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Cooks Restaurant

4700 Mabry Dr, Clovis, NM 88101
505.762.9423
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Ranked #31 of 73 Restaurants in Clovis
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 11, 2014
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English first
Denver, Colorado
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
135 reviews 135 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
13 helpful votes 13 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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99 reviews 99 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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
35 helpful votes 35 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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Lampasas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We ate at Cooks because it was convenient to the motel we were staying at. We had hamburger steak which was very tasty but dry like it was 95% fat free. I guess that's good for you but it is like eating cardboard. I had french fries, they were good. My wife had mashed potatoes and gravy which was more... More

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Clovis, New Mexico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Located on the east side of town in a truck stop, this casual eatery is successful because of great easy going service and always consistently great food. The chicken enchiladas are so good because of the creamy cheese sauce on top. Breakfast anytime too if you have kids that only want a pancake. Price is reasonable and coffee is on!... More

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Clovis, New Mexico
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

If you enjoy just good old fashioned "truck stop" food this is the best. It's casual, very! But they know you by name, they remember what you like and the accommodate you in every way possible. Love having breakfast anytime of day and vice-verse, a burger or steak for breakfast what ever you want!

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Clovis, New Mexico
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111 reviews 111 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Service can be a little slow, but the food is nearly always good. Coffee really strong and they serve a good steak cooked right

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