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All 74 Ruidoso Restaurants

Blue Goose Cafe

201 Eagle Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345
575-257-8652
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Ranked #5 of 74 Restaurants in Ruidoso
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Las Cruces, NM
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Nothing has changed except the name! (Thank goodness!) Still the best lunch in town, but can be slow when it is packed.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Wish I could give this place five stars because what we did have was good, but when you arrive at noon for lunch only to be told the "list" of thing they are "out of"...really? I'm told the French Onion soup is great, which is why we went but nope...out. Oh well. Hubby loved his meatloaf sandwich and mine was... More

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Texas
Top Contributor
936 reviews 936 reviews
461 restaurant reviews
346 helpful votes 346 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Same restaurant only the name has changed, was the Blue Goose. We stopped for lunch and sat outside on the patio, nice atmosphere. I had the French Onion Soup and my spouse had the Cream Chili both were very good. The restaurant is open for lunch only 10:30 to 3pm and has a very good sandwich/salad/soup menu.

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New Mexico
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

...lawsuit with a Blue Goose cafe in Dallas caused a name change. Good lunch/brunch place. Good food and service. Especially salads (on my diet). Hear lots of raves on the sandwiches.

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Ruidoso, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a an excellent sandwich/lunch place to go. The food is fresh, healthy, and attractively presented. The staff are consistently attentive, and the owner is usually on site. Comfortable. Great performers when available.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Wonderful, good food! Awesome chicken sandwich and the best giant piece of carrot cake ever! Will return!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

The place is no longer called The Blue Goose, it is now the "New Cali Cafe." The homemade soup, GC chicken chowder, was great! Atmosphere on the patio was perfect. Highly recommend!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This place was great for lunch at 3:00 pm on Saturday Labor Day weekend. The food and staff was really good. Will definitely come back because it was not super crowded like every place on the Main Street.

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Lubbock
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Just stopped in for dessert. A slice of carrot cake is pricey at over $9.00, but just order it once and you would happily pay twice that much for it!

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Waco, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Great staff, good eats, good atmosphere. Came in after coming a monsoon shower and they were very pleasant to talk to and ready to serve, even though it was a little hectic because of the rain and they had a lot of outdoor seating.

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