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Silver Moon Cafe

££ - £££
Mexican, American, Southwestern
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Will Rogers Drive, Santa Rosa, NM 88435
+1 505-472-3162
09:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After driving all day with a toddler it's easy just to go to the closest restaurant to the hotel for a bite to eat. Big mistake. Fairly busy when we walked in about 6:15. Took over ten minutes for the waitress to acknowledge us, another 5 to come back for our drink order and by that time food order as... More 

Thank ditzy007
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at this restaurant as we were staying at the Quality Inn, within walking distance. The service was horrible. The staff were young and do NOT have any skills in customer service. We ordered water with lemon and had to ask the waitress when she FINALLY came back to bring us the lemon. My husband ordered the hamburger and... More 

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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On cross country trip TX to AZ. Hotel recommended this cafe. Really didn't want Mexican food for consumption on the road. Split Turkey Club and fries with wife. More than enough food. After seeing dishes come to other tables, wish I had tried some of the Mexican food. Clean. Good service. Reasonable prices.

Thank Robert M
Olympia, Washington
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I are on a road trip and decided to eat here because of the reviews. It is clean and full of character. We ordered the do it yourself dinner (3 items with sides of Posole and pinto beans). I ordered pork tamale, chilie rellano, and beef enchilada. My friend ordered cheese tamale and two chilie rellano. My... More 

Thank Eliznroy G
Queenstown, Maryland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveling on I-40 East or West, if you are in Santa Rosa, New Mexico at the end of a long day OR at lunch time you have to try the Silver Moon cafe for some Excellent New Mexican cuisine. My wife and I were honestly and pleasantly surprised at the flavor and quality of the food we ordered at the... More 

Thank twopotts69
Las Vegas, Nevada
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94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Really good southwest fare. If you are passing through Santa Rosa give this place a try. Turkey melt with green chillis was excellent. Also the stew. Good food fair prices and friendly service!

Thank Dave W
Washington, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were staying in a nearby motel and walked here for dinner. The menu included some basic American food but the Mexican food appeared to be the highight. We both had fajitas, me with shrimp and my wife had chicken. Both were excellent. For drinks, my wife had a regular margarita and I had a habenero peach... More 

Thank TomC333
Cameron, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We ordered NM cuisine. It was good, but not the best we had while on our travels. The drinks were very pricey, so we did not order any. We ate supper & breakfast here. But, if I come through town again, I will try elsewhere.

Thank Notnormaldot
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95 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This is a historic location and is an ok place to eat. On a Sunday there is very few places open for dinner. The fajitas were ok - simple skirt steak with no seasoning- peppers and onions. The tortillas were not homemade. The guacamole was bland and sour cream was in a foil squeeze tube. Chips were freshly fried. Sauce... More 

Thank GweninTX
Abilene, Kansas
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104 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Is located on old Route 66 in original building -- founded in 1959 as a restaurant. In 1951 with my parents we traveled from Oklahoma City to Santa Monica CA on route 66 and I remember this type of restaurant -- part diner, part truck stop, park tourist attraction and this place has it all! Great service, small wine list... More 

Thank Dan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Will Rogers Drive, Santa Rosa, NM 88435
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 505-472-3162

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