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Comet II Drive-In Restaurant

) #1 of 16 Restaurants in Santa Rosa $$ - $$$ Mexican, American,
217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
+1 505-472-3663
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (30 reviews)
“custard” (6 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
All hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read some reviews about bad service, but ours was friendly and attentive. After nearly completing an epic road trip from AZ to Maine, we were ready for good New Mexican food, and that's just what we got! I had the green enchiladas and my daughter...More

Thank Julesausten
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1. 6 or 7 tables not bussed and buss help sitting with friends chatting. No, there were no open tables or booths. 2. Finally after several minutes standing there was pointed to a table that the buss boy had to clear and we sat down...More

1  Thank jskmn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I were driving from Albuquerque to Amarillo and stopped for lunch. The service was excellent, the food was good and the ambiance was priceless. I had the chili verde and was very happy with it. Not the best I've ever had but...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped there because of the great reviews and it was a disappointment. The chips were hard and cold, salsa was good, tacos bland and Queso was lumpy and tasted like it was made with Velveeta Cheese. The Western Steak sandwich was not fresh, and...More

Thank Tammie F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our way to Santa Fe and decided to try based on TA reviews Not disappointed!! Hubby had the carnitas burrito and it was full of shredded pork - huge!! I had the 3 taco plate very tasty. Highly recommend! We were too full to...More

1  Thank Becky V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were passing through and staying the night in Santa Rosa. We decided to try this based on TripAdvisor reviews...excellent choice..the tamales were to die for!! And the dessert, yummy!!! This place is great. CAUTION: do not be in a hurry as there were only...More

1  Thank Melinda W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Something for everyone! We had BBQ ribs, deep fried catfish, chili dogs, fried zucchini and mushrooms and a bowl of chili verde soup. Everything was pure deliciousness and our waitress was the sweetest gal ever! Don't skip this place while in Santa Rosa!

1  Thank Ocalagators
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We try to eat local whenever we roll into a new town, and since we hadn't had Mexican food in a while, we decided to test the Comet's claim of the "Best Mexican Food in Santa Rosa". Ours was a late lunch, and the restaurant...More

3  Thank budzilla
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I just had the best custard ever. The food and service were great. The owner Johnny will sometimes come out and greet guests.

Thank Yosoygaby
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Friendly place and great food. Had the Huevos Rancheros and my husband had the carnitia enchiladas. We both chose the medium sauces because they offer different degrees heat sauces. Mediums were about right for our taste buds. Hot enough to get the bite but not...More

Thank Deborah R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they serve Margaritas ?
27 January 2017|
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Response from paradiseag | Reviewed this property |
No, we asked for them and waitress told us they do not have permit to sell alcoholic drinks.
Sheri H
I think you rated the wrong restaurant? This place does not offer fajitas on their menu. We specifically asked them for fajitas, that is our favorite food. They did not have it as an option.
22 May 2015|
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Response from CDM49 | Reviewed this property |
We had the BBQ Plate which was very good. Did not eat any Mexican.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 505-472-3663
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