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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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  • 132
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  • 71
    Very good
  • 18
    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
Adorable Local Pizza Place

We carried out from here because our kids were tired after a busy day of Spring Break activities. It's an adorable looking place, definitely a good vibe for families to sit in, relax, and eat. The pizza is 'New York' style (thin crust, flavorful sauce) and we liked it. My son loved his calzone too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
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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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We carried out from here because our kids were tired after a busy day of Spring Break activities. It's an adorable looking place, definitely a good vibe for families to sit in, relax, and eat. The pizza is 'New York' style (thin crust, flavorful sauce) and we liked it. My son loved his calzone too. The greek salad was better... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Small restaurant, with a great pizza. Staff was very friendly. We noticed several people waiting in line on both days we were in town. We had to wait for 20 min but it was well worth the wait. Would definitely back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We are vacationing in Ruidoso for spring break, and are determined to eat at all the restaurants we can! this is a great place to get pizza, I ordered the Tuscan, and it was delicious! The atmosphere is relaxed and the staff was friendly, would definitely go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We spent the day skiing and worked up a big appetite. We read about the long wait, so we had dinner at 5:00. We walked right in, enjoyed a great dinner salad, and delicious sausage jumbo pizza. It was really good. Remember, they only take check, or cash, but an ATM is available. I would definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This place has the BEST handmade pizza I have ever had. Small dining area - so there could be a wait. But totally worth it! This is a MUST go when we stay in Ruidoso.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Had the "pleasure" of going to this cafe again due to my past experience a few years ago. Well, let me say this, a lot can change in a few years! First, the girl working there was rude. Never welcomed us there, all she said is "you want on the list"? And the wait was ridiculous (35 min) and you... More 

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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?