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Billy the Kid

££ - £££
Bar, Pub
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Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM
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Bend, Oregon
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Counter lady @ BTK Museum was very helpful giving us ideas as to restaurants & places to visit in our Ruidoso visit. So far she has been spot-on. We'd recommend stopping there in Ruidoso Downs before heading into town. BTK Museum was very informative learning about the legend, Billy The Kid! 👍

Thank TommyHawk118
Kingsland, Texas
Level Contributor
22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

They have the best burgers in town! Fresh beef, fresh buns...fresh veggies and the french fries are to die for!

Thank mdlogan5
Sierra Vista, Arizona
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Was pleasantly surprised after not expecting a lot. Had the special for lunch and the soup was quite good.

Thank Joyce R
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We ate here 2 nights. One night was shrimp and catfish for $9.99. this was a great deal and I couldn't eat all of it. The next night we went back and this time we had ribeye steak and baked potatoes. Wow... the steak was great $12.99 and both nights had live music.

Thank Claudia D
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

If you are going to Billy Kid to eat look else where. The food is just so and expensive... Go watch the horse races and get a hot dog ..

Thank 751sharonp
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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118 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The food is okay - recommend the daily specials, Only open for Dinner in the off-season. Example: Prime Rib with baked potato and salad for 12.95 on a recent visit.

Thank TimeTraveler_800
Amarillo, Texas
Level Contributor
27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The trip to this facility was very educational about Billy the Kid and even had information and pictures about Billy that my husband (who is a history buff) had never seen. A great museum for older children especially those interested in history, smaller children and those not interested in history, not so much. The curator was VERY helpful and courteous.

Thank Debbie R
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222 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

This visitor center is adjacent to the Museum of the American West and is a fun place to see for visitors of all ages.

Thank Ginny1234_5678
El Paso, Texas
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

We ate in the bar because we were too early for the normal place. The food was excellent and the service was GREAT.

Tularosa, New Mexico
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Had dinner there, food was good, watched the races and enjoyed our time there! Football games were also on. Everyone seemed to be having a good time!

Thank percyqh55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Highway 70, Ruidoso Downs, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso Downs
In the Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?