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Carmen's Kitchen

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1806 S Broadway St, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-3110
575-894-0006
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Takeout

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty!

Dinner here was very, very good. The salsa was EXCELLENT. The blue corn enchiladas were yummy. Small but comfortable. Clean with quick service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Tamara H
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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner here was very, very good. The salsa was EXCELLENT. The blue corn enchiladas were yummy. Small but comfortable. Clean with quick service.

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Thank Tamara H
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really wanted to like the food here. Our waitress was so cute and friendly. The place is small and appears clean. But the corn chips tasted rancid, the green sauce was some processed nasty tasting stuff from a can, same for the red sauce. We weren't able to identify what type of meat was used in our order. It... More 

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Thank Gretchen S
Elephant Butte, New Mexico
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We live in Elephant Butte, And eat at Carmen's when we want Mexican food...To are taste it's the best around here. the two ladies are always nice!..Have breakfast menu all day. Always clean! This is just home cooking ! Have take-out. You can have good and bad at any place you eat..like at your home. And this is home cooking,... More 

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Thank Baconmj80
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

One of those places where I get GREAT food everytime. The Mexican food is always plentiful and tasty. The servers and cook friendly. Very homey.

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Thank MayChris2014
Elephant Butte, New Mexico
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

I lucked out and found Carmen's just after she opened, she had a small menu and was running it by herself. Now, 3 years later she has had to have her daughter help cook and she has 3 others helping out in the process, it has grown that much. She has a large walk-in-carry out business from business people in... More 

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Thank KennethColpitts
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

It is not that the food at Karmen's is the best Mexican anywhere, but it is consistently good. For my husband and I there are lots of little factors that keep us coming to Karmen's. Everything served is homemade. The seating in this little gem is limited and intimate. It is family run, and the service is excellent! We love... More 

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Thank bohemianspirit11
El Paso, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Stopped for breakfast on way out of T or C. Glad we did. Nice place. Small and friendly. Great value, good food.

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Thank Huddersfieldlass55
Borrego Springs, California
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I had the lunch special. $5.99 Ground beef taco's (3) with crispy tortilla shell. Unfortunately the shells tasted like a dirty grill. So I ditched the shells and ate a tasteless filling of ground meat. Stingy lettuce and cheese. Very average rice and beans. $1.75 for an iced tea seemed a little pricey. Nice staff and good service.

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Thank boydski
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Just happened to stop on a road trip and what a treat to see a quaint little family run restaurant with home style cooking. cooking

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Thank couturedress
Mountain Home, Idaho
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

Bought a carry out lunch. Chili Rellenos plate and meat, potato, cheese, and red chili burrito. The rellenos tasted like last month's grease. The beans were ok. The rice was very soggy and tasted like tomato sauce. Everything tasted like it was freshly removed from a can. The burrito was ok but there was a taste I couldn't make out.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1806 S Broadway St, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-3110
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Sierra County  >  Truth or Consequences
  • Phone Number: 575-894-0006

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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