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212 Warm Springs Boulevard, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
+1 575-744-4896
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Elephant Butte, New Mexico
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

the burgers are massive and delicious, the reuben is exquisite, the philly steak and cheese is mouthwatering but if you prefer, the fish and chips hit the spot and the oriental dishes are delicious.

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Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We had "stir fry". It was very little meat mixed with veggies that were right out of a frozen/steam bag. Sauce tasted like it was from a bottle as well. Atmosphere is dingy and dated and seems run down. Staff was not at all personable or very friendly. Would not recommend it at all. I've heard good things about the... More 

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Butler, Tennessee
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

My friend and I are volunteers at a nearby State Park and on a limited budget. We discovered Big Food and were so pleased that we could have a meal for under $4.00 and that it was delicious and generous. They serve some Chinese dishes and American food. Their daily lunch specials include a huge burger with fries, catfish with... More 

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Saint Johns, Arizona
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

What a surprise. Big food does something very unexpected. They have Asian, jamaican, carribean,southern down home American and more at very reasonable prices and full of flavor. Each time we went there we ordered something different and each time was as good as the time before. Staff was excellent and service was fast. Our service dog was welcomed too. Every... More 

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El Paso
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179 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Okay let me start out by saying this is supposed to be a Chinese food joint. Supposed to be is right, the menu is all over the place with dishes to fit most any appetite. We stopped in on Christmas day of all days and was pleased to find this place actually open. The food was good and the people... More 

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Eldersburg, Maryland
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

This place makes great burgers. We got carryout from here three times and all three times I was not disappointed. the burgers are big and moist. Putting the burger on a onion roll just makes it better. Not a fancy place but a place for a great burger.

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Thank BobRetired2015
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I have been there at least a dozen times. I like the variety and the quality has been good. For being a NON-Chinese rest, they do a pretty good job. The owners really put heart and soul into the place it it has shown.

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Thank jay p
Elephant Butte, New Mexico
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We took my sister here when she visited. We ordered 'chinese food. Stir fry, egg rolls, rice,etc... The food was BAD....embarrassingly bad! The vegetables were overcooked.... mushy, tasteless. Clearly they were right out of a frozen bag. Microwaved into paste. The 'sauces' tasted like they were poured over from a bottle. Just awful!! The young man serving, waiting, etc...seemed harried... More 

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Thank kristimey28
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

A great variety of food, Chinese and southwestern, large portions, several interesting burger choices with waffle fries. Burgers are handmade, not frozen.

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Thank Loraine T
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I've been eating at this place for about 18 years. It used to be a pink trailer sitting out on the main drag in Elephant Butte. It moved around the corner, into a custom built building several years ago. The food has remained as consistently delicious as the first time I ate there. There are very few, if any, items... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $20
Cuisine
American, Asian, Chinese, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Warm Springs Boulevard, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Sierra County  >  Elephant Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 575-744-4896

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?