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Hotel Eklund Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
15 Main St, Clayton, NM 88415-3037
+1 888-265-4683
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  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Bar, Brew Pub
$$ - $$$
15 Main St, Clayton, NM 88415-3037
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We dined at the Ecklund on a Wednesday evening. There was one dining room open, and it was busy but we had no wait. The wait staff was pleasant and prompt even though they were busy. We both ordered the chicken fried steak, and although...More

Thank Sunflower1951
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was average, beer was good, tried the sampler, most I liked a lot. Had Mexican combo, gave chili reano (no clue how to spell that don't like them) and I had a taco and enchilada both were just ok. Hubby had build a burger...More

Thank Jill F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chicken Taco, no way Jose. Burger was good. Beer was cold. Not many locals eating here, only the ones who do not know better. A nice lady with Mario tattooed across her chest (3" letters) forgot to bring my beer two out of 2 times,...More

Thank nottap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So the title speaks for itself, there are not many good options to eat in Clayton. The Hotel Ekland Restaurant is clean, reasonable and the food it pretty good. I recommend the grilled chicken sandwich with green chili and swiss with the mayo on the...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't. Just. Don't. Not worth the effort. It could be. Lots of potential wasted. Interesting location. Not great staff. Food not good at all. Not by a long shot.

Thank Kasey P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the fried food was very good. They offer sandwiches and New Mexican specialties, plus wine and beer. I enjoyed the fish and chips; the French fries were above average. This is a casual place with good prices. We were there on open-mike night and...More

Thank VN F
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Got there soon after church time and had to wait about 20 minutes. The food was good and the portions were large. This was a great stop for travelers passing through town

1  Thank cedar4604
Reviewed August 13, 2017

The historic saloon turned restaurant in the Hotel Eklund is wonderful. Our meal was delicious. Would visit again if in the area.

1  Thank Katrie_Zoe
Reviewed August 13, 2017

They got a bullet hole in the ceiling to prove it! Lucky for us there was not a cattle drive passing though the night we had dinner while checked into the hotel for the night. The wait staff was friendly, attentive and were not wearing...More

1  Thank Fred W
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Started with the EK rolls, a variation on egg rolls with a Mexican twist. Then had very good chicken fried steaks. Also got the beer sampler, which was very good as well.

Thank lannyr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Main St, Clayton, NM 88415-3037
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 888-265-4683
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  • This restaurant is at Hotel Eklund
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