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Rabbit Ear Cafe

1201 S 1st St, Clayton, NM 88415-2103
+1 575-374-3277
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1201 S 1st St, Clayton, NM 88415-2103
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a Tuesday and were seated immediately. In fact, we got there a little before 11:00 and were the first ones. I had a club sandwich and chips. Sandwich was an average club. My husband had chili relleno, taco, and an enchilada....More

Thank Travel_lovin_momma
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the Sopaburger. It's a hamburger with fresh Hatch green chillies and guacamole between two sopapillas. Comes with fresh-cut French fries. No liquor license. Would like to have had a beer with the burger. Very friendly staff.

Thank Taylor1952
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Our favorite stop between Colorado and Dallas. Excellent chili rellenos. Trip advisor said they closed at 3:00 on Saturday but we found them open until 8:00 pm.

Thank Rita G
Reviewed March 30, 2018

We are super excited to find this cafe in Clayton. We drove through town on vacation and stopped in for lunch. The reviews were spot on. The chili rellenos were really good. The sauces are HOT so order them on the side if you like...More

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Family of 4 stop on our way through on vacation. Once in side seated next to another table with 4 male boys, maybe oil guy who were very load. My son order a corn dog and he could even bite through the dog due to...More

Thank Dcfd146
Reviewed March 27, 2018

We've stopped here before and decided to do it again. This time, however, we ordered the Classic BLT instead of Mexican food and that was a mistake. The bacon tasted old and the french fries were soggy though plentiful. We were both very disappointed since...More

1  Thank Linda E
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Stopped here on a whim traveling back from ski vacation. Wanted a margarita. Was told by our server in no uncertain terms that they "do not serve alcohol". No worries. I ordered Pollo Adobago with green sauce and went to tex-mex heaven. It was spicy...More

Thank anthropomom
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

I habe eaten here many times overt the years. Food out good, but nothing extraordinary. Fine NM family dining.

Thank Robin H
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

We were passing through at lunch time and dropped by . What a surprise! Food is excellent and served by a caring and attentive staff. The kitchen people are to be commended as well. Definitely worth stopping there if you are ever in this neck...More

Thank jacob g
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

They have Mexican and other choices such as salads, burgers and sandwiches. The chef's salad was enough for 2 people. We also had the taco salad. Both were good. Our server was very pleasant. It was a nice stop on our way through New Mexico.

Thank krtex
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Timothy B
April 11, 2018|
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Response from Ears2011 | Property representative |
Thank you for asking, w are open for breakfast on Friday and Saturday mornings. Breakfast s served from 7a.m until 10:30 a.m. with a menu of eggs, omelettes, pancakes, burritos,
April 13, 2016|
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Response from Maggie W | Reviewed this property |
When we went through Clayton on a Sunday The Rabbit Ear was not open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
American, Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 S 1st St, Clayton, NM 88415-2103 (Formerly Hi Ho Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 575-374-3277
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