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2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6132
575-257-7746
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11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, 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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  • 136
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
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
First dinner in town

I talked my wife into trying out this place out. Then talked her into a jumbo pizza, glad I did it was a home run. Now that I am back home I want another. I think I a ruined to any other pizzas.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
91txcowboy
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Plains, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is our all time favorite stop!!!! Best pizza and coolest ambiance! We have literally tried everything on the menu. Cafe Rio is by far the best food in Ruidoso.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is a must whenever we're in town. I have been coming here for 15+ years and it's by far my favorite pizza. Cafe Rio is very small and funny decor and can have up to a 2 hour wait to be seated, but so worth it. My husband and I have even made the 2 hour drive just for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This hole in the wall has a great atmosphere and a very eclectic menu with really good pizza. The menu includes Mediterranean influences, Cajun, New York style pizza, and blasting punk rock music. The prices are very good and the food is delicious. The one area of improvement for them is that our waitress disappeared for the second half of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Went for lunch with my wife and kids around 1 pm or so. Food was really good, staff/service was actually very good. The waitress was attentive and really nice. There were about 5 full tables at the time and she was the main waitress at first and did a great job. The only thing I did not like, and this... More 

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Plains, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I talked my wife into trying out this place out. Then talked her into a jumbo pizza, glad I did it was a home run. Now that I am back home I want another. I think I a ruined to any other pizzas.

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Lubbock, Texas
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This has always been a family favorite for us. We've had pizza in all over ( including Italy ), and we still feel that this is the best we've had. The owner is rude to the point of being laughable. We sometimes go just to see how bad a mood he is in ( always worse after a busy holiday... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Waitress was outright rude to me and my family. Her name was xiola or something similar. Change the waitress and the rating would change. Such a shame a great little place being represented so ugly.

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

If you want to eat a terrific pizza go there, do even try other place in Ruidoso. Service is good, people are nice.

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Lubbock, Texas
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Amazing.... We waited for two hours after we had checked out of our cabin to eat here. It was worth every hungry second of waiting to eat here. Pizza was awesome and the service even better! We were recommended to also try the yummy milkshakes and they were SOOO good!!! Great place to eat and they accommodated nine adults and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The atmosphere and customer service was great! The pizza was the best I have had in a long time! Thin crust and cooked to perfection!

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Restaurant Details

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