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Cowboy Cafe

1120 E 2nd St, Roswell, NM 88201-7312
575-622-6363
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English first
Las Cruces, NM
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86 reviews 86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

If you are looking for very good food but don't care about the atmosphere, this is the place. The restaurant is an old fasioned dinner with booths and a counter. Both our meals were exactly what we were liking for. The place was full and we had to wait for a table; that tells you something right there.

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Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stopped here because it was highly rated on Trip Advisor. The food was good but pretty plain Jane menu selections. The biscuits were nice and light and tasty.

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Rochester, NY
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I visited here after asking at the desk of the UFO museum for some local lunch options other than fast food. It looks a little weird from the outside and inside they have a pile of dollar bills all taped to the walls and ceiling. The story is they donate them to a worthy cause when the tape softens and... More

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Roswell, New Mexico, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Great Breakfast and Lunch! Their Catfish special is so good, and all the fresh pies are great, pecan is the best! Friendly and welcoming!

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Apache Junction, Arizona, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I went here for breakfast. Order coffee, tasted like burnt water. I ordered the Huevos Rancheros. Not a good choice. The over easy eggs I ordered were rock hard and the sauce was terrible. The beans had absolutely no flavor at all. Hash browns were burnt. The tortilla was nuked in the microwave and soggy and doughy. I can't believe... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

While visiting Roswell, we visited Cowboy Café for breakfast. It's a quaint and small establishment but the food was very delicious and satisfying. It's not on the main street so you have to search for it. The service was excellent and the portions are generous. I highly recommend stopping here if you're in the Roswell area. The dollar bills hanging... More

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Pearland, Texas
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66 reviews 66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

While in Roswell we found a couple of gems on Tripadvisor and this place was one of them (Big D's Diner was the other). We did not know what to expect when we drove up to the place as it was a few blocks off the main strip and the building looked pretty ragged and dilapidated from the outside. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is my first review. This was a great little place with such a friendly staff and good food! I ordered breakfast but the hamburgers looked wonderful as they were coming out!

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I found this place on Trip Advisor and took the kids. It was real cowboy sized breakfast. I had some of the best scrambled eggs ever and the kids enjoyed giant hot cakes. Great service too. A true hole in the wall treasure!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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