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1201 S 2nd St, PO Box 338, Raton, NM 87740-2201
+1 575-445-9811
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Hours:
Thu - Mon 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast
Description: Family owned restaurant in business since 1923. Have recently remodeled to...
Family owned restaurant in business since 1923. Have recently remodeled to update with the times. Coffee Shop has mostly homemade items with include our specialty sandwiches on homemade bread. The back of the restaurant is available for larger parties and receptions. Beer and Wine are available
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice lunch break in Raton

Friendly caring servers with nice food-I had the very good chicken salad and sweet potato fries and my husband had a delicious sandwich with crispy chicken.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Lisa S
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Friendly caring servers with nice food-I had the very good chicken salad and sweet potato fries and my husband had a delicious sandwich with crispy chicken.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Pappas' Sweet Shop is always a good choice for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The Breakfast burrito with spicy, green chili is a favorite.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This pasta dish was good - wish I had ordered the Alfredo sauce on the side, as the portion was VERY generous for my taste. Grilled chicken was alright and the garlic toast seemed to be from freshly made bread - yummy! Service was excellent - thank you, Nancy, for your friendly attentiveness!

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Raton, New Mexico
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Pappas' has a long history. Now under new management. New menu offerings and home style cooking. Perhaps not the fanciest place around but worth the time to stop and eat. They are operating on more regular hours as the family is striving to serve the community.

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Kingston, Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

It's nice to find a nice place to stop on a long road trip that's not fast food - we found Pappas' Sweet Shop Restaurant simply by cruising through tiny, quiet Raton after dark. Be sure to check hours that they're open (it's quite limited in the evening), but if they are open, it's worth a stop! The food was... More 

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Bossier City, LA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We stopped here on our way to go skiing. They were so sweet & friendly. The food was wonderful--good 'ol diner-type food. Burgers, fries, etc. I'd highly recommend!

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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I have to admit that we typically dread stopping for lunch in Raton. The pickins are typically pretty slim. We travel through that area typically once a year. Today we took a chance on Pappa's Sweet Shop and it payed off. It was like stepping back in time. The decor is retro, the service was exceptionally friendly and the food... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

When returning from a trip to Colorado recently I stopped at Pappas' in Raton for breakfast. Years ago when I lived in Cimarron we used to eat there when we went on shopping trips to Raton. I was delighted to see that the restaurant is still in operation, since many places in Raton seem to have closed down or changed... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The staff here is great, but the food leaves a lot to be desired. Two menu items we wanted were not available. I asked for cheddar cheese on a grilled chicken sandwich and got American instead. Overall the place was just average -- we would not return.

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Keller, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

On our way to Colorado and on our return home, we stopped at Pappas' Sweet Shop based on TripAdvisor reviews. We were not disappointed. We had breakfast on both visits. My wife had the one egg breakfast with an egg, hash browns, bacon and homemade bread. It was excellent and almost more food than she could eat. I had the... More 

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Additional Information about Pappas' Sweet Shop Restaurant

Address: 1201 S 2nd St, PO Box 338, Raton, NM 87740-2201
Phone Number: +1 575-445-9811
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Raton
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1201 S 2nd St, PO Box 338, Raton, NM 87740-2201
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Raton
  • Phone Number: +1 575-445-9811

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Family owned restaurant in business since 1923. Have recently remodeled to update with the times. Coffee Shop has mostly homemade items with include our specialty sandwiches on homemade bread. The back of the restaurant is available for larger parties and receptions. Beer and Wine are available
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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