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Nuckleweed Place

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526 Laborcita Canyon Rd, La Luz, NM 88337-9305
+1 575-434-0000
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sinton, Texas
1 review
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Got a weird vibe the moment I walked in the door, cell had no service, food was meh.. Long drive out to nowhere for something we could've gotten down the road.. Over all was not impressed, also they don't take cards so keep that in mind..

Thank shlarmanda
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2016

Fantastic food. Nice ambiance. Expensive, but very high quality and well worth it. You must make a reservation.

1 Thank Jane B
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 30, 2015

This is the BEST place for a full combination of ambiance, food quality & flavor, staff friendliness. I've lived in this locale for four years, have eaten here three times during the past year, since I heard [emphasis "heard"] about this place. It is the ONLY eatery I have ever seen in my 78 years which has NO advertising whatsoever.... More 

2 Thank EDDIE T
New Mexico
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152 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2015

Nuckleweed Restaurant An Outstanding Place To Eat ! Best in New Mexico ! we love this place The food, the staff, the service, are all Outatanding !

2 Thank TheHitManMine
Cloudcroft, New Mexico, United States
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed July 23, 2015

Belt-bursting portions of really fresh food, especially the breakfast offerings. The French toast is delicious! Nicely plated with fresh strawberries. Oh, yum!

Thank Barbara H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2015

I was here for a brunch with friends. The place is a little bit cramped, but it is has absolutely delicious food. I highly recommend it.

2 Thank Arslan U
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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168 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed April 17, 2015

We haven't been to the Nuckleweed Restaurant in over a year. It is sorta special place for a special meal located up in the canyon away from everything. The food is normally very good and it was tonight also. We did notice the prices went up on an already fairly high priced resaurant. We also noticed the fruit plate got... More 

2 Thank LDHtraveler
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 21, 2015

We went today for my husbands co workers going away. We were warned that the highest reservation we could make was 23 people. We had 18. Everyone's food was amazing, though came out VERY SPORADIC! I had ordered the steak and eggs. Mine came last, but was cooked perfect and was worth the $19 and wait. The owner later explained... More 

3 Thank Jacquieyr
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2015

First off, no credit cards, cash or personal check only! They don't have a beer or wine license, so be sure and take your own wine, beer or favorite adult beverage. It's an easy drive from Alamogordo area but not really easy to find; they will give you good directions if you call before you go or on you way.... More 

4 Thank BinkNM
Alamogordo, New Mexico
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2015

If you go, don't be in a hurry, things made fresh but well worth the wait. Have a wonderful salad, great food and my favorite of French toast..nothing like your normal old french toast.

3 Thank Lyn S

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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
$10 - $45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 Laborcita Canyon Rd, La Luz, NM 88337-9305
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  La Luz
  • Phone Number: +1 575-434-0000

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