We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Can't Stop Smokin'

418 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6809
+1 575-630-0000
Call
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (95 reviews)
“garlic potatoes” (14 reviews)
“tri tip” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
418 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6809
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (410)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 404 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was a good place to eat. The place is very nice inside friendly service. Just wish the portions were a little more. Overall was very good.

Thank teggy2324
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Between 7 of us we ordered most of what they offered, ribs, brisket, turkey, chicken, sausage, pulled pork, and their sides, beans, corn, green beans, potatoes and jalapeño corn bread. Everything was really good. We went for dinner and had to wait in line a...More

Thank BriegelDgo
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

A lot fat on the brisket, not that good as Rudys, nice place and cozy, Looks great taste good, half pound its 1/4 poud do the fat

Thank sancheztj
Reviewed January 7, 2018

We were a family group of 6 adults and got the Mountain Party meal. Each person had his or her favorite dish. The wait was about 25 minutes, but while we were eating, that line grew much longer than ours. Excellent service and nice atmosphere....More

Thank handzofmaestro
Reviewed January 4, 2018

Line moved quickly, good atmosphere and really good bbq., good location. seating is some what limited

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Great to find this spot nice log building have been here twice now and both times excellent food and service had the ribs and brisket good flavour good portion dessert is good to get there early as very busy at lunch and dinner time real...More

Thank Dan70bbq
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Awesome brisket and spicy bbq sauce.....30 minute wait at counter but worth it!! Get pork ribs and beef brisket; mom got half chicken also good.....sides run out quick so get here by 5:30 pm!!!! Closes at 7 pm on Thursday. Awesome people at counter and...More

Thank Oceanstheway
Reviewed November 30, 2017

Everything they serve here is delicious! It's cafeteria style eating, you order your food, pick it up at the front and can have a seat in their dining area. The staff is so friendly and willing to help if you have questions about the food....More

Thank Celina S
A TripAdvisor Member
1411
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

Had ribs, brisket, jalapeno baked beans, jalapeno cornbread, and mac and cheese. The food was very good, a little on the higher price side, but we would definitely eat here again. We did our order to go and brought it back to our cabin. A...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed November 21, 2017

Stopped in on our way to Charlie Brown Christmas. The staff were very helpful and friendly from serving to leaving. Great plates for the $. We had to take our boxes with us since we couldn't finish them there. The cookies were so sweet and...More

2  Thank TProvencio
PreviousNext
12345641
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 23 hotels in Ruidoso
Comfort Inn - Midtown
215 reviews
.32 miles away
Hotel Ruidoso - Midtown
238 reviews
.35 miles away
Alto Hombre Gordito
43 reviews
.41 miles away
Shadow Mountain Lodge and Cabins
357 reviews
.57 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Hall of Flame Burgers
455 reviews
.47 miles away
Rio Grande Grill & Tap Room
345 reviews
.23 miles away
Sacred Grounds Coffee
368 reviews
.26 miles away
Cafe Rio
525 reviews
.41 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Noisy Water Winery
105 reviews
.50 miles away
Grindstone Lake
94 reviews
.86 miles away
Mechem Drive
44 reviews
.93 miles away
Grindstone Lake Trail
24 reviews
.86 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Bhavani0wl
November 18, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from nhrelp | Reviewed this property |
As someone else suggested call then (575)630-0000 to get the accurate info.
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 418 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6809
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-630-0000
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing