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Popo's Mexican Food

222 E McGaffey St, Roswell, NM 88203-5520
+1 575-627-6436
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“sopapillas” (9 reviews)
“relleno” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
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LOCATION
222 E McGaffey St, Roswell, NM 88203-5520
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we have come here for years. the food is always good and the service is prompt. I almost always get the #2 with green and meat but there are many great options.

Thank Desi A
Reviewed 3 March 2018

So good! The outside of this restaurant may make you think it is just a dive. Don't be fooled. Go inside and you will get amazingly friendly service. The food is out of this world good. My friend had the Guadalajara Plate and I had...More

Thank Iris G
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is one of my favorite places to eat at even though I haven't been there in a while! I personally know these awesome people and know that they put the utmost care into the preparation of their food!! I highly recommend that you give...More

Thank Patti C
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My first experience with Mexican food was in Roswell in the mid '50s...yes 1950s! It was a place very much like Popo's, just a local restaurant and the place where I experienced and fell in love with sopapillas. Popo's is one of those places where,...More

Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and fast service. Heard this was best Mexican food in Roswell and they didn't disappoint.

Thank KscatinNM
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Consistently good. For true SW taste, order your plate "Christmas" where possible (comes with both red and green sauces. Red is hotter). I also like the chilie rellenos. End with an order of sopapillas for dessert (use honey).

Thank CTAWilson
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

If you like Mexican then this a place you should visit. Everything is between $6.00 and $7.00. Food tastes great and quality is beyond excellent. You will not be disappointed.

Thank brianjanieh
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Popo's is a local restaurant off the main streets of Roswell but still downtown. There are no frills just great Mexican food. Being from Arizona, I feel qualified to say this could be one of the best in the SW. The red and green enchilada...More

Thank KathyFranz
Reviewed 5 June 2016

We are from San Diego and were visiting Roswell last month. We passed by the Popo's by accident as we toured our old stomping grounds. We ate there and loved the food. The service was good, but the food was excellent. We got there early...More

Thank Joseph F
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We are from Maine, where there is a shortage of good Mexican, and Popo's is our cure whenever we're in Roswell. This time we had take-out for the first time, and would recommend not trying to do a soft taco plate if you're going to...More

Thank ooonor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E McGaffey St, Roswell, NM 88203-5520
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Roswell
  • Phone Number: +1 575-627-6436
Description
(575) 627-6436
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