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Hillsboro General Store Cafe

10697, Hwy 152, Hillsboro, NM 88042
+1 575-895-5306
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  • Average1%
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10697, Hwy 152, Hillsboro, NM 88042
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

We stopped for lunch at this wonderful diner in Hillsboro, New Mexico. A great place to stop on your way to Silver City. The menu was basic and I chose the open faced roast beef sandwich with mashed potatoes and gravy. I was delicious My...More

Thank Pat M
Ben L, Owner at Hillsboro General Store Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Thanks for stopping in last Sunday. We're glad you enjoyed your food and visit as Sundays can be hectic. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed August 4, 2018

Four of us drove to Hillsboro from Albuquerque just to have lunch at the Hillsboro General Store Cafe. The staff was gracious and helpful. All of us ate everything on our plates and already are looking forward to visiting again in the near future. The...More

Thank JLC228
Ben L, Owner at Hillsboro General Store Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

Thank you for your kind words. We are glad you enjoyed your food and visit. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Happy, friendly staff, clean, historic. Perfect place to stop in. Had coffee and pie, should have had lunch! Highly recommend.

Thank sfd3795
Reviewed November 25, 2017

One of my favorite restaurants in the entire state of NM. New Mexican Comfort food. Anytime we drive through the beautiful town of Hillsboro we stop to eat. The decor has so much history to offer.. Love this place

Thank AndeeLoves
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

I️ love this place. Home cooked meal and very friendly staff. Nothing is cooked till you order it. Hillsboro is off the beaten path but definitely worth the trip. Usually stop in for breakfast but today we had lunch. It’s definitely worth the trip but...More

Thank MikeE1965
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Popped in for pie and coffee with two friends. One of the waitstaff seemed to be in a very bad mood, the second jolly, and pleasant. Food and coffee were good.

Thank norm159
Reviewed October 3, 2017

I stopped into the cafe to grab some food to go. The service was so nice and friendly and the cafe is full of interesting memorabilia. While I was browsing the books for sale, it was pointed out to me that the author of several...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed September 29, 2017

The General Store Cafe is very quaint. It was closed during my trip through Hillsboro, but I was able to look through the windows. It is filled with antiques, and looks like a small town general store. Very cute! The entire town is a trip...More

Thank K J
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We recently ate here again. It had been years since we had been here. We were staying in Kingston and came over here to eat for lunch each day. They serve breakfast and lunch here. Service isn't speedy.....food made fresh to order but very worth...More

Thank Heather M
Ben L, Owner at Hillsboro General Store Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We're glad that you enjoyed your visit. Sorry about the ice situation, but our current distributor is now refusing to service Hillsboro. We are currently looking for other options for our ice needs and to sell to the general...More

Reviewed August 8, 2017

Second time visiting Hillsboro,NM and having lunch at the Hillsboro General Store Cafe. Very good food,Quaint atmosphere,friendly service. I enjoy comming here and will be back!

Thank Alan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10697, Hwy 152, Hillsboro, NM 88042
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Sierra County  >  Hillsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 575-895-5306
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A family style restaurant featuring local and regional specialities set in a historic adobe filled with memorabilia from the late 19th and early twentieth century.
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