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2963 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6323
575-257-4135
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Small place to enjoy a good breakfast and coffee

Decided to come here because the motel I stayed at had a terrible continental breakfast and the reviews of this place made it appealing. It wasn't very busy when I arrived a little before 0900. No one to seat you when you come in but after I asked the staff in the kitchen, they said sit anywhere... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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El Paso, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

With such good reviews we were looking forward to trying this place it. But we arrived at 2pm on the dot and they were closed for the day. ??? They must be good because they apparently make enough money in the morning to close afternoons.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Decided to come here because the motel I stayed at had a terrible continental breakfast and the reviews of this place made it appealing. It wasn't very busy when I arrived a little before 0900. No one to seat you when you come in but after I asked the staff in the kitchen, they said sit anywhere. I noticed that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Very deceiving looking little place! It is at the end of the street of shops and restaurants. It looks tiny and simple. Surprise! Great food and great service! Best tortilla soup I've had in a long time. Have to give it a try!

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Fort Riley, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We ate here several times over our long weekend stay in town. It was recommended by a stop owner on the strip as being we're all the locals eat. We had to wait for a table, the place is small inside with a few outside tables. Food didn't disappoint! Don't miss this place... Enjoy!

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Yummy breakfast, very reasonable prices. Small, so get there early. The service is friendly and excellent.

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Pipe Creek, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Pena's is another one of the great breakfast/lunch-only restaurants in Ruidoso. It is located at the very far end of Sudderth Drive, slightly off the tourist map. Therefore most customers are locals. They go there for the food, not the ambiance. Because of this you would think the prices would be a little cheaper, but they aren't. The building is... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My wife and I loved our breakfast here on Sunday, 29 Mar 2015. We had read about this place in the latest edition of Moon's New Mexico travel guide, and the waitstaff at Grill Calliente recommended that we have breakfast here on a Sunday since eggs Benedict are available on that day and not on other days. All of these... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I had the breakfast burrito with red sauce and chorizo and my wife had a veggie omelet. Both were great. The eggs were done to my wife's liking, and the burrito I had was full and tasty. I had the impression that Sunday's are usually busier but since it was Easter Sunday, it seems most folks were at a buffet... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We came here for breakfast, and I can absolutely say this is the best place I've eaten at Ruidoso in my many trips. I regret not finding this place a lot earlier. I had the Spanish omelette with pecan & blueberry pancakes. Everything from the coffee to the amazing service was delightful... Although it's a small restaurant, it's very homey... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great food, small restaurant. This is a great place to start your day. The breakfast was delicious!!

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Address: 2963 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6323
Phone Number: 575-257-4135
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso

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  • Address: 2963 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6323
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: 575-257-4135

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