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Big Daddy's Diner

1705 James Canyon Hwy 82, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
+1 575-682-1224
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“catfish” (51 reviews)
“corn fritters” (8 reviews)
Closes in 22 min
07:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Barbecue, American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1705 James Canyon Hwy 82, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
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Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

My husband and I and our 4 daughters decided to try Big Daddys,my husband has the cat fish, very good, very large portion, good home down cooking. I had the chicken fry it was Fabulous? Huge portion,home made taters and gravy! Our 4 daughters ages...More

Thank Victor S
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

My wife and I have been coming here for years. We are locals. The servers and food are excellent. We like to start our meal with their delicious lava cake. We usually have desert first. This place is simply amazing, the family friendly atmosphere immediately...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 16 June 2015

This is by far one of the best places for good food and good people in the Ssacramento mountains-Thank you for being a big part of the "mountain folks-

Thank dlbrowns50
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Good Ole Home cooking with an atmosphere of being in your grandma's kitchen. The nicest people, great service, always a destination when we have guest from out of town. Plus a great treat for us when we want a fantastic meal. Possibly one of the...More

Thank WaitforWhat
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch on an early Sunday afternoon. You can't get "Texas BBQ" in New Mexico.....or so I thought.....until we stopped here!!! There were five in our group....waited a bit for our food, but that gave us time to chat and enjoy each other's company. We...More

Thank woolworthcon
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Our granddaughter demands we go to Big Daddy's on our camping trips up that way. It's just part of the trip tradition: Big Daddy's, fishing, picnic, and the arts and craft fair. Great food, great service, and great people.

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Been to eat at big daddy a couple of times and have never been unhappy!! Great food and excellent service will definitely be back!!!

Thank Carteram
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

If you are anywhere near Cloudcroft, this is the place to eat. The food is absolutely delicious and the customer service is second to none. The owners are also two of the friendliest people you could ever hope to meet.

Thank Bobby A
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

I've been here several times and find this place a treasure in the mountains. Kay always seems to be our waitress when we come:(3 adults 2 children) Kay always has a smile and wonderful attitude. The food has always been outstanding. We have never had...More

Thank summervilla157
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

We come here often at least every other week.... Love the great service! Kay is our favorite waitress, she's always smiling and happy. This place has the BEST fried zucchini!!!!! Also I love their breakfast. Go try them you'll love it ❤️

Thank Lopine M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1705 James Canyon Hwy 82, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Cloudcroft
  • Phone Number: +1 575-682-1224
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Full Service Restaurant located 9000 feet above stress level in beautiful Cloudcroft, NM 88317. Clean and friendly, large menu, lots of specialties. Can accommodate large groups.
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