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McCarty's Cafe

500 W 2nd St, Portales, NM 88130-6238
+1 575-359-2023
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak fingers” (8 reviews)
“burrito” (4 reviews)
“great lunch” (2 reviews)
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500 W 2nd St, Portales, NM 88130-6238
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped here while traveling through portales. A great little diner with great diner food. If you like green chilis, do not miss the fried green chili strips, so delicious! The 'queso' they are served with was just cheese out of can, not good at all,...More

Thank Elise Adams H
Reviewed 20 June 2017

These baskets do NOT compare to DQ or McDonalds. They are fresh, tender and the gravy and roll is worth it themselves. We have always gotten personal service here and the sweet coconut tea is the greatest.

Thank Roy R
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

My family and I dined here for breakfast prior to a funeral. Very quaint- order at the counter or drive through. Although we we were waiting for the rest of our family to arrive, we were approached numerous times by staff members to get our...More

Thank Puppett13
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great place for a quick and inexpensive lunch or dinner. Mostly fried and greasy food, but if that's what you are in the mood for this place is great.

Thank Q5581TBdeb
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This place makes the absolute best steak finger baskets. They have many different items but these are my favorite. My wife loves their cherry-limeade......homemade and simply the best!!!

Thank theolman
Reviewed 4 August 2016

I'm not a New Mexican, but my girlfriend has introduced me to the New Mexico love for Hatch green chili. The breakfast burritos at McCarty's are really great. Maybe the best I've had. The green chili is a bit spicy for me (again, not a...More

Thank jvm123
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Great food here and really nice people. I really love there chicken sandwich it's awesome and there onion rings the r the best in town hand made fresh every time you order. And let me tell you about the amazing lemonade they fresh squeezed the...More

Thank amandabK144DR
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The breakfast burritos are to die for. I make the drive from clovis sometimes just for them. Cherry limeades are fresh and so good!

Thank Amber M
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Man we have been working here we stop at this restaurant the people there are soo nice the food is delious 👍

Thank teresa I
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

My job has me going through Portales nearly every week. McCarty's gets my business every trip! The green chili strips are to die for and the steak fingers are second to none! Love love love this place and their staff are so friendly! Stop here.....you...More

Thank darbytru
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 W 2nd St, Portales, NM 88130-6238
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Portales
  • Phone Number: +1 575-359-2023
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