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Rancho de Chimayo Restaurante

300 Juan Medina Road, Chimayo, NM 87522
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Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Chimayo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $20
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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232 reviews 232 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
321 helpful votes 321 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

El Santuario de Chimayo is a VERY SACRED shrine, where 300,000 visitors per year make their pilgrimage, and has been called "the most important Catholic pilgrimage center in the United States." We were there to photograph and explore the area and experienced a miracle of our own! Still reeling from our experience from the Holy Ground we ran across this... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

we haven't been able to pass this out of the way restaurant when in the area for decades. And so it was this final w/e in October enjoying the patio in 75 degree weather. All meals have been very very good and consistently so. Service is top notch. My wife, a margarita "snob" loves their house marg. Be sure to... More

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Elgin, Illinois USA
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93 reviews 93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

The day we dined for lunch during the week (in October), there was a massive tour bus parked outside so I think that the place was a little overwhelmed with almost every table full. Nevertheless, the service was decent and the food was very good. I had very high hopes for this place and I wasn't disappointed. The pork adovado... More

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181 reviews 181 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Thought this was just a touristy place . But our food drink & service were great. Out of the way but worth the drive for an outing

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Gilmer, Texas
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116 reviews 116 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Oh my...worth the drive. Lovely, scenic drive and the food NEVER disappoints. They do NOT skimp on the booze but not to the point undrinkable. Fast paced and always crowded but they are masters in getting you in and out. Lovely gift shop to explore. You MUST go here for some REALLY great food and drink!!! Staff is lovely!

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

If you take the high scenic route from Santa Fe to Taos, this is the place to stop for lunch. Great menu. We had the pork dish that had been marinating for 12 hrs. Delicious. Everything about the place is authentic, including family pictures on the wall. Light and airy sopapillas. This restaurant will spoil you.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This small community, outside Santa Fe, is so lovely....small, quaint, and unpretentious. Rancho de Chimayo is a wonderful stopping place for lunch during a visit. The menu is true New Mexico and the flan was delicious. There is an attached jewelry store with pretty pieces. A lovely day trip from Santa Fe.

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Kirtland, New Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I'm new to NM and had heard about Rancho when researching NM cuisine. From their story and history my expectations were high, I must admit. The setting in Chimayo is beautiful and the restaurant building itself is quaint. The food and service was a big disappointment. We had to wait over 5 minutes before anyone came to the table. The... More

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We ate at this restaurant twice. I can't wait to go back. The Carne ado varda and stuffed jalapeños were outstanding. A nice touch were the sopapillas and honey to lessen the "good burn" while enjoying the food.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I was a little bummed to find that the newer, funkier, and also highly rated Sugar Nymphs Bistro was closed on Mondays and Tuesdays for our trip along the High Road to Taos. Rancho de Chimayo is the only other full service restaurant along the route. As it turned out, Rancho de Chimayo was the better choice in terms of... More

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