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American, Southwestern
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115 Franklin St., Hatch, NM 87937
+1 575-267-4222
10:30 - 19:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 - 19:00
Thu - Fri 10:30 - 19:00
Sat 10:30 - 19:30
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Tucson, Arizona
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped here and ordered chicken fingers and a hatch chili cheeseburger. The food was very good and the restaurant is really fun to see. There are many old signs and a cool old jukebox, I would recommend that you stop by on your way through.

Thank Desiree B
US Virgin Islands
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Large hamburger patty perfectly prepared as requested (medium rare) smothered in cheese and Hatch green chilis. The pineapple coleslaw paired very well with the medium heat from the chilis. Too bad there's no beer, though.

Thank fasteddy68
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150 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were worried about the infamous long queue at Sparky's, but we were in luck when we pulled up into the restaurant parking lot. The line was quite short leading to the door. As others have mentioned, the line is only for ordering. Once inside, there were lots of available tables. Service was efficient and prompt. The restaurant has interesting... More 

Thank Achie
Rapid City, South Dakota
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love Sparky's. This spot is always busy when you go through Hatch but we stopped mid afternoon for "linner". Burgers, all three of ours, were amazing! The green chile burger was great. My own choice was the liner and would absolutely recommend to anyone hungry. Also splurged in chili-cheese fries and totally appreciated every bite of them. It's heavy... More 

Thank JuMbo66
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The inside looks like an antique pickers paradise. The outside is a collection of figures from other restaurants. The entire burger family from A&W, Big Boy etc. Would have been a 5, except the way they handle the order taking is totally ineffective. One line, one person taking orders, while there is a line outside. The good news is that... More 

Thank Cheezman
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the famous hatch chile burger. You must give it a try. Its made fresh to order.the chicken sttips are huge. The sausage is tasty.

Thank Adriana M
Clifton Park, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our way back to Rio Rancho NM from Las Cruces, we decided to stop in Hatch for lunch. After going to Trip Advisor for top 10 places in Hatch, we picked Sparky's, mainly because it sounded familiar, not knowing at the the time why? We absolutely loved it at first because of its eclectic decor, but then we had... More 

Thank Nancy L
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Sparkys is only open Thursday thru Sunday and we were in town on a Wednesday night so we drove 2 hours out of our way to come back the next day and eat here and it was totally worth it! the hamburger was the freshest and tastiest beef we've ever had and the green chiles on the burger are to... More 

Thank Michele H
winston salem
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76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Hatch, NM is apparently the chile capital of everywhere as there are more chilies hanging and drying in this town that I have ever seen. They even have a chile festival which we just missed (darn it)! Sparky's is famous for their green chile cheeseburger, so naturally that's what I ordered. Wow! This was a great burger on its own,... More 

Thank david s
Cleveland, Tennessee
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We waited in line for about an hour. It was worth it. The "almost famous" green chile burger is just a smaller version of the "famous" green chile burger. Delicious! A live country band was there and people were dancing. Very loud, but laid back atmosphere. I loved it. Would go again if the opportunity presents itself.

Thank Deanna F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Franklin St., Hatch, NM 87937
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Hatch
  • Phone Number: +1 575-267-4222

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