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2219 W Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
575-378-1389
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
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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Olympia, Washington
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I already think Denny's is great. I only give a bad review to a Denny's that really is bad, and overall, it that's not usually the case. This one was typical... but that's fine by me! Go Value Slam! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

What I've come to expect, but that's usually great. I love the classic diner style of this one too! My value slam was a hit!

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

We were seated immediately. Ordered one cup of coffee which took over 20 mins to receive. At that point we did still order breakfast (because my husband is a very forgiving man). 45 mins later breakfast came and it was wrong. We left and didn't go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

One of the best Dennys I've been to in a long time. The service was great and our smoothies were on point! The food was also, very good. My son ordered the nachos and it was the first time that I'd ever seen them look appetizing. We will definitely visit again.

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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 via mobile

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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244 reviews 244 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
251 helpful votes 251 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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159 reviews 159 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 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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  • 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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