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El Camino Nuevo

) #58 of 62 Restaurants in Ruidoso €€ - €€€ Mexican,
1025 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-7047
+1 575-258-4312
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible19%
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“flan” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
€€ - €€€
1025 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-7047
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1 - 10 of 56 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was absolutely terrible. Sour cream runny. Queso and salsa were completely nasty. Chips stale and hard. Our 11 year old could have made better guacamole. So awful.

Thank Sheila L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went there and it was so/so. I had the enchilada plate, and they were definitely different than the enchiladas I'm used to, but they were okay. The consensus of my family was don't get the fajitas or combination plates. The burritos...More

Thank KRMN101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we ordered frozen margarita's, tne waitress said "Are you sure you don't want our house special on the rocks. They have more taste?" We wanted frozen. Boy, was she right....they were horrible. We refused them and she brought us the "on the rocks" version....More

Thank fmartin1
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

One of my favorite restaurants. The Mexican combination is divine with fantastic red and green enchilada sauce. The chile relleno is perfection. I have ordered this dish multiple times, first at the Mescalero restaurant Old Road, and then at this place. Always consistently tasty. Their...More

Thank Jacqueline J
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We had such high hopes for this restaurant. The service was great! Our server was delightful. But the food! Yikes! Our kids liked their burgers and fries, and the pork carnitas were a hit. The chicken soft tacos were bland with maybe a quarter cup...More

Thank ImABoyMom
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The service was fast and friendly. Chips and hot sauce were very good. The flautias were very good. The beef and potato burritos were nice sized and very tasty. One with red sauce and one with green sauce. They offer both BEEF and CHICKEN burritos...More

Thank Rick U
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

First, I want to say I'm from here and currently live in Dallas and had some friends come up with me to visit, one of my local friends suggested we eat here. Secondly, I'm a little biased because I'm Mexican and nobody cooks Mexican better...More

1  Thank UncleRicky5859
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Service was slow because of a large group before us however the salsa and chips were delicious, and the food was worth the wait. I loved the chili relleno and enchiladas and the ballast point on tap was a treat. Prices are reasonable for great...More

Thank Mfsholtis
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We had a good experience here - red sauce is pretty average and not too spicy which is good for some. We like more spice so were a little disappointed. The fajitas were really good!!

Thank gheathington
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Green Chile sauce is great to start off the meal. The queso was bland. We should have put the green chile sauce in the queso to make it better. Enchiladas were good and that is what I would suggest eating. The Chile Relleno was ok.

Thank Bill934
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1025 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-7047
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-258-4312
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