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Popo's Mexican Food

222 E McGaffey St, Roswell, NM 88203-5520
+1 575-627-6436
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“sopapillas” (8 reviews)
“enchiladas” (14 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
222 E McGaffey St, Roswell, NM 88203-5520
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

My first experience with Mexican food was in Roswell in the mid '50s...yes 1950s! It was a place very much like Popo's, just a local restaurant and the place where I experienced and fell in love with sopapillas. Popo's is one of those places where,...More

Thank Dennis W
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and fast service. Heard this was best Mexican food in Roswell and they didn't disappoint.

Thank KscatinNM
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Consistently good. For true SW taste, order your plate "Christmas" where possible (comes with both red and green sauces. Red is hotter). I also like the chilie rellenos. End with an order of sopapillas for dessert (use honey).

Thank CTAWilson
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

If you like Mexican then this a place you should visit. Everything is between $6.00 and $7.00. Food tastes great and quality is beyond excellent. You will not be disappointed.

Thank brianjanieh
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Popo's is a local restaurant off the main streets of Roswell but still downtown. There are no frills just great Mexican food. Being from Arizona, I feel qualified to say this could be one of the best in the SW. The red and green enchilada...More

Thank KathyFranz
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We are from San Diego and were visiting Roswell last month. We passed by the Popo's by accident as we toured our old stomping grounds. We ate there and loved the food. The service was good, but the food was excellent. We got there early...More

Thank Joseph F
Reviewed 17 March 2016

We are from Maine, where there is a shortage of good Mexican, and Popo's is our cure whenever we're in Roswell. This time we had take-out for the first time, and would recommend not trying to do a soft taco plate if you're going to...More

Thank ooonor
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for true Mexican food you will want to try Popo's . Located in what seems to almost be an industrial area of Roswell this unassuming restaurant serves my favorite Mexican food in all of New Mexico. Every time I'm in town...More

Thank cocolobo
Reviewed 7 October 2015

This is a down home Mexican restaurant and one of the highlights of the trip. Nothing fancy,,, just good authentic food

Thank MarySEverett_Wa
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Tiny and cramped and always full, but the best food in Roswell. I had never had really good comida tipica before I found Popo's--I wish they were a bit bigger, because we can't get some of our mobility-impaired friends in there.

Thank bungeebeader
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 E McGaffey St, Roswell, NM 88203-5520
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Roswell
  • Phone Number: +1 575-627-6436
(575) 627-6436
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