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El Comal

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegan Options
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2117 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345
+1 575-258-1397
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon 11:00 - 19:00
Wed 11:00 - 19:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Midland, Texas
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2013 via mobile

Hard to find...in the Gazebo shopping center. Very good salsa. They have a great combo plate where you can choose from 14 choices. I had the chicken enchilada,chicken burrito and chicken taco. You get a choice of green and red sauce as a topping. I could taste the chiles in the red sauce...very good. The chicken burrito was very big.... More 

Thank EnglishTeacher1
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner, with cheese enchiladas, chile rellenos, and guacamole. Two of the party thought the green sauce was a little hotter than expected. It is an authentic Mexican style restaurant. We had good service in a timely manner. Will go back the next time we are in the area.

Thank Karen T
El Paso, Texas
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

This is my favorite place to eat at in Ruidoso. Great service and the Food is always delicious! My favorite food is the chicken burrito smothered with the red and green sauce.

Thank Marisela B
Denver, Colorado
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2013

Hi I'm Julie Martinez and I went to Ruidoso, N.M for vacations and my family they invite me to El Comal Mexican Restaurant, and everything it was awesome, the food is delicious, the service it was great, I definitely recommend this restaurant to my friends and the rest of my family. So I'll be there for vacations on July again... More 

2 Thank Iveth M
Las Vegas, Nevada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2013

I was on a short trip passing through Ruidoso with some friends, feeling really hungry we decided to stop at this place. We had some chicken fajitas, they were delicious and really well served!! The service was fantastic and we continued our trip completely satisfied!!!

1 Thank brenda u
Aurora, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2013

I had the best chiles rellenos here! The service is awesome. Very clean. I recomend this restaurant to everyone. I will be back soon..!

Keller, Texas
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100 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

Family owned (you can see the owners running to and from their home in the back where i'm sure they are also cooking). The Mole chicken enchiladas are worth the visit alone. Chips a little stale but i didn't care, they brought me a fresh basket and were great. Owners daughters and wife are waitresses and very friendly! Support locally... More 

2 Thank libbyswin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2013

Quaint little place off the main drag. We sat on the back porch in the evening which faces west and has nice afternoon light. The couple that own the place were very nice. Service was excellent and so was the food. Will definitely go back again.

1 Thank funkybeef
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2013

We stopped in for lunch today after reading great reviews from YELP. We were very happy with our experience. The hot sauce is homemade with roasted chiles . Spicy ... In a good way. They have a variety of choices on the menu, including a daily special. We've eaten at almost all of the other Mexican restaurants in town and... More 

2 Thank Cyndy R
El Paso, Texas
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2013

Parking is a little tight and the entrance is tucked away. The menu options are simple and a bit pricey, but it's expected because of the area. Red cheese enchilladas were pretty good, but not enough food was served for the price. The red chile was delicious. The interior decor is sort of thrown together. The tea was almost water,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2117 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-258-1397

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?