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El Paraiso

721 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6911
+1 505-257-0279
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
6 days ago
“Excellent western omelette and huevos rancheros”
10 Jan 2018
“Wonderful breakfast”
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721 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6911
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ate about 1:40. Food is definitely hotter than Tex Mex. I had enchilada sauce on the side. Glad I did. Too hot for my tender stomach. Very clean. Wait staff was good but our waitress never came to refill our water. Mass on tamale was...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Licked our plates clean. Unassuming little place that whips up a hearty breakfast at great prices. Homemade salsa was a little watery but had good flavor and full of fresh onions and chilis. Western omelet had fresh veggies and hash browns cooked to perfection. Just...More

Thank Liz W
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Delicious green chile, crispy hash browns and eggs cooked just like we ordered them. We will definitely be back.

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Reviewed 5 December 2017

A little out of the way but what a find. Sits in an old mall behind Albertson's and next to the theater. Have eaten there many times and the food is great, service fantastic and the prices so low. FRESH FRENCH FRIES!!! Family owned and...More

Thank 1964tiger
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The food was excellent. We entered just at the end of lunch rush. The waitress was so tolerant of us just sitting and visiting long after we finished eating. We would not have done that except their rush was over. We tipped accordingly of course!!

Thank Evelyn L
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Food was great hot and warm and service was great...had been looking for a true tex- Mex food in Ruidoso ,since we are from Texas and were told at the Inn of the Mountain Gods to come to this place and for us to eat...More

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We always stop in for breakfast and lunch. They serve all day breakfast as well as great Mexican food. It's hidden behind a grocery store parking lot but well worth the search!

Thank roberttD6557AH
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We often stop here for breakfast. My husband likes the smothered breakfast burrito -- it is huge! I enjoy the tacos and their enchiladas. The wait staff is wonderful. Lots of menu selection and specials offered.

Thank mondiale
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Nice little out of the way restaurant. Very reasonable prices & good food. Husband said the chili relleno was really good. I would recommend the beef enchilada over the cheese. Will definitely go back.

Thank tami w
Reviewed 21 July 2016

I had a 'western style' omelet for breakfast which was the best omelet I have had in MANY an omelet eaten out. Just wonderful. I went back for lunch today and had the shredded beef tacos which were VERY GOOD as was the obviously made...More

Thank Scott S
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22 August 2017|
Response from mondiale | Reviewed this property |
They do not serve alcoholic beverages. The good is very good -- and the prices are right. We typically go there for breakfast and lunch. And occasionally, I pick up take-out there. This is a place frequented by locals... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 721 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6911
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 505-257-0279
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