The Most Whimsical Restaurant In New Mexico Belongs On Your Bucket List

Driving through Hatch, everyone slows for Sparky’s. Regardless of whether you’ve heard about the restaurant’s food, the exterior alone is unexpected enough to make you gawp. Even from the outside, you know this is fun joint, with an old-timey vibe.

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Sparky’s Burgers, Barbecue, & Espresso is located at 115 Franklin Street in Hatch. To learn more, visit the restaurant’s Facebook page.

For another offbeat New Mexico dining experience, check out Saggio’s. However, if you’re more intrigued by our state’s best green chile cheeseburgers, here are 12 incredible options to kick off your next culinary adventure!