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Northeastern New Mexico Sights

Eklund Hotel Dining Room & Saloon

  • 15 Main St. Map It
  • Clayton
  • Restaurant–Sight

Fodor's Review

The 1892 Eklund Hotel Dining Room & Saloon, whose splendid Victorian dining room has crystal chandeliers, apricot tufted-velvet booths, gilt-flocked wallpaper, and marble fireplaces, is quite a draw in Clayton. The hunting-lodge atmosphere in the saloon is quite different but no less authentic, with a large raw-rock fireplace, wooden booths, mounted game heads, and historic photos and clippings of Clayton's past. The town's most famous historical character, the notorious

train robber Black Jack Ketchum, was hanged just out front in 1901. His last words were "I had breakfast in Clayton, but I'll have dinner in hell!" Put your boot up on the brass rail at the bar (won in a poker game) and order a cold one.

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Sight Information

Address:

15 Main St., Clayton, 88415, United States

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Phone:

877-355–8631

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