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Happy's

4103 Natl Pks, Carlsbad, NM 88220
+1 505-887-8489
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (11 reviews)
“burger” (26 reviews)
“catfish” (4 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 19:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Diner
PRICE
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4103 Natl Pks, Carlsbad, NM 88220
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Now I love this place for burgers, but this time I was here for breakfast and it was just as good. The staff was friendly as always, and the prices haven't changed from what I remember. If you're in town this is one of the...More

Thank NissanDragger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food but you had to fight the flies non-stop. Maybe flyswatters should be issued to every customer. The collectibles were nice. It is time to let go of the worn-out seating. It was difficult to enjoy our meal. I would not try this place...More

Thank Ann U
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We went in by chance. Wonderful catfish, hush puppies, and fries, blt, and chocolate milk shake! Best food of this type we've had in quite a while. Friendly staff and easy atmosphere also. Thanks!!

Thank linwood14
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We ate lunch here on a Saturday. It was very busy, it is very popular with the locals. It took 30 minutes to get our hamburgers out. The food was good (not great), but after waiting so long, felt that it wasn't worth it. Prices...More

1  Thank TBENM
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Such a Pleasant Surprise! After a day of touring Carlsbad Caverns, we decided to get away from the crowds and drove up to Carlsbad for a very late casual lunch. Happys reminded us of a fantastic diner in Hardy, Arkansas in that it's a revamped...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Had lunch here. Very cool place to eat. Looks like its been there forever. The wait staff was great, felt at home.

Thank marksalida
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Don't eat here. Just don't. Food was not good. The locals all love it, but our breakfast just wasn't anything to get excited about. Maybe lunch is better?

Thank Okiemom61777
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Burgers are huge and reasonably priced. Meat was so tender and had loads of flavors. Fries were outstanding and perfectly cooked. Only issue is that a normal order didn't come with much fries. Not exactly a nice diner but food definitely makes up for it.

Thank Isaiah H
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Had a burger & fries here. Came highly recommended by the host of our B&B. It was fine but nothing special. In an old Stuckey's, some nostalgia here but seats are ripped & just all looks old. They were having staff problems so service was...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way through town. The burgers were good, big and on a toasty bun. You can see them cooking/frying everything up fresh from the order counter. The place itself is a bit run down. Could do with some basic repairs/updating. Seems...More

Thank Pablo N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 19:30
Thursday
06:00 - 19:30
Friday
06:00 - 19:30
Saturday
06:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4103 Natl Pks, Carlsbad, NM 88220
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 505-887-8489
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