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All 6 Ruidoso Downs Restaurants


2219 W Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
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Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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148 reviews 148 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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
24 helpful votes 24 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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New York
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232 reviews 232 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Same menu as every Dennys,same building. Our server was nice but it took quite a while for our order. We were there for a late night snack. It is Dennys just like all of them.

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Montreal, Canada
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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I had a quick meal of salmon, rice and broccoli at this restaurant when I stopped for the night in Ruidoso. The food was good, well presented and prepared and the server was attentive and cheerful. When I travel alone, it is nice to be able to depend on the kind of homey feeling one gets at this chain. There... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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160 reviews 160 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

OK, so this is a Denny's, like all the other thousands of Denny's right? The same old dull menu in a polished aluminium 'art deco' building. The difference here is that in a Denny's you expect to have mediocre service, but in this one the service is just terrible. I can only imagine that either there's a constant supply of... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I only rate restaurants if they really impress me. Don't miss this one! The place was clean and great, the service prompt, the food really good. We were especially impressed with our waiter, Shane. Also, when we went there the next day our waitress was wonderful. This was the best food we had in Ruidoso

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Utopia, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We really go to Denny's a lot for breakfast. We were greeted by a very friendly young man, that seated us quickly. Our waitress was friendly and checked on us a couple of times to fill our coffee cups. Food was served in a timely manner and was hot and delicious.

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Chandler, Arizona
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165 reviews 165 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Danny, our server, was ridiculously overworked. When we arrived, at about four in the afternoon, he was trying to cover every function but the kitchen. Nevertheless, he did bring coffee and water and after 15 minutes took our order. The omelettes arrived about 20 minutes later. In the interim. an assistant manager (Alex) arrived and promptly began upbraiding him, apparently... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

On October 5, 2013 we were in Ruidoso for the biggest car show in the State of New Mexico. Five of us went into Denny's at 5:00am for breakfast before going to the show to help park cars for the event. No fresh coffee on hand! one of our people tried to explain we needed to be out by 5:45... More

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