Pecos Trail Dining Facility

203 Air Commando Way

Cannon AFB, NM 88103

P: 575-784-2420

DSN: 681-2420

High Plains Café

100 S Dagger Rd

Cannon AFB, NM 88103

P: 575-904-3139

DSN: 904-3139


Pecos Trail Dining Facility and High Plains Café are open to all military ranks, family members, retirees and civilians on base.  Basically, anyone with base access can dine at these locations.  Our facilities offer campus-style cafeteria options to include a 28-day rotating main entrée menu, the N’Rich Grill, a soup and salad bar, pizza station, and the Subconnection deli.  Airmen on the ESM program can use their meal card at Pecos Trail Dining Facility/High Plains Café and other eateries operated by Force Support Squadron including the Landing Zone, Tailgate Sports Lounge, Chip Shot Dining Room at Whispering Winds and Cannon Lanes snack bar.


What is the Air Force Food Service Essential Station Messing (ESM)?  Department of Defense Food Service Program (DFSP), states Enlisted Service members are entitled to a ration for each day on active duty, except when they are entitled to a basic allowance for subsistence (BAS) or per diem. A military member receiving rations in lieu of BAS is considered assigned to ESM.  Department of Defense Food Service Program (DFSP) and AF Food & Beverage (F&B), a “ration” is the quantity of nutritionally adequate food required to subsist one person for one day (a ration equates to 3 meals per day).  ESM customers are authorized 3 meals per day at the Dining Facility (DFAC) or Campus Dining; a meal is considered a reasonable amount of food that can typically be consumed in one sitting/meal (sit down or grab-n-go).  Airmen may eat a meal in any designated activity within the Food program to include Pecos Trail Dining Facility (DFAC) and High Plains Café, The Lift at the SE Side Kiosk, Flight Kitchen as well as designated NAF Food & Beverage activities such as the Landing Zone, Tailgate Sports Lounge, Cannon Lanes and Whispering Winds Golf Course Dining Room.


Pecos Trail


Breakfast: 6 AM - 9 AM

Grab N' Go: 9 AM - 10:30 AM

Lunch: 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Grab N' Go: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Dinner: 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM



Breakfast: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Grab N' Go: 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Lunch: 10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Grab N' Go: 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Dinner: 4:30 PM - 6 PM

Boxed meals prepared for pickup during hours listed above provide a minimum 2 hours advance notice is given.

High Plains Café


Breakfast: 5:30 AM - 9 AM

Lunch: 11 AM - 1 PM

Dinner: 5 PM - 7 PM



Sunday - Thursday

11 PM - 1 AM

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