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Big Daddy's Diner

1705 James Canyon Hwy 82, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
+1 575-682-1224
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“catfish” (48 reviews)
“chicken strips” (10 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mexican, Barbecue, American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
1705 James Canyon Hwy 82, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice dinner in here last night. The smell of bbq was amazing but they were two hours away from being able to serve any. So, we opted for the enchilada dinner. Food was OK. Wait staff was lovely.

Thank IndySig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here twice both times for breakfast. One time they were slammed with not enough wait staff and too many customers, but both times the food was good and we understood about being understaffed. We ate chicken fried steak and eggs. the steak was...More

Thank Linda Sue N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Cloudcroft for a golfing weekend . Ate breakfast & supper here . Both were very good !!! The chicken fried steak was Great , enough to share . Waitstaff was friendly .

Thank JanisRhea
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Great food and large portions of food. Everything’s was delicious! I’ll definitely go back when I’m in the area. The pancakes are HUGE!

Thank CheriM2
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The vegetarian selection was very good! There is lots of seating and the service was fast and friendly. Very family friendly. The prices were very reasonable for a tourist town.

Thank Tammy E
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We were still full from lunch at Mad Jack's (awesome BTW) so we only had desert for dinner. Get the home made pie with ice cream, it was delicious.

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed eating here on our way through Cloudcroft. Surprisingly good food for a diner with a wide selection. Save room for dessert.

Thank Keysto S
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped in early on a Friday morning for scrambled eggs, bacon and HUGE pancakes. Very good breakfast! Enjoyed it!

Thank anniecat51
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Drove to Cloudcroft from Ruidoso and intended to eat at The Lodge for lunch. They were not seving lunch because of a slow ski season. Roamed around town for an alterrnative, and nothing in town looked decent. Stopped at Big Daddy's on the way out...More

Thank TimeTraveler_800
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

The food was good. We enjoyed our meal. The Waitress was great.Family atmosphere. We had alot of food to take back to the house.

Thank abc123lw21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1705 James Canyon Hwy 82, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Cloudcroft
  • Phone Number: +1 575-682-1224
  • E-mail
Full Service Restaurant located 9000 feet above stress level in beautiful Cloudcroft, NM 88317. Clean and friendly, large menu, lots of specialties. Can accommodate large groups.
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