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Mark's Eastern Grill

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1126 W 1st St, Portales, NM 88130-6610
+1 505-359-0857
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Clovis, New Mexico
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225 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here for late lunch with a friend. Took quite a while to get our order. My friend had a Chef's Salad that was generous and very fresh. I had a Patty Melt that was nice and hot and served with a generous amount of yummy Onion Rings. Our server was so polite and friendly and gave us great service.... More 

Thank ChefJ_11
Carlsbad, New Mexico
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Enjoying a blast from the past, I enjoyed my lunch recently at Mark's Grill. I used to work at this place ages ago (yes, as a waitress) when it was The Sand's Restaurant and I wanted to come in to see if it has changed. Well..... I can honestly say that the front part has not changed much since the... More 

Thank toniroger
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 8, 2016

If I could have, I would have ate here almost every day, it would have made me happy. Exceptional food and polite and courteous service

Thank Brenda D
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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172 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Went in for breakfast as many cars and pickups there a good sign when the "locals" are there). Unfinished inside open ceiling (not designed that way, just unfinished) Overall, it was dirty everywhere....bathrooms, dining area, etc. However, Wait staff was friendly. I ordered a typical breakfast ( eggs, bacon, toast, hash browns) I specifically asked for crispy/crunchy hash browns...even joked... More 

Thank csrockclimber
Chicago, Illinois
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849 reviews
650 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for dinner and found out they serve breakfast all day. The meal was about average at best. The young man and young lady that was servers were just conducting personal business a bit much that was not lending to a professional environment. Not sure the owners would have approved if they had seen it. If you are going to... More 

Thank Bruce G
Portales, New Mexico
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2016

We enjoy breakfast many times throughout the year and are never disappointed. The service is great and the menu is adequate. Good eats here!!!

Thank theolman
Port Orchard, Washington
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123 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed July 14, 2016

My friend and I went in for Breakfast Burritoes on a Sunday morning and they were AMAZING and only $3 each! they were having a breakfast buffet as well. Staff was great :)

Thank Sara M
Portalegre District, Portugal
1 review
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Tried the desert rain strips...excellent. Hamburger and fries are great. I can order a Petite Steak and get just the right amount.

Thank phyllisdavis071210
Overland Park
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69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed May 23, 2016

Several members of my family dined here while visiting for a graduation. We all had great experiences with the staff and the food is really good. The prices are a little on the high side, but you do get a lot of food for the money. They also have a nice little Espresso bar.

Thank OHOverlandParkKS
Fairacres, New Mexico
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 6, 2016

I went to ENMU years ago and would spend late nights drinking coffee and studying. It was always a great place to meet for lunch with good food and friendly staff. The food is still good and the staff members are still friendly.

Thank Charthorn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1126 W 1st St, Portales, NM 88130-6610
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Portales
  • Phone Number: +1 505-359-0857

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