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Big Dawgs Chuckwagon Cafe

107 Riverside Dr, Espanola, NM 87532
+1 505-753-2475
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lamb steak” (2 reviews)
“burrito” (3 reviews)
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Southwestern, Cafe
107 Riverside Dr, Espanola, NM 87532
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were passing through Espanola and were looking for a local dive for breakfast. Can't miss their sign from the road. Good food! Good coffee. Great service! In the unlikely event I pass through Espanola again, I'll make a point of stopping here.

Thank Daddy B
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We happened upon this unassuming place when checking out the Puye Cliff Dwellings in Santa Clara. Espanola is a no-fuss town and this is a locals kind of restaurant. Yet, we were welcomed by the friendliest bunch of hosts and customers as we enjoyed traditional...More

Thank Ryan D
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

It's been a couple of weeks since we've been here. Wife had her usual huevos rancheros w/ chicharons and I tried the carnitas. All was good, service was a little hit-n-miss a d portions were okay. Their salsa was a little weak, not too hot,...More

Thank lortrujillo
Reviewed 20 December 2017

I really liked their red chile sauce. The Green chile is pretty darn tootin too. I think their portions are good and the service is great. This is a local family restaurant that you will always find busy here in the valley.

Thank TheFoodCritic505
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We stopped here for breakfast before hitting the road for home. Just a real nice community diner with good service and friendly staff.

Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This is very much a locals' eatery in the best sense. The portions are huge especially when you order the ham and eggs...it is half a thick ham steak...amazing. My breakfast burrito was really large and I couldn't even eat half of it. This is...More

Thank Bobbie C
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We eat here at least once a week if not every other. We both enjoy the huevos rancheros w/ chicharons. But parking is crappy and unsafe, front or back.

Thank lortrujillo
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Having passes Big Dawgs hundreds of times I finally stopped and ate there on two occasions. My first visit was for lunch. I tried one of their burritos. While is as OK it was nothing special. The green and red chili was excellent that was...More

Thank Don G
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Enjoyed other meals but breakfast was our favorite. Nice crew working there. Only issue is finding parking during busy times.

Thank Wantfood1978
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

definitely a local cafe. we found the A/C to be on the cool side and we like it cool, you might want to wear long sleeves or bring a hoodie in there. Staff friendly. Our eggs were a little over cooked but that might be...More

Thank Wendy S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Southwestern, Cafe
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Riverside Dr, Espanola, NM 87532
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Espanola
  • Phone Number: +1 505-753-2475
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