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212 Warm Springs Boulevard, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
+1 575-744-4896
11:00 - 20:00
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are all sorts of styles of food at Big Food, with a great outdoor area during the few days eating outside is fun in southern New Mexico. Great burgers, good fries, and several of the Americanized Asian meals are decent, too.

Thank Thomas D
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Food was great. Was waited on quickly and its run by 1 man and he is a nice guy and he makes sure your food is ok with you. Clean place.

Thank Susan C
Elephant Butte, New Mexico
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

My husband and I visited here recently and were very happy with the burgers! He had the Yeti burger which had mushrooms. I had the Ranchero burger with green chile. They were served with crispy waffle fries. The owner, who was also our server, was very friendly and positive. While he was busy, he was efficient.

Thank alliecat641
El Paso, Texas
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A nice, small and quiet restuarant, the Chinese food was excellent. It was hot and fresh. Friendly, great customer service.

Thank lizabell07
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We love eating here, and are sure to stop by when we're in town. Ample menu selection, from Chinese dishes to delicious burgers and sandwiches, and a great beer and wine variety. Great atmosphere, big screen projector is perfect for catching the game, and there's even an outdoor seating area and walled in patio where dogs are welcome!

Thank Kat S
Monticello, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I've visited the Elephant Butte area 4 times over the past 10 years and I always make at least 1 trip to Big Food each time. Burgers are great and so is the chow mien. Very good food for the value.

Thank locketails
Elephant Butte, New Mexico
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

the burgers are massive and delicious, the reuben is exquisite, the philly steak and cheese is mouthwatering but if you prefer, the fish and chips hit the spot and the oriental dishes are delicious.

Thank nightshadesfal
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

We had "stir fry". It was very little meat mixed with veggies that were right out of a frozen/steam bag. Sauce tasted like it was from a bottle as well. Atmosphere is dingy and dated and seems run down. Staff was not at all personable or very friendly. Would not recommend it at all. I've heard good things about the... More 

Thank Kristimey2828
Butler, Tennessee
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

My friend and I are volunteers at a nearby State Park and on a limited budget. We discovered Big Food and were so pleased that we could have a meal for under $4.00 and that it was delicious and generous. They serve some Chinese dishes and American food. Their daily lunch specials include a huge burger with fries, catfish with... More 

Thank Iris G
Saint Johns, Arizona
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

What a surprise. Big food does something very unexpected. They have Asian, jamaican, carribean,southern down home American and more at very reasonable prices and full of flavor. Each time we went there we ordered something different and each time was as good as the time before. Staff was excellent and service was fast. Our service dog was welcomed too. Every... More 

Thank lsweney

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
American, Chinese, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Warm Springs Boulevard, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Sierra County  >  Elephant Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 575-744-4896

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?