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Tina's Cafe

) #3 of 61 Restaurants in Ruidoso $$ - $$$ American, , Cafe
522 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6011
+1 575-257-8930
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (22 reviews)
“burrito” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Southwestern, Cafe, Mexican, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
522 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6011
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1 - 10 of 239 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Tina's Cafe offers you home cooking (if your mama was a gourmet chef). Tina comes by to visit; staff provide you with information about daily specials, which are so amazing. We were a large group (6) and each of us got a different entree. All...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited because it was rated very high on tripadvisor, but we weren't blown away. Average food. Our waiter was very kind.More

Thank Robin H
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Robin. Thanks for taking the time to comment on your experience at Tina's. Our goal is to please ALL of our guests in any way possible. As you noticed by our many reviews, a lot of folks REALLY like our food. While we LOVE...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Homey atmosphere with exceptional service. Reasonable prices. The food is absolutely top notch. We had gazpacho here that was as good as any I've had in the US or Europe. My burrito was quite tasty, and of a generous portion. The desserts were homemade and...More

Thank JandS1992
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi. Thanks so much for the kind words. Tina loves her reviews. Makes her feel special. Thanks again. Hope to see you again soon. KenB

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment my husband and I entered this restaurant, we were greeted in such a welcoming way. Ken sat us at our table, and we were told what they were know for. My husband ordered the Migas and I ordered the Huevos rancheros. The...More

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

Hi. Thanks so much for the nice words. Great folks like yourselves have helped us to grow to where we are today. Hope to see you again soon. KenB

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had breakfast - the food is amazing. Randa was our waitress and she was so very nice and very courteous. The outdoor patio was the perfect spot to enjoy and start our day. I can't say enough about the food - it was excellent and...More

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

Hi Melissa, Thanks so much for the wonderful comments. Folks like yourself have helped us to build something REAL. Real people. Real Food. Real hospitality. Real New Mexico. Hope to see you again soon. KenB

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Tina's for a quiet lunch with a friend. Food was excellent as well as the service! We had the stuffed green chili pork pastry and the migas. Delicious, the pastry was perfect and flakey. Migas were wonderful. Perfect place to meet up for...More

Thank AZNativeNMTransplant
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi 'AZ', Thanks for the nice words. We've built our business one customer at a time. Nice guests like yourselves are a BIG part of what we do. Thanks again. KenB

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Several good lunch options but the highlight of the meal was definitely dessert. We ordered a cinnamon roll and it was as big as my daughter's face! Served warm with lots of gooey frosting. The carrot cake was a huge portion and so tasty too!...More

Thank kerryjturner2017
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kerry. Thank you so much. I see you have a bit of a sweet tooth...Our GREEN CHILE APPLE PIE has been featured in 'NEW MEXICO' Magazine 3 times. We've got a GREAT baker. Hope to see you again soon. KenB

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small, quaint cafe, with great food. Service was superb; food was quite good and served very quickly. Portions are huge! Caution, they are hard to find - a bit back off the main street, and they only take cash or checks (although...More

Thank JaniceHalfmoon
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Janice. Thanks so much for your nice words. Tina loves to see her reviews. Great guests like yourselves have helped us to build our business. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks, KenB

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gus and I discovered Tinas's last summer(2016) and look for every opportunity to return. This summer(2017) on our first visit back to the area, we had the magnificent egg benedict with chile sauce, not hot but very flavorful. This time Ken waited on us and...More

Thank HelenC07
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Helen. You made Tina's day with your nice words. See you next time you're in the neighborhood. KenB

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited during Memorial Day weekend, and our favorites had one hour waiting times. We found Tina's on trip advisors, and what a gem!!! Our new favorite while in town. We went on manday for a second round, and it was closed for the holiday....More

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

Hi Monique. Thanks so much for the kind words. Tina love to hear from her guests. We're hoping that we've 'stolen your heart, and tummy'. Lot's more deliciousness to try. Tina's TAMALES are famous!! Hope to see you again soon. KenB

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travelinggpa2014
do you has gluten free bread? gluten free items? ? ? such as ................? ? ?
16 March 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Cash Only, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
08:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 14:00
Thursday
08:00 - 14:00
Friday
08:00 - 14:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:00
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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