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Casa Blanca Restaurant

501 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6902
+1 575-257-2495
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“enchiladas” (115 reviews)
“chilli” (78 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
501 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6902
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very busy Friday evening and rainy when we went. We sat in the outside covered patio area. Our service was very good, even with the big crowd. The food was very good, but the deep fried pepper strips on the appetizer menu...More

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large portions, reasonably priced. The combination appetizer was great, we shared with an adjoining table. This included fried Hatch peppers, fried avocado, bacon wrapped jalapeños stuffed with cream cheese. Friendly atmosphere.

Thank BJohn0302
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We eat at Casa Blanca every time we are in Ruidoso. They have great Mexican food, drinks and an awesome atmosphere. The mountain views are great as well.

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried and true. A must when you visit. Lovely views during the day, fun atmosphere at night. The red and green chile are both wonderful.

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in a party of 5 people on Aug 25 (my birthday) and they had to sit us outside because it appeared that a number of tables on the inside proper were not bused. So, ok we are fine with the "patio?". We order...More

Thank jswiatk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I have been here once and be cause I thought we had a bad experience on an off day since it is so highly rated I brought my daughter in law here for lunch, it was even worse. We spent a lot...More

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always eat at this restaurant when we stay in Ruidoso. There is usually a wait, but this is one of the best restaurants in town!

Thank Kelskfjebrbdj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located off the main drag up a steep street is an experience worth the effort. Primarily a Mex-Local cousins it offers lots of choices. Diane had grilled tilapia and I had green chilly fish tacos. Very well presented and went well with XX. If you...More

Thank Howard Bud D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There were 7 in our group and we all had an excellent lunch. The mini combo was not mini, my taco salad was loaded with chicken. The service was not the greatest but we got there at 1:30 so we excused them.

Thank flybear36
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate the chili Relliono plate and it was very good. The price on the menu was $11. My husband had water and I had a margarita on the rocks. When we were finished, my husband just gave the wattress his credit card to "save...More

2  Thank Sharyn W
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Questions & Answers
26 January 2017|
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Response from 196kyle | Property representative |
We do take reservations, please call to schedule yours. Only service dogs with proper documentations are allowed on property. Thank you.
Frank N
31 July 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I believe they do... but have never had them.
30 October 2015|
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Response from Kathy A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, great Rita's!!😀👏👍
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 501 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6902
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-257-2495
Casa Blanca Is One Of The Most Popular Mexican Food Restaurants In Ruidoso. Started In 1984, And Built From A Remodeled Spanish Style House, The Business Has Become A Favorite For Tourist And Local Patrons. The Menu Includes Authentic Mexican Food, Often Spiced With New Mexico Green Chile. Among The Items At The Top Of Casa’s Most Popular List Are Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas, Green Chile Chicken Burritos, And Chile Rellenos. A Solid Lineup Of Starter Items Include, Fajita Steak Nachos, And Stuffed Jalapenos In Addition To Numerous Choices For Salads & Soups. The Lunch Menu Offers Most Of The Favorites – In Smaller Portions, And A Children’s Menu Is Available For Children Under 10 Years Old. Beverages Include Traditional Drinks Along With Wine, Beer And Margaritas.
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