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Cowboy Cafe

1120 E 2nd St, Roswell, NM 88201-7312
575-622-6363
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Ranked #3 of 107 Restaurants in Roswell
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Diner
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English first
Roswell, New Mexico, United States
1 review
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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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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Burleson, Texas
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8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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