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Comet II Drive-In Restaurant

217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
505.472.3663
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Ranked #3 of 19 Restaurants in Santa Rosa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Mexican, Seafood
4 visitor photos
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Silver Lake CA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I went there for one thing and one thing only...Chili Releno. It was delicious. I personally thanked Larry the chef for his excellent meal. I think he was grateful

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Etna Green, Indiana, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The painted exterior wall claims the best Mexican food in town. I think they must be wrong. The chicken enchiladas were OK but hubby turned his thumbs down over his pork enchiladas. The neon lights were cool.

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Top Contributor
189 reviews 189 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

The food here is amazing....everything is fresh & tasty. The sauces (red, green or Christmas) is New Mexican at its best. We had hue is rancheros, chimichanga & guacamole but all food served around us looked fabulous! One caveat, which is addressed in other reviews, is that the service is slow but if you can be patient & get past... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

We went to comet as recommended by locals ! Waitress never acknowledge us set ourselves. A young man named Joseph brought menus and was very polite waitress destiny on the other hand was very very rude and unprofessional. No customer service skills at all. Probably will not be back . Although food was pretty good. Would not recommend steaks

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We waited at least 5 minutes for someone to acknowledge us and seat us. We finally seated ourselves. There were two people waiting on customers. At least look at us and smile and say just a minute or please seat yourselves. Woman waitress finally came to table and took our drink orders - we asked for water. At least she... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I'm sure each restaurant has their own version of Mexican food and while this place was ok it just wasn"t what my husband and I were used to (and I don't mean Taco Bell). The chips and salsa were ok and like one person said the refills on the drinks weren't forthcoming but they gave you plenty of ice. I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Nice, local, family run restaurant with great food! Super good, homemade guacamole and chips were wonderful.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Don't waste your time! Trip Advisor got this one all wrong. The food is adequate, but the service is a real disappointment! Once your food is delivered, good luck at getting a refill on your drink. Thank goodness they spare no expense with the amount of ice in your drink! Watched a family of five get their drinks, wait to... More

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AZ
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

First off, if you ordered tacos at this place you seriously shorted yourself, No wonder you compare it to Taco Bell. You MUST order something smothered in the green chile sauce to even begin to rate this place. It was so good, I wanted to take a quart to go. True, the service may be a little slow at times... More

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Wichita, Kansas, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The service was slow when we first entered, but as more people came it it improved. Food was good. Had the hamburger and onion rings as recommended. Wanted a malt but they were out of malt.

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