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Cowboy Cafe

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American, Cafe, Diner
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1120 E 2nd St, Roswell, NM 88201-7312
575-622-6363
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 76
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great lunch stop

Great place to stop when in Roswell. Great food, friendly service and entertaining atmosphere. The onion rings were the best.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
kristja2
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to stop when in Roswell. Great food, friendly service and entertaining atmosphere. The onion rings were the best.

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Thank kristja2
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful breakfast at the Cowboy Cafe in Roswell. Its the kind of place we love to find as we travel, local, charming, and delicious! Our server was friendly and attentive. The place was full of locals which is always a good sign for us that we've come to the right place! We had a hearty and delicious... More 

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Thank Kathy D
Woodstock, New Hampshire
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here because of the good reviews and we weren't disappointed. It's a charming rustic place with a hometown feel. The staff was super friendly and right on top of things. My pancakes were a heavenly delight that kept me full all day. It's a great little place to grab breakfast if you're in the area. Yummy, too!

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Boling
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service! Friendly gals reside here. My brother bought some BBQ sauce and reordered more on line today. Ole style country interior. Food was great--Kicked IHOP in the butt!

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Thank Edie B
Austin, Texas
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We got there for brunch at their peak time, full house. Yet service was fast. Food was delicious and big portion. They treat everyone like family, very homey/friendly servers and operator. Even the customers chatted with us. A must stop for breakfast/brunch in Roswell, Tx.

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Thank NajihahAlkaff
Clovis, New Mexico
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here to get the Starving Cowboy and Cowgirl platters to go. Lots of food for your dollar, extremely tasty, and a great atmosphere inside. Nice and cozy with great home cooking! Plus they make all from scratch

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Thank PabloWizard
Key West, Florida
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in Roswell for the night and found this place with good google reviews, so glad we stopped in. Best sausage and salsa are homemade and all of the food is delicious. You can't even get two sips of coffee out of your cup before they refill it for you. Small quaint and welcoming, they treat you like family. Definitely... More 

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Thank Proud2bUSMC
Clarksville, Tennessee
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We wanted a decent place to eat in Roswell before hitting the road again. Man were we glad this was it! It's not fancy, but it's western charm, locally owned, great food and friendly staff more than make up for not being "fancy". Even the Water Closet was decked out in the best themed bathroom I had seen in over... More 

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Thank Alamaris D
texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

Great breakfast. My wife loves the Alien inlet and my pancakes were large and fluffy. Great decor in the restroom as well. We definitely stop again.

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Thank texasrrguy
Roswell, New Mexico
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

A little out of the way but worth the drive. The Hamburgers are enormous and very good. The location maybe small but the staff really care and you will get to meet the natives. Bon a petite.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1120 E 2nd St, Roswell, NM 88201-7312
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Roswell
  • Phone Number: 575-622-6363

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Cafe, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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