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“Home cooking at its finest!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Big Daddy's Diner

Big Daddy's Diner
Ranked #2 of 18 Restaurants in Cloudcroft
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$26
Cuisines: Mexican, Barbecue, American, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Full Service Restaurant located 9000 feet above stress level in beautiful Cloudcroft, NM 88317. Clean and friendly, large menu, lots of specialties. Can accommodate large groups.
Baytown, Texas
Level Contributor
1 review
“Home cooking at its finest!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

If you are in Cloudcroft this is the place to eat! My now husband and I were dating at the time we lived in Cloudcroft. We would choose to go there for our 'date nights' We recently was passing through on our way to Ruidoso and stopped at 'our place'. They have Catfish Friday's which is usually the days we would go. My husband loves their catfish, but I am also a foodie and like to experience alot of different food.We both have had their amazing steaks that are grilled to your perfection, and the grilled pork chops are extremely tender with a side of fried mushrooms or sweet potato fries. And if you like burgers they are mouth watering! Enormous barbque plates also, would have to take some home sometimes! Our appetizers would come to our table within 10-15 mins of us being seated, and our meal would show up directly afterwards. The atmosphere is really cozy, especially if you enjoy sitting by the little stove, (which we did) and we were never bothered by any of the staff, but they were just attentive enough to give the place that extra warming charm. Definitely going back for the best food in town! Oh! And don't forget to enjoy a piece of apple pie for dessert! I wish we could move this restaurant to Texas!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Cloudcroft, New Mexico
1 review
“Home town feeling”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

My family and I love going to Big Daddys Diner!!We have been there many times and we have never had a bad meal.We love that you are treated like family and feel good to be there.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Cloudcroft, New Mexico
1 review
“Good food. Great staff.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

Big Daddys is a Cloudcroft landmark for many years, with good food 7 days a week.
Best homemade smoked (inhouse smoker)bbq in town, best authentic Mexican food, a full menu, and awesome desserts.
Don't miss this restaurant on the edge of town. You can't miss it for all the cars and pickups there.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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“Great atmosphere”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

We have been. Coming to Cloudcroft for years for family get togethers and are thankful that Big Daddy's is able to accommodate large groups. If not for them we would have to go to Alamogordo to eat. The food is excellent as well as the service. We love Big Daddy's.

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1 review
“The BEST place to eat in Cloudcroft!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

They are the best priced and best food in town! Big Daddys has the cleanest kitchen and diner in town! They have the most friendlist waitress and management! I have eaten there many times over the years and never had a bad experience!! Overall I rate #1 place in town! All my family enjoys it as well!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Tammy V
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