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Billy Ray's Restaurant/Lounge

118 East 3RD Street, Roswell, NM 88201-6202
(575) 627-0997
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Ranked #13 of 106 Restaurants in Roswell
Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
Taos County, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We didn't eat here, so I can't speak to the food. But, for what it's worth, they were the ONLY place in town to hear a live band (Last Child), and they were an excellent band. There is a dearth of live entertainment in Roswell, and if it weren't for catching this band, we would be watching bad TV at... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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264 reviews 264 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We went for lunch here and were not impressed. The place itself was dark and empty. It's a bar that serves food. The staff was OK. The menu was tiny and it was mostly sandwiches. We ordered sandwiches. We got our food fairly quickly. The sandwiches were served with chips, a pickle. We do not like to eat with our... More 

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Tijeras
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Thought I'd try it since the reviews were good. The $30 steak was worth $109 but that wasn't the worst part! We waited over an hour from the time we ordered. And there were few ordering meals so they were not under staffed. Will not return.

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Roswell, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The ribeye steaks are excellent and the stuffed ribeye is amazing! They have a Karaoke stage also so bring your singing voice.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Technically a bar, has the best soup and sandwiches. Roswell is home of the Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird. Movie about it soon called 50-1.

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Yoakum, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

It seems to be a recurring theme in roswell that the worse a place looks from the outside - the better the food will be on the inside! This place is just a small town bar but the food is awesome! I had the chicken soft tacos and my son had the chile rellenos. The mexican rice was some of... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

I enjoyed this place when I visited. This review is quite late as I was there three years ago, but I felt like I should write a review for this place. We had their Green Chili Stuffed Ribeye. It was amazing. I loved the flavor and it totally hit the spot. The chef came out and delivered it to us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

What a great place to have a real drink and great food. Stuffed Ribeye with the best red and green sauce ever, then cheese cake omg to die for the best ever!!!! Billy Rays you Rock!

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Arlington, TX
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174 reviews 174 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

After reading the excellent reviews on TA, I seeked this place out while visiting Roswell. We went for lunch and the menu was very limited to just hamburgers and sandwiches. There were only a few locals drinking at the bar and it felt weird eating with the family here. The sandwhich I had was a typical turkey and cheese and... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

I read the rave reviews here. And in my humble opinion. The hype was just that. I ordered tacos and enchiladas. I wanted beef and chicken so I paid the two bucks extra for the chicken. Should have just gone with the chicken. The beef taco and enchilada were both made with ground beef! I don't even use ground beef... More 

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Address: 118 East 3RD Street, Roswell, NM 88201-6202
Phone Number: (575) 627-0997
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Roswell

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