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Pena's Place

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, American, Southwestern
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2963 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6323
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Midland, TX
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91 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place never lets me down. It has remained on my Breakfast stops for a few years now. Don't let the small appearance detour you. Super fast, over the top food.

Thank metrotxex
Ruidoso, New Mexico
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You will never be disappointed in your breakfast at Pena's. The value and choices are incredible and get there early or be willing to wait. This is a popular spot.

Thank Ingrid F
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pena's is a great breakfast place. That is where they shine. They close at 2:00PM each day because they only serve breakfast & lunch not dinner, just like a lot pf places do. Love the pancakes & omelets . Good burgers too. We eat there every time we are in town.

Thank jkirkc
Gold Canyon, Arizona
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159 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had breakfast twice at Pena's during a visit to Ruidoso - exceptional both times. A tiny, simple place, maybe 6 tables inside and 3 picnic tables outside. Huevos Rancheros were the best I've ever had - served on top of a corn tortilla, green sauce on the bottom, perfectly fried egg on top, some green chiles and melted cheese on... More 

Thank Roberta R
Bedford, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming little place on Sudderth Dr. Quiet and unassuming. We were there a few minutes before closing time and weren't rushed to leave. The food was great and the service was excellent. Chips and Salsa are delicious. The restaurant also sells awesomely hand carved items. BTW, I am still thinking about the wooden mirror in the bathroom. My bf met... More 

Thank GameSetLiz
Murphy, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huevos Rancheros, french toast, pancakes, eggs and sausage. Quaint little family owned place with good service and a small town feeling. These guys know how to serve their customers. You leave with a full belly and a warm feeling of being welcomed by a family in their home. In today's world this is an experience we do not see enough... More 

Thank benhug
High Springs, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't find the hours for this place, so I'm posting. The sirloin steak and eggs are a BARGAIN, and delicious! Local feel, VERY friendly staff!

Thank Alana C
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148 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place on TripAdvisor. Within walking distance from cabin. Sat on patio drinking coffee enjoying the great weather. The owner greats you and brings out your beverages. Ordered the huevos Rancheros. Awesome, delicious!

Thank scott v
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

This is a can't miss, small little family owned place with maybe 8 tables. The food is FANTASTIC! Great for breakfast or lunch. We will be back!

Thank Jennifer O
Dallas, Texas
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Excellent small New Mexican breakfast or lunch place. Family run , great local small town friendly service staff. Check hours and days of operation. Best New Mexican food in town.

Thank jfp01

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2963 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6323
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: 575-257-4135

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?