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Comet II Drive-In Restaurant

217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2348
+1 505-472-3663
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (45 reviews)
“homemade pies” (12 reviews)
“flan” (9 reviews)
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2348
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I haven't tried any others but this is really good Mexican Food. Family owned since 1927 says a lot for me. We tried the enchiladas de carnitas and they were excellent. The chips were fresh not of a bag. Salsa had a little bite but...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the detour! Highly recommend the half breed or the steak ranchero. Lunch served with desert...nice bonus!

Thank Darrell D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Passing thru on the way home to LasCruces. Some of the most expensive and unique mexican food I have had. My husband and I both had the Chimichanga. I had chicken and he had the beef. They were both packed with lean meat and came...More

Thank Evelyn O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent the night in Santa Rosa and stopped by to get a bite. Wife had Enchiladas and beans and I had the cheeseburger with green chili. Nice place, quick service and prompt food. If you are hungry, which I suspect you are, go there!...More

Thank Frozensummer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came in about 1/2 hour before closing--6 of us. They assured us that was ok even though it was so late. Very friendly, attentive staff. We ordered and hardly had time to do credible damage to the very good chips and salsa and our...More

Thank Yvonne E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to eat. Authentic food and full of locals. Even if you're just passing by you need to stop for a good meal. Make sure you ask about the spice level of the food before you order lol

Thank 61Brian61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This charming restaurant was a complete surprise. I wanted to have New Mexico Mexican food before we left the state. We had stopped in Santa Rosa on one our previous trips. The Blue Hole is there. If you haven't experienced it, it is a must...More

Thank Debbi F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful little restaurant that still holds the history of route 66. Amazing authentic food, and very friendly staff. Try the custard!

Thank 2muchtoseeanddo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Large menu with both American and Mexican options. Our party of five all had something different and we were all pleased. Facility is clean, nothing fancy here, but staff was very friendly. Options are slim here and this turned out to be a great find,...More

Thank Wyndi77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is out of this world authentic amazing!!!! Staff is great! I would definitely recommend a stop here! Everything tasted so fresh!

Thank LunaticEMT
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Questions & Answers
29 August 2017|
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Response from Julesausten | Reviewed this property |
Corn tortillas are gluten free
28 January 2017|
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Response from paradiseag | Reviewed this property |
No, we asked for them and waitress told us they do not have permit to sell alcoholic drinks.
Sheri H
23 May 2015|
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Response from CDM49 | Reviewed this property |
We had the BBQ Plate which was very good. Did not eat any Mexican.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2348
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 505-472-3663
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