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Tina's Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
522 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6011
+1 575-257-8930
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tamales” (24 reviews)
“cinnamon rolls” (31 reviews)
“peach pie” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
522 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6011
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The huge burrito was awesome and the homemade cinnamon was the bomb. Highly recommend this place if you visit

Thank AJohnson420
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a gem!! Beautiful patio views! Great breakfast! We come to ruidoso quite a bit and we never miss going to have breakfast at Tina’s!! If you are ever in ruidoso stop in!! You won’t be disappointed

Thank travelingypsy2018
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gypsy. Thanks so much. We ARE very proud of our beautiful Patio. Hope to see you again soon. KenB

Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to start...there are so many wonderful thing to say about Tina's Cafe! It's a great place to eat year round. There is a nice warm fire burning inside during the winter, and a big picturesque patio along the Rio Ruidoso during the warm months....More

Thank theadobe
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi. Thanks so much for your nice words. Tina's food really IS special. Hope to see you again soon. KenB

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at a shop and noticed Tina’s tucked in behind it and decided to try it for lunch. They have a nice large outdoor eating area. We were surprised by the great food. The chicken tacos and green Chile chicken sandwich were full of...More

Thank TTWolf
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had my first visit to Tina's after my husband raving about them. We were there on Memorial Day weekend so it was really busy. We had to wait a bit for our food which was to be expected. It was well worth the wait....More

Thank machp
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Machp. IF THAT'S YOUR REAL NAME. Just kidding around... Thanks so much for the nice words. Tina's Tamales really are something special. Sometimes a guest will order TWO Tamales and I'll tell them,' You don't need TWO Tamales here at Tina's'. Thanks again. Hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an outdoor table and twelve people to serve. Our waiter was fantastic, patient, and cheerful, and he got all our orders right! The tamales are huge—more like a giant burrito—and not what one would expect. The chicken enchiladas with green sauce were delicious....More

Thank Birdinhandtwo
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi.B. Thanks so much for the nice review. Your sever enjoyed your group as well. Hope to see all of you again soon. KenB

Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

We were in Ruidosa for the day and drove by Tina’s. I asked my husband to pull in. We ate inside because it was a cool morning. Great atmosphere inside. Our waiter was friendly and attentive. We ordered the breakfast tacos with refried beans and...More

Thank anniecat51
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Annie. Thank you so much for the nice words. Tina was tickled. Hope to see you again soon. KenB

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Incredible meal, service and setting. We sat on the patio which is so peaceful and beautiful with the trees. I ate the puff pastry with pork and green Chile sauce, my husband ordered pork enchiladas with green Chile sauce. Both were amazing and huge portions....More

Thank Kristi B
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

This was a pleasant place with great atmosphere. Food prices were reasonable and service was fine. The patio is recommended for great ambience.

Thank 5StarLifestyle
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2018

Hi 5Star. Thanks so much for the great review. Tina loves to hear that nice folks appreciate what she does. Hope to see you again soon. KenB

Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast with another couple. Atmosphere nice, cozy fireplace. Service excellent, attentive wait staff. Had coffee, cinnamon rolls, omelet, biscuits/gravy- standard breakfast meal.

Thank Pmc0685
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March 16, 2015|
Response from TravelingFool88005 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so but they have salads and corn tortillas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 522 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6011
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-257-8930
Tina's Cafe is UNIQUE In Ruidoso. Tina's New Mexican style cuisine features delicious and unique sauces made from New Mexican Chiles. Our GREEN CHILE CREAM SAUCE is a true delight. Care for some HEAT. Have some RED SAUCE and light it up. Check us out on FACEBOOK for lots of pictures, our full menu and more.
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