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Ruidoso NM Bound from Phoenix

JerryMe Jun 1, 2010 03:56 PM


This is our route - South thru Tucson into Ruidoso NM. We MAY stop and eat along the way but we usually pack some munchies. Will be in Ruidoso NM for three days.

Am checking out Cafe Rio in another post. Any other recommendations? This is a budget trip so if it's three digits for a meal for one person, we'll have to check it out next time.

Thanks for any info CHer's - I'm looking forward to getting out of the heat as the thermometer creeps towards 108 plus degrees!

Cafe Rio
2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345

  1. JerryMe Jun 2, 2010 09:55 AM

    Thank you for the recommendations! We'll have enough to try during our visit. I'll report back.

    Thanks again!

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    1. re: JerryMe
      cathartic Jun 4, 2010 01:51 PM

      Landlocked is a great place that few know about. Good fish specials on the weekend. Texas Club probably has the best steak in town. Hall of Flame Burger is downtown and good for lunch. They have good burgers and some fantastic steak tacos. The Village Buttery and Hummingbird Room are also good lunch spots downtown.

      Hall of Flame Burgers
      2500 Sudderth Dr Ste 2, Ruidoso, NM 88345

      Texas Club
      212 Metz Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345

    2. Perilagu Khan Jun 2, 2010 06:46 AM

      Log Cabin for breakfast.

      Santino's is a very good Italian restaurant. Quite romantic.

      Willmon's Prime Grille is one of the better steakhouses in that part of the world.

      Willmon's Prime Grille
      2523 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345

      Log Cabin
      18 N State Route 89, Chino Valley, AZ 86323

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        rionmgirl Jun 1, 2010 10:37 PM

        Try La Fondue under Elena's Place next to Starbucks on Sudderth.

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