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Casa Blanca Restaurant

501 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6902
+1 575-257-2495
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good27%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (106 reviews)
“chilli” (67 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (34 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
501 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6902
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Great New Mexican food, be sure to have Chile strips! The fireplace was a nice touch on a snowy night!

Thank moosecreek99
Reviewed 26 December 2017

I absolutely love this place. I live in Amarillo, Tx and am originally from Las Cruces, NM. We travel through Ruidoso when going back home and stop here every time. Great service and AMAZING food.

Thank Daisie V
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We were in there at 7:30 PM. Took forever to get served. When we did half of our plates was cold. There was 7 in our party restaurant was not busy. This place has continually gone downhill. We eat there pretty regularly but this is...More

1  Thank Phil C
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Food was hot but not very tasty. Prices were right, atmosphere was nice, and service was good but flavorless food is a bummer!

Thank bobe2
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We we requested to sit close the fire place. It was very nice and cozy. Romantic. Our waitress was very attentive and knowlegable of the menu and frink selections. I orderd there famous green chicken enchalades. So yummy! I highly recommend Casa Blanca. Prices are...More

Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Great food, price is right, and plentiful portions. The atmosphere is extremely pleasant with lots of seating and privacy. This place is much bigger than you would expect with different rooms with different views. I have been there several times and the parking lot looks...More

Thank Marcy W
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We were in Ruidoso for a week with friends. This is a trip that we used to make frequently together before we all moved to the DFW area. Casa Blanca is one of our very favorite places to eat. For most of the week, it...More

Thank christa m
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Casa Blanca has decent food if you can ever get served. This is the 3rd time in as many months that we have been seated and waited at least 30 min and no service. We left and ate at another favorite. There is a reason...More

1  Thank Amy N
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We went with family, I had the jalapeño cured bacon BLT which was great. My husband had salmon tacos which were not very good. Everyone else was happy with their traditional Mexican dishes. We eat here every time we visit and will continue to do...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Great food. Lovely environment. Friendly staff. The views are amazing!! Fire place in the bar just puts the icing on the cake In the summer the outdoor patio is a great place to hang out and have a cold one

Thank kimgates17
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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
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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
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
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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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