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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
Bluefield
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 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
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Bedford
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The name really caught my attention as I was traveling with some whiny, tired kids.The one who didn't want to go to the diner absolutely loved his food which was a pasta dish. The portion was huge but he ate every bite. The waiter was very accommodating as we asked many questions about the food. He even brought my son... More

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San Antonio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Chose to eat dinner here after reading reviews on Tripadvisor. We had just left the Caverns and were starving. It was about 6pm on a Thursday, and we were seated right away. The place is not pretty, but comfortable and the wait staff is very friendly. The only complaint I have is the temperature inside; It was FREEZING. I'm always... More

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Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Great, attentive & quick service. Better than some high quality restaurants. Fun, iconic, diner...clean & quaint find in more food choice desolate area. However, our expectations were slightly deflated after reading the reviews of "homecooked" & best meal. Although the food was wholesome & well cooked, it definitely seemed from pre-frozen commercial food supplier belying the made from scratch feel... 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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