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Margo's Mexican Restaurant

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Mexican, Southwestern
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504 1st St, Alamogordo, NM 88310-6508
+1 575-434-0689
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10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:30
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our waitress was friendly and nice but the restaurant was dark and the lamp above our table didn't look like it had been cleaned - ever. I ordered basic cheese enchilada, rice and beans and the food was barely lukewarm, rice stale, cheese in enchiladas was not melted, clumpy. I wish I could uneat the picking I did of my... More 

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Thank Marcy S
Louisville, Kentucky
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

The food here was very good, as was the service. The restaurant and the restrooms were clean. We enjoyed the home town atmosphere and decor. The tables had ads and business cards for local places embedded in Lucite and the walls had photos of famous (Clint Eastwood, Sandra Locke) and not-as-famous (a former Miss USA from NM) on the walls.

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Thank Karen H
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Good things first; plenty of food, good price, fresh chicken in my enchilada con queso, good rice, fresh tea. Very efficient waitress. We also saw people eating American food (fried chicken and French fries) and it looked great. Bad things; my husband did not like his chimichanga, and his beans were dry. Biggest complaint was the salsa...unless you like extra... More 

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Thank Terra V
Austin, Texas
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Very good New Mexico fare. Good service, ample portions and very good food.Popular with the local residents.

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Thank Robert F
Elgin, Illinois
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We were in town to see White Sands National Monument. We had dinner here. We were early so the place was not crowded, just us. I had the tamale dinner and my wife the enchaladas. Both of us enjoyed our dinners. Our waitress was polite and attentive. Also, Margos seems to be a sponsor of several juvenile sports teams. There... More 

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Thank Jonny C
Cloudcroft, New Mexico
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We had not been here in a few years so my husband and I thought we would give it another try. Frozen chile rellenos, canned beans and runny chicken taco. Not good and way overpriced. Still disappointed.

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Thank ygbarnes
Chandler, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Nothing overly special about it other that the food was very good and the service was good with the people being friendly and pleasant. A good place to eat.

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Thank Dan R
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We went there for a lunch on a Monday. The restaurant is so dark inside. No windows and the atmosphere was like a graveyard or the waiting room of my dentist. The place was full of people but really quiet. We ordered of the lunch menu and the food was so bland. I was really disappointed. Apparently Clint Eastwood visited... More 

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Thank Roadtripper0367
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

When I travel, I like to seek out local restaurants and support the local economy. We passed a number of restaurant chains before we found Margo's tucked away on a side street. We arrived at the restaurant at 10:55. I asked what time lunch would be served. I was told lunch began at 11AM therefore I asked to see the... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Margo's is a very friendly and clean . It has the atmosphere of being family friendly and is very welcoming. The salsa and chips are out of bounds awesome! The heat was perfect (for me). I highly recommend the #1 Margo Special either the green sauce. The chili rellano was awesome! I'm very pleased with the service and the pricing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 504 1st St, Alamogordo, NM 88310-6508
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Alamogordo
  • Phone Number: +1 575-434-0689

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