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Elida's Cafe

801 Railroad Ave, Springer, NM 87747
+1 575-483-2985
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“burrito” (5 reviews)
“chilli” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern
801 Railroad Ave, Springer, NM 87747
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a nice stop. The food was home cooked, the staff was extremely as were other locals sitting at their table, and the place was really clean and fresh. It was a small town atmosphere with all the trimmings. Good stop for getting off...More

Thank Bill D47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Next stop, Broken Arrow Motel, stayed Sat - Mon & before I got on SuperHighway I-25, I got 2 Mexican Burgers here..... "so cool, they also, are so cool".

Thank tawsr
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the way to Red River, NM and the food and service were outstanding! The La Desderada (I'm sure I have that wrong) tacos (3 pulled beef street tacos) with rice and beans were excellent. Genuine, authentic, New Mexican food. You will...More

Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Nice local Mexican restuarant; both Tex Mex and non-Tex Mex. Have eaten there several times passing through. Very good, and good prices

Thank jahendren
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Drop off the interstate for a good, home-cooked meal. Excellent, friendly service; clean restrooms. Excellent breakfast cooked to order. Recommended!

Thank stevew3217
Reviewed 21 April 2017

In Springer this is about the only choice for a sit-down restaurant. My eggs were cooked as ordered. The pancakes were plain (not buttermilk) and very fluffy ... but not much taste. Only one type of syrup. Seemed expensive for what I ordered.

Thank Schofield1956
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Great home-made New Mexican food. Posole fantastic. Green chili has nice flavor, yet not too hot. Little gem 37 minutes south of Raton. May be the only restaurant in town. Closes at 3:00pm. Note about chili in New Mexico for those not familiar. There are...More

Thank Cdestree
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I usually don't eat within 5 miles of the interstate because the food is generally bad. This great restaurant changed my opinion. Great local fare, inexpensive and very tasty. Friendly service and clean restrooms. Highly recommend by a very tough critic and picky eater.

Thank Toby S
Reviewed 13 January 2017

On a long car trip we stopped to grab a breakfast burrito to go. The young lady who waited on us was wonderful; she was very cheerful, explained what they offered, and was so very nice. Even though we were picking up a takeout, she...More

Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Had a lunch at this place because of its high ranking on TripAdvisor. The service was good and fast, but the quality of meal was below the average.

Thank Mkotch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
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: 801 Railroad Ave, Springer, NM 87747
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Springer
  • Phone Number: +1 575-483-2985
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