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First Street Cafe

1600 W Santa Fe Ave, Grants, NM 87020-3527
+1 505-287-7111
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (16 reviews)
“pies” (10 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
1600 W Santa Fe Ave, Grants, NM 87020-3527
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our Route 66 adventure, we were looking for quaint, non-chain places to eat. We were not disappointed with this one! The staff was friendly, our waitress was humorous and helpful, the food was amazing, and the price was ridiculously inexpensive. What a jewel, and...More

Thank tgilbert0201
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I specifically look for local diners that serve plain old good home-cooking. This place is it! The owner was present, she came and talked with us. She makes all the baked goods. The pie we had was primo; I make pie myself and am a...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We visited her for Breakfast when staying in Grants. I ordered the pancakes, ordering a stack of 3, but was warned by the waitress they were huge so opted for 2! She wasn't lying!! They were massive!! But really nice! Had them with blueberries. My...More

Thank Mandyw30
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

I had the biscuits with sausage gravy and a scrambled egg. Good friendly service. A lot of high repeat locals seem to dine there. Nice clean traditional country decor

Thank richard c
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Since we ate here for the first time last year we planned ahead. Traveling to Arizona we called the day before and ordered two pies to go for our week's vacation. Coming back through today we made it in time for lunch and both had...More

Thank Dellinda
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a good place to have lunch while cruising I-40 in western New Mexico the First Street Cafe in Grants is an excellent choice. The staff are friendly and attentive. The menu has a good variety of sandwiches, plate and breakfast...More

1  Thank Konacontent
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful restaurant! Excellent and plentiful breakfast. Food was all so well prepared that we each picked out a piece of pie to go also. The staff were all friendly and accommodating.

1  Thank Marlina H
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Great place for lunch on a travel day. Staff welcoming, menu quite varied with great home cooked flavors, portions flexible from generous to senior sized. I had a half brisket sandwich and cup of asperagus soup - perfect on all counts 😋

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Relaxing home town environment. Friendly and relaxing atmosphere with home cooking and great prices for great food. Sweet tea and best home made desserts in town..

2  Thank donnalynne50
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

My favorite place to eat in Grants. I eat there more times than all the other places to eat in Grants. I have yet to find anything on the menu that isn't absolutely DELICIOUS. THE DESSERTS FRESH AND HOMEMADE. Always a treat to me!!!

2  Thank Cecelia W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 W Santa Fe Ave, Grants, NM 87020-3527
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Grants
  • Phone Number: +1 505-287-7111
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