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Jorge's Cafe

Mexican, American
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2064 W Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM
(575) 378-9804
Today
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Lemon Margarita and Good Food

We always take the family to Jorge's while in Ruidoso. It is very cost effective and the food and drinks are good. They do not have a liquor license so the margaritas are made from wine. They serve both beer and wine. It is tucked away about 1/10 of a mile from the Walmart there. Service is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
machp
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Austin, Texas
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English first
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We were looking for a place to go for dinner. To of the towns locals told us that this is where they go for Mexican food. So we decided to try it. It was Great!

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Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We always take the family to Jorge's while in Ruidoso. It is very cost effective and the food and drinks are good. They do not have a liquor license so the margaritas are made from wine. They serve both beer and wine. It is tucked away about 1/10 of a mile from the Walmart there. Service is quick especially when... More 

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Temple, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

After a terrible time at Denny's we needed to find another breakfast choice. I reluctantly followed my husband into Jorge's. It was excellent. There coffee, service, and food was great! I would eat here again when back in this area.

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

The food was amazing!!! Chips and salsa were on spot. Large portions served at a great price. We will definitely be back!

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Houston, TX
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

When I asked for a local to recommend a restaurant I should have issued a warning statement, "Be advised I'm from Texas so I know what good Mexican food tastes like." Since I didn't they couldn't know, when they suggested Jorge's, the standard by which it would be judged. Good news first: The service was impeccable with a friendly, attentive... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I love New Mexican cuisine, so when this restaurant was recommended by a local, we immediately tried it. First, the salsa. My husband, who likes milder chiles than me, thought it was Pace picante. It did have a bottled taste, and was very mild. I had chicken enchiladas (with both red and green), and neither had much flavor. My husband... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Jorge's Cafe was a great place to eat! The food was excellent and the service was outstanding. We have an amazing experience and will be returning during our next trip to Ruidoso. I would suggest this restaurant to anyone wanting great Mexican food.

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El Paso
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

After getting dinner here, I was kind of surprised by the overall rating of the restaurant. We chose this place because of the reviews and the proximity to our hotel. The prices were great, the portion sizes were great, but the taste left something to be desired. It just seemed really bland. I got the fajita chicken and my husband... More 

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Ruidoso, New Mexico
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25 reviews 25 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Very popular place to eat, but the choices we have had have not been great. Patty melts are very good, but who goes to a Mexican restaurant for a Patty melt! Our food was fair, Cheese enchiladas had cheese on top of the tortilla, but not inside, very dry and the refried beans were also dry and cold. Not pleased.

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New Mexico
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69 reviews 69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

......oops guess it is Ruidoso Downs. Great Mexican menu. Great taco salads, chile rellanos, and my favorite: "Camarenos al mojo de ajo." (Shrimp grilled garlic style).

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2064 W Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso Downs
  • Phone Number: (575) 378-9804

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?