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Comet II Drive-In Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Mexican, American, Southwestern
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217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
+1 505-472-3663
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Passed up really busy place due to great reviews for this place on Yelp. Apparently they were bogus reviews.

Thank Lynda W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It seems we are always traveling through Santa Rosa at night and it's always after 8, so sometimes hard to find a place to eat. There are very limited dining options to begin with. We always seem to eat at Joseph's, so we decided to try Comet this time. I think we will go back to Josephs next time. There... More 

Thank Cloverleaf3218
Hobbs, New Mexico, United States
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cup of chile Verde was good but is not served with a hand made tortilla and the tacos is simply 3 average size tacos for 10.25, do the math....the warm custard dessert was appreciated but doesn't equate charging over $10 for 3 tacos. Left me wondering if I should have just had the menudo.

Thank Ceci2462
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Green chili stew was delicious! Red enchiladas were amazing. Both were spicy but expected as much. My husband had the carne adavado and loved it. A stop for us on our way to Santa Fe from Dallas and well worth it.

Thank univtexas72
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We have stopped here many times through the years as we travel. The food is excellent and the service is smiling family style. The chef might even tell you his salsa recipe. Love this restaurant and will keep coming back for more.

Thank PersonalTravels
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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146 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Clean, good prices, very friendly helpful staff. The Mexican dishes are great, the non Mexican dishes not as great, just average. It's worth the drive from motels on east side of town, maybe three minutes extra. But, if in New Mexico, gotta dine local. A fairly unique steak and enchilada combo. We had two young boys, seven and eight. Waitresses... More 

Thank greglinmon
Springfield, Missouri
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The salsa was good. A little kick. The chili Verde soup was very good it was spicy but I liked it that way. The peach pie was good. A real flaky crust. I ordered the complete meal with hot sauce I thought I was ordering a sauce that wasn't as hot but I read the menu wrong. I didn't really... More 

Thank Crystal M
Williamsburg, Virginia
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We are just passing through Santa Rosa and checked out the reviews on Trip Advisor before stopping. Comet II has a 'home town' feel, and we were the only folks who didn't have a New Mexico license tag. It is very clean inside and the booths are comfortable. We were greeted and seated at once and the waitress was very... More 

Thank happyhamster123
Snook, Texas
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We have dined at this location every time we travel through Santa Rosa. It is the BEST food in town. The last time we were there ,11-3-2016, we were served by wonderful twins that knew their menu, and made the evening a great dining experience. The food is the best that we had in a week of travelling in New... More 

Thank Rod1111
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Service: excellent Food: unmatched So many beautiful flavours smile upon these home made plates of delicious food My only regret is my own fault I didn't get a piece of pie

1 Thank Cameron B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Parker Ave., Santa Rosa, NM 88435
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 505-472-3663

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