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Alfonso's Mexican Food

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412 Clayton Rd, Raton, NM 87740-2345
07:00 - 21:00
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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

sent here by the staff at Raton Pass inn where I was told to order the lengua mini tacos......I do not regret it, those were the best tacos I've ever eaten

Thank Princess S
Naperville, Illinois
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620 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Don't be confused - this place is attached to a gas station - but that doesn't mean it's not delicious food. A lot of food for the money, and the platters come with awesome beans and rice. I also liked the variety of salsas available.

Thank mja1982
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for good, fast Mexican-American food (along the lines of Alibertos, Filibertos, etc.), this is a great stop. The seating area is a bit messy (hence the 4 stars) and cramped, but the food is great, and the service was super friendly. We always try to stop when we're passing through Raton.

Thank LakesideLoonies
Fort Collins, Colorado
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155 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We would drive 200 miles out of our way to hit this place on a road trip. It serves fantastic, authentic Mexican food at great prices. And yes, it is located in a gas station convenience store.....and yes the servers are more interested in their phones than serving you.....and it still gets a 5 out of 5 in my book.... More 

Thank creebol
Angel Fire, New Mexico
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Coming through Raton my wife was googling places to eat & found Alfonso's. Don't trust google exactly get you there: it is located inside the CONOCO GAS STATION. It's a walk up to order window. I had the rellenos & my wife got enchiladas. I freaked out the order girl when I said I wanted green on my rellenos, how... More 

1 Thank Bladedakota
Raton, New Mexico
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Boy, we were taken it was so bad we are challenging our cc to get our money back, we returned the product and they just tossed it in the trash no apology no nothing!! Wow if you want to offer good food don't charge people 20 dollars for two burritos then don't make it right and throw all of it... More 

2 Thank foodie101010
Estes Park, Colorado
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Don't know what other reviewers are talking about. It was dirty. They got the order wrong. The food was disgusting. Couldn't finish it. Anything would have been better. First time I've been misled by Trip Advisor. Beware - don't go!!

1 Thank meb665
Denver, Colorado
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

The food was good but they didn't have some items on their menu. We had the carne asana. The price was good. We will stop here again.

Thank marmogumby
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Love to stop here for dinner on the run.... the carne asada fries are my usual order with a side of 2 tacos de lengua

Thank Angellleyes
Fort Worth, Texas
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I was expecting great things after reading previous reviews. I got just what I would have expected had I not read reviews. The food was better than convenience store quality, but the service was lackadaisical at best. Two of four orders were incorrect. Tortillas used in preparing the meal were gigantic, but we're not very good. Most any fast food... More 

Thank RatTailGray

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 Clayton Rd, Raton, NM 87740-2345
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Raton

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