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El Camino Nuevo

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican,
1025 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-7047
+1 575-258-4312
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Overview
  • Excellent19%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
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“flan” (3 reviews)
“chile relleno” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
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1025 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-7047
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Places on Sunday night are hard to find open and we ended up here, we love mexican food. we had enchiladas, the tortilla was semi hard, they skimped on the filling (chicken) , the sopapias were greasy. I won't go back.

Thank SandBetweenMyToes007
Reviewed 13 November 2017

It is good New Mexican food restaurant, but remember it is a sports bar. It gets loud during sport events. Only my opinion, but a room away from the noise would make it even more appealing if I was with a group to talk. Maybe...More

Thank LA-NM-Boy
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We came here after a day of hiking, tired and just wanting to eat a good meal in a comfortable setting. This one fit the bill from the minute we walked in. Greeted by a friendly man who gave us a menu to look at...More

Thank lubbock123
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The service was very good. The staff stayed busy and we didn't have to wait long for our food. We ordered the Nachos. They lacked the spicy seasoning we have come to expect but they wern't bad either.

Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

One of our very favorite places to eat in Ruidoso! The service is awesome and staff are attentive and friendly! The entire menu is prepared from scratch and made from authentic family recipes!

Thank Lisa Z
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is a family run business and has the best Mexican food in our little town. Mama is always in the kitchen to make sure that everything is to her specifications. The heat depends on the chilies cooked ;up that day, so you may need...More

Thank S Lynn M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The food was absolutely terrible. Sour cream runny. Queso and salsa were completely nasty. Chips stale and hard. Our 11 year old could have made better guacamole. So awful.

Thank Sheila L
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I went there and it was so/so. I had the enchilada plate, and they were definitely different than the enchiladas I'm used to, but they were okay. The consensus of my family was don't get the fajitas or combination plates. The burritos...More

Thank KRMN101
Reviewed 21 July 2017

When we ordered frozen margarita's, tne waitress said "Are you sure you don't want our house special on the rocks. They have more taste?" We wanted frozen. Boy, was she right....they were horrible. We refused them and she brought us the "on the rocks" version....More

Thank fmartin1
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants. The Mexican combination is divine with fantastic red and green enchilada sauce. The chile relleno is perfection. I have ordered this dish multiple times, first at the Mescalero restaurant Old Road, and then at this place. Always consistently tasty. Their...More

Thank Jacqueline J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-7047
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-258-4312
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