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All 74 Ruidoso Restaurants

Michelena's Pizza & Italian Restaurant

2703 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6305
575 257-5753
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Ranked #34 of 74 Restaurants in Ruidoso
Price range: $5 - $18
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A Ruidoso family dining favorite since 1990. Large portions of Midwestern-style Italian dishes and pizza at affordable prices. Casual dress, senior discounts, online coupons and $4.95 lunch specials.
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Mariposa, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The best part of this meal was the 2 for $22 all inclusive special. Very good service, average food, but no alcohol license. The added fee for using a credit card was somewhat unusual.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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81 reviews 81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I had heard a lot about it prior to my visit. Didn't live up to the hype. Italian is one of my preferred cuisine and this place was easily outdone by a generic Olive Garden, for example.

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Alto, New Mexico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Our pizza crust was burned and the toppings were dried the service it was average along with the price.

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The pizza was good enough, however, I used my credit card to pay and was not verbally told they charged a service fee to use credit cards. I had to question why the amount ran was more than the bill. Grudgingly, I signed for it. I left CASH as a tip and wrote CASH in the tip line and when... More

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We ate at this restaurant because it was a short walk from our hotel, the Comfort Inn. This place has been around since 1990, so the locals must like it. We found the decor very dated and in need of updating and refreshing. We were going to a show and had had a nice lunch at The Buttery, so we... More

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Ruidoso, New Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This is a good place for Italian food altho they do not serve any wine or beer to go with your meal. The service is friendly, but a bit slow. I love the appetite menu with the hot alfredo bread dip and the fried veggies. Makes a meal by its self.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Another one of those restaurants that we head to upon arriving into town! Very cheap and excellent lasagna with salad and bread. Be sure to go during lunch, and suggest sharing because it is a large serving!

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Lubbock, Texas
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118 reviews 118 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Very good service,clean ,fast service,friendly staff ,wants you to come back ,cheap ,fantastic Pizza and Appetizers

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

It would have saved money get a box of pasta boil and pour can sauce on top. There food nasty in all ways looked like vomit on a plate. When you asked waiter if pasta made fresh had no clue . The other plate looked like it thew up the other plate. Pasta was slimmy green chille blolb from a... More

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nickorci, Manager at Michelena's Pizza & Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank You for your only review. perhaps the reason your tummy hurts is you ride a bicycle without a seat on it. Thanks again More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

You would be better off cooking at home! That way you know what is in it! The food tasted like if they opened an old bag of pasta, and a jar of sauce and dumped it in top. The plates are messy and the taste " well" "disgusting." When the manager was asked if it the pasta was from a... More

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nickorci, General Manager at Michelena's Pizza & Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for you only review More

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Additional Information about Michelena's Pizza & Italian Restaurant

Address: 2703 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6305
Phone Number: 575 257-5753
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 18
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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