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Billy the Kid

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) #3 of 6 Restaurants in Ruidoso Downs $$ - $$$ ,
Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good15%
  • Average30%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible15%
Mar 17, 2017
“Local info needed”
Aug 9, 2016
“Rainy day for the races and decided to have something to eat”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM
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Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Counter lady @ BTK Museum was very helpful giving us ideas as to restaurants & places to visit in our Ruidoso visit. So far she has been spot-on. We'd recommend stopping there in Ruidoso Downs before heading into town. BTK Museum was very informative learning...More

Thank TommyHawk118
Reviewed October 17, 2016

They have the best burgers in town! Fresh beef, fresh buns...fresh veggies and the french fries are to die for!

Thank mdlogan5
Reviewed August 9, 2016

Was pleasantly surprised after not expecting a lot. Had the special for lunch and the soup was quite good.

Thank Joyce R
Reviewed July 14, 2016

We ate here 2 nights. One night was shrimp and catfish for $9.99. this was a great deal and I couldn't eat all of it. The next night we went back and this time we had ribeye steak and baked potatoes. Wow... the steak was...More

Thank Claudia D
Reviewed May 24, 2016

If you are going to Billy Kid to eat look else where. The food is just so and expensive... Go watch the horse races and get a hot dog ..

Thank 751sharonp
Reviewed May 4, 2016

The food is okay - recommend the daily specials, Only open for Dinner in the off-season. Example: Prime Rib with baked potato and salad for 12.95 on a recent visit.

Thank TimeTraveler_800
Reviewed March 31, 2016

The trip to this facility was very educational about Billy the Kid and even had information and pictures about Billy that my husband (who is a history buff) had never seen. A great museum for older children especially those interested in history, smaller children and...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed February 20, 2016

This visitor center is adjacent to the Museum of the American West and is a fun place to see for visitors of all ages.

Thank Ginny1234_5678
Reviewed February 8, 2016

We ate in the bar because we were too early for the normal place. The food was excellent and the service was GREAT.

Reviewed January 17, 2016

Had dinner there, food was good, watched the races and enjoyed our time there! Football games were also on. Everyone seemed to be having a good time!

Thank percyqh55
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso Downs
In the Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino
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