Great local restaurants and comfortable accommodations make it easy to stop and stay in Fort Sumner. Fort Sumner boasts three restaurants ranging from a drive-through with grilled hamburgers and shakes to sit down restaurants offering home-cooked Mexican and American food.


Fred’s Restaurant & Lounge

Using only hand picked chilies, roasted and peeled every harvest, Fred’s is able to serve you green chile as many area families have done for years. You will not find New Mexican cuisine like Fred’s anywhere. We were voted by our customers to be included in The New Mexico Tourism ” 2011 Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail” Located at 1266 East Sumner, Ave. Call us at (575)355-7500



Rodeo Grill

Rodeo Grill located at 715 West Sumner Ave. is open from 7 am to 2 pm Sunday – Thursday. Serving Breakfast plates and burritos. Daily Lunch Specials.  Smoked meats, sausage, brisket and pan fried catfish are just a few things you will find on this menu.  The Pecos River Club sandwich is a local favorite and great for a hot afternoon meal. Call at 575-355-8000






Dariland is home to “Mootilda” the Cow and is the only place in town to get a Freshly made pizza however you like it. But that’s not all, they also serve chicken baskets, Double Cheeseburger, and tots covered with cheese and green chile. Not to mention their huge selection of Malts, Shakes, Cones and of course The Banana Split. Full Breakfast plates served till 10 AM. Watch for Mootilda and Dairland at 1304 Sumner Ave, or call to place an order at (575)355-2337. Open Monday – Saturday 7 AM till 8 PM