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2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6132
575-257-7746
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Description: All of Café Rio’s offerings are made from scratch.Our recipes have been...
All of Café Rio’s offerings are made from scratch.Our recipes have been accumulated through years of professional cooking and employ the highest quality ingredients obtainable.We welcome both questions and comments on the origins and ingredients of our preparations.We hope you feel at home and we look forward to your return visit.-The Management and Staff at Café Rio
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Awesome Pizza

Tiny place with awesome pizza! Pizza oven keeps the place rather warm but the pizza is fantastic! Be prepared to wait... we were first on the waiting list and waited 35 minutes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Amarillo, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The food was really good and priced fairly well considering the quality AND quantity. It's not the very best pizza I've ever had, but it's certainly better than most. I appreciate that they seem to use mostly fresh ingredients...it makes a big difference in taste. The only downside was that the center of our "jumbo" pizza was a bit soggy.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Tiny place with awesome pizza! Pizza oven keeps the place rather warm but the pizza is fantastic! Be prepared to wait... we were first on the waiting list and waited 35 minutes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We have been coming to Ruidoso for 30+ years and have never come here before. Wow! Have we been missing some great pizza. We ordered a Italian sausage, black olive and fresh mushroom pizza. It was really good. The service was good, although they could have used another person. Store was clean. We WILL be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We had to wait a really long time. They were so busy but it was worth the wait. They were spot on with the wait time when we arrived so they warned us. We had a delicious tossed salad with celery seed dressing (yum) and then pizza! Would go back in a heartbeat but probably order to go and pick... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is tiny little pizza spot right on the main strip. there is a big window on the sidewalk and you can see the guys/gals making pizza. We ordered ours to go and ate on our deck back at our cabin but they also have tables and chairs inside...it's just a little warm from the pizza ovens. We ordered meat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We waited in line outside for Cafe Rio to open. I guess other people know how good it is, too! We have been there once before and knew we would come back. The pizza is so good! We will be back again!

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Cafe Rio has been known for their excellent pizza for many years- and to this day, they don't disappoint! Veggie pizzas are LOADED with fresh veggies and green chile!! Other pizzas looked just as delectable! Crowded space inside, but the pizza is worth the wait. Or get it to go?

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Ruidoso, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is the best pizza and Greek salad around this area. And for a special treat try one of their homemade milk shakes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Go but go early-when they open because the place is small but great thin crust homemade pizza! Its great to go but order out and take it back to your place but order more than you think you will eat to have Left overs! Yum

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Odessa, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The pizza was amazing and the service was great. We'll definitely be coming back anytime we're in Ruidoso

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Additional Information about Cafe Rio

Address: 2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6132
Phone Number: 575-257-7746
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 35
Cuisine: Pizza

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6132
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: 575-257-7746

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 35
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Pizza

Description

All of Café Rio’s offerings are made from scratch.Our recipes have been accumulated through years of professional cooking and employ the highest quality ingredients obtainable.We welcome both questions and comments on the origins and ingredients of our preparations.We hope you feel at home and we look forward to your return visit.-The Management and Staff at Café Rio
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm

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