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El Bruno's

) #1 of 7 Restaurants in Cuba $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
Hwy 550, Cuba, NM 87013
+1 575-289-9429
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sopapillas” (44 reviews)
“enchiladas” (42 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hwy 550, Cuba, NM 87013
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1 - 10 of 321 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This roadside restaurant proved to be a welcome way stop on our way to the Four Corners area. The complementary chips and red salsa were homemade and packed some heat. I ordered from the luncheon specials which were moderately priced. My two enchiladas lit up...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently passed through Cuba, NM. We were exhausted and starving. El Bruno's did not disappoint! Not only was the food absolutely delicious, but the portions were huge! After dinner I walked off a few calories shopping in the boutique in the back room. The...More

Thank TravelinSuzy46
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended to us by the owners of Suenos Encantados B&B. Food was wonderful and fresh. Clearly a favorite spot for the locals.

Thank dtheduck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch. I had beef taco and cheese enchilada which was smothered in green chili. Delicious! This came with chips red salsa and sopapillas. Very reasonable and generous portions! I would highly recommend!

Thank ColoradoBetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here upon a strong recommendation, even altered our original route. We learned for ourselves that El Bruno's is that good. Service was friendly and efficient. The food was super! All four of us got something different and all four of us have it...More

Thank joe p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a native New Mexican, I am pretty picky about my (New) Mexican food. We stopped a Bruno's because there were many motorcycles and cars parked there. We had some great red, cheese enchiladas and a wonderful stuffed sopa "pillow". Very good frijoles too. And,...More

Thank JohnBCloudcroft
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only one other table in the restaurant yet took a few awkward minutes to get seated outside. Ordered the Grand Gold margaritas but found out after that the tequila we ordered they were out of so they substituted and didn't tell us until we asked...More

Thank Golfelmster
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We were driving from Albuquerque to Durango on US-550 and needed gas and lunch in Cuba. There weren't many choices and the old Mexico atmosphere of El Bruno's "Hacienda'" looked inviting. Hell of a choice! One of the finest Mexican restaurants I've been to. My...More

Thank Wayne_Zurl
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We searched TripAdvisor for a good place to eat in this sparsely populated part of the country. Not only found a great choice but had some of the best Mexican food we've had anywhere. Spiced just right, perfect serving size, and very efficient and friendly...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We asked a policeman where we could get a good meal. He said El Bruno's is where most everyone eats. Cute décor. I asked for pork with green chili. I got red chili. The patrons at the tables around us were unhappy: cold food, no...More

Thank Marie F
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is this restaurant dog friendly? We are traveling with our small yorkie and can't leave her in the car since it's so hot outside. Thanks!
1 August 2016|
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Response from Veronique M | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know. They do have an outdoor area, maybe there? I would give them a call.. good luck with the pup?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 550, Cuba, NM 87013
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Cuba
  • Phone Number: +1 575-289-9429
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