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Danny's Place

902 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5557
+1 575-885-8739
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (47 reviews)
“ribs” (80 reviews)
“potato salad” (27 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
902 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5557
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We'd driven most of the day and were looking for a good place to eat. The hotel had given us several recommendations, but all seemed pricey so we drove into town and found Danny's Place. What a find ... it's a family run business with...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Danny's place for dinner. Danny's is not fancy. But if you are looking for barbecue this is your place. Turkey, Sausage, and pulled pork were all excellent. Service was with a smile and the price point was very reasonable.

Thank mbrstuff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in a group of 7 and to be fair the only thing that stopped them getting full marks was they served me lemon sole instead of lemon swordfish. A mistake I am sure would have been rectified if had not decided just to accept...More

Thank househusband
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very good and the atmosphere nice. Very friendly greeter/cashier gave us good advice on finding other things in town.

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were happy to find Danny's Place! Their BBQ is delicious, the sides tasted home-made, and the service was great!

Thank rereno
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When my husband and I walked in early on a Sunday evening, two women at the counter were talking and didn't acknowledge us for longer than necessary. When I nicely said "Two, please" one of the women pointed at two tables and said we "could...More

Thank SophieBlue09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rustic, established restaurant. Friendly staff. Best darn bar b q. Really good house made bar b q sauce. Delicious potato salad made with mustard. Yummy double crusted apple cobbler.

Thank lindabM2685NT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had pulled pork and brisket. Melted in the mouth good. Service was excellent as well. We were checked out by the owners daughter. We would highly recommend Danny's Place.

Thank SeaKayker
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We had lunch it was excellent food and great portion. Come very hungry if not you will have to take some food with you. Old facilities but great service. Look clean

Thank carhumjac2016
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I had the ribs and it was beyond my expectations. My partners had the brisket, the pulled pork and the chicken and all loved their food. The service is really good. The atmosphere is nice and welcoming. A great place for BBQ.

Thank Pascale D
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Nearby Attractions
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1.00 km away
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5.81 km away
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2.52 km away
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2.16 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Will be at Christmas on the Pecos on 12/25. Will you be open Christmas Day?
6 December 2016|
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Response from Martha S | Reviewed this property |
lol, i was, for some reason, thinking of carlsbad caverns!! dannys place has a facebook page. go there and message them.
Julia S
Do you have gluten free options?
12 April 2016|
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Response from raydon46 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 902 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-5557
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-885-8739
  • E-mail
As a local favorite, Danny's Place takes pride in serving traditional barbecue in a friendly and attentive manner. Try your favorites or branch out: we offer everything from brisket, sausage, to beef sandwiches, and more.
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