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Cowboy Cafe

1120 E 2nd St, Roswell, NM 88201-7312
575-622-6363
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Ranked #2 of 108 restaurants in Roswell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Diner
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I found this place on Trip Advisor and decided to try it out, wanting to eat at a small, local place in Roswell. The staff was friendly and our waitress couldn't have been nicer. The food was delicious and tasted like something my mother would make. My boyfriend was apprehensive about going here, but once inside the cafe, he was... More

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Burleson, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We ate here for breakfast. We got a lot of great food for very little money. The friendly service can't be beat. Our waitress kept our coffee cups full and she was very nice to our children. I had the Country Breakfast, my wife had the biscuits and sausage gravy, and our kids had the french toast. Everyone loved their... More

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I like it. Like many places where good food is the experience, it is not for yuppies, home town hard working folks. The rolls are very good. The gravy is excellent on the real mashed potatoes & liked the chicken fried chicken. Price was right too.

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Boerne, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We enjoy this stop each time on the road to Ruidoso. The food and service are excellent. These are the places we grew up on,only thing missing is a juke box. Don't let the red door or decor fool you, this place is good.

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San Antonio
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stopped here on our way out of town for lunch. It is only open for Breakfast and Lunch, but the food is inspired New Mexico cooking. Our party had a hamburger, grilled cheese sandwich, adn the meatloaf. They were all wonderful. The unique thing about this place is the number of dollar bills hanging from the ceiling and windows.... More

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Pittsburgh
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149 reviews 149 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
1,187 helpful votes 1,187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We stopped in for lunch because their sign said that they had homemade pies. The food was very good and everyone was very friendly. If I make it back to Roswell I'll be sure to return.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Off the main drag in downtown Roswell, this relic of a locals' diner serves homestyle, non-commercial food in accomadating welcoming small spot. Traditional cowboy style eggs, hash browns, etc breakfast with lunch options available by request. Sausage homemade & spicy. Havent had sausage like this since a child. Hash browns fresh & bbq brisket sandwich spicy & succulent. To make... More

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Ruidoso, New Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This is everybody"s wish for down home cooking and service. Just about the most comfortable and welcoming place in town. Great for breakfast and lunch. Serving staff are top notch.

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Roswell, NM
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

If you want a big breakfaster lunch, this is the place. Their chicken fried steak is superb and it comes in various sizes according to your appetite. Small place but ever so down home.

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Mesa, Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

After reading the reviews on the Cowboy Cafe we decided to give it a try. The food and the service was excellent. Inside you will find a few booths as well as a few tables. We were seated immediately. Our order was taken as quickly as we could decide what to have and the food was hot and fresh when... More

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