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El Paraiso

721 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6911
+1 505-257-0279
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
12 Apr 2017
“Really good”
21 Jul 2016
“I had breakfast one day and lunch another day and BOTH were EXCELLENT.”
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721 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6911
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Nice little out of the way restaurant. Very reasonable prices & good food. Husband said the chili relleno was really good. I would recommend the beef enchilada over the cheese. Will definitely go back.

Thank tami w
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I had a 'western style' omelet for breakfast which was the best omelet I have had in MANY an omelet eaten out. Just wonderful. I went back for lunch today and had the shredded beef tacos which were VERY GOOD as was the obviously made...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Went for breakfast to try out the food. It you would expect from area Mexican restaurants. Food portions are good, prices are about what you would pay anywhere in the area. Staff is friendly, plenty of seating. Food flavors are not bad. If you are...More

Reviewed 17 December 2015

This is a family owned restaurant that, for the money, serves one of the best breakfasts in Ruidoso. The staff is friendly and always aiming to please. The menu offers traditional American and Mexican breakfast plates; all good.

Thank MikeBwest
Reviewed 28 October 2015

Wound up here as a result of being recommended by several locals. What a find! The food was simply great. Service was nice and pleasant. Had the JUMBO shredded beef burrito and it was one of the best I have ever had. It was almost...More

Thank Rick U
Reviewed 29 September 2014

...but the breakfast food is good. Had a good taco salad for lunch once. It is a clean place with good service. Good value. Not expensive.

Thank HornDozer
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Every time we are in Ruidoso (yearly) we eat breakfast here. The food is always good the service excellent and the food is not overpriced. We all had different omelets and they were all delicious The waitress was friendly and made you feel welcome. We...More

Thank jsfollett
Reviewed 28 September 2013

Ambiance is lacking. Place felt a little dirty. It wasn't, just felt that way. Maybe dirty isn't the right word, but can't think of another. Food was ok. Nothing special and what I would call below average, but wasn't horrible. Service wasn't nothing to write...More

Thank Mojo1988
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Chicken tacos were perfect - tortillas were just soft/crunchy enough, chicken was high quality. Beans cooked with lard, the way nature intended. Perfect everything - very good salsa.

Thank GinaKelley
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Nice for a quick lunch or breakfast. Local hang out. a meal under 10 bucks and food is pretty good. Hidden and next to Lawrence Brothers Grocery store. Thanks, Ms Annie

Thank Ruidoso A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Waitstaff
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6911
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 505-257-0279
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