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English first
Roswell, New Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I wanted to try barbecue food , was told to try this authentic restaurant in ROSWELL, new mexico . I ordered a green chili burger , and it is indeed one of the best I have ever had .The restaurant is run by a talented and caring young man . I WAS VERY HAPPY with the experience . very friendly... More 

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Hutchins, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We stop here every time going thru to Ruidoso. This time it was totally different, food was almost like your normal fast food restaurant instead of the great home style food that was served in the past. Service was good, but the atmosphere wasn't the same.

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Peralta, New Mexico
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Had the taco salad for lunch. Hamburger meat and no beans was a different recipe than I am used to. Cornbread muffin was good but it's hard to mess that up. Food and service deserve a "B" overall and prices are reasonable.

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Roswell, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I came after reading the good reviews hoping to find a local spot. One the breakfast is not all day. So I tried the chicken fired steak meal. The chicken was fried to hard the gravey taste like flour and by the time I got down the road I was sick to my stomach. The waitress are super friendly though... More 

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Roswell, New Mexico, United States
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is a great place to eat. It is not swanky or fancy, but the food is awesome. It reminds of the statement on City Slickers. The food is hot brown and good.

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Dallas, TX
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94 reviews 94 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I was probably expecting too much, BUT if sign outside brags about HOME made pies, and they serve you a pie that is cold and days old and clearly mass produced...well then you are not getting what you were expecting. The burgers were good...but not hand pressed fresh ground beef that they claim to be. Fries were not hand cut,... More 

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Roswell, NM, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I ate breakfast here, and had the Huevos Rancheros. i liked it very well. Not extremely fancy decor, and not a very large place. But the food was excellent. And the service was good also. It seemed to be a popular place for locals to eat, of which I am now one. I would recommend it. I am likely to... More 

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Las Cruces, NM
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93 reviews 93 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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
115 reviews 115 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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Address: 1120 E 2nd St, Roswell, NM 88201-7312
Phone Number: 575-622-6363
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Roswell
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Diner

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