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Drifter Pancake House

American, Diner
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711 Silver Heights Blvd., Silver City, NM 88061
+1 575-534-9155
06:00 - 14:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my hubby sure do enjoy having breakfast here. We're always satisfied and sure do appreciate the fast friendly professional service that the waitresses offer. Hats off to Drifter Pancake House. We love u guys

Thank Lilah M
Silver City, New Mexico
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

I'm a local who has eaten here numerous times over the years. Six of us had a late breakfast and my son and I met the others there. We were a little later than the rest of our group and they had already ordered when we sat down. We had to flag down the waitress to get her to stop... More 

Thank eyoung128
Raleigh N C
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94 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I had the Denver omelette, grits, and a hot biscuit and the best coffee. Normally I drink two cups of coffee and I am done but it was so good I drank the whole carafe. The food was excellent the salsa hot but not so hot it overpowered the flavor of the omelette. Patty who was my waitress was just... More 

Thank Ellen E
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I was a little sceptical about the appearance of the place. I learned really quick not to judge a book by its cover. The Denver with extra cheese is what I highly recommend! Very good! And wonderful staff!!! Very friendly!

Thank cheetoface
Little Elm, Texas
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

DELICIOUS huevos rancheros- wished I'd eaten there more than once on my recent trip- I'll have to go back to try the actual pancakes.

1 Thank 975cait
Welshpool, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

After staying in the motel across the road we felt we needed something to lift our spirits.This did it, a polite, friendly,waitress who had the time to wait while you made up your mind. Good food .Good coffee Good service all for a reasonable price.

1 Thank ger w
Phoenix, Arizona
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Friendly service but food just average with the exception of the awesome home made salsa. Coffee served luke warm in a carafe. The sign just says "Drifter Cafe". Adjacent to Drifter Motel.

Thank AZWayne
Silver City, New Mexico
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I like to go to the Drifter for breakfast, particularly if I need to meet with someone for a "business" meal. I meet with a friend there once a month for breakfast, and we talk and chat and plan for several hours, but the staff NEVER fusses or implies we should leave or move. They have lots of room, and... More 

1 Thank Joan E
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We ate at the Drifters Pancake house twice during our visit to Silver City New Mexico. We decided on the Huevo's Ranchero's. My husband had the red sauce and I decided to try the green sauce. Breakfast was awesome. They have some of the best Huevo's Ranchero's in southern New Mexico and Arizona. Chili was hot but not too hot.

Thank Glenda M
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The huge banner hanging out front says "Best Breakfast in Town". Maybe that's because it's the ONLY breakfast in town unless you want fast food???? Two days in a row we went there because it was right across the street from our motel. Second day we went because we found there wasn't any other choice. Day one... waitresses first ignore... More 

Thank Katrina W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Silver Heights Blvd., Silver City, NM 88061
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Silver City
  • Phone Number: +1 575-534-9155

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