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Big Daddy's Diner

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1705 James Canyon Hwy 82, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
575-682-1224
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 56
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  • 35
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Is there any other resturaunts besides Big Daddy's Diner?

Not for my money there isn't! My wife and I came to have homemade food and to feel like we were home and that's what we got. We were treated as if we were long lost friends and that felt good. The food was mouthwatering and delicious! When I told KK that I hadn't had all my coffee for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
OdessanAmericans
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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260 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Not for my money there isn't! My wife and I came to have homemade food and to feel like we were home and that's what we got. We were treated as if we were long lost friends and that felt good. The food was mouthwatering and delicious! When I told KK that I hadn't had all my coffee for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We visited multiple times this lovely diner and each and every time it is our favorite in visiting Cloudcroft! The restaurant itself feels very homey and the staff make you feel like your visiting family. But to bring it to the point the food is extraordinary great! The portions are big and just like homemade! This diner is a MUST... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Out of the few places to eat in Cloudcroft that we've been to, this place is by far our favorite. I've never met nicer people than the ones here. You walk into this diner and you just feel so at home and comfortable. They're always checking on you and making sure everything is okay. Their food is pretty good- priced... More 

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Azle, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Cloudcroft only has a handful of places to eat. It's not hard to eat at everyone of them. I ace eaten at Big Daddy's about a dozen times. In that time it has changed hands 3 times that I know of. And with each change of hands it has gotten worse. The food tastes like caned food. And It is... More 

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bigdaddysdiner, Owner at Big Daddy's Diner, responded to this review

For the record this restaurant has only changed hands once. That was January of 2010. Here at Big Daddy's we strive to create the best possible dining experience for our customers and community. We also work hard to keep our prices affordable and still serve the best quality product. Our staff truly cares about making our customers dining experience the... More 

Cloudcroft, New Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Eaten here many times. Always clean and the staff is friendly and attentive. Food is typical diner fair and pretty plain. BBQ is fair to good, atmosphere is pleasant. In this town, if it doesn't outright suck, I'm pretty pleased.

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Good Food, very friendly service, great atmosphere for a diner! We live in a not so far away community, and will return when we come back to Cloudcroft. Highly Recommended!

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West Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Stopped for lunch - since they are touted as a BBQ place I had the pulled pork sandwich and a small cup of "cowboy beans." They were doing a good business, I came in at end of lunch rush. Service was friendly, space was decorated with guitars and Americana. The sandwich was fine, said it came with sliced onions and... More 

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El Paso, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

WOW!! INCREDIBLE food, BEST service (they were wonderful with my 4 yr old, loved their coloring books and lollipops), and CLEAN, yes, including the bathrooms. Just the perfect, cozy place to end your hunger. Will HIGHLY recommend to family and friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Every time we go to Cloudcroft we eat here! Service is always amazing and good food! Nice to feel "local " when you travel! Will see them again soon!! Love the catfish!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

First trip to Big Daddy's and it did not disappoint! Had the all-u-can-eat catfish...it was awesome. Standouts: Great Food Friendly Service Cute Decor Down-home Atmosphere Impeccably Clean We WILL be back!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1705 James Canyon Hwy 82, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Cloudcroft
  • Phone Number: 575-682-1224

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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