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No Whiner Diner

1801 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6517
575-234-2815
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Ranked #5 of 59 Restaurants in Carlsbad
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:45 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Lubbock, Texas
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Family owned and run, the husband cooks, the wife runs front of house. The food quality is excellent, the range of the menu very good and the service is right up there AND all this in Carlsbad NM where food is always less than average and service usually sucks. My only complaint - limited opening hours and closed at the... More 

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Las Cruces, NM
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The menu was full of good choices and the diner had lots of catchy posters and mugs. We had pulled pork sandwiches and onion rings - good! They are honest about the pies they offer--they do not make them at the restaurant but the pumpkin pie was very good.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

I enjoy the chicken fried steak. My husband enjoys the pasts dishes. They have a children's menu, and my kids enjoy the pizza.

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Bluefield
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Looking for a local family owned diner with good, simple fare at a decent price? This is it! Food is good and wait staff is friendly.

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Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Unique food, great taste, Extremely friendly atmosphere. Can't beat the place. They have their own recipes and don't buy pre-packaged ingredients from a central location.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This place has the best lunch in town. The owner has a beef with local politicians, and posts sarcastic signs outside the place, but it's really a great place to get lunch while you're there.

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food is always really good, the waitresses are always nice and polite, just a great place to sit down to relax and eat. And they have the funniest signs hanging up also!

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Angel Fire, NM
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

My friend and I were in Carlsbad for 3 days. Every time we passed this place, it was closed. At a museum we asked for lunch recommendations and they told us they were open for lunch until 1:45. Apparently they have very limited hours. Both of us had burgers. We agreed they were good but not really special. If you... More 

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Ga
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great staff, plain good food, nothing is fancy at all. Large portions, quick service, decent prices.

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Frisco, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We went to the No Whiner Diner based on the positive reviews for the food. After a long drive into Carlsbad, we really did not want to deal with a long dinner, but did want something good. First of all, the staff were all very nice, friendly and efficient. We ordered onion rings to start, and these were quite good.... More 

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Additional Information about No Whiner Diner

Address: 1801 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6517
Phone Number: 575-234-2815
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm  11:00 am - 1:45 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm  11:00 am - 1:45 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm  11:00 am - 1:45 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm  11:00 am - 1:45 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:45 pm  5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Diner

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