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All 77 Ruidoso Restaurants

Michelena's Pizza & Italian Restaurant

2703 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6305
575 257-5753
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Ranked #38 of 77 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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English first
El Paso, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Food was okay, we had pizza and meatballs. I agree with others, the service here was quite slow, took over 30minutes to get our food.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We had a great server and awesome food! The menu was easy and very informative. Our server was so sweet and not a pest but showed her face just enough. Made our dinning experience a positive one!

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Food was horrible not up to Italian food, tasted like Walmart food and frozen food, was not fresh made, horrible service waiters not up to par on service I would not go back

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San Antonio, Texas
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Packed!!! The wait was supposed to be 20 minutes, but after an hour we still hadnt been seated. The wait area is so small, people are standing in the dining room area. The staff doesn't know if they're coming or going. So, busy they seem they are in a state of confusion. Just an FYI....this place does not serve alcohol.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It was a surprised to us how an Italian restaurant can have such dry, salty, and not inviting cheese pepperoni pizza, and very watery coffee! Pasta were fine, but come on, pizza and coffee were definitely big let-down. Price was ok, staff very friendly. However not worth recommending.

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San Antonio, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The food was ok, reasonable prices and packed. The server was super knowledgeable of the menu. Be aware of the servings are huge.

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New Mexico
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56 reviews 56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Not so good food. Price was cheap. Service ok, but the BoyRD Italian was a disappointment. Haven't been back. All this said, for a family, the kids seem to like it. And for a big group, the price is right. For a couple wanting Italian in Ruidoso, I definitely recommend Michael J's not far north on Meacham.

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Mariposa, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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
27 helpful votes 27 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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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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