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Chef Lupes Family Restaurant

Mexican, Southwestern
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1501 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6106
+1 505-257-4687
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, smallish, with heavenly kitchen smells. A few times the waitress has been a bit overloaded. Even the iced tea is good. Generous proportions. Good parking. Nice location for tourism as well.

Thank Joe D
Thornton, Colorado
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ruidoso, NM is know for the scenery, not their food. It is very hard to find a good place to eat in this town. With that said, Chef Lupes is my choice for breakfast. The place is nothing special but they do provide a variety of nice flavorful breakfast plates to choose from. Again there just ok but better than... More 

Thank jessblackmail
Waco, United States
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Went here in the "off-season", so the place wasn't crowded at all. Had Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas that were very good! Not as spicy as when we lived in Albuquerque, but still really good. Typical plating of Enchiladas with rice and beans. Would have been even better with a beer, but I was driving. Atmosphere isn't anything to write home... More 

Thank Miles M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Best food in town and great prices i recommend chef lupes for a family or an individual to eat there i loved the wings and chips and salsa

Thank Carlos N
Amarillo, Texas
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The prices are reasonable. The Pork Chimichanga is delicious but did have too much torilla and could have used a little more pork. The whole meal was excellent though. The place has a nice charm to it.

Thank Cari R
Protem, Missouri
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88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I along with three other ate here for breakfast 2 days in a row while staying in Ruidoso. I had the standard sausage and eggs the first day and then opted for the Mexican breakfast the second day. I'm not sure what you call it but it was darn good. Rice and beans included and some mighty tasty green chile... More 

Thank rward307
Minster, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We went for breakfast one morning and the food was great. Ordered the Big O breakfast with corn tortillas. Soooo good!! Don't miss out!

Thank tracidoby
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Went for breakfast, husband went for a Mexican breakfast and I wanted sopapillas. They didn't have sopapillas and everything else was just very average. Won't be back

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Burleson, Texas
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161 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

The service is awful and so unfriendly it's not worth the trip. The food is fair but without service you can find better options. I have eaten here for years and am very disappointed it has declined so much.

Thank Johnny B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The service was horrible, our drinks were always empty, the chicken in the quesadillas was not cooked all the way. Do not recommend at all.

Thank Krystal R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6106
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 505-257-4687

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?