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Carmen's Kitchen


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 Winner


Mexican, Southwestern
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed June 22, 2019

Truth or Consequences is not a foodie destination, even for straight-ahead Mexican food. That said, locals squeeze into Carmen's for a reason. The food is freshly prepared. (You can peak past the cash register and see Carmen at work in the kitchen.) The place is...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Sandy S
Reviewed March 22, 2019

This is definitely a good choice if you're looking for New Mexico home cooking. We stopped here for lunch on our way to Albuquerque. We both had a breakfast burrito with Hatch green chili. It was excellent. The salsa was so good we bought some...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sewbirds
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for late lunch and I would say it was average. A variety of Mexican food as well as some sandwiches and burgers. We had the combination plate which included a taco, Chile relleno, and enchilada with rice and beans....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Butch-n-Pam
Reviewed March 9, 2019

Carmen's is one of those places you'd pass by if you didn't know about how good it is. It is small and near the south end of town. It combines good New Mexican food, the coziness of a small place, and the smiles of a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Edge W
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Nothing exciting or spicy about the food here...just decent food to fill your belly. We were hoping for an outstanding mom-and-pop and were sorely disappointed. The beans were good, and creamy on the Frito pie. I'd never seen it made with cream of mushroom soup...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LM80634
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

A cute restaurant of small size with a wide variety of food to choose from. The food was very tasty, service was excellent and very reasonably priced.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank iancZ2575VI
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Extremely small restaurant with friendly staff and fantastic burgers, big portions and good prices! Saw someone else order the smothered burrito it looked good also, I'll give it a try next time.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mark b
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Cozy dining. Great food and prices. Too many favorites to list. Green sauce is made in a traditional NEW Mexico style. Beans are homemade!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank lsl_mckinney
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch here on our way to Santa Fe. The place is cute and cozy, with about ten tables. The waitress was friendly and attentive. Carmen herself came out of the kitchen to say hello and asked how everything was. The food we...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JuliaD1683
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Great food and great value! We loved the salsa so much we took some to go. The red and green chili had great flavor. And paying extra to have pulled pork tacos was worth it! Small, but a great place to stop and have lunch...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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