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Rabbit Ear Cafe

€€ - €€€American, Mexican,
1201 S 1st St, Clayton, NM 88415-2103
+1 575-374-3277
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  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
1201 S 1st St, Clayton, NM 88415-2103
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I habe eaten here many times overt the years. Food out good, but nothing extraordinary. Fine NM family dining.

Thank Robin H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were passing through at lunch time and dropped by . What a surprise! Food is excellent and served by a caring and attentive staff. The kitchen people are to be commended as well. Definitely worth stopping there if you are ever in this neck...More

Thank jacob g
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have Mexican and other choices such as salads, burgers and sandwiches. The chef's salad was enough for 2 people. We also had the taco salad. Both were good. Our server was very pleasant. It was a nice stop on our way through New Mexico.

Thank krtex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OK, so not a lot of choices in Clayton. Family went here on a Friday evening and were made to feel very welcome. Our server was extremely kind and sweet. However, the food was pretty awful. Nothing tasted homemade, with salsas and guacamole out of...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will go back here again. The food and service was a good experience. I would tell you stop and eat. Hot sauce is very good.

Thank donNjudy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for supper and had Mexican food that was offered, which was good. Our waitress was friendly and personable. I was impressed by how all the wait staff and cashier all helped each other and seemed to be happy working there-even on Valentine’s Day!...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Pulled up and got a little worried because no one at all was there, we went in anyway. I had the Steak Ranchero with papasitas and rice, which is a chicken fried steak smothered in green chilies and melted cheddar. The steak was AWESOME. So...More

Thank April S
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

My family and I are native Texans. Needless to say, Mexican restaurants abound. However, none of them hold a candle to this little gem we discovered in Clayton. The Rabbit Ear Cafe is, unanimously, the best Mexican food we have ever eaten. Our waitress was...More

Thank Kimberly O
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Went here to grab lunch and it was delicious. Very reasonably priced with quick and friendly service.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Family of five stopped here on our way to Colorado. Overall was barely ok. Would not go here again. Of six items ordered, 2.5 were good. The service was slow. Did not offer us chips and salsa even though kids were starving. Had to ask...More

Thank Nnnbeagle
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13 April 2016|
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Response from Maggie W | Reviewed this property |
When we went through Clayton on a Sunday The Rabbit Ear was not open.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
American, Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 S 1st St, Clayton, NM 88415-2103 (Formerly Hi Ho Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 575-374-3277
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