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Ancient Cities Cafe

Hwy 60, Mountainair, NM 87036
+1 505-847-2368
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average27%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chile relleno” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (3 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Mexican
Hwy 60, Mountainair, NM 87036
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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Hamburger and fries were great. Burrito was very good as well. Food was served quickly and hot. Servlce was fast.

Thank Glen P
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Met friends for lunch and had great service and delicious food--enchiladas and chile rellenos, plus green chile stew--all great. Great for locals and tourists.

Thank chaco
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I don't my family and I have ever ordered anything besides the chile rellenos (mild green chiles stuffed with cheese, dipped in batter, and deep fried) or the chicken fried steak. Both are plentiful and tasty. They always have a special that is cheaper than...More

Thank judyt1957
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We stopped for lunch as we were visiting the ancient pueblo missions in the area and it seemed to be a hangout for the locals as everyone seemed to know everyone. We were told to sit anywhere we wanted and greeted warmly. The menu had...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017

Visiting the ancient ruins in the area we were surprised to find a restaurant out the edge of the town. We stopped and couldn't be more shocked. We were greeted with a kind welcome and seated. We were asked what to drink as soon as...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We had stopped at the Visitors Center for information about nearby historical sites. The ranger told us about this local restaurant. We ordered the fried chili rellanos and sides.... so good!!! Service was excellent! Water and tea glasses were constantly refilled. We actually had a...More

Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to eat. Something for everyone on the menu. From American to Mexican to pizza. Everyone was able to pick something on this menu. An inexpensive place as well. They also have a small salad bar and buffet.

Thank foodiemama15
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Solid portions, fast & friendly service. It was our first stop in Mountainair for dinner...we enjoyed it so much we went back for breakfast! A mixture of New Mexico and Nebraska...;*]

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This small town has few places to eat, so we stopped and asked where to go. They sent us to this cafe and it was a good choice. We were seated right away and waited on quickly. It took a while to get the food,...More

Thank Darryl H
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This was the only restaurant in Mountainair when we were there. Great specials, we had the chili rellenos and the were excellent. Breakfast the next morning was just as good. The service was excellent and the prices really good.

Thank mrst44
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 60, Mountainair, NM 87036
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Mountainair
  • Phone Number: +1 505-847-2368
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