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Curious Kumquat - CLOSED

111 E. College Street, Silver City, NM 88061
+1 575-534-0337
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tasting menu” (51 reviews)
“duck confit” (4 reviews)
“chef rob” (48 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, International, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
111 E. College Street, Silver City, NM 88061
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Reviewed August 27, 2013

stayed in silver city for a few months while working there and the Curious Kumquat became the highlight of my stay. the service was over the top and the food was amazing! the first time eating there i showed up close to closing time and...More

Thank Ben O
Reviewed August 23, 2013

Chef Dr. Rob again exhibited his artistic creativity with food. Today's soup was a roasted duck in a Thai curry base with plantain slices and what I'm pretty sure was a stick of sugar cane. Outstanding! My entre was the Farmer Brown sandwich, which is...More

1  Thank RickB73
Reviewed August 23, 2013

Left Silver City a year and a half ago after a five year stay. We love good food and had moved to Silver City from a metropolitan food mecca. We thought we would be deprived, but no! We had some of the best meals of...More

Thank M L
Reviewed August 20, 2013

We were really surprised by the quality of the food and the welcome we received here. Coming from the UK it was lovely to have managable portions and we really enjoyed discussing the ingredients - foraged and locally sourced. A chef with true passion for...More

1  Thank chaise1
Reviewed August 17, 2013

Great food, great service. One of our favorite places to eat. The changing menu and atmosphere is enjoyable. We look forward to what is in store. Mole is great!!

Thank FreeLovin H
Reviewed August 10, 2013

I never thought I would be able to check the box "Was his one of the best meals you ever had". I got that chance tonight! I never thought I would be able to check the box "Was his one of the best meals you...More

Thank cheguaverra
Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

Silver City is such a lovely place, and The Curious Kumquat is the icing on the cake. We went for a late lunch and back later in the week for a tasting. Make a reservation for this amazing treat and be sure to include any...More

1  Thank mym2bw
Reviewed July 27, 2013

We took a friend from Virginia to have dinner at the Curious Kumquat last night. She is a a foodie and an excellent cook herself. What a treat it was to watch her oh and ah at the intriguing delights Chef Rob prepared as a...More

Thank Grace W
Reviewed July 26, 2013

I usually get lunch at Curious Kumquat, with one of their amazing beers. The low-key atmosphere belies the outstanding food they serve, and again, the extensive and well selected beer list. A must-visit restaurant while in Silver City.

Thank Schlabach85
Reviewed July 13, 2013

Wow. Amazingly creative food. Local forage as much as possible. Salad has boba's. google it. Really incredible. Rob tunes into the locally available ingredients to create amazing dishes The root salad was amazing. Farro, beets, sliced sautéed Brussels sprouts etc subtle flavored. And the deserts!...More

1  Thank Cruz V
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$5 - $40
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E. College Street, Silver City, NM 88061
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Silver City
  • Phone Number: +1 575-534-0337
  • E-mail
James Beard nominated eclectic restaurant featuring fast, fresh and affordable lunches, and modernist foraged tasting dinners.
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