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Big Dawgs Chuckwagon Cafe

107 Riverside Dr, Espanola, NM 87532
+1 505-753-2475
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (3 reviews)
“red chile” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Mexican, Southwestern
107 Riverside Dr, Espanola, NM 87532
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a neighborhood diner in the best sense of the word. No money spent on frills, just big plates of local cuisine served hot and fresh and affordable. If you're a gringo like me, ask for the chili (red or green, your choice) on...More

Thank judyt1957
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I stopped by Big Dawgs for breakfast before a long hike. I got a green smothered breakfast burrito. It was one the largest burritos I have ever seen, I could only eat half of it. The green chile was incredible. They do not mess around...More

Thank Footman72
Reviewed 18 May 2017

an extensive, inexpensive menu. Some of us ate the Mexican specialities which were excellent. The blueberry pancakes were outstanding! A good place to stop if en route from Taos to Los Alamos.

Thank Irwi
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We had breakfast at Big Dawgs on our way to El Santuario in Chimayo. The service was excellent. We enjoyed learning more about the man known as Big Dawgs who was a well-liked coach in our community. The food was very good.

Thank Belinda d
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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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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