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2219 W Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
575-378-1389
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  • 7
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    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
overly friendly service

Denny's seems to have a better menu than the last time I ate there...with a lot of healthy options. Unfortunately, one of the waiters was lurking and staring while I was trying to eat. Creepy.

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Denny's seems to have a better menu than the last time I ate there...with a lot of healthy options. Unfortunately, one of the waiters was lurking and staring while I was trying to eat. Creepy.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The food was really good but the service wasn't the greatest. Waitress acted like we were a burdon. Made a rude remark and walked away when we weren't ready to order. The cook was really nice.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Good food, fast service, what more could you want. Not too crowded for a Sunday morning. Staff very friendly. Restrooms clean.

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Ruidoso, New Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I have been here since the Denny's was first built. I have seen it go from good to bad, did not eat here for several years. We have eaten here several times over the last few months. I have seen great improvement through the current management. We generally eat a breakfast meal after church on Sunday's and there is almost... More 

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New York
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243 reviews 243 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
250 helpful votes 250 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

stopped for a late lunch,there was only 2 tables of people. Took 30 minutes for a burger and a turkey sandwich. The turkey sandwich was very dry. The other two tables also had problems with their orders. Very slow service and not worth the wait.

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Lubbock
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152 reviews 152 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I've not been a Denny's diner much in the past but this visit could change that. My waitress was super friendly and accommodating. I found the restaurant clean and at a comfortable temperature, a good thing with the constant changing temps in Ruidoso. It was late when I arrived and honestly went because it was the only place open. It... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Just because it's a Denny's doesn't mean the food will be good. The cook was serving up eggs that weren't properly cooked, still raw..my order wasn't the only. Had our waitress send back and asked for scrambled. When cook asked why, waitress told her that i'd changed my mine. When she brought to the table i told her she needed... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We cant understand the earlier reviews on this classic Dennys. We had a great meal and our server Gordon made us feel very welcome.

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Austin
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155 reviews 155 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

What do you say? Well, just everything was closed so we settled for here and it was just what you always get with Denny's. But they gave me the bowl of soup I ordered and said they were sorry but that was the end of the soup. They had half filled it and made no adjustment on the bill. Oh,... More 

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Vacaville, CA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We had breakfast there during a recent stay and the food was excellent, but the young lady that waited on us (we forgot to get her name) was superb, very friendly, helpful and genuinely nice. If you are up for a great breakfast that won't break the bank, you will not go wrong eating here!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2219 W Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso Downs
  • Phone Number: 575-378-1389

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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