American and New Mexican
The Sweet Shop recently made the top 12 lists of “12 Great New Mexico Restaurant worth pulling off the Interstate for!
For more than nine decades Pappas’ Sweet Shop Restaurant of Raton has had a hand in putting food on people’s plates. The restaurant is currently owned and operated by Ann Marie (Pappas) Rigdon and her son Matthew Rigdon. Starting with Ann Marie’s grandfather, Jim Pappas, and extending to her son, Matthew, who does most of the cooking for the restaurant, four generations of the Pappas family have served a multitude of Raton folks, as well as a host of celebrities, sports stars, politicians, tourists and international visitors.