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Big Daddy's Diner

1705 James Canyon Hwy 82, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
+1 575-682-1224
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
3 days ago
“Wow...amazing home cooking!”
4 days ago
“Great after a long day in the mountains!”
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Mexican, Barbecue, American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1705 James Canyon Hwy 82, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I knew immediately that this place was popular when I had to drive around Cloudcroft multiple times before finding an empty parking spot. We were greeted by a very friendly hostess, who got us our drinks promptly and let us know the specials. It smelled...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 4 days ago

I drive through Cloudcroft a lot and haven't stopped at many places so I decided it was time to try the local flair. We stopped in here for dinner and it was a great home town feel. The food was good and the wait staff...More

Thank Katykate4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love places like this! Great food & good service. There's a wait for food but well with it. We'll be back for breakfast!

Thank Sabrina G
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We just moved to the area and wanted to see what cloudcroft was like. We heard about the BBQ place in town, arrived to see an out of control line and decided to go elsewhere. Big Daddy's was awesome we had the pulled pork because...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Big Daddy's was a great choice for a late lunch! Lots of variety on the menu. We had chips and salsa (loved the salsa- not super hot and full of flavor!) followed by a chicken quesadilla to which they gladly added green chile! Great combo!...More

Thank David J M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We love to eat at Big Daddy's Diner. We live in Cloudcroft and visit Big Daddy's a couple of times a month. We are always happy with the food and service! A great place to eat!

Thank tammycc
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Cloudcroft is a little out of the way, but if you are passing through, be sure to stop at Big Daddy's. A small local place, the food was delicious, especially the barbecue. The ribs I had were meaty and thick with just the right amount...More

Thank bgovern
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We ate at this place twice during a recent visit to the area. Both times the food was great. They take their time getting it to you, however, it is hot, tasty and satisfying when it arrives. That's ok, because you can spend that time...More

Thank daddymo2
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Had lunch here Sunday and the relatively small room with walls covered in pictures and other decorations made it feel friendly and personal, not just another restaurant. The service was good, and the warm, fresh Big Daddy club sandwich was excellent and even the ice...More

Thank mikeS7619
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We ate at Big Daddy's twice!! Both times KK took care of us. She provided us with the kind of service you get when a server KNOWS what they're doing, attentive but not overly attentive, welcoming, accommodating, and chatty without being over the top. We...More

Thank SorchaSonrise
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1705 James Canyon Hwy 82, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Cloudcroft
  • Phone Number: +1 575-682-1224
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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.