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Big Food Express

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Chinese, Seafood, International
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212 Warm Springs Boulevard, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
+1 575-744-4896
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Seating, Takeout

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 0
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  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
strang Name for Elephant Butte?

Okay let me start out by saying this is supposed to be a Chinese food joint. Supposed to be is right, the menu is all over the place with dishes to fit most any appetite. We stopped in on Christmas day of all days and was pleased to find this place actually open. The food was good and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
TimWW_ELP
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El Paso
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El Paso
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159 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okay let me start out by saying this is supposed to be a Chinese food joint. Supposed to be is right, the menu is all over the place with dishes to fit most any appetite. We stopped in on Christmas day of all days and was pleased to find this place actually open. The food was good and the people... More 

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Thank TimWW_ELP
Eldersburg, Maryland
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This place makes great burgers. We got carryout from here three times and all three times I was not disappointed. the burgers are big and moist. Putting the burger on a onion roll just makes it better. Not a fancy place but a place for a great burger.

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Thank BobRetired2015
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I have been there at least a dozen times. I like the variety and the quality has been good. For being a NON-Chinese rest, they do a pretty good job. The owners really put heart and soul into the place it it has shown.

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Thank jay p
Elephant Butte, New Mexico
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We took my sister here when she visited. We ordered 'chinese food. Stir fry, egg rolls, rice,etc... The food was BAD....embarrassingly bad! The vegetables were overcooked.... mushy, tasteless. Clearly they were right out of a frozen bag. Microwaved into paste. The 'sauces' tasted like they were poured over from a bottle. Just awful!! The young man serving, waiting, etc...seemed harried... More 

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Thank kristimey28
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

A great variety of food, Chinese and southwestern, large portions, several interesting burger choices with waffle fries. Burgers are handmade, not frozen.

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Thank Loraine T
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I've been eating at this place for about 18 years. It used to be a pink trailer sitting out on the main drag in Elephant Butte. It moved around the corner, into a custom built building several years ago. The food has remained as consistently delicious as the first time I ate there. There are very few, if any, items... More 

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1 Thank terieh
El Paso, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Menu is diverse and tasty. Great portions for the price. Carries a solid selection of craft beers. The outdoor seating area with tipi and blooming peach trees is great on a spring day! Two minutes from Elephant Butte and a quick ten minute drive from the arts district in Truth or Consequences. I recommend!

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1 Thank Billie F
minneapolis, mn
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

For a small place, the menu has a good variety. Their Asian/Chinese dishes are very good and portions are generous. Burgers are great, Reuben sandwich is a good choice too. Service is usually pretty fast and friendly, and prices are very affordable.

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1 Thank northsouthq
Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

They have quite the UN of menus...Thai, Chinese, New Mexican. Everything we had was excellent, except for the too-sweet tartar sauce.

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Thank DeLani B
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

For a little place, Bog Food Express cooks up a killer burger and all kinds of international fair. Very good food.

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Thank Paula R

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 212 Warm Springs Boulevard, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Sierra County  >  Elephant Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 575-744-4896

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Seafood, International
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?