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Hole Thing Donut Shop

601 W Main St, Red River, NM 87558
(575) 754-2342
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Ranked #16 of 23 Restaurants in Red River
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Donuts
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: We invite you to come in and warm up by the fireplace. Join us for our specialty. A hearty, delicious breakfast before you hit the slopes for excellent skiing. Then hit the local restaurants for their dinner specialties. Be safe and enjoy your stay in Red River!!
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English first
Garland, Texas
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Huge breakfasts with homemade hashbrowns and pancakes that melt in your mouth! Owner visits your table to check on you.

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redrivercookie, Manager at Hole Thing Donut Shop, responded to this review

Thank you, happy you enjoyed the experience. Please come back! Blessings More

Eufaula, Oklahoma
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Although there was a good crowd, it wasn't like standing room. In fact,no wait at all. We ordered oatmeal and a breakfast taco. That's it. 50 minutes! Oatmeal was like mush. We did get plenty of coffee. When we went to pay with credit card, the lady was like .""" Oh I don't know how to do this". So waited... More

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redrivercookie, Manager at Hole Thing Donut Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting T'buck's! We appreciate your business. It is not uncommon to experience a wait during the months of July and August. When you are seated, you can not be aware of what has been ordered by the people ahead of you. Some of the omelets with grilled vegetables take awhile longer to make. It's not considered fast... More

Texas, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Delicious breakfast - pancakes are the best! Friendly staff, quaint little restaurant, good prices. Big fireplace in the center of the room keeps things warm in the winter.

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redrivercookie, Manager at Hole Thing Donut Shop, responded to this review

Thank you so much. Hope you can return during the winter and enjoy the fireplace. Blessings More

Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We enjoyed our breakfast of eggs, bacon, hash browns, toast and biscuits. The owner is so friendly. We were too late for the great donuts. Go early! The hash browns were a little overdone, but plentiful!

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redrivercookie, Manager at Hole Thing Donut Shop, responded to this review

We appreciate your business. Sorry we missed on the hash browns. As you can tell from other reviews we are a little hit and miss on those. Give us another chance next time you are in town! More

Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Wow just wow where to start. Waiting 8 min for someone to recognise we are waiting at the "please wait to be seated" sign, after I throw my arms up in "what the heck motion" then the two behind the counter say oh she will be right with you even though they weren't doing anything at the time. Little old... More

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redrivercookie, Manager at Hole Thing Donut Shop, responded to this review

Worst experience of your life? Really? I would say you have had a pretty good life! Total miscommunication, I am sorry for that. You did not have to be mean to your waitress. We never add salt to any of the meals and nobody else has ever complained. I heard the final conversation, she did not say that to you.... More

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I noticed the name changed from previous visits so decided to try it again this trip. The place was cleaner and the service from start to finish was courteous and helpful. New management, ownership or both have to be behind this positive change for the better.

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redrivercookie, Manager at Hole Thing Donut Shop, responded to this review

Same owner for 19 years, same cooking tandem for 15 years, same core employees for 14 years. Don't know when you last visited but glad you came in this time. I personally oversee the cleaning, so if there is an issue in that department, just let us know. Please come again. More

Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My husband really liked the fresh made cinnamon rolls and I really enjoyed the fresh cut hash-browns (a first for me). The owner is a hard worker AND a hoot!

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redrivercookie, Manager at Hole Thing Donut Shop, responded to this review

Thank you so much. A "hoot". Sort of an understatement. We put up with her on a daily basis! She loves visiting with the customers. Please come again! More

Abilene, Texas
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Old style diner breakfasts which were very good and the staff and owners were very nice. Huge portions! We stopped in the morning before for donuts to go and they were good too.

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redrivercookie, Manager at Hole Thing Donut Shop, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by and having breakfast. The owner always enjoys visiting with customers, and welcomes your kind words. Please come again. More

Amarillo, Texas
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Me and my guests always stop in for at least one breakfast while we are in Red River. Wouldn't think of eating breakfast anywhere else. Jo was great as always and The other ladies are always glad to see you and give a warm welcome The food is always excellent and made to order. The decor always make me laugh... More

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redrivercookie, Manager at Hole Thing Donut Shop, responded to this review

Thank you, many blessings 'til we see you again. We greatly appreciate your return visits. Looking forward to seeing you again. More

Canadian, Oklahoma
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This is our favorite breakfast stop. We walked the length of Red River just to eat breakfast. Such a large and varied menu. The wait staff is so friendly.

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redrivercookie, Manager at Hole Thing Donut Shop, responded to this review

Hurry back!! Thank you, we appreciate your business! More

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