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Comet II Drive-In Restaurant

Mexican, American, Seafood, Hamburgers
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217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
505.472.3663
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
New Mexico style Mexican Dining

Recently took a trip from Las Vegas to Indiana. Passed thru Santa Rosa and was pleasantly surprised with the Comet II. Nothing fancy but very clean and the service was good. We had the taco meal and the smothered burrito.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
archietek52
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Recently took a trip from Las Vegas to Indiana. Passed thru Santa Rosa and was pleasantly surprised with the Comet II. Nothing fancy but very clean and the service was good. We had the taco meal and the smothered burrito.

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Pleasanton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

had the chili relleno and crispy tacos. they were both excellent. the homemade salsa is very tasty and the fact that William Shattner and his group of about 20 were eating there at the same time was the best. Service was fast and friendly.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Nice small town diner; nothing fancy. Our service was good, and I enjoyed a light dinner. The menu seemed to be fairly extensive, and offered daily specials.

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Springfield, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

If you are a tourist you will be treated like a second class citizen. We were traveling through on vacation. Open seating so we took a table....and waited....and waited...and waited. They repeatedly served locals ahead of us. One couple even told the server we were there first and the server just shrugged and mumbled "tourists". After 15 minutes of absolutely... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We took the small Route 66 detour through Santa Rosa and we enjoyed our dinner at Comet II. It's not the best food in the world but pretty darn delicious and a nice little place. Lots of stuff on the walls, servers were very nice, and lots of food options (not just Mexican). A quaint place to remember

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Very clean, service was great and the food was outstanding. Would recommend with 5 stars. Food was very reasonability priced. Homemade pies were just out the the oven.

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Diamondhead, Mississippi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We stayed overnight in Santa Rosa and had dinner here. It is located on the historic Route 66 and looks like an old historic drive through restored to the current restaurant which is really cool. The food was great and authentic. The chili relents, green chili, and even the frito pie ( not your typical frito pie) was so good.... More 

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Sandy, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I had the fish and my wife had a chicken chimichanga. While the fish was good, my wife had a hard time finding any chicken. I think we just picked a bad night as others thought this a great place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We enjoyed our stop at the Comet. We were looking for a local cafe and this was a great pick. We are not big fans of the green chili and they had a wide variety of food choices so we all found something we liked. It was clean and our waitress was very friendly. She even had the cooks fix... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Actually food was fair to good. Prices were ok. Waitress didn't know menu too well The tables had white table cloths covered by clear plastic. This was ok but as we were leaving we noticed the edges of the white table cloths were very dirty. Black dirt. Hadn't been cleaned for awhile. I am sure it is from people clothes... More 

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Additional Information about Comet II Drive-In Restaurant

Address: 217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
Phone Number: 505.472.3663
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Rosa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican, American, Seafood, Hamburgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: 505.472.3663

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Seafood, Hamburgers
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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