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“Sunday night doesn't leave much choice.” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Roadrunner Cafe

Roadrunner Cafe
US Hwy 285, Pojoaque, NM 87501
(505) 455-3012
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Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Pojoaque
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Denver, Colorado
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Sunday night doesn't leave much choice.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2011

I thought the food was good on a Sunday night when not much else is available in Pojoaque. When I tried it for breakfast, I wasn't as impressed.

Visited March 2011
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  • English first
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English first
Brooklyn, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Homey, Local place for homemade New Mexican Food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

Had dinner here. My mom's burger was a bit dry. New Mexican food was filling and tasty. Sopapillas were delicious. Tamales were good and spicy. Waitperson was attentive and friendly.

It's not a fancy place; it's more a place where locals have regular meals.

  • Visited June 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Tucson, AZ
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37 restaurant reviews
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“Decent food for a good price”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2010

We stopped in for breakfast. I got huevos rancheros, and my husband got a breakfast burrito. We were surprised that the food was not at all spicy (almost bland), since it seemed most the food we had in New Mexico until then all had a little kick to it. My husband really liked the coffee, although I thought it was a little weak. The restaurant was cute, and it was conveniently right off the highway on our way to Bandelier National Monument from Santa Fe.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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brunswick, me
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Stay away”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2010

We pulled in because of a dozen vehicles in the lot-later found out they were locals using the lot for biking. We didn't expect much, and were still disappointed. First clue-waitress advised us this was her first day; second clue-an applicant for the kitchen was filling out an application at the counter. Breakfast burrito-soggy and tasteless; kids had pancakes-they were OK, but the bacon was cold. Waitress brought out a gallon jug of generic syrup for the pancakes. Orange juice? Not sure what it was, had the odor of dishwater...and the coffee was one step below instant. Keep driving South!

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Bebet53, Owner at Roadrunner Cafe, responded to this review, November 24, 2012
The Roadrunner Cafe is a family owned restaurant and has been in existence since the early 1980's. We cook our own food--pinto beans, red and green chile, spanish rice, etc. We do not use can food when it comes to these foods. We are known for our homemade food and our whole wheat sopapaillas. On or around August 25, 2010, we lost our main cook to cancer. Needless to say, at that time, we were searching for a new cook. The restaurant has been upgraded since that time and we are happy with the staff. We hope that you come to visit us and enjoy our food. Breakfast is served all day. Thank you for your feedback; we are always looking for ways to improve our food, services and business in general.
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Salida, CO
2 reviews
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“Don't eat here”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2010

Food was bland, greasy and almost inedible. Posole tasted rancid. Green chiles and rest of the food was out of a can and reheated. "Cheese" was not real cheese. Don't think fryer oil had ever been changed. Waitress was rude and unavailable. Place seemed dirty. Chile relleno had batter on it 2 inches thick. Food may be cheap(er) but is overpriced in terms of value. Just hope I don't get sick from it. We live in NM and this is not a good representation of the food here. Stay away!

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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