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Tina's Cafe

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522 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6011
575-257-8930
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08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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Hobbs, New Mexico
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I found this place on TripAdvisor. We were looking for a place that served a late breakfast. This is my new breakfast place. The food is all delicious but it has the most amazing deserts. Tinas has the best chocolate pie I have ever tasted. My husband had the eggs Benedict with homemade hollandaise sauce that was delicious. And he... More 

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Thank susan f
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Susan. Thanks for wonderful words. Tina was tickled. She takes her reviews very personally. Hope to see you again soon. KenB More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We read about this gem on TripAdvisor and decided to see for ourselves! We spent the night in Ruidoso on our way to Carrizozo, New Mexico for a speaking engagement and a book signing. What a treat! The food and the service were outstanding!

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Thank Rosanne R
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Rosanne. Thanks for taking the time to write about your experience at Tina's Cafe. I"m curious about your book. Relevant to the area? I consider myself a 'student' of the local history. See you next time you're in the neighborhood. KenB More 

Thibodaux, Louisiana, United States
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband didn't want me to share this review because we are going to be moving to Ruidoso soon and he doesn't want to "share" this restaurant with the world :) We were actually going to eat at another breakfast restaurant, but it was closed, so I had heard about Tina's and decided to give it a try. Oh, my!... More 

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Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Paulette. Thanks for the kind words. You're going to love Mountain Life. Hope to see you again soon. KenB More 

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127 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on Sunday morning to a full parking lot. As we made our way to the restaurant, we found a rustic cabin with a rear patio overlooking the river. Service was excellent and the biscuits and gravy was delicious . Overall, a fun experience!

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Thank Mark R
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Mark. Thanks so much for nice review. Great folks like yourself help to build our business. Hope to see you again soon. KenB More 

Lubbock, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found Tina's Cafe on Trip Advisor on a previous trip to Ruidoso and have decided to make it a tradition! My husband and I split the breakfast burrito and it was more than enough for two. We love the cozy atmosphere with the fireplace and next time we hope to try some of the pies. We've not tried the... More 

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Thank donnaweaver
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Donna. Thanks for the kind words. We've built our business one customer at a time and great reviews help us to shine. See you again soon. KenB More 

Walsenburg, Colorado
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Cheese burgers and fries for both of us today. First time in Tina's and lunch was great. They also have Mexican food, breakfast is served all day. It's nice to have a quality breakfast in Walsenburg.

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Roanoke
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We decided to eat here based on the rave reviews. My enchiladas were mediocre at best. We did get cinnamon rolls to go and my boys loved them.

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Thank shanpres
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this review

So sorry the enchiladas were not to your liking. Maybe next time you're around I can buy you one of Tina's famous Tamales. Please ask for Ken and mention this message to me. Thanks for your input. KenB More 

Midland, Texas
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Great service! Puff pastry was excellent. And lavender lemonade is awesome. Back patio by river is really nice. Would definitely go back!

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Seattle, Washington
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112 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Best part of ruidoso!! Came here at 10am for breakfast. Our server was great and her recommendations were all on point. I got the migas, a scramble with sausage. It was very very good, would definitely get it again. The beans it came with were also great- New Mexico knows what it's doing with those! For dessert, I got the... More 

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Thank mainereason
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this review

Hi. Thanks for taking the time to tell folks about our little cafe. Hope to see you again next time you're in the neighborhood . KenB More 

Bryan, Texas
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

My wife and I ATE AT TINA'S THREE TIMES IN FOUR DAYS AND would eat there regularly if we lived there. The food is all freshly prepared and well seasoned. the portions are generous and th service is fine. Be sure to try the wonderful deserts_peach and pepper pie in a crust to di for.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Mexican, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
08:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:00
Thursday
08:00 - 14:00
Friday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 522 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6011
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: 575-257-8930

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?