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Comet II Drive-In Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Southwestern
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217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
+1 505-472-3663
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in Santa Rosa during a trip home in Arizona and saw the Comet II down the street from the hotel. We went and seated ourselves at the sign directed. After several minutes my wife got up and got menus as the 2 waitresses just walked past. We ordered our meal but had to get our own silverware. The... More 

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Thank Dave B
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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70 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best New Mexican food I've had in a while! We had dinner here on the recommendation of a local and the Comet II did not disappoint. Service was a bit slow, but we were on vacation so it didn't matter, and the staff were so friendly and fun! The decor could use a major update, as it has a... More 

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Thank MissAnnieThrope
San Jose Succotz, Belize
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent, blue corn enchiladas and a cup of homemade green chile stew, for me delicious! My wife had chile relleno plate, which she loved. All topped off with a sopailla, and warm pudding. Too much delicious food!

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Thank Micheal N
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Passed up really busy place due to great reviews for this place on Yelp. Apparently they were bogus reviews.

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Thank Lynda W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

It seems we are always traveling through Santa Rosa at night and it's always after 8, so sometimes hard to find a place to eat. There are very limited dining options to begin with. We always seem to eat at Joseph's, so we decided to try Comet this time. I think we will go back to Josephs next time. There... More 

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Thank Cloverleaf3218
Hobbs, New Mexico, United States
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The cup of chile Verde was good but is not served with a hand made tortilla and the tacos is simply 3 average size tacos for 10.25, do the math....the warm custard dessert was appreciated but doesn't equate charging over $10 for 3 tacos. Left me wondering if I should have just had the menudo.

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Thank Ceci2462
Richardson
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 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.

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Thank univtexas72
Indiana
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

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.

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Thank PersonalTravels
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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149 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 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 

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Thank greglinmon
Springfield, Missouri
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
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?