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118 East 3RD Street, Roswell, NM 88201-6202
(575) 627-0997
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch with the kids..

Great service, great sandwiches and the soup was amazing. I was very impressed with the overall experience. If you are looking for a local here it is.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Mark D
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great service, great sandwiches and the soup was amazing. I was very impressed with the overall experience. If you are looking for a local here it is.

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El dORADO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We had a great dinner after a long day of traveling. My husband had the stacked steak. He loved it. My cousin and I had Mexican. She had the burritos, very large serving, took about 1/2 to the motel for the next day. I enjoyed chili rellanos , the best I have enjoyed in years. Worth the stop! We try... More 

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Guymon, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I was in Roswell recently and went to Billy Bob's based on the reviews here. It is a family run bar and grill that is easy to find with plenty of parking. The service was great and the Rellano Ribeye was outstanding. It actually was a lot more food than I could eat. The chef -owner came out to check... More 

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Artesia, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Chile relleno ribeye is the bomb, plus fat tire on tap... Service is good for the area food is great... Don't forget to ask for cheesecake...

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Taos County, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We didn't eat here, so I can't speak to the food. But, for what it's worth, they were the ONLY place in town to hear a live band (Last Child), and they were an excellent band. There is a dearth of live entertainment in Roswell, and if it weren't for catching this band, we would be watching bad TV at... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We went for lunch here and were not impressed. The place itself was dark and empty. It's a bar that serves food. The staff was OK. The menu was tiny and it was mostly sandwiches. We ordered sandwiches. We got our food fairly quickly. The sandwiches were served with chips, a pickle. We do not like to eat with our... More 

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Tijeras
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Thought I'd try it since the reviews were good. The $30 steak was worth $109 but that wasn't the worst part! We waited over an hour from the time we ordered. And there were few ordering meals so they were not under staffed. Will not return.

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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The ribeye steaks are excellent and the stuffed ribeye is amazing! They have a Karaoke stage also so bring your singing voice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Technically a bar, has the best soup and sandwiches. Roswell is home of the Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird. Movie about it soon called 50-1.

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Yoakum, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

It seems to be a recurring theme in roswell that the worse a place looks from the outside - the better the food will be on the inside! This place is just a small town bar but the food is awesome! I had the chicken soft tacos and my son had the chile rellenos. The mexican rice was some of... More 

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Address: 118 East 3RD Street, Roswell, NM 88201-6202
Phone Number: (575) 627-0997
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Roswell

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  • Address: 118 East 3RD Street, Roswell, NM 88201-6202
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Roswell
  • Phone Number: (575) 627-0997

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Doing business

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