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Pecos River Cafe

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409 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5658
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sand Springs, Oklahoma, United States
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 stars 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 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars 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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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 

Thank davaltar3
Tool, Texas, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Great food, super busy. Noisy, busy, but the food is fresh made, hot and yummy juicy. Ordered for take out. Small wait but worth it!

Thank Debra B
Nome, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Great local place for breakfast . Friendly staff. Homemade cinnamon rolls. Fluffy pancakes. Price ranges from $6.00 on up for breakfast plates.

Thank axlenmagic
Muskogee, Oklahoma
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We went for breakfast. They had a shelf in the kitchen with hundreds of pieces of dried out pre cooked bacon sitting there. It was 10:30am. They were just sitting there all day drying out & collecting dust or flies or whatever. Disgusting. I ordered eggs scrambled with ham & cheese, & asked for a fresh side of bacon. The... More 

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Johnstown, Colorado, Usa
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This is a long time, well established, locally owned restaurant with a nice variety of food items. The decor is typical homestyle Carlsbad with friendly prompt wait staff. We ate here for breakfast mid morning and it was moderately busy with many locals who must frequent the cafe since the wait staff seemed to be familiar with many of the... More 

Thank Joyce L
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Me and all my coworkers all seem to love their burrito pronto it's a bit pricey but their the best place for breakfast in town so I don't mind their prices

Thank Felipe V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 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?