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141 E Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346-9670
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading the reviews, I had to try it, especially since it is very close to my new residence in Ruidoso Downs. What a let down! I ordered the Combo Plate, hoping it would not be more than I could eat. Not to worry, it came with a tiny soft taco, a little chili reyeno and an equally puny enchilada.... More 

Thank McRuss
Lubbock, Texas
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117 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Every time we are going to anywhere near Ruidoso, we find a reason to stop by Disco Taco for lunch. Growing up in East LA as a kid, I can safely say I know Sonoran style Mexican cooking. Disco Taco does it in a way that takes me back 40 years. Clean, fresh, simple and honest are the best ways... More 

1 Thank bryanhildebrand
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Tortas were good.. Staff was very nice! Rest of the food was bland but not bad. I would come back again for the tortas and Mexican Coke

1 Thank Sakina A
Raton, New Mexico
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Mostly a la carte Mexican items made to order ("We are not a fast food restaurant--please allow time"-Menu). Tacos, burritos, tortas. I ordered a chicken burrito and received chips with a very hot (great!) green sauce followed by a burrito that required a fork, filled with just grilled shredded chicken with bits of tomato, onion, and green peppers--delicious. If I... More 

1 Thank hilocountry
Denver, Colorado
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297 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Greasy, legit Mexican food. Lot of locals and local flavor, very much not a chain, actually kind of dingy, not particularly good or fast service, adjust your expectations accordingly and enjoy the experience

1 Thank Nate H
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

One person working had to wait almost 40 minutes for drinks still waiting for my tacos :-( the place is to lil and tables are way to close together

Thank Jose G
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

This is one of the Mexican places in the area. Authentic and down to earth. This is one of the places that the locals frequent, and for good reason. Step out of the race track and get c a real Mexican meal.

2 Thank Kenneth K
Midland, Texas
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Food was hot and fresh. Greasy but hey, it's tacos! Good chips. Driven by this place for years and never stopped. Figured it had to be good since stores and restaurants come and go rapidly in Ruidoso. Glad we finally tried it.

2 Thank EmTee63
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I use to come here when I was younger and the food was always fresh and tasted delicious. When I came here recently I believe the manager served us, old dude with an accent, he was friendly at first. He served us chips and salsa. The salsa is now served in dog bowls. Yes that's right, a dog bowl. Metal... More 

1 Thank Tru815
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Food was over priced and did not taste fresh. Extremely greasy and the meat was rancid. There were a dozen stray cats hanging around outside which was a little weird.

Thank catchthetruth

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 E Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346-9670
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso Downs
  • Phone Number: 575-378-4224

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