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Western Bar

Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
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304 Burro Ave, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
+1 575-682-2445
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Cedar Park, Texas
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178 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

They pour them strong, the bartenders are sassy, and the locals are happy to talk to you and offer advice. Note, this is a cash-only spot and there's an ATM in the front area. Be sure to tip the bartenders, don't be that guy to throw down a buck at the end of the night.

Thank Adrian S
Wilmington, Delaware
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110 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Western Bar is a nice, clean restaurant in the center of a really cool little town. The town itself is as out of the way as it gets, but totally worth the journey. The restaurant is simply decorated, mostly with 1980's era Coors prints. Go through the portal to the bar side, and it's all dollar bills all the... More 

Thank Anthony R
Phoenix, Arizona
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here after hiking outside Cloudcroft. This is definitely local fare at it's best. We sat at the bar and had a tasty Mexican dinner while chatting with several locals about life in this small town. The food is very good and the wait staff are very friendly. We left a signed dollar bill on the walls to... More 

Thank Ebbe5
Georgetown, Texas
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Western has changed hands but the food is just as good. We eat breakfast there quite often when we are in Cloudcroft. The draw back is they only take cash. No credit cards.

Las Cruces, New Mexico
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Western Bar was one of the ugliest places I've ever ate at. The restaurant side was made up of ugly cheap looking furniture that went out of style in the 70s or 80s. The bar itself was dingy and dirty and dollars stapled to the wall and ceiling. The food was mediocre and can't say there was anything that... More 

Thank Gator T
Saugatuck, Michigan
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

i eat here often because the food is good, fast, and cheap. the bar on band nights brings in lots of people and the place gets hopping

Thank mitaliano991
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The food was good and the staff was attentive. A good place for lunch, although it can get a little loud with the bar being next door.

Thank Joseph G
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I love the green chile & cheese quesadillas here. Great spot to stop in at on the way home from camping in the Lincoln National Forest. Hits the spot!

Thank SarahKath23
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

My wife and I ate supper at Western Cafe and were both impressed with the service, food and cleanliness of the cafe. My wife ordered the CFS and I ordered the green chile enchiladas.Waitress was cheerful and had a personality. service prompt, glasses filled. The salsa was HOT, and I love hot peppers. The CFS was much better that the... More 

Thank Turnerfalls
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for breakfast and my son ordered a pancake, when they brought it out the cook had made it into the shape of Mickey Mouse...my son loved it! Thank you for taking the time!! The Mexican omlette is delicious!

Thank Kali T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 Burro Ave, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Cloudcroft
  • Phone Number: +1 575-682-2445

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