Italian Food & Pizza

italian foodRuidoso may be known for its steakhouses and Tex-Mex, but additional kinds of cuisine including Italian food are certainly here for your enjoyment. There are several pizza options in town, as well as a couple of places to satisfy your craving for Italian food. Buon appetite!    

Café Rio

Pizza joints come, and pizza joints go. Some are good, some not-so-much. And then there’s Cafe Rio. Arguably the best pizza in Lincoln County, this joint has earned it chops over the years and any doubters need only witness the throngs of fans waiting to get in the door. What you won’t find? Adult beverages, […]

  • 575-257-7746
  • 2547 Sudderth Dr., Roswell, NM, United States

Domino’s Pizza

One of two pizza delivery options in Ruidoso.  Hours: Saturday-Thursday 10am-12am, Fridays 10am-1am

  • 575-257-3030
  • 1717 Sudderth Dr., Ruidoso, 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

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

Vinny and Val’s Italian Restaurant 

Vinny and Val’s opened its doors in 2016 and added a beer and wine menu a few months later. Formerly Michelena’s, V&V’s offers standard Italian fare in a kitschy Italian setting (Billy Joel’s classic song, “Italian Restaurant,” comes to mind). Best bet: the pizza, with a crust that is packed with herbs and spices. Hours:  […]

  • 575-257-5753
  • 2703 Sudderth Dr., Ruidoso, NM, United States