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Casa Blanca Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
501 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6902
+1 575-257-2495
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“enchiladas” (113 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (31 reviews)
“sopapillas” (13 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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501 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6902
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'd give it one star only because the waitress was so sweet. I ordered a cheese chilie relleno and when it came it was cold - not even room temperature - it was COLD! So we're the beans and rice. My husband's enchiladas were cold...More

Thank karenw1985
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here in the heart of New Mexico, how can you serve bad Mexican food? Everything I ordered was bland and tasteless. How do you do that? Sauces (red and green both) were the right color, but no flavor. The sole exception - bacon wrapped shrimp...More

Thank knownalias
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love the Mexican food at Casa Blanca! The chips and salsa are great starters along with a delicious margarita. The green chilli chicken enchiladas are hard to resist! I also like the lunch chicken quesadilla! The service is always prompt and the food comes...More

Thank Marilyn K
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We eat here every time we visit Ruidoso because the Mexican food is usually really good but the staff tends to be inattentive and not always the friendliest. The chips and salsa are very good. Expect a long wait on the weekends. We notice that...More

Thank dblagrave
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Had a late lunch here with family after site-seeing. The food was ok to good.....the server was friendly....but the service was really, really slow. Word of caution. I love spicy food and can usually take the "heat" When you order the Spicy Green Chili and...More

Thank 1junebug
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I've been eating here for at least 30 years. This is a "don't miss" place! I don't think there's anything on this menu you WON'T like! MY favorite? The chili rellenos! But the enchiladas, quesadillas, taco salad, queso burger - oh heck, EVERYTHING on the...More

Thank karenw1985
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Was recommended by our hotel owners at idle hour lodge we have a very good time food was very good fresh and hot very clean efficient staff nice location lots of parking get there early nice outdoor patio area easy location walk or short drive...More

Thank Dan70bbq
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Great New Mexican food, be sure to have Chile strips! The fireplace was a nice touch on a snowy night!

Thank moosecreek99
Reviewed 26 December 2017

I absolutely love this place. I live in Amarillo, Tx and am originally from Las Cruces, NM. We travel through Ruidoso when going back home and stop here every time. Great service and AMAZING food.

Thank Daisie V
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We were in there at 7:30 PM. Took forever to get served. When we did half of our plates was cold. There was 7 in our party restaurant was not busy. This place has continually gone downhill. We eat there pretty regularly but this is...More

Thank Phil C
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27 January 2017|
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Response from 196kyle | Property representative |
We do take reservations, please call to schedule yours. Only service dogs with proper documentations are allowed on property. Thank you.
Frank N
31 July 2016|
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I believe they do... but have never had them.
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Yes, great Rita's!!😀👏👍
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6902
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-257-2495
  • E-mail
Casa Blanca Is One Of The Most Popular Mexican Food Restaurants In Ruidoso. Started In 1984, And Built From A Remodeled Spanish Style House, The Business Has Become A Favorite For Tourist And Local Patrons. The Menu Includes Authentic Mexican Food, Often Spiced With New Mexico Green Chile. Among The Items At The Top Of Casa’s Most Popular List Are Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas, Green Chile Chicken Burritos, And Chile Rellenos. A Solid Lineup Of Starter Items Include, Fajita Steak Nachos, And Stuffed Jalapenos In Addition To Numerous Choices For Salads & Soups. The Lunch Menu Offers Most Of The Favorites – In Smaller Portions, And A Children’s Menu Is Available For Children Under 10 Years Old. Beverages Include Traditional Drinks Along With Wine, Beer And Margaritas.
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