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Tina's Cafe

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
522 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6011
+1 575-257-8930
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (22 reviews)
“cinnamon rolls” (27 reviews)
“peach pie” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
522 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6011
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Little house off the main road turned out to be awesome! Service was excellent and food was even better.

Thank KennethandRanor... C
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much. We certainly ARE the little house off the main road. Tina says Thank You for the review and hope to see you again soon. Ya'll come back now, Ya hear! KenB

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My uncle who lives in Ruidoso had told me about their cinnamon rolls so we stopped to have one! Light fluffy cinnamon-ness, we all loved it! We also had the Migas which were really good as well! We had wonderful friendly serviceOur waitress was really...More

Thank JCN2
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi JCN. Thanks for the nice review. I hope you'll come by more now that you know where we are. Lots more tasty dishes to try. See you soon. KenB

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

This former cabin with knotty pine walls and ceiling coupled with the original fireplace and a great service attitude coupled with Team Tina are hard to beat . With great green chili cheese burgers you do get Tina too making sure it is all good...More

1  Thank Lubbockians
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks so much Lubbockians. Made Tina smile. Hope to see you again soon.KenB

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Chicken pot pie: fabulous, home-made. Green chili chicken enchiladas: delicious, creamy green chili smothered sauce! Carrot cake : 4-5” tall and homemade too!!

Thank WorknPlayHardTx
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Yumm and so fresh! Went for lunch and had dessert, all was great! Will definitely be back each time we visit Ruidoso

Thank Jenna C
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this small and charming taste of Ruidoso! Dining inside or out. Definitely try their tamales! Nothing like you've had before! Fantastic!

Thank MKKennedy
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks for the nice words. Looking forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This little place has very good food and the service is terrific. Overall the menu has good variety with a fair share of SW items. The burrito is HUGE and very good. The special of chicken salad served over bed of greens was great. Prices...More

1  Thank ktomaselli
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Let me start off by alerting other readers: they do not take plastic; debit or credit. They do have an ATM machine in the corner if you don't mind spending $2.50 getting money out. Now to the food. I had the migas and they were...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Last place we stopped at before leaving and it was the best spot yet. Small menu, but GREAT options. Wont leave hungry. Outdoor and indoor seating.

Thank Benjamin M
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Hi Benjamin. Thanks for the kind words. Hope to see you again soon. Thanks. KenB

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We made numerous meal stops while in Ruidoso but this was the best. Warm, friendly, and outstanding Migas and huevo rancheros. SINamon rolls were some of the best I’ve had. Caution: cash only

Thank Tollie S
Ken B, Manager at Tina's Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Hi Tollie, Thank you so much for the kind words. Tina was so proud when I read her your review. Love the SINamon. Can I use that??? 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
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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