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Tina's Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
522 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6011
+1 575-257-8930
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“tamales” (23 reviews)
“cinnamon rolls” (31 reviews)
“peach pie” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
522 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6011
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently visited here for breakfast. I chose the New Mexico breakfast which was very good. Eggs were scrambled just right. Bacon was really tasty. Asked for a biscuit which light and flaky. Server was friendly and attentive. Outdoor seating was nice that morning. Definitely will...More

Thank noplacetogo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Ruidoso for 4th of July and got this recommendation from a local. Glad we took their advice. Funky little place with a New Mexican menu. Relaxed outdoor seating option. Waitstaff were efficient, pleasant, and helpful with questions concerning area attractions and events. It can...More

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited Ruidoso many times. Tinas's is absolutely the best. The food is authentic . The staff is always great. Never had a bad experience there. Highly recommend !!

Thank westsouthdowns
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi. Thanks so much for the nice words. Can't you just taste the love in Tina's food. Hope to see you again soon. KenB

Reviewed 12 June 2018

The huge burrito was awesome and the homemade cinnamon was the bomb. Highly recommend this place if you visit

Thank AJohnson420
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This place is a gem!! Beautiful patio views! Great breakfast! We come to ruidoso quite a bit and we never miss going to have breakfast at Tina’s!! If you are ever in ruidoso stop in!! You won’t be disappointed

Thank travelingypsy2018
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Hi Gypsy. Thanks so much. We ARE very proud of our beautiful Patio. Hope to see you again soon. KenB

Reviewed 7 June 2018

Where to start...there are so many wonderful thing to say about Tina's Cafe! It's a great place to eat year round. There is a nice warm fire burning inside during the winter, and a big picturesque patio along the Rio Ruidoso during the warm months....More

Thank theadobe
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Hi. Thanks so much for your nice words. Tina's food really IS special. Hope to see you again soon. KenB

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped at a shop and noticed Tina’s tucked in behind it and decided to try it for lunch. They have a nice large outdoor eating area. We were surprised by the great food. The chicken tacos and green Chile chicken sandwich were full of...More

Thank TTWolf
Reviewed 30 May 2018

I had my first visit to Tina's after my husband raving about them. We were there on Memorial Day weekend so it was really busy. We had to wait a bit for our food which was to be expected. It was well worth the wait....More

Thank machp
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Hi Machp. IF THAT'S YOUR REAL NAME. Just kidding around... Thanks so much for the nice words. Tina's Tamales really are something special. Sometimes a guest will order TWO Tamales and I'll tell them,' You don't need TWO Tamales here at Tina's'. Thanks again. Hope...More

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We had an outdoor table and twelve people to serve. Our waiter was fantastic, patient, and cheerful, and he got all our orders right! The tamales are huge—more like a giant burrito—and not what one would expect. The chicken enchiladas with green sauce were delicious....More

Thank Birdinhandtwo
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Hi.B. Thanks so much for the nice review. Your sever enjoyed your group as well. Hope to see all of you again soon. KenB

Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We were in Ruidosa for the day and drove by Tina’s. I asked my husband to pull in. We ate inside because it was a cool morning. Great atmosphere inside. Our waiter was friendly and attentive. We ordered the breakfast tacos with refried beans and...More

Thank anniecat51
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi Annie. Thank you so much for the nice words. Tina was tickled. Hope to see you again soon. KenB

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17 March 2015|
Response from TravelingFool88005 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so but they have salads and corn tortillas.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 522 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6011
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-257-8930
Tina's Cafe is UNIQUE In Ruidoso. Tina's New Mexican style cuisine features delicious and unique sauces made from New Mexican Chiles. Our GREEN CHILE CREAM SAUCE is a true delight. Care for some HEAT. Have some RED SAUCE and light it up. Check us out on FACEBOOK for lots of pictures, our full menu and more.
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