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Ocotillo Inn Restaurant

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3706 National Parks Hwy, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5943
+1 505-361-2659
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Ocotillo Bar and Grill, in the EconoLodge motel, touts itself as a place for steak, but steak is only available Monday and Tuesday. The in-room menu shows a variety of bar food but the day I went in, only pizza was available; it was just average.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

It was difficult to find, since it's located at the Econo Lodge at 3706 National Parks Hwy. once we finally figured that out, went in, we were quite surprised! The bartender (and for the life of me, I cannot remember her name) was fantastic! Her name started with a "J," but I couldn't pronounce it, so can't recall it. My... More 

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Midland, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

Charming, slightly bad-boy biker atmosphere with a splash of original artwork on the ceiling. The bartenderita loaned me one of her hand fans (114 degree day and I walked there) and they took great care of me. Well, except for feeding me. The advertised "grill" part of Bar and Grill is closed on Sunday. Lots of locals, young and old.... More 

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Carlsbad, NM
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2013

they serve fairly small portions, but good taste, and very cheap eats. Good bar grub. Wish they would offer more items on their small menu.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2008

They advertise their $5 steak and fries. They were good---smallish steak but well cooked. WARNING---the soft drinks are VERY SMALL & REFILLS ARE CHARGED IN FULL--- fortunately I had water, which they were slow to refill, but right on the soft drinks---our bill for the soft drinks was more than the food. It isn't on the menu on the table,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3706 National Parks Hwy, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5943
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 505-361-2659

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