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Magdalena Cafe

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Mana, Magdalena, NM 87825
505.854.2696
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Dining options: Lunch

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good food!

On our way to Tucson, we stopped here. It was one of the few restaurants we could find, and it was almost empty. The food inside was excellent, even being delicious enough to slightly cheer up my pessimistic, grumpy brother. And that's a difficult task, let me tell you.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

On our way to Tucson, we stopped here. It was one of the few restaurants we could find, and it was almost empty. The food inside was excellent, even being delicious enough to slightly cheer up my pessimistic, grumpy brother. And that's a difficult task, let me tell you.

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Magdalena, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Basic menu with excellent burger and steaks. Try the Magdalena Burger. Friendly staff. Limited hours, though, it closes at 2 p.m. and all day Sunday, but dinner hours Thursdays and Fridays. Down home atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I stopped for gas driving US 60 and thought I would try it. To my amazement it was one the best burgers I had tasted in a long time. It is kind of a hidden gem and I highly suggest you try them!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If you're considering this place for lunch, GO here. I had a bowl of Chicken Soup which was as good as my own. A meatloaf sandwich on grilled sourdough bread with ast. veggies. It was made with ground chicken or turkey. My husband had a green salad with mixed greens, chicken and everything was VERY fresh. Don't hesitate to go... More 

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Socorro, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Staffed by college kids, good coffees & teas, great gelato, average quick meals and pastries. Friendly place to hang out when solo or with friends.

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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This is a very small, close community. The place is nice, clean and pleasant. The staff are friendly folks. You will be eating with locals as well as the tourists. The food is fresh with decent portions. It is easy to find in the center of town.

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Magdalena, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Great local atmosphere, solid basic food, went there for years, will go back for a few more, no worries bill :)

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Magdalena, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Friendly service. Local artifacts on the walls. Nice selection of lunch and dinner entrees. The daily special is always good. The Magdalena burger will easily feed two people and is delicious. Breakfasts are always good. Have pie after your meal! or have pie before your meal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

this is a great little cafe in this great little western town along highway 60. the food is ample and the folks are friendly. the indian taco, a special, which is on Indian Fry bread is to die for. if it' there, you have to get it. the other regional food items are also good. watch out for the deserts,... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

This quaint and homey restaurant is full of charm, local history and good food. We stopped in on our trip to the VLA and ordered the special, which, that day was lasagna, served with a great salad and garlicky toast. It was delicious. We each topped off the meal with a slice of pie straight from heaven. The pecan pie... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mana, Magdalena, NM 87825
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Magdalena
  • Phone Number: 505.854.2696

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

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