New Mexico January 03, 2019
You’ll Get Lost For Hours Inside This Remote New Mexico General Store
Back in the good ole’ days, you could go into a general store and find everything from gifts to essentials and even amazing local food. This remote store in Northern New Mexico is a step into the past where the locals, including Georgia O’Keeffe, all used to shop for necessities and fun finds. Whether you want to look around for hours, fill up on gas, or enjoy an amazing meal, this general store in Abiquiu is a true retro gem.
Welcome to Bode's General Merchandise in Abiquiu!
This retro general store is so much more than "general merchandise". This store features a cafe, a gas station, a grocery store, and gift shop all in one.
Bode's was originally called "Grants Mercantile" and acted as a general store, post office, jail, and stage coach stop. There's a lot of history packed into this small town stop.
Since 1893, Bode's has been providing service to travelers, bandits, and pilgrims alike. This general store has been a one stop shop for anything you could want or need, and now you can spend hours wandering through the store to find a unique item, and feel like you're in old times.
After looking around for the perfect gift, you can head on over to the cafe and enjoy a true Northern New Mexico meal.
The kitchen features coffee and teas in the morning, until counter service begins at 10:30a.m. Grab a delicious burrito or sandwich for lunch; you won't regret it.
Bode's kitchen is open for longer hours on the weekend, and their specials are constantly changing. Whether you want a tasty green chile cheeseburger or a quick to-go item, they've got your appetite covered.
Bode's General Merchandise is a grocery store and gas station as well. As you wait for your car to fill up outside, browse the gift shop for a unique gift. Even the famous artist, Georgia O'Keeffe was known to browse Bode's.
This general store in Abiquiu has more charm than your average gift shop, and is home to some amazing eats. Get ready to experience nostalgia and history as you spend hours in this retro hidden gem.
Bode's General Merchandise is located at 21196 US-84, Abiquiu, NM.
For more information, you can check out their website
Have you ever visited Bode’s? What did you find? We’d love to hear about your experience in the comments.
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