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“Great food and service during the County Fair”
Review of Elida's Cafe

Elida's Cafe
Ranked #1 of 7 Restaurants in Springer
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Raton, New Mexico
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Great food and service during the County Fair”
Reviewed August 14, 2013

Fantastic food and friendly service.
We ate at Elida's several times during the Colfax County Fair. The staff was friendly, efficient and helpful. The food is always great!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank RatonREP
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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good”
Reviewed August 9, 2013

Stumbled upon this little spot on our way from Santa Fe to Pueblo. Very good food and generous portions. Our waitress ....when she finally came over to take our order..... was pleasant but inattentive. Too bad the service wasn't as delightful as the meal.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank lucky1135
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Phoenix, Arizona
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good Food..Staff not too friendly”
Reviewed June 16, 2013

The food was great, but the waitress/cashier was not friendly. I took it as a family owned and operated since their was an elderly man that sat at the front table and waitress was talking to him in spanish.

Visited May 2013
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Thank richrichard h
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Level 6 Contributor
259 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
“Worth going 50 miles out your way for. Really.”
Reviewed June 10, 2013

Elida's makes food the way Northern New Mexican cuisine should be made. We enjoyed the stuffed sopaipilla. The menu is simple and traditional, including selections kids and other conservative diners might eat. The restaurant is clean and quaint, with large, colorful, oilcloth table covers. 16 tables with lots of room. The sole waitress was everything she needed to be, although she looked like she was "dying to get out of this one-horse town." What a surprising and pleasant stop. Everything at Elida's was just perfect, worth twice the price, easy. (Okay, I thought of something. In the restroom, the water tap didn't stop turning after the water stopped running. And the light was kind of dim in there. Didn't bother me much.)

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank VN F
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Round Rock, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
156 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Good food, great price!”
Reviewed March 10, 2012

Good breakfast and lunch option. Not a whole lot of options in this tiny town but we were pleasantly surprised!

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