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Pecos River Cafe

409 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5658
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Ranked #3 of 59 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Mancos, Colorado, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The place looked a bit sketchy from the outside, but the parking lot was packed, and it was 10:30 am on a weekday. Inside, the place was much nicer, clean, and the food and service was quite good. We ended up eating there twice during our stay in Carlsbad.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My work requires me to eat an early breakfast (6 am) and I am always pleased by the meal and service at this restaurant. Good basic food (eggs, pancakes, omelette, etc.) served by friendly, efficient wait staff at a reasonable price.

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Burleson, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We had breakfast at Pecos River Cafe on the way out of town. We were seated right away. The service was excellent and the food was good. I had the huevos rancheros. Be warned that the hot green chilies are hot - but they were good.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Lots of friendly staff get your meal out quickly. Patty melt was good, steak fries were great, the shrimp just okay. We got a gigantic cinnamon roll to go-not to heavy on the cinnamon, but lots of yummy icing. Would stop again if I was this way again. They are not open for dinner.

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Kaysville, Utah
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61 reviews 61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We stopped in for lunch and knew we had probably hit a local treasure because of all the people who were waiting to be seated. We might have walked right back out if we hadn't noticed how the wait staff was hustling to take care of everyone. We waited 10-15 minutes to be seated, but within 10 minutes of that... More 

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Carlsbad NM
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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Consistently good food. Prompt service. Always crowded but wait time is minimal. Wish they would expand their hours. So far, they have the best Reuben sandwich I have found in Carlsbad.

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Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The service has always been good and the food has been the same. They also have a wide range of food to choose from. Unfortunately they are only open during the week and do not stay open late. Also their setting area can get a little crammed. But in all a great place to have a meal.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Our group of 7 came here on the last day of our visit to Carlsbad for breakfast. It was on a weekday morning around 9:00. The place was packed but we were able to get a table in about 15 minutes. I had the number one which is 2 eggs, hash browns, bacon, and pancakes. Everything was good and not... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This is a buzz with folks eating breakfast and lunch and its no wonder. They serve fresh cooked wholesome food at very reasonable prices. Never had a bad meal here in 20 visits

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Great food! Great menu! All around best place for breakfast & lunch ! And you can't beat the cinimion rolls! YUMMY!

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Additional Information about Pecos River Cafe

Address: 409 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5658
Phone Number: 575-887-8882
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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