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Danny's Place

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902 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5557
+1 575-885-8739
11:00 - 21:00
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Wed - Mon 11:00 - 21:00
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Phoenix, Arizona
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the company of two of my Grandaughter's and my Father we saw the BBQ sign and veered to the parking lot...ABSOLUTLY NO DISSAPOINTMENT! It was like eating at home...the hostess was kind, sweet and attentive. The food "clean", bountiful and tasteful. The meats were definitivly prepared with care and the knowledge of how to cook with heat and not... More 

Thank mark m
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boys and I picked this place based on the number of cars parked outside. Good choice! Tasty BBQ and good prices!

Thank John F
Vernal, Utah
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87 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While the meat was flavored really well, they miss the boat on other things. Pulled pork was room temp and not warm. Waitress wouldn't let us sit where we wanted because we had 4 people and not 5. The bench out front was broken. Our group of 4 ate for $60 plus tip, no drinks or desserts. This place could... More 

Thank loa337
Seattle, Washington
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94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food. Chicken tenders dinner is 4 breasts breaded and fried, tasty and good value. Pulled pork also good.

Thank NWtraveler969
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family tried Danny's for an early dinner, and it was terrific! 6 of us ate for $63 + the tip. Our waitress was very attentive and the food was in generous portions. We tried brisket, ribs, a chopped barbecue sandwich and "the Flip," an interesting dish that was almost like a southwestern burger quesadilla. It was so filling that... More 

Thank Lori B
Seattle, Washington
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

The three of us shared a wide range of BBQ'd foods...all were yummy and each of us had a favorite...mine by far was the pulled pork. Definitely visit. Its a friendly family-like place. The food culture in Carlsbad is pretty limited...this being the only dinner place worth a visit, in our opinion.

Thank SeattleBasedVagabond
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This is the best bbq you will find in carlsbad they have really good bread the brisket is good we do go in with two kids and they told us we couldn't sit at a big table we had to sit at a smaller table so they are a bit on the rude side!

Thank Sarrahh7
Portales, New Mexico
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The meals every plate was great and there were 6 of us! The waitress was soooo friendly! The TEA was outstanding and a lot of folks judge a restaurant by their tea!Will have to post pics later!!! When in Carlsbad or if you work in Carlsbad! Go here and get some of their delicious BBQ and be made to feel... More 

Thank PrairieBeachTrvlr
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

You can tell this place has been here for years. They know what they are doing, the bbq was deliscious. I had ribs and brisket. Ribs were meaty, and the brisket was very lean and tender. BBQ has a really good flavor, and the okra and potato salad was good. Had a great waitress that took her time to explain... More 

Thank Ponyman1
Corona, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Finding a place to eat at 8:00 pm on a Sunday evening does not offer many options in Carlsbad. Danny's Place was one of the maybe 3 places that was open and it was across the street from where we were staying so we gave it try. I had pulled pork that was served cool-the meat was tender but I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 902 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5557
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-885-8739
As a local favorite, Danny's Place takes pride in serving traditional barbecue in a friendly and attentive manner. Try your favorites or branch out: we offer everything from brisket, sausage, to beef sandwiches, and more.

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