Big Daddy's Diner

Big Daddy's Diner Full Service Restaurant located 9000 feet above stress level at 1705 James Canyon HWY 82 in beautiful Cloudcroft, NM 88317.
Big Daddy's Diner is family owned and opened in 2004. Big Daddy's humble beginning helped moldit in what it is today and started with one room dining area seating about 40. After expanding twice the diner now features the main dining area as well as two party rooms. Total seating capacity is approximately 140. We can host special events: rehearsal dinners, meetings, reunions, etc. We also cater events small and very large. If there is no available parking in front of the diner you are welcome to park next door in front of the Alta Vista Motel. Menu includes our famous mesquite wood cooked BBQ, Grilled Pork Chops, Rib-Eye Steaks, aged and cooked the way you like them. Big Daddy's features a full menu that caters to just about everybody even the kiddos. At Big Daddy's Diner we provide an atmosphere of the cowboy heritage while striving to cook up the best grub around. Please call for more information or to book your event.
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05/27/2020

Big Daddy’s will have outdoor dining tomorrow 5/27/2020! Seating will be limited and our tables will be six feet apart and NO more than six people per table! You can still call in your orders for takeout as well! NO PUBLIC RESTROOMS AT THIS TIME.....sorry for the inconvenience! We will be following all health guidelines!

Thank you!

05/25/2020

🇺🇸🇺🇸Happy Memorial Day🇺🇸🇺🇸
We have Apple Pie today and most all of our other desserts!

SPECIALS: May25th-31st!

Monday:
Henny Penny Fried Chicken, Henny Penny Potatoes, Choice of Veggie, Gravy and Texas Toast!
2pc-$8.99
3pc-$9.99
4pc-$10.99
8pc Family Pack $20.99

Tuesday:
Taco Tuesday Plate!
3 Beef or Chicken Tacos
Beans
Rice
Chips & Salsa $9.99

Wednesday:
Smothered Queso Beef or Chicken Enchiladas Or Burrito!
Beans
Rice
Chips & Salsa $9.99

Thursday:
Roast Beef Melt
Served with your choice of:
French Fries, Tots or Homemade Potato Chips! $9.99

Friday:
Catfish Day!
Served with French Fries, Cowboy Beans, Slaw and Hush Puppies!
2pc-$9.99
3pc- &11.99

Saturday:
Going to have our famous Henny Penny Fried Chicken again! Served with Henny Penny Tatar’s, Corn on Cob, Gravy and Texas Toast!
2pc-$8.99
3pc-$9.99
4pc-$10.99
8pc-Family Pack $20.99

Sunday:
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
Side Salad
Garlic Toast! $9.99

Hours:
Monday-Thursday 10:30am-8:00pm
Friday 10:30am-9:00pm
Saturday & Sunday
8:00am-9:00pm

Phone Number: 575-682-1224

We had an awesome weekend! Thank y’all for all your support. We appreciate y’all very much!

Stay safe, humble and kind!

God Bless!

Thank you!
05/25/2020

Thank you!

05/20/2020

🇺🇸Happy Memorial Day Weekend🇺🇸
WE ARE OPEN FOR TAKEOUT!!!
Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
Hours: Monday-Thursday
10:30am-8:00pm
You asked us to stay open later on weekend’s so we will!
Hours: Friday 10:30am-9:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-9:00pm
Sunday 8:00am-8ish!!!
Phone number: 575-682-1224

SPECIALS For May 20th-May 24th!

Wednesday:
Chili Cheese Beef Burrito
Refried Beans
Rice
Chips & Salsa! $9.99

Thursday:
Chicken Strip or Steak Finger Platter
Mashed potatoes or FF or Tots
Choice of Veggie
Texas Toast! $9.99

Friday:
Catfish
French Fries
Hushpuppies
Cole Slaw or your choice of Veggie!
2pc $9.99
3pc $11.99

Saturday:
Henny Penny Fried Chicken
Henny Penny Tatar’s
Gravy
Corn on Cob or your choice of Veggie
Texas Toast!
2pc $8.99
3pc $9.99
4pc 10.99

Sunday:
Grilled or Chicken Fried Chicken
Red Mashed Potatoes with a Gravy
Choice of Veggie
Homemade Hot Roll! $9.99

Back on the menu by popular demand, our Homemade Soups and Macaroni and Cheese!

We appreciate you all so very much!
God Bless each of you!

05/15/2020

Ok here we go AGAIN! As you all know MLG has decided restaurants can’t open......so with that being said!!!! PLEASE know the safety of our wonderful customers and employees is our main concern!!!! Big Daddy’s will continue to have takeout only. She has also said if you get out you must wear a mask starting the 16th.......so with that being said.......we leave that up to you!!!!
Our hours WILL NOT be 6:30am to 9:00pm as stated in the previous post for Saturday and Sunday!!! Our hours will be from 8:00am-8:00pm. We are truly sorry for any inconvenience this might have caused. We were willing and ready to open on the 16th. We will keep everyone posted as we are working on some things that hopefully will speed up our opening soon!!!!!

Specials for Saturday our usual:
Henny Penny Fried Chicken
Henny Penny Potatoes
Corn on the Cob or your choice of a Veggie
Side of Country White Gravy
Texas Toast!
2- piece $8.99
3- piece $9.99
4- piece $10.99

Sunday;
Chicken Fried Steak
Mashed Red Potatoes
Green Beans
Homemade Hot Roll! $9.99

05/11/2020

Here’s the specials for Monday-Friday! May 11th-15th, 2020. Our plans are to open on Saturday, May 16,2020 for dining in!!!

Carry out only:
Monday 11th-Friday 15th
Hours:
Monday-Friday
10:30am - 8:00pm

Hours:
Saturday 16th-Sunday 17th
6:30am-9:00pm for dining inside with us!!!!

Specials:
Monday:
Chicken Strip Platter
Mashed a Potatoes & Gravy
Choice of Veggie
Homemade Hot Roll! $9.99

Tuesday:
Club Wrap or BLT Wrap
Choice of French Fries or Tots! $9.99

Wednesday:
Smothered Beef or Chicken Burrito
Refried Beans
Rice
Chips & Salsa! $9.99

Thursday:
1-5oz. Pork Chop
Mashed Red Potatoes
Choice of Veggie
Homemade Hot Roll! $9.99

Friday:
Farm Fresh Catfish
French Fries or Tots
Hush Puppies
Cole Slaw or your choice of Veggie!
2-piece $9.99
3-piece $11.99
Our phone number is: 575-682-1224!

We sure do appreciate everyone that has supported us through this pandemic! You guys and gals are great!!!!

Thank you and have a very blessed week!!!

05/10/2020

Happy Mother’s Day to all you beautiful mommas!!! May your day be filled with love!
💐💐💐💐

05/07/2020

May 7th, 2020
We hear ya!!!! Yes we do! Guess what’s been cooking all morning at Big Daddy’s? You got it. Our famous homemade soups!!!!
Green Chili Stew
Posole
Chicken Noodle
While Dori Lynn was in the kitchen making all our delicious soups she decide to whoop up some pies and cobbler! She has some ready now:
Apple, Blueberry and Pecan Pie!
She said she has a Peach Pie about ready to come out of the oven!
She will have a Blackberry Cobbler ready around 2:00 today!
For other dessert options we have:
Heavenly Chocolate Cake
Turtle Cheesecake
Carrot Cake
Mousse Cake
Sundaes
Milk Shakes
Ice Cream Cones
If you need any whole pies or cobblers just let us know and we will be glad to get you one made!
Our special today is:
2 Hamburgers served with FF or Tots, 2 Large Drinks $14.99
Or
2 Cheeseburgers served with FF or Tots, 2 Large Drinks $16.99!
Or you can order off of the menu!
You can call your order in or drive up and toot you horn or if you want to come in and place your order inside that’s fine! We are still carry out only, but hopefully later next week you can dine inside with us!!!!
Our phone number is: 575-682-1224
Address:
1705 James Canyon Hwy 82
Cloudcroft, NM
Thank you everyone for eating with us! We appreciate y’all! Have a blessed day!

Come try our special to may 6th. Taco bake with refried beans, rice and chips and salsa only $9.99
05/06/2020

Come try our special to may 6th. Taco bake with refried beans, rice and chips and salsa only $9.99

05/05/2020

OOPS!!! I’m a SLACKER! I forgot to post the specials yesterday. Please forgive me, all my day’s are running together!!!
BREAKFAST on Saturday and Sunday was a HUGE hit, so we are going to do it again!!!!
We do have other options on our limited menu!
So here’s what’s cooking at Big Daddy’s the week of:
May 4th- May 10th, 2020!

HOURS:
Monday- Friday
10:30am-8:00pm
Saturday and Sunday
8:00am-8:00pm

ADDRESS:
1705 James Canyon Hwy 82

PHONE NUMBER:
575-682-1224

Monday:
Grilled Chicken Dinner
Mashed Red Potatoes
Choice of Veggie
Homemade Hot Roll! $9.99

Tuesday:
Steak Finger “OR” Chicken Strip Platter
Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, “OR” your choice of French Fries, “OR” Tots
Choice of Veggie
Gravy
Texas Toast! $9.99

Wednesday:
Taco Bake
Refried Beans
Rice
Chips & Salsa! $9.99

Thursday:
2 Hamburgers
French Fries “OR” Tots
2 Large Drinks! $14.99
“OR”
2 Cheeseburgers
French Fries “ OR” Tots
2 Large Drinks! $16.99

Friday:
Our Famous Farm Fresh Catfish
French Fries “OR” Tots
Hush Puppies
Cole Slaw “OR”your choice of Veggie!
2 piece $9.99
3 piece $11.99

Saturday:
Henny Penny Fried Chicken
Henny Penny Tatar’s “Or” your choice of Potato
Corn on Cob “OR” your choice of Veggie
Country White Gravy!
Texas Toast
2 piece $8.99
3 piece $9.99
4 piece $10.99

Sunday:
Hamburger Steak, Topped with Grilled Onions and Grilled Bell Peppers, Smothered in Brown Gravy
Mashed Potatoes
Choice of Veggie
Homemade Hot Roll! $9.99

We had a GREAT week! Thank you all for you support. We appreciate y’all!!
Have a wonderful week!
Stay SAFE and be KIND!
God Bless!

04/27/2020

Howdy 🤠
Ok here we go.....We are all stir CRAZY here at Big Daddy’s! We have had some faithful fine folks asking for breakfast! So your wish is our command. We will open a little earlier on Saturday and Sunday. As you all know you can have breakfast anytime you want it, but you want it a little earlier! Our hours Monday through Friday 10:30am to 8:00pm and Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 8:00pm! Our phone number is 575-682-1224. Our address is 1705 James Canyon Hwy 82 Cloudcroft, New Mexico!!!! We are still only able to do to go orders at this time.
Specials for the week of: April 27th May 3rd!

Monday:
1-5oz. Grilled Pork Chop
Red Skinned Potatoes
Choice of Veggie “or” Salad
Homemade Hot Roll! $9.99

Tuesday:
Western Burger
(Cheddar Cheese Burger with BBQ Sauce topped with an Onion Ring)
Choice of French Fries or Tots! $9.99

Wednesday:
Fajita Beef or Chicken Tacos
Beans and Rice
Chips and Salsa! $9.99

Thursday:
Choice of Steak Fingers or Chicken Strip Platter
Choice of Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, French Fries, or Tots
Texas Toast
Choice of Veggie or Salad! $9.99

Friday:
Farm Fresh Catfish
French Fries or Tots
Hush Puppies
Cole Slaw or your choice of Veggie
2-piece $9.99
3-piece $11.99

Saturday:
Henny Penny Country Fried Chicken!
Fixings are:
Henny Penny Tatar’s
Ear of Corn
Texas Toast
Country White Cream Gravy!
2-piece $8.99
3- piece $9.99
4-piece 10.99

Sunday:
Chicken Fried or Grilled Boneless Chicken Breast
Red Skinned Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
Choice of Veggie “or” Salad
Homemade Hot Roll! $9.99

Have a fantastic week!
Stay healthy and KIND!!
God Bless us all!
🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

04/20/2020

Hello Everyone! Here’s our specials for the week: April 20th-26th! If you have any request please hit us up and we will do our absolute best to cook it up for you.

Monday:
Grilled Chicken Dinner, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Broccoli Casserole and a Homemade Hot Roll! $9.99

Tuesday:
Steak Finger or Chicken Strip Platter, Mashed Red Potatoes and Gravy, Choice of Veggie! $9.99

Wednesday:
Fajitas Beef or Chicken $11.99
Combo $12.99
Served with Beans, Rice, Chips and Salsa, Corn or Flour Tortillas!

Thursday:
Hamburger Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Choice of Veggie and a Homemade Hot Roll! $9.99

Friday:
Farm Fresh Catfish, French Fries, Hush Puppies, Choice of Veggie!
2 piece $9.99
3 piece $11.99

Saturday:
Henny Penny Country Fried Chicken, Henny Penny Tatar’s, Corn on the Cob, Country White Gravy and Texas Toast!
2 piece $8.99
3 piece $9.99
4 piece $10.99

Sunday:
Chicken Fried Steak, Mashed Red Potatoes and Gravy, Choice of Veggie and a Homemade Hot Roll! $9.99

Thanks to everyone for your call out orders, we appreciate y’all!!!!

If you can be anything be KIND!
God Bless!!

04/12/2020

✝️He Is Risen! Hallelujah!✝️

All of us CRAZIES at Big Daddy’s is wishing all of y’all a Happy Easter!

FYI: Some Nosy Nellie or Nellies decided to file a complaint on us at Big Daddy’s and I guess the other eateries in town as well! This person or persons said that we were letting people dine inside!!! ABSOLUTELY not true! Not only would Greg and I not risk your health, we wouldn’t risk the health of our wonderful hardworking employees! Everyone at Big Daddy’s works diligently and safe to serve each and everyone of y’all the best we can. As we are sure every eatery up here is doing! If you want to know what’s going on come take a peek in the window and see for yourself. Thank you Officer Baker for checking on us seeing that we are doing everything exactly the way we are supposed to! Also thanks for leaving us more masks!

Ok, with that off of our chest here are the specials for next week!
April 13th-19th

Monday:
Chicken Fried Steak, Mashed Red Potatoes & Gravy, choice of Veggie and Hot Roll! $9.99

Tuesday:
Chicken Strip Platter, Mashed Red Potatoes & Gravy, choice of Veggie and Texas Toast! $9.99

Wednesday:
Deep Fried Chill Cheese Burrito, Beans, Rice, Chips and Salsa! $9.99

Thursday:
Steak Finger Platter, Mashed Red Potatoes with Gravy, choice of Veggie and Texas Toast! $9.99

Friday:
Catfish, French Fries, Hush Puppies!
2-piece $9.99
3- piece $11.99

Saturday:
Henny Penny Fried Chicken, Henny Penny Tatar’s, Corn of Cob, Country Gravy and Texas Toast!
2- piece $8.99
3- piece $9.99
4-piece $10.99

Sunday:
1-5oz. Grilled Pork Chop, Baked Potato, Broccoli Casserole and a Homemade Hot Roll $9.99

If you can be anything be kind!
We will get through this!
God Bless You All!

04/07/2020

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: our weekly specials! Remember we are making breakfast, lunch and dinner. Whatever you want we will do our best to make! We do have somewhat of a limited menu, but if you give us a day’s notice we will do our absolute best to have it!
Wow, thank you to everyone that ordered to go this past week. We appreciate YOU! Big Daddy’s will be closed Easter Sunday so we can celebrate the resurrection of Jesus with our families!

SPECIALS:
(April 7th thru 10th 2020)

Tuesday- Hamburger Steak, Mashed Potatoes both covered in brown gravy, Sweet Corn and a Homemade Hot Roll! $9.99

Wednesday- Fajitas; beef or chicken, Rice, Refried Bean served with flour or corn tortillas and Chips & Salsa! $12.99 Combo $14.99!

Thursday- Steak Finger Platter; served with Red Skinned Potatoes, Green Bean, Country Gravy and Texas Toast! $9.99

Friday- It’s Catfish Day!
Served with French Fries, Hush Puppies and your choice of Veggie or Salad!
2- piece $9.99
3- piece $11.99

Saturday- Our Country Fried Henny Penny Chicken! Served with Henny Penny Tatar’s, Corn on the Cob, Country White Gravy and Texas Toast!
2- piece $8.99
3- piece $9.99
4- piece $10.99

Sunday-CLOSED for Easter!

Our hours until we can resume our regular schedule are:
Monday-Sunday 10:30 to 8:00!
Phone Number: 575-682-1224

Happy Easter! God Bless and Stay Safe!!!
✝️🙏🏼🙏🏼✝️

04/01/2020

Ok, here we go!!! We got our menu specials together for the rest of the week. You can still order off of the regular menu as well!

Wednesday (4/1)
Cheese, Beef or Chicken Enchiladas, Refried Beans, Rice and Chips and Salsa! $9.99 plus tax.

Thursday (4/2)
Goulash, Mashed Potatoes, Salad and a Homemade Hot Roll! $9.99 plus tax.

Friday(4/3)
Farm Fresh Catfish; served French Fries, Slaw and Hush Puppies!
2 piece $9.99 plus tax.
3 piece $11.99 plus tax.

Saturday (4/4)
Henny Penny Fried Chicken; white, dark or mixed!
Served with Corn on the Cob, Henny Penny Fried Potato Wedges, side of White Gravy, and Texas Toast!
2-piece $8.99 plus tax.
3-piece $9.99 plus tax.
4-piece $10.99 plus tax.

Sunday (4/5)
Meatloaf, Red Skinned Potatoes, Green Beans and a Homemade Hot Roll! $9.99 plus tax.

So sorry for the inconvenience! We will all get back to normal soon hopefully. Until then stay healthy and happy!!!!

God Bless!!!

03/30/2020

Yesterday’s Special was a success! Thank you to everyone that ordered.
So we are going to try and offer daily specials! If you have any special request let’s us know and we will do our best to provide! We are here to serve YOU!

Today’s Special (Monday, March 30th only!!!!)

2-Hamburgers with one side.
Choice of one side: French Fries, Tots, or Homemade Chips
2-Large Drinks $15.99 plus tax!

OR

2-Cheeseburgers with one side.
Choice of one side: French Fries, Tots, or Homemade Chips
2-large Drinks $18.99 plus tax!

Stay healthy, happy and safe!
God Bless🙏🏼❤️🙏🏼

03/28/2020

So, we are having a lot of request for Little Mommas Pot Roast!
Sunday Special:
Pot Roast
Red Skinned Mashed Potatoes
Baked Carrots
Green Beans
Homemade Hot Roll
If you would like to reserve a plate please call 575-682-1224!
REMEMBER, we are strictly to go only!!! No dining inside!! SORRY!
All of us here at Big Daddy’s are praying for everyone to say healthy and happy. We will all get through this together!!!

We are working with one of our distributors on getting groceries available to our Village!
Here’s a list of things that might be available and we could possibly have it here as early as Monday! Of course I would need to know by noon tomorrow (Sunday)! Not sure of pricing yet as our distributor is working on it.
Milk
Bread
Eggs (maybe)
Bacon
Produce
Meats
Rice
Beans
Noodles
Macaroni and Cheese
Paper Towels
Toilet Paper (hopefully)

Just let us know in the comments or by calling 575-682-1224 and asking for Scott, Sam or Michaela.
God Bless Us All!!
🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

03/20/2020

We had a successful day! Thank you to everyone that placed a to go order. Thank you to the gentleman from Lubbock that purchased a gift certificate! We are serving a full breakfast menu as well as lunch and dinner!!! Thanks again to everyone for their support.
The Big Daddy's Bunch!!!

03/19/2020

TO OUR VALUED BIG DADDY'S GUESTS,

As we have seen over recent weeks, the global spread of COVID-19 is impacting us all. Like most, we have been carefully monitoring the progression of the virus and have been strictly following the advice of our country's public health authorities. At Big Daddy's our guests have always been at the core of what we do and why we do it.

The health and safety of our guests and Big Daddy's employees continues to be our highest priority. As the virus continues to spread in communities across the US, we have made the important decision for now to stay open for carry out orders. You can call in your orders at 575-682-1224. You are welcome to come in and pick up your order. If you do not want to come in, you can pay over the phone and we will run your order out when you get here.

We are also committed to the well-being of our Big Daddy's employees and are very grateful and proud of their diligence to maintain a safe restaurant for our guests. We are implementing policies that will lessen the financial burden on our restaurant team during this crisis.

Thank you to all our guests for the continuous support. We look forward to business as usual when it is safe for you and our staff alike. Until then, stay safe and God Bless!

Greg & Darla Burt

Address

1705 James Canyon Hwy
Cloudcroft, NM
88317

Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 21:00
Thursday 07:00 - 21:00
Friday 07:00 - 21:00
Saturday 07:00 - 21:00
Sunday 07:00 - 21:00

Telephone

(575) 682-1224

Services

  • Catering
  • Groups
  • Kids
  • Reserve
  • Takeout
  • Waiter
  • Walkins

Specialties

  • Breakfast
  • Coffee
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Lunch

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Brock sure loved Mrs. Darla!!
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We sure did love introducing Brock to our favorite restaurant!!
Such a special day to introduce our grandson to Darla and Greg and our favorite restaurant!
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Great p,ace for breakfast. Great waitstaff! Great food!
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I need to come by and visit soon, just been crazy busy. Hope you all have a fantastic and busy weekend. LOVE you!!!