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Billy Ray's Restaurant

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118 E 3rd St, Roswell, NM 88201-6202
+1 575-627-0997
11:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Roswell, NM
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96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Went to lunch with several men from church and this place is always good. I had their taco soup. Flavor was excellent. A couple of the guys always get their green chile cheeseburger and were very happy. Waitress does excellent job with large group.

Thank William J
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Great prime rib sandwich! Building either allows smoking or is smoking. So it stinks and is a little musty. Food is great though!

Thank LovetoCraft
Roswell, NM
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96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Our group goes here 3-4 times and year. Small menu but they have great sandwiches and burgers. Wait staff is very good and friendly. She did a very good job of taking care of our party of 10.

Thank William J
Spring, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

We didn't have great experience at Billy Ray's as we stayed the night in Roswell, NM March 17, 2016. Staff was okay, service was slow and food seemed like old school event food heated up from frozen and over priced. It's truly a bar with food and could use a good dusting and cleaning as well.

Thank Gina H
Austin, Texas
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Came in to eat after a day of UFOing. We didn't have high expectations, but we hoped that the food would be decent. Restaurant was maybe half full. Service was a bit slow, took us about five minutes to be given our menus and our drink order taken. Throughout the experience I ran out of water (Which to me is... More 

Thank dtb84
Roswell, New Mexico
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

So I have been here twice on a Saturday come in at 8:00pm to have dinner first time Billy the owner refused to make us food because he had just had a table of six order steaks. Tonight come in at 8:15 pm and try to order steaks waitress says Billy the owner won't make them because he is closing... More 

Thank MikeRock23
New Orleans, Louisiana
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

Open Tuesday through Saturday just one block off Main Street with owners Billy Ray in the kitchen and wife Barbara behind the bar on site serving guests makes this a top pick in Roswell. The Mexican food plates are HUGE and the service is friendly and reliable. Big screen tv's for sports, most Friday nights features local music and Saturday... More 

Thank thaddt
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Ok, so looking at this place from the outside you may think it's a little dated. And then you walk inside and discover you're absolutely correct. BUT, they have amazing burgers and steaks!!! And I don't mind the beer either ;)

Thank Corina1201977
Roswell, NM
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96 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

Our church mens group dine here about every third month because their food is always very good. We always go at 1:00 to whatever restaurant we choose to avoid the heavy lunch crowd and the service has always been excellent.

Thank William J
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

We ate there today (Saturday) time on here shows opening at 11am, we pull in at 1:30. They actually do not open until 2pm on Saturdays. Anyways we easily kill 30 minutes (found some old buildings nearby to take photos of with our car) it was a win win. The lunch menu was simple so ordering took about 2 minutes.... More 

Thank Cassie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Mexican
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 E 3rd St, Roswell, NM 88201-6202
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Roswell
  • Phone Number: +1 575-627-0997

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