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All 9 Mescalero Restaurants

Wendall's Steak & Seafood Restaurant

Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero, NM 88340
505-464-7777
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Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Mescalero
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
San Antonio, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had breakfast and dinner at Wendall's while in Ruidoso this November. The setting was great. Outstanding location, restaurant very clean and the staff was great. The best Elk steak I have ever had. This restaurant is located in the hotel side of the Casino so this should not bother those that do not go to casinos. Every part of... More 

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Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

From the Escargot to the Elk to the extra special presentation of an inscribed birthday platter, we were treated to an extraordinary meal.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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161 reviews 161 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I booked a reservation at Wendell's for a celebratory family dinner. Our large table was located at the back of the restaurant with little traffic and noise disturbance. At the start our waiter was congenial to the point of obsequiousness, but soon things begin to fall apart. Despite the fact that there were few diners, the service became extraordinarily slow.... More 

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NM
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The food is unique and interesting. They do change their menu seasonally. When we went, they had options like Elk, crown of lamb, seafood, even vegetarian options. First time I ordered the Large shrimp with crab topping, it needed seasoning bad. The side that came with it of corn custard was not appeasing to me or others i dined with.... More 

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Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Great view and lovely breakfast. They seemed to be having service issues. They need to have someone to greet you.

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Roswell, New Mexico
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

I'm generally not a fan of hotel/resort restaurants. Now of course you have the Dean Fearing's place in Dallas located in the Ritz Carlton or the French Room in the Adolphus Hotel. But these world class eating establishments are exceptions to the rule. Wendall''s, located in the Inn of the Mountain Gods, Mescalero, New Mexico, was a step above your... More 

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Visalia, CA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Enjoyed it all! Hotel, Casino and especially the service by the waiter Alex...the best! Ask for him!

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Farmington, New Mexico
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Try the elk steak and the menu has a diverse selection, but you can't find elk everywhere and it's great. Service was very good also. You can have dessert at your table, or delieved to your room until 1:00 am. Pricey!

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Long Beach, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Lots of bacon comes with the bacon and eggs. You can get sour dough toast, which I love. Very responsive wait staff, we thought the coffee tasted old in the carafe he poured from so he changed it out right away and brought fresh. A little cold in there and I normally never get cold, so don't wear shorts like... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Overall the food was very good. My steak was spiced with too much garlic for my taste but i will remember for next time. I thought the food was a little overpriced but will return. Our server (Nicole) did a very good job but she never ask if we would like another coctail and was not very friendly.

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Address: Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero, NM 88340
Phone Number: 505-464-7777
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Mescalero
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse

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