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Drifter Pancake House

American, Diner
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711 Silver Heights Blvd, Silver City, NM 88061-6925
+1 575-534-9155
06:00 - 14:00
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102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Crowded for Sunday breakfast, which is probably explained by being free to travelers who stay at The Drifter Motel. That's kind of different to the usual breakfast room next to a motel office. I don't know the property's history, however I'm guessing that it is authentically mid-century. Our table came complete with a "kiss my grits" waitress. I had an... More 

Thank OldTownDan
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85 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, wide selection on menu, our breakfasts have arrived promptly and well prepared. Coffee is good, we had egg dishes with sides of meat and every time we have been here our meals were prepared to our liking. One of our two go-to breakfast places in Silver.

Thank Joan C
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Obviously a local favorite and I can say we were not disappointed. Kind of a 60s type diner but with a friendly and efficient staff. The menu was pretty complete with American favorites and Southwestern fare. We were comparing the Huevos Rancheros throughout New Mexico so we both tried theirs. All the ingredients were very good with the exception of... More 

Thank Clark H
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Certainly not fancy or 'different', but good standard fare. Actually really good pancakes! Wait staff was friendly and prompt. No complaints really.

Thank DannyNM
North Las Vegas, Nevada
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239 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ordered a cheese omelette, pancakes, and grits. The cheese omelette seems slightly overdone but ok. The pancakes, grits, and coffee were very good. About $10 for breakfast.

Thank Larry R
Silver City, New Mexico
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Drifter's is usually very full on the weekends and it's easy to see why. There is a rather large menu with a strong southwestern showing. Great food. Great service. Great prices.

Thank Albert008
Chicago, IL
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a free breakfast at the Drifter Pancake House each morning that we stayed at the Drifter Motel. We were able to choose from a list of about six or seven breakfast choices. This is a welcome surprise from the other "free" breakfasts offered at other motels -- usually a continental breakfast or simple buffet. Here,... More 

Thank arriveanddepart
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Me and my hubby sure do enjoy having breakfast here. We're always satisfied and sure do appreciate the fast friendly professional service that the waitresses offer. Hats off to Drifter Pancake House. We love u guys

Thank Lilah M
Silver City, New Mexico
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I'm a local who has eaten here numerous times over the years. Six of us had a late breakfast and my son and I met the others there. We were a little later than the rest of our group and they had already ordered when we sat down. We had to flag down the waitress to get her to stop... More 

Thank eyoung128
Raleigh N C
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95 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I had the Denver omelette, grits, and a hot biscuit and the best coffee. Normally I drink two cups of coffee and I am done but it was so good I drank the whole carafe. The food was excellent the salsa hot but not so hot it overpowered the flavor of the omelette. Patty who was my waitress was just... More 

Thank Ellen E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Silver Heights Blvd, Silver City, NM 88061-6925
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Silver City
  • Phone Number: +1 575-534-9155

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?