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Old Road House

Rte 70, Mescalero, NM 88340
+1 505-671-4674
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
10 Apr 2017
“Eat outside the box”
3 Mar 2016
“More Dump than Charm”
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Mexican, Southwestern
Rte 70, Mescalero, NM 88340
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Several times a year we make the trip to the Old Road House restaurant with friends from out of State. I love the red chile because it's authentic and very hot. My husband whines about it, Missouri baby. It's a nice drive into the heart...More

Thank Carolyn5704
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I would not go at anything like a peak time. The staff needed constant prompting to do the bare basics. They have people lined out past the door, so there is precious incentive to do anything other than rush around. The food is OK mexican,...More

Thank MomoBobo
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Located on Mescalero Reservation this restaurant serves all types of dishes. Sour cream enchiladas is my favorite. Also good burgers. Extremely nice operators. Worth a 20 minute drive from Ruidoso.

1  Thank jerry c
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Weird hours, BYOB, dingy atmosphere, but great food. A favorite when passing through on the way to Alamo

Thank 403nateh
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Stopped by on a Wednesday afternoon. Tables are dirty, service is horrible and the food was barely edible. You would be better off at Taco Bell.

Thank SamanthaRevis
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Get the red beef enchiladas with onions and an egg on top. Green sauce is good too but for some spice, I like the red. Go easy on the green salsa and chips or your "buds" will be burning when the food arrives. The Wednesday...More

1  Thank Food_Snobb-OnTheJob
Reviewed 5 March 2015

We had a late lunch at Old Road House on a snowy, cold afternoon. The green salsa is quite good, tasting of smoky Hatch chiles. My husand and I split a combination platter, which was large enough for two. Great beef enchilada with green, good...More

3  Thank LatteInParadise
Reviewed 29 September 2014

I'm not a big fan of Mexican food at any location, but I had friends visiting from out of town and they wanted to try this place. Salsa was too hot to eat for any of us. Food was average. Good service, good prices. Too...More

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We went Sunday after church and it was packed. By the time we left there was a lot of people waiting for a table. The food is well worth the wait. I had the red beef enchiladas, great red sauce. The hot sauce with the...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 12 July 2014

They don't have a sign so don't drive by. It is also off the highway on the old road. The best Mexican food in the area. Service was great and can't wait to come back again.

Thank William B
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Barbara H
19 December 2014|
Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not for sure the exact hours of operation but have eaten their for both lunch and dinner. I think I have been there as late as 8 pm, I do know that they are closed on Mondays. Expect to have to wait for a table on... More
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Restaurant Details

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Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte 70, Mescalero, NM 88340
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Mescalero
  • Phone Number: +1 505-671-4674
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