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Pecos River Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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409 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5658
+1 575-887-8882
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Fort Worth, Texas
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend PRC for breakfast . We had the huevos rancheros. Kids had pancakes with bacon. Service was very good. The price was a little more than I was expecting so I gave 4 stars!

2 Thank Philip V
Phoenix, Arizona
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here while in town to go to Carlsbad Caverns. It was delicious. We both had patty melts...mine with grilled onions and his with green chilies. Perfectly cooked-pink inside and oozing with cheese. Steak fries were fresh and crispy. All in all, a great place to stop for lunch. Unfortunately, they are a breakfast and lunch spot only. We... More 

Thank Ebbe5
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Great food at good prices. They have a friendly staff also. Service is excellent. Definitely top place in Carlsbad to eat breakfast and lunch.

Thank cuz77
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

I used to eat at this place in 2003 or so, and I am back in town for work. I stopped in and the food is just as good as I remembered it. The place is full of locals from the ranching and oil/gas industry, so you know it has to be a hometown favorite. After eating breakfast there, I... More 

Thank Victor G
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Good is great, and price is reasonable. They're huevos rancheros is some of the best! I will phone in a order for some pronto burritos and I don't know how they do it, but the hash browns inside stay crispy.

Thank Reil R
Sand Springs, Oklahoma, United States
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Visited 9/23/16 about 8:30 a.m. Casual. seating includes tables and booths. This is a lively, noisy, happy breakfast place, you can tell the locals like it. It wasn't hard to see why either, when we walked in we were greeted with friendly smiles and quickly seated even though they were busy. Coffee was great. I had heurvos (sp?) rancheros. hubby... More 

Thank Leesa H
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Pecos River Cafe is my favorite place in Carlsbad for breakfast. The smothered breakfast burrito (with beans and hash browns) is enough to keep you going all day. The cinnamon rolls are pretty darn good. Been there for lunch as well, never been disappointed in my meal. Service is always on point.

Thank Shannon C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Food is good for the price. Always a packed house and more often than not the food is good and quick. Nice family environment.

Thank Amy S
Carlsbad, New Mexico
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

There are so many good hearty sandwiches on the menu it would be impossible to pick just one. Well worth the stop.

Thank Stephanie G
Carlsbad, New Mexico
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

Three of us had lunch and all of us agreed that the food was just OK. Two of us had salads and there was twice as much salad dressing as was needed. The Mexican food was good- the medium green chile was flavorful and had a nice kick to it. One of us had friend shrimp and it was good,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5658
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-887-8882

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