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Smokey Bear Restaurant

310 Smokey Bear Blvd, Capitan, NM 88316
+1 575-354-2257
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tots” (3 reviews)
“homemade pies” (3 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 20:00 Hours
American, Southwestern
310 Smokey Bear Blvd, Capitan, NM 88316
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Everything our table ordered was great. The salsa was as good as in Texas. The chicken fried steak is smothered in green chile gravy.

Thank Chelsea F
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Good place to fill up on the standard burger, fajitas, fried fish etc. Nothing fancy but the food was good as well as the service. I had their homemade chili without beans. It was pretty good. A little too "tomato based" for my taste buds...More

Thank Dan L
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

If your tired from travel or exploring this little restaurant will help revitalize you. They offer a good food selection and the quality is worth stopping for.

Thank apphappy
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Very friendly service, large portion of food, good taste, and great price. Husband had biscuits and sausage gravy ( $3.99) he could only eat half. I had breakfast taco (2 taco's) potatoes eggs cheese ( $3.99) I could only eat one and a half. They...More

1  Thank Cotillion67
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Had a good home style breakfast & terrific lunch time hamburger while staying at the Smokey Bear Motel in the back. Went back for prime rib dinner but I really thing it was a well done flank steak .

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was my 4th time eating at Smokey Bear. The first few were not great, but this was terrible. it was the most horrible food I have ever eaten in my life. The bacon tasted terrible and had black material on it--obviously from a dirty...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Just another example of a little country cafe serving up good, filing meals, with big portions and fair/good prices. Standard breakfasts, lunches, "specials" - lotsa fried items. Nice burgers, but their "specials" are better/less$$ than eat-at-home. As recent OK/Texas transplants, really been missing decent chicken-fried...More

Thank GrodTzu
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Quaint classic Mom and Pop restaurant. The southwestern chicken fried steak and the green chili stew were great. Excellent sides. Wonderful friendly service. Prices were great.

Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed 4 September 2016

A very friendly mom and pop restaurant. We had homemade green chili stew and a burger. Nice portion size and reasonable priced. We passed up the homemade pies, but they looked delicious.

Thank Ken_Wanda1998
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This was a really nice and quiet place to eat where the food was good... Good hamburgers and Mexican food.. Just a good place to eat

Thank DeAnn7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Smokey Bear Blvd, Capitan, NM 88316
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Capitan
  • Phone Number: +1 575-354-2257
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