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Can't Stop Smokin'

418 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6809
+1 575-630-0000
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (79 reviews)
“tri tip” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 7:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
418 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6809
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Reviewed June 4, 2016

We had lunch here and the meal was excellent. The service was great and the value was good. It is one of our favorite places in Ruidoso now.

Thank nancy c
Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Great BBQ I loved it good service good food great location will return in September for rally time I love it here

1  Thank Felipe V
Reviewed May 23, 2016

I stopped here at 3:00 for a late lunch. The décor is befitting a BBQ place but the front end is set up 'backwards' and does not 'flow' well, IMO. The food looked appealing, and I ordered the 1/2 pound, 2 sides and corn(on the...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

The two of us ate an early dinner around 330 on Sunday and decided on barbecue instead of steak. Let's just say I wish the meal would have been fresher than it was. If we would have eaten there at 11:30 or 12 it might...More

Thank handyman6576107
Reviewed April 29, 2016

The people are friendly and would let us have our pets with us on the outside porch. The food is the best BBQ I have had and lots of it. The price is average.

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Good selection of meats and sides for dine in and carry out. Indoor seating is fairly limited, but there's additional seating outside. Prices are reasonable. Be sure to check ahead of time for hours the restaurant is open. No alcoholic beverages available.

Thank mac7610
Reviewed April 22, 2016

This is my BBQ place of choice. Love the friendly greeting when I enter. Love to see the BBQ displayed in front of. Drinks in packed in ice as you enter. A cooler full of help yourself sides. Love the hot choices of vegetables. I...More

Thank susan c
Reviewed April 11, 2016

Service was fast and friendly, the place was well cleaned, and the bbq was slightly better than average. Good place for a quick lunch.

Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

This place was great for lunch not too expensive. If you are looking for smoked meat paradise this is definitely the place to go. We had the brisket and the chicken breast. The chicken breast was to die for! The mac and cheese was delicious...More

Thank Perla I
Reviewed March 30, 2016

I am from Tennessee. We are all about good Bar-B-Que! My brother from another mother must own this place. I had the chicken (OMG! it rocks) The beans are on point. Heck it was very good and that is saying a lot coming from a...More

Thank Christopher M
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November 18, 2016|
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Response from nhrelp | Reviewed this property |
As someone else suggested call then (575)630-0000 to get the accurate info.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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
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