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American, Diner
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2219 W Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346-9530
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Amarillo, Texas
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a terrific Denny's. I love the look of the building. Makes it more inviting. The food was excellent as well as the waiter.

Thank Cari R
Brownwood, Texas
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible, horrible, horrible experience...did I say HORRIBLE??? The server Mikey was extremely rude and disrespectful not only to us but every person in restaurant! From cussing to where everyone can hear him, yelling at other staff members acrose the restaurant, to telling us that he couldn't even give us a drink we ordered(coffee and Dr pepper) because he didn't have... More 

Thank Kelly W
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was horrible. Lady forgot to put our order in and acted like it was not big deal. Never have I had this terrible of service. We ended leaving and going elsewhere to eat. Will NEVER go there again!!!

Thank HeatherNNieto
Las Cruces, NM
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a pretty typical Denny's. I know their menu and the meal I ordered was exactly the same as I'd get in any other Denny's. I like the fact that they're consistent. The decor was a little different from what I've seen elsewhere. The place is designed to resemble an old fashioned diner. It looks good. Denny's is always... More 

Thank FriPilot
Dottingen, Germany
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Me and my family were on a round trip through New Mexico and Colorado and stopped at Ruidoso looking for a restaurant to have dinner. After we saw several bad reviews about the service in this Denny´s, we wanted to check it out for ourselves and were impressed by the excelent service. Especially, our waitress Wendy did an excellent job.... More 

Thank MarianneG1965
Post, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Everything we ate was good but the waitress was not. My tea tasted old so I asked for a coke. Ten minutes later I went to the waitress station and asked again. We ordered milk for the kids and got chocolate milk instead, which would be fine if they had eaten their food. Both bathrooms were very dirty. Our waitresses... More 

Thank AbnerNorman
Dallas, Texas
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

After 30 minutes they told us they were running behind. The food was good once it came, but would not go back.

Thank Melinda G
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

If you're hungry and want good food don't come here. It has taken over an hour to get scrambled eggs and pancakes. The waitress told us there was only one cool. That caused the delay. The restaurant is not full I can see 7 tables occupied. A couple next to us walked out due to the long wait. Our waitress... More 

Thank Joanna S
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Went for a late breakfast. Extremely long wait and saw empty tables when we were finally seated. The noise was horrible; could hear even the servers and cooks yelling. After placing our order, the wait for our food was incredibly long. Witnessed a messy table that took forever to clean up. Couldn't wait to get out of here after we... More 

Thank Joyce R
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Escaped the heat of Alamogordo and decided to eat at Denny's at the end of the day. The restaurant was appealing from the outside, but it was strange that no one was in the parking lot...later we guessed why. The hostess was nice and let us sit where we wanted but then it started. We chose in the back where... More 

Thank Normarose W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2219 W Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346-9530
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso Downs
  • Phone Number: 575-378-1389

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