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Dave's Cafe

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300 Burro Street, Suite 5, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
+1 575-682-2127
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Green Valley, Arizona
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great food, awesome hamburger. We had a bit of a wait, the waitress said the grilled had cooled down and it was taking longer then normal for the food . She maid up with a huge basket of chips and salsa.

1 Thank gvazmike
El Paso, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool vibe like the Cloudcroft Mountain air. Our server Michael was upbeat, attentive, and personable. The food was delicious, generous in portion, and cooked to perfection. I had the Billy Burger, truly gourmet! Glad we found Dave's because the barbecue joint down the street ran out of food....Good things happen for a reason!

1 Thank Mondolou
Victoria, Texas
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here 3 times during our stay in Cloudcroft. Breakfast is great & the dinner special was excellent. Seems to be very popular place so a short wait might be expected. We would definitely eat here again when we're back in Cloudcroft!

1 Thank carmelprice54
Cloudcroft, New Mexico
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for lunch or dinner, Dave's Cafe is the place to go for the best burgers on the mountain. Any of their burgers are excellent. They have great sides as well, including one of our favorites, the fried mushrooms. This is a popular spot with the locals, and seating is limited, so get here early for lunch - or plan... More 

1 Thank R S
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very good, late lunch here. Friendly and helpful staff; good price and a very good patty melt and veggie sandwich.

1 Thank Clarke C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Have a great nachos. Staff was friendly and food was excellent would eat there again when I go back. 😀😀😀

1 Thank Michelle S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Had a great meal at Daves. Plan ahead tjis place us usually crowded but well worth the wait if there is a line. We both had the jalapeño green chili burger and it was absolutely fabulous. Will definitely be back if we make another trip to cloud croft.

1 Thank James C
Cloudcroft, New Mexico
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

Another of our favorite places to eat. Dave's staff is friendly, attentive and works quickly. Their salsas come in red or green, either of which may be hot depending on the chilies that day. There is always a special that included your beverage for around $7.00. Their french fries are SO good, too. The fried veggies are some of our... More 

1 Thank beckybh1950
Broomfield, Colorado, United States
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

We stopped on our way to Ruidoso, and it was well worth it. Great hamburgers that won't disappoint. Service was great and staff very friendly. We'll definitely be back!

1 Thank Steve H
Georgetown, Texas
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

We eat at Dave's when we visit Cloudcroft in the summer at our cabin. The burgers are wonderful, the fries are great, and the service is really, really good. The green chili cheeseburger is my favorite and my wife likes the Rueben.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $19
American, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Burro Street, Suite 5, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Cloudcroft
  • Phone Number: +1 575-682-2127

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?