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Michelena's Pizza & Italian Restaurant - CLOSED

2703 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6305
+1 575-257-5753
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good22%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
3 Mar 2017
“Umm Umm Good!”
15 Aug 2016
“No longer open”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
2703 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6305
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1 - 10 of 266 reviews

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Home made Italian food. Baked bread, Minestrone soup with plentiful vegetables. Pasta Marsala plentiful and flavorful. Family owned, excellent service! When in Ruidoso, Go there.

Thank eugene s
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Was mediocre at best and now no longer open. It was mainly a spaghetti/lasagna menu with no specialty items.

Thank Ted L
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Michelena's is a family owned Authentic Italian restaurant with great food and pizzas. The ambiance is comfortable and like you are sitting in an quaint Italian village. There are booths and tables for families and couples. The local servers are knowledgeable about all the dishes...More

Thank Lynda T
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was clean, good choices on the menu. Wait staff very friendly. They don't mind substitutions. Pretty good food.

Thank RayeM1
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Michelenas is closed and now reopened as Vinny's Italian Cucina, just opened the first week in July 2016. Google reviews find it is getting its legs with pizza and Italian specialties. Can not wait to try it out personally.

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

Have eaten here a number of times over the years, but in this visit the quality of the food was not what we had been used to. Very few customers for a Friday night. Note: On a return trip to Ruidoso in April 2016, we...More

Thank mac7610
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Food and service were very good for reasonable price. Parking very limited right up front, some street parking in area. Will visit there again.

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 8 March 2016

The service was excellent. Unfortunately, the food was terrible. The bread was hard and had no flavor. How do you mess up garlic bread? My GF ordered a simple pasta. Again, it had no flavor at all. I order the eggplant parmigiana. It was drowned...More

Thank jt99941
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Pizza, lasagne,chicken picatta, and many more treats await you here. Nice hot dinner breads to go with and desserts!

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Took a little while to get service, but once we did, it was great. The five of us all had something different so we could have a taste of each. The marinara sauce tasted a little like canned sauce on one dish, but the others...More

Thank cnanrw
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2703 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6305
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-257-5753
  • E-mail
A Ruidoso family dining favorite since 1990. Large portions of Midwestern-style Italian dishes and pizza at affordable prices. Casual dress, senior discounts, online coupons and $4.95 lunch specials.
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