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) #29 of 59 Restaurants in Carlsbad €€ - €€€ American
2529 South Canal Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6521
+1 575-234-1599
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good21%
  • Average32%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible14%
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2529 South Canal Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6521
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here after watching the bats at the caverns. In the town of Carlsbad, most restaurants close at 9pm for some reason. The only sit-down restaurants open when we got back were IHOP and Buffalo Wild Wings. Bww was on the north side of...More

Thank Phil B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was a bit slow at first but once they got our order we received it pretty fast. IHOP always satisfies out breakfast cravings!

Thank luvtravel06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People were coming and going while we waited on our breakfast. The food was good but COLD. I seriously think our waitress forgot our order and let it set in the back until I said we were leaving. Very disappointing experience!

Thank Ann U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

“A pleasant surprise.” We spent 3 nights in Carlsbad while visiting Carlsbad Caverns. After long hours of exploration and driving back to the city (about 26 miles from the Caverns), we stopped in at this IHOP. We had not been to an IHOP in many...More

Thank MarJan6861
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The meal was good. The staff was good and our server was very friendly and quick with our order. The issue was the horrifically long delay for seating- watched 4 empty booths go unseated for 20 minutes - to be told that they couldn't seat...More

Thank LSUTraveller
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Typical IHOP. Had sandwich at end of day. Was fine. Seemed clean and server was attentive. Good onion rings

Thank jwwandeww
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after a spectacular evening watching the bats fly at Carlsbad. Very few places were open at that hour, but we've generally had positive experiences with IHOP, so we gave it a try. (Checked TripAdvisor to see which ranked higher IHOP or Denny's and...More

Thank 2cooleytexans
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This is your typical IHOP food but has a roomy atmosphere and a staff unlike any other. We were greeted by a man who was the friendliest person I have ever met. He was one of those people that made the rest of my day...More

Thank notatxan
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We have visited IHOP for years and I'm so happy they continue to provide quality food and great service. The Carlsbad team does it right! From the time we walked in, someone was asking what they could do for us. Fast delivery of eggs, pancakes...More

Thank CHARLESHOrlando
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We were hungry and I needed a cup of coffee (Tom doesn't drink it) My coffee was hot, dark, rich and tasted better in the IHOP mug. Tom ordered an omelette. I had Swedish crepes with lingon berries and a side of hash browns.Everything was...More

Thank Janis H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2529 South Canal Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6521
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-234-1599
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