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Casa Blanca Restaurant

501 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6902
+1 575-257-2495
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (106 reviews)
“chilli” (67 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
501 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6902
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We came here on a Friday with friends who'd suggested it. We came back 3 days later without them (they had already left town) because it was so good! Exceptional drinks, entrees, and sopapillas!

Thank Poland79
Reviewed 1 week ago

During a recent weekend in Ruidoso was had dinner at Casa Blanca on the recommendation of local friends. I had the Casa Combo which was a cheese enchilada, a beef enchilada, a chile relleno and a beef taco, with beans and rice. My wife had...More

Thank gypsyuno
Reviewed 1 week ago

NM food with local twist. Huevos Rancheros were top notch. Great tortilla soup, salsa and wonderful thin crisp chips.

Thank Neal P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We prefer Tex-Mex and this place has it. Service and food very good, even gave me a rose for Mother's Day. Will definitely return.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lynn and I and friends recently had our final Ruidoso dinner at Casa Blanca. This is a large restaurant that is very much in the Spanish tradition..washed white building with wood interiors. Our server, Jamie was very good and quite sociable as we have found...More

Thank Radiohutch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here one evening while visiting Ruidoso. The food was good, the place had a nice, casual vibe, and the wait staff and management were terrific. I ordered the burrito plate with an extra taco--just the right amount of food after a day of...More

Thank krestona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food,workers,libations, but the downstairs bar smells like mold and old insulation, the place needs repair and remodeling work.

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I had a so so meal but with Mexican food there should be good seasonings but this was bland. Just salt would have helped. The refried beans had no flavor or seasoning. I wonder if the cooks/chefs taste their own food....the ambiance...More

Thank Patty A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here for the third time yesterday evening. Without a doubt this was our least impressive visit. Our server was polite but not very attentive for sure. The chips and salsa arrived quickly but the chips were so over salted that we didn't even eat...More

Thank Rick U
Reviewed 20 April 2018

Great chips and hot sauce. The fried green chili strips are to die for! The combination plate has a little bit of everything - so delicious. Their red sauce is one of the best I've had. Wait staff is friendly and helpful.

Thank theadobe
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27 January 2017|
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Response from 196kyle | Property representative |
We do take reservations, please call to schedule yours. Only service dogs with proper documentations are allowed on property. Thank you.
Frank N
1 August 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do... but have never had them.
30 October 2015|
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Response from Kathy A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, great Rita's!!😀👏👍
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6902
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-257-2495
  • E-mail
Casa Blanca Is One Of The Most Popular Mexican Food Restaurants In Ruidoso. Started In 1984, And Built From A Remodeled Spanish Style House, The Business Has Become A Favorite For Tourist And Local Patrons. The Menu Includes Authentic Mexican Food, Often Spiced With New Mexico Green Chile. Among The Items At The Top Of Casa’s Most Popular List Are Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas, Green Chile Chicken Burritos, And Chile Rellenos. A Solid Lineup Of Starter Items Include, Fajita Steak Nachos, And Stuffed Jalapenos In Addition To Numerous Choices For Salads & Soups. The Lunch Menu Offers Most Of The Favorites – In Smaller Portions, And A Children’s Menu Is Available For Children Under 10 Years Old. Beverages Include Traditional Drinks Along With Wine, Beer And Margaritas.
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