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Comet II Drive-In Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
+1 505-472-3663
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Green chili stew was delicious! Red enchiladas were amazing. Both were spicy but expected as much. My husband had the carne adavado and loved it. A stop for us on our way to Santa Fe from Dallas and well worth it.

Thank univtexas72
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stopped here many times through the years as we travel. The food is excellent and the service is smiling family style. The chef might even tell you his salsa recipe. Love this restaurant and will keep coming back for more.

Thank PersonalTravels
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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144 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Clean, good prices, very friendly helpful staff. The Mexican dishes are great, the non Mexican dishes not as great, just average. It's worth the drive from motels on east side of town, maybe three minutes extra. But, if in New Mexico, gotta dine local. A fairly unique steak and enchilada combo. We had two young boys, seven and eight. Waitresses... More 

Thank greglinmon
Springfield, Missouri
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

The salsa was good. A little kick. The chili Verde soup was very good it was spicy but I liked it that way. The peach pie was good. A real flaky crust. I ordered the complete meal with hot sauce I thought I was ordering a sauce that wasn't as hot but I read the menu wrong. I didn't really... More 

Thank Crystal M
Williamsburg, Virginia
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

We are just passing through Santa Rosa and checked out the reviews on Trip Advisor before stopping. Comet II has a 'home town' feel, and we were the only folks who didn't have a New Mexico license tag. It is very clean inside and the booths are comfortable. We were greeted and seated at once and the waitress was very... More 

Thank happyhamster123
Snook, Texas
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

We have dined at this location every time we travel through Santa Rosa. It is the BEST food in town. The last time we were there ,11-3-2016, we were served by wonderful twins that knew their menu, and made the evening a great dining experience. The food is the best that we had in a week of travelling in New... More 

Thank Rod1111
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

Service: excellent Food: unmatched So many beautiful flavours smile upon these home made plates of delicious food My only regret is my own fault I didn't get a piece of pie

1 Thank Cameron B
New Iberia, Louisiana
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Easy to get there. Clean,friendly,food good, reasonably priced. Large portions and a surprise dessert

Thank cajunfun
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We went here at about 8:30pm. There was nobody else but us in the restaurant. Normally this would a red flag, but the reviews were good. I got the smothered chicken fried steak. My girlfriend got a smothered burrito. The food was excellent. I love green chile. The green chile was delicious. The staff was courteous and helpful. A good... More 

Thank Phil B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

First you only get a small bowl of chips...after that if u want more you have to pay for them. My husband didnt like his food at all. Mine was just ok at best.

Thank Toni S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 505-472-3663

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