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2219 W Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
575-378-1389
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Nice Breakfast

We had a nice breakfast. VERY busy and lots of noise in here but staff was nice and food fresh. Good hot coffee.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
Kat5409
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Houston, Texas
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Ocklawaha, Florida
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I have eaten at many Denny's all over the country, and I would rate this one as one of the best. The staff were friendly. The food was good and came out in a timely manner. The restaurant is unique to Denny's style, as it is very retro.

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Odessa Tx
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Breakfast was excellent, one of the hot spots for breakfast, maybe 4 in Ruidoso, so get any where early or wait

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Houston, Texas
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90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had a nice breakfast. VERY busy and lots of noise in here but staff was nice and food fresh. Good hot coffee.

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Mescalero, New Mexico
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

A cold place to eat. By cold I mean that it seems that they never turn off the AC...not even in winter time. The food is okay. Staff is friendly. At least they were when I was there last time.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Too much time waiting for a table. No Deal we did change our mind and we did go to another restaurant

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Paris, France
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I had better memories of a Denny's diner before going to this one. Food was average. Service was average. Nothing to add really. I don't say don't go, I don't say go...

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Marana, Arizona
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We were looking for a restaurant close by our hotel and we discovered Denny's Classic Diner. My husband ordered a prime rib salad and I ordered a chicken salad with cranberries and candied pecans. Both salads were outstanding and fresh. Nice employees all around

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Brownsville, Texas
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Great Service - Food I travel to Ruidoso, NM every 4 to 8 weeks. I eat breakfast there every morning and sometimes lunch/supper and the service and food has been great.

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old river ,texas
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

this has got to be the best dennys we have ate at, very clean, great atmosphere and great waitresses, the food was great

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

i've eaten at this Denny's several times but this time it was just wrong. service was bad hasbrowns so salty i couldnt eat them. Chicken salad sandwich was nasty. I have never complained about food or service before but this was just nasty. The only good thing was the Manager he was real nice cant remember his name but he... More 

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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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