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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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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 36
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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
Great BBQ!

We tried a variety of their food and couldn't find anything we didn't like! Very flavorful and their special bbq sauce just made it that much better! The staff was very welcoming.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
m6andp9
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El Paso, Texas
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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El Paso, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

We tried a variety of their food and couldn't find anything we didn't like! Very flavorful and their special bbq sauce just made it that much better! The staff was very welcoming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Love this place!!! I'm a local from Alamogordo and always enjoy a trip up the mountain to eat here. Delicious food and great, friendly staff! If you're visiting or you're a local, eating at Big Daddy's is a MUST!!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 NEW via mobile

During the annual Wounded Warrior Retreat, Big Daddy's served us a BBQ buffet and it was amazing! thank you for the hospitality and for your support of the Wounded servicemen and women. Best BBQ I've had, hands down!

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Rome, Italy
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

[Authors note : I would like to encourage readers to write more interesting reviews . In that spirit, please read further ]. My car broke down in a blizzard in Cloudcroft , NM. It was 21 days before the the American Red Cross discovered me in a snow bank. After I had fought courageously against three bears. Armed with only... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

It was dark driving up to Cloudcroft and we were hungry. We saw the sign about Big Daddy's so we kept going. When we got there the lights were still on and it about 8:30pm. We loved the looks of the outside, our kind of joint the eat at. We had the nice evening of eating great food and Great... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

As a family we enjoyed Big Daddy's. Burgers were good, the service was friendly and we had a generally good experience here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We always stop here when traveling through or visiting Cloudcroft because it is a must eat at diner. The chicken strips and steak fingers basket were delicious. We also have a slice of homemade blueberry pie and it was so good! A must try!

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Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Some of the friendliest people serving some of the best food. We were in the area 3 days & ate there 3 times!! Highly recommend.

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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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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: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?