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Tina's Cafe

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522 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6011
575-257-8930
Today
08:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
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Seminole, Texas
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Peach Grn Chile pie is so amazing who knew cant wait for this weekend to see if you still have the pie This place is amazing You guys rock

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Thank Ruth D
Pensacola, FL
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The best food ever. If you don't go there looking for Tina's Cafe you might miss it. It is an old house with a makeshift patio. But don't let that fool you for the food is fantastic. I had a green chili burrito with their special to die for creamy green chili sauce. My wife had what she claims is... More 

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

Hi. Thanks so much for the nice words. Tina was tickled. We are proud of what we do and the delicious food we serve. Generous customers like you have helped Tina's to stand above the rest. Hope to see you again soon. KenB More 

Pensacola, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fantastic lunch! The setting is very neat and the staff are the best. Go out of your way to visit the area and eat at Tina's

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

Hi. Thanks for taking the time to let others know about Tina's Cafe. We've built our business with happy customers just like you. Tina says THANK YOU. HOPE TO SEE YOU AGAIN SOON. KenB More 

Lubbock, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I arrived and were greeted immediately with a hot, melt-in-your-mouth cinnamon roll. The specialty cream green chili sauce is spot on with the breakfast burrito. Randa, our server, was so kind and helpful. Tina's will definitely be a regular place to eat for us!

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

Hi Myles, Thanks for the great review. Tina takes her business very seriously. Hope to see you again soon. KenB More 

Montgomery, United States
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Indescribely, delicious. We ate hear 5 times in two weeks -- loved it all. Best meatloaf ever, wife loves the shrimp fettuccine alfredo. The green chile stew is fantastic. We met Tina, the owner, Randa, our waitress and Tina's daughter and Tom, the chef. Pecan pie to die for, and fantastic new dessert for me -- green chile apple pie.... More 

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

Thanks so much for the kind words. Happy customers like you are the way we've built or business. One delicious plate at a time. See you Sunday, Meatloaf Man. Thanks KenB More 

Evanston, Illinois
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98 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't particularly hungry but came in with a positive vibe because the place was so homey and it smelled like the fireplace had been used. Ordered the pork and green chile burrito and it was very tasty. Saw lots of homemade treats in the glass display dish that all looked really good but I was stuffed. Would return.

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

Hi. Thanks for your positive review. Good reviews help to build our business and help Ruidoso visitors find the best of what our town has to offer. I hope you're hungry next time you come by so you can get all the way through to our delicious baked desserts. Thanks, KenB More 

Hobbs, New Mexico
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

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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Thank Paulette70301
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 10 April 2017 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Mexican, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?