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Little Diner

7209 7th St., Canutillo, TX - (915) 877-2176
True Tex-Mex food in an out-of-the-way diner: superb chili con carne, flautas, gorditaas, and made-here tortillas.
90% Approval Rating (11 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Flautas (4)
Chile Relleno
Green Chili
Tortilla Chips
Red Chile
Tamales
Gorditas (1)

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (8)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Just beyond El Paso, far from the interstate and several blocks off the main road that runs through the village of Canutillo, is the Little Diner. Here are the finest flautas and gorditas in West Texas. Flautas, which means flutes, are tightly rolled, crisp-fried ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

7209 7th St., Canutillo, TX
(915) 877-2176

http://www.littlediner.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
The demure cornmeal pockets known as gorditas pack powerful flavor. The one in the foreground is loaded with chile colorado. The one in back contains ground beef and garnishes.
"The demure cornmeal pockets known as gorditas pack powerful flavor. The one in the foreground is loaded with chile colorado. The one in back contains ground beef and garnishes."
Michael Stern





A bowl of Texas-style chile con carne: meat and chile, nothing else.
"A bowl of Texas-style chile con carne: meat and chile, nothing else."
Michael Stern


Flautas are named because they resemble flutes. They sure made me sing a happy tune. I got two filled with chicken, two with shredded beef. The guacamole, sour cream, refritos, and salad are fun to push around on the plate with the flauta as you eat it by hand.
"Flautas are named because they resemble flutes. They sure made me sing a happy tune. I got two filled with chicken, two with shredded beef. The guacamole, sour cream, refritos, and salad are fun to push around on the plate with the flauta as you eat it by hand."
Michael Stern


Green chile, made with chunks of pork is a stew that also contains potatoes and onion.
"Green chile, made with chunks of pork is a stew that also contains potatoes and onion."
Michael Stern


A pair of tamales: one loaded with beef, the other with shreds of chicken
"A pair of tamales: one loaded with beef, the other with shreds of chicken"
Michael Stern


An only-in-chile-country taste experience: pure chile flavor in which to dip warm, just-made chips.
"An only-in-chile-country taste experience: pure chile flavor in which to dip warm, just-made chips."
Michael Stern


Lourdes Pearson gets her chiles each fall from La Union, New Mexico. Here one is stuffed with cheese, battered and deep-fried.
"Lourdes Pearson gets her chiles each fall from La Union, New Mexico. Here one is stuffed with cheese, battered and deep-fried."
Michael Stern


In the middle of nowhere, a large portion of Roadfood heaven
"In the middle of nowhere, a large portion of Roadfood heaven"
Michael Stern



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