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Elk X-ing Cafe

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3668 Highway 35, Mimbres, NM 88049
352-212-0448
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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

After driving through the area I had stopped here by chance because I needed some food. It is a log cabin and the inside decor is very country and was very cool. It was definitely a welcoming place. For the most part it was busy and the owner was also the cook, waitress, and cashier. Despite all these titles she... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Friends took me here for lunch today. It starts off with a beautiful drive from Silver City. The building and decor are rustic, clean and fit perfectly into the Mimbres Valley. Cows grazed outside. I had the Southwest Burger, a handmade patty, and with great fries. The meat was delicious and the fries were crisp. Not sure if they were... More 

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Deming, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I travel to the Mimbres Valley in New Mexico quite often and always plan a meal at Elk-Xing Cafe. Sandy, the owner, is never too busy to give us her personal attention as she does all who visit her cafe. The food is always freshly prepared, delicious, and filling. There is a bit of a wait but the hospitality and... More 

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Hilton Head Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Stopped at this log cabin building while driving thru Gila National Forest. Lady owner served up a green chile cheeseburger made with two whole fresh Hatch chilies. Today we tried the Owl Cafe chile cheeseburger in San Antonio, good but not as good as the X-ing! Worth a drive there if you enjoy the forest.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

It would be hard to find a more friendly place to eat. On top of that, the Green Chile Bacon Cheese Burger is the best anywhere. Great country menu, delicious homemade pies and cake. Call ahead and make sure they are open.

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El Paso, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Breakfast is great. The atmosphere is very "country". The staff is very friendly and attentive. My coffee cup was never empty.

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Deming, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2012

The Elk X-ing is a fun destination for good food if you're up in the Mimbres Valley or on your way to the Gila. Charming rustic interior and good food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Meals
Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3668 Highway 35, Mimbres, NM 88049
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Mimbres
  • Phone Number: 352-212-0448

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?