Beer & Wine

Ruidoso has a wide variety of locations which offer beer and wine. So are you looking for a taste of the delicious local cuisine or a fine dining experience? No matter your needs Ruidoso has a place for you!


  • 575-257-4014
  • 721 Mechem, Ruidoso, NM, United States

Apache Tee Restaurant

Apache Tee is frequented by golfers and Inn of the Mountain Gods patrons alike, with a large outdoor deck overlooking Mescalero Lake and the surrounding 18-hole course. In the summertime, “Wine Down Wednesdays” features wine tastings from New Mexico wineries and live music. In addition to the Great views of Sierra Blanca peak, shrimp cocktail […]

  • 575-464-7935
  • 287 Carrizo Canyon Rd., Mescalero, New Mexico, United States

Billy the Kid Casino

Adjacent to Ruidoso Downs Race Track, Billy The Kid Casino offers over 300 slots and is open daily starting at 10:00 am until midnight weekdays & open late, until 1:00 am on the weekends. The casino offers rotating jackpots, membership rewards, a gift shop, a restaurant, and live music.

  • 575-378-4431
  • , Ruidoso, NM, United States

Billy’s Sports Bar and Grill

Wedged conveniently between the grandstands of the Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Billy the Kid Casino, Billy’s Sports Bar and Grill features 10 televisions, nightly specials, and occasional live music. Most noteworthy is their signature 5-inch Rueben. Recommended: chicken fried steak. Hours: Daily 11am-9pm

  • 575-378-4431
  • 26225 U S Highway 70 East, Ruidoso Downs, NM, United States

Casa Blanca

Casa Blanca has been around for decades, and for good reason. Depending on who you talk to, you may hear they have the best fill-in-the-blank in Ruidoso, with common options being margaritas, chile rellenos, and home-made chips and salsa. Located in a large, old house, Casa Blanca has plenty of space, two outdoor patios, and […]

  • 575-257-2495
  • 501 Mechem Dr., Ruidoso, NM, United States

Cattle Baron

Local Old West-themed steakhouses chain featuring prime rib, seafood & a huge salad bar. Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11:30am-9pm, Friday & Saturday 11:30pm-9:30pm

  • 575-257-9355
  • 657 Sudderth Dr., Ruidoso, NM, United States

Chef Lupe’s


  • 575-257-4687
  • 1101 Sudderth Dr., Ruidoso, NM, United States

Club Gas

Hours: Downstairs: 6:30am-1:30pm, Upstairs: 4:30pm-8pm

  • 575-258-3211
  • 1137 Mechem Dr., #A, Ruidoso, NM, 88345, United States

Farley’s Food Fun & Pub

Farley’s Food, Fun, and Pub’s name says it all, as does their tagline: “Great people…even better food.” Serving up standard bar fare, Farley’s is a goods spot to watch a game, play pool, and catch up with friends. One of three locations in southwest New Mexico, the Ruidoso restaurant is spacious and features a large […]

  • 575-258-5676
  • 1200 Mechem Dr., Ruidoso, NM, 88345, United States
  • 575-257-0497
  • 2408 Sudderth Dr. #B, Ruidoso, NM, 88345, United States
  • 575-378-9804
  • 2064 W. Hwy 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM, United States
  • 575-378-0025
  • W. Highway 70, Ruidoso, NM, United States
  • 575-336-4673
  • 100 Lake Shore Dr., Alto, NM, United States

Michael J’s

Throughout the years, fine dining establishments in Ruidoso have been met with challenges. Established in 2013 and steadily gaining popularity each year among locals and seasonal visitors alike, however, Michael J’s has made its mark and is here to stay. Expect excellent service, top-quality ingredients, consistently good food, an excellent wine list, and a cozy […]

  • 575-257-9559
  • 601 Mechem Dr., Ruidoso, NM, United States
  • 575-354-2327
  • 100 Lincoln Ave., Capitan, NM, United States

Pizza Hut

One of two pizza delivery options in Ruidoso. Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11am-11pm, Friday & Saturday 11am-12am

  • 575-257-5161
  • 725 Sudderth Dr., Ruidoso, NM, United States

Smokey B’s at Apache Casino

Smokey B’s is a better-than-average dining option housed within a casino and highway travel center. They take their name from Lincoln County’s resident claim to fame, Smokey Bear, but be advised you’ll need to walk through the smokey casino floor to get to the restaurant. Once there, you will be rewarded with a large menu […]

  • 575-464-7777
  • Hwy 70 W., Mescalero, NM, United States
  • 575-258-3325
  • 212 Metz Dr., Ruidoso, NM, United States

The Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino

The Inn of the Mountain Gods has a full-services casino and features the only live dealers in Ruidoso. Gaming options include but are not limited to a huge variety of slot machines, a poker room, bingo, blackjack, roulette, craps, and a host of other table games. The Apache Spirit Club is also available for those who […]

  • 800-545-9011
  • , Mescalero, NM, United States
  • 575-257-7540
  • 2823 Sudderth Dr., Ruidoso, NM, United States
  • 575-378-8050
  • 26180 Us Highway 70 E, Ruidoso Downs, NM, United States