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No Whiner Diner

1801 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6517
+1 575-234-2815
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Diner
1801 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6517
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Everything was real clean. Even the baby booster seats was clean. We have a child with a respiratory issue and it is hard to find clean places in this town! The staff is friendly and you get the feeling of down-home atmosphere at this restaurant.

Thank Tlm2216
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We came here at the suggestion of friends and had high expectations. Overall, the food was good, but the menu choices were dated and limited. Old fashion standards, but nothing unusual or creative. It definitely looked like the menu one would expect from years back....More

Thank PamRoad
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Dinner very good. Clean and excellent service. Definitely will return when in Carlsbad. We always prefer locally owned, non chain restsurants.

Thank boulderwindAZ
Reviewed July 16, 2018

We found this place and were glad we did! We were seated right away, our waitress was very prompt with taking our order and bringing our food, and our beverages were always full. Food was good with decent portions. They had a great sign, and...More

Thank Vikingraven
Reviewed July 16, 2018

We were on our way to the caverns and didn't want to spend a lot of money or time for lunch and this place is perfect! Burgers and sandwiches were great and our server was awesome. We enjoyed it so much we bought souvenir shirts!

Thank Amy Y
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We ate here at the recommendation of a friend. It's a no frills diner (actually pretty good size - suspect seating is rarely a problem). I suspect the menu is generally good since they appear to attract a lot of locals. My grandson had pasta...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We like the locally owned places. We weren't disappointed with our choices. We went twice during our stay in Carlsbad. Staff was friendly. Nothing pretentious, just good food.

Thank pprff
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Great selection on the menu. We had a party of 8 and they seated us quickly. Service was great for the entire meal, and food was served quickly and to order.

Thank Justin B
Reviewed June 14, 2018

We chose to eat here because of the reviews given by other diners. The parking lot was full, and that's always a good sign. The menu is huge and offers something for everyone. The service was attentive, quick and friendly. I ordered the chicken fettuccine,...More

Thank trippermama
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in after our national park visit, the service was quick, and friendly, the food came out fast and was very tasty. I would stop in again any time!

Thank Grant B
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September 10, 2018|
Response from Amy Y | Reviewed this property |
They do not serve alcohol, just good food and great service!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 7:45 PM
11:00 AM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 7:45 PM
11:00 AM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 7:45 PM
11:00 AM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 7:45 PM
11:00 AM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6517
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-234-2815
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