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4700 Mabry Dr, Clovis, NM 88101
505.762.9423
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Family type Restaurant

Was expecting a typical truck stop restaurant, as a large truck stop was next door. Been by it a hundred times and never stopped, but glad I did. Not a gourmet experience by any means, but this is a family-type country restaurant with good food at reasonable prices. Waitresses were a hoot. Been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Was expecting a typical truck stop restaurant, as a large truck stop was next door. Been by it a hundred times and never stopped, but glad I did. Not a gourmet experience by any means, but this is a family-type country restaurant with good food at reasonable prices. Waitresses were a hoot. Been back a few times now, and same... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Amazing breakfast! Had the "Cowboy Special" which consists of 3 eggs, 2 pancakes, & your choice of sausage, ham, or bacon. Yum! Prices are really cheap & you get a lot of food. Staff super friendly. Going to try their lunch next time.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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56 reviews 56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I travel all 48 states, and am almost always disappointed when I eat at truck stops. Hard to take my semi anywhere nicer, so when i'm working, i generally carry my own food. Had to take my 34 hour break here, so i thought I'd give it a chance. I ordered to-go, as I was exhausted. Super friendly servers! Took... More 

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Bryant, Arkansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Was on a road trip to New Mexico with the better half, and she's been through here a few times, years ago, and said this was a good place to eat. We went in and sat down. The first thing that got annoying real quick, was the amount of flies in the building, ( I can understand a fly or... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

It's ok, not great. And, it's not the homey home cooking you hope. Atmosphere is fun/funny. We had their Mexican choices (Salsa tasted like it was the cold stuff straight from Sam's) and found them to be acceptable but far too pricey for what you were getting - they know they have a captive audience. It's on the main road... More 

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Top Contributor
152 reviews 152 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

The menu is pricy for what you get. If you want small servings, less flavor, no really healthy choices, sub standard service, cheese or fried choices and pay lots for it, then this is your kind of place. I almost walked out when I could not find a healthy choice on the dinner menu. And, I so wish I had.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Clovis is not a garden spot by any stretch but this "home cooking'" restaurant gives you something to look forward to if you're traveling between, say, Austin and Albuquerque. I only can speak to the breakfast and the service but both were excellent - pancakes, light and fluffy; bacon crisp and thick; coffee hot and bottomless. This place is a... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

Nothing much fancy here just darn good food. I have had breakfast, lunch and dinner here many times and the food is always great as is the service. Friday nights they usually have a steak special that is just awesome.

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Lubbock
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152 reviews 152 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Stopped on my way to Santa Fe for an early dinner and Cooks seemed 'nostalgic'...and it definitely is. Décor reminded me of a simpler time and other than the seasonal fly, was clean and well maintained. My waitress was friendly and very prompt. I ordered off the Senior Menu and it was a huge meal for a reasonable price. The... More 

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Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I remember going to cooks, on my late night partying with the boys, and then going for food ealy in the morning until the sun comes up. the food here has always been great. You must try the chicken fried steak,, delish. Its located next to Loves Truck Stop,,, stop in,,, and say hello. Everything is good, and a great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4700 Mabry Dr, Clovis, NM 88101
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Clovis
  • Phone Number: 505.762.9423

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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