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Pena's Place

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2963 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6323
+1 575-257-4135
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (32 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegan Options
2963 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6323
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Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Very deceiving looking little place! It is at the end of the street of shops and restaurants. It looks tiny and simple. Surprise! Great food and great service! Best tortilla soup I've had in a long time. Have to give it a try!

Thank 1a2bcnb
Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

We ate here several times over our long weekend stay in town. It was recommended by a stop owner on the strip as being we're all the locals eat. We had to wait for a table, the place is small inside with a few outside...More

Thank TrishA4
Reviewed May 31, 2015

Yummy breakfast, very reasonable prices. Small, so get there early. The service is friendly and excellent.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed May 28, 2015

Pena's is another one of the great breakfast/lunch-only restaurants in Ruidoso. It is located at the very far end of Sudderth Drive, slightly off the tourist map. Therefore most customers are locals. They go there for the food, not the ambiance. Because of this you...More

Thank William K
Reviewed April 21, 2015

My wife and I loved our breakfast here on Sunday, 29 Mar 2015. We had read about this place in the latest edition of Moon's New Mexico travel guide, and the waitstaff at Grill Calliente recommended that we have breakfast here on a Sunday since...More

Thank Volcam
Reviewed April 5, 2015

I had the breakfast burrito with red sauce and chorizo and my wife had a veggie omelet. Both were great. The eggs were done to my wife's liking, and the burrito I had was full and tasty. I had the impression that Sunday's are usually...More

Thank Steven B
Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

We came here for breakfast, and I can absolutely say this is the best place I've eaten at Ruidoso in my many trips. I regret not finding this place a lot earlier. I had the Spanish omelette with pecan & blueberry pancakes. Everything from the...More

1  Thank Astro_8245
Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great food, small restaurant. This is a great place to start your day. The breakfast was delicious!!

Thank Leanne M
Reviewed January 30, 2015

Food was terrific. Loved the huevos rancheros. Staff was very friendly! Met the owner and the cooks!

Thank Cindyinabug
Reviewed January 20, 2015

The eggs benedict is amazing, as is the French toast and breakfast burrito. We went multiple times during our trip!

Thank kkreilly
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No, they do not
December 14, 2016|
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Posting guidelines
Well you can get an omelet. Eggs bacon. You just have to be smart regarding thickeners in sauces etc. but it is mom and pop so doubtful specialized gluten free menu.
December 14, 2016|
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do you have a gluten free menu? any gluten free items? such as..........? ? ?
March 16, 2015|
Response from Diana G | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2963 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6323
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-257-4135
  • E-mail