You Won’t Regret Taking The Drive Out To This Humble Small Town Cafe In New Mexico

While you can find dozens of restaurants in Santa Fe or Albuquerque, this little cafe in Tatum near the Texas border is well worth the drive. From the outside, it might not look like much, but upon entering you’ll be met with some of the best fried steak, burgers, and more, all with the friendliest people this small town has to offer. All the locals will let you know this is the best restaurant in town, and in fact, it’s one of the only. Don’t be fooled by the location, this humble restaurant is worth a trip from any corner of the state, and once you try the food, you’ll be a fan for life.

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Have you ever traveled through Tatum and visited Steak House Cafe? How was it? Did you try the steak fries? We’d love to hear all about your experience in the comments!

For another small town restaurant that’s so worth the drive, check out this historic converted house that’s now a beloved cafe in the sweet town of La Mesa.