The Buckhorn in San Antonio). It is a fun place, with signs and "statues" of many fast food places of long ago. If green chile burgers are not your thing, there are other options. It ain't fine dining--just good food and fun atmosphere.

Thank Edge W
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

With the trend of hamburger places having exploded over the last 10 to 15 years, most places have burgers that are not memorable. Not true here. The Green Chile Cheeseburger is a New Mexico tradition and Sparky's has done it very well. Even if their burger did not have the green chile to make it unique, it would be an excellent burger. They cook it to your desired temperature. The World Famous #1 Combo is what you should try unless you have a big appetite and then I would recommend The Double #5 Combo. Be warned though, the double is a lot of beef - 14 oz in total - so it will be a feat to eat. I have tried it and will admit that I struggled to finish. The menu has a lot of food items, but unless you are a regular, don't trouble yourself with anything other than the Green Chile Cheeseburger. It does have heat, but isn't that the point of going to Sparky's, try a piece of New Mexico. Aside from the food, this place has ambiance - lots of old school restaurant icons inside and out so quite a nostalgic experience. Be prepared for a line at peak dining hours. If you have flexibility, visit mid-afternoon as the wait time will be much shorter or non-existent. Otherwise, be prepared to wait in a line but be positive and patient, as the Green Chile Cheeseburger is worth it.

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Thank Mark W
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