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Diana's Drive-In

1218 W Mermod St, Carlsbad, NM 88220
(505) 885-6256
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Ranked #43 of 59 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Mexican
Most recent review
- Jan 4, 2014
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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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196 reviews 196 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I have an older 5-star review here, and for good reason. It WAS a great place to eat! OK - maybe it should never have been rated 5 due to a total lack of atmosphere. Four stars would have been a more realistic rating. However, since at least a year or better, this place has really gone downhill. The service,... More

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37 reviews 37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013 via mobile

This place is a freaking joke. 3 of us came here for lunch one day and boy what a mistake! We were the only ones in the place and it took our server 10 mins to bring drinks n chips n salsa. not that it matters but she was very over weight and wearing cutoff Jean booty shorts and it... More

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Roswell, New Mexico
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12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

This little restaurant is a rare find. Everything made fresh to order! Even the rice is not pre-made, but cooked daily fresh. They do not even own a Microwave! Try the Gorditas or their Green Chile Burger - best I had in a long time!

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Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
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103 reviews 103 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012 via mobile

Not the type of Mexican Food that I am use to too, and we found the portions to be small. The food was not even hot with heat. We will not go back. If you like green chile sauce made with a type of cream soup then you might like this restaurant.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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66 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Good food and nice people. I had green chili chicken enchiladas. The green sauce was good but different from what I used to in Northern New Mexico, must be some Tex-mex style. Salsa and chips were very good. Worth a try.

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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196 reviews 196 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

Diana's Mexican Restaurant is now a full-blown sit-down restaurant on Bronson Street, near Canal Street. It used to be a small drive-in on Mermod Street. Same good people, same great food, just a better location and bigger menu. Open during the day, not like most mom and pop restaurants in Carlsbad. Fantastic entrees, great salsa, fast service, good prices for... More

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