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Rio Chama Steakhouse

414 Old Santa Fe Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2770 (Downtown)
505-955-0765
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Ranked #109 of 470 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $35
Neighborhood: Downtown
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Palm Desert
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Food was excellent. Had beef Fajita salad. Very generous portion with lots of beef and other vegetables. The salad shell was firm and tasty! Service was excellent.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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364 reviews 364 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
531 helpful votes 531 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Appetizers are a hit for a light meal on the way to the CCA or Screen movie theaters.Service gets a bit under whelming when they are busy, but food is delivered by kitchen staff not the waiter. Bar delivers a great margarita and there is nice selection of wines. Of course there is a full menu of steak house meals... More

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Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Went for a drink & ended up having dinner. We started off with the cheese fondue which was out of this world. The mixture was consistent from the first piece of bread to the last bit if apple. We then had the steaks & one had the chili. All came out to our expectations. A must return to place. Maybe... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We chose to eat in the bar. I found the service to be a bit slow especially since it was not that busy when we arrived. Servers were great and the food was good. The parking lot, however, is terrible. It is not paved and there are numerous holes and depressions. Since it was raining that evening, it was also... More

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Santa Fe, NM
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My daughter and I stopped in for lunch one day during the week. We were waited on by a very knowledgeable waiter (sorry, his name escapes me at the moment). We decided to try each of his recommendations and enjoyed every bite! If you have never had Truffles Fries believe me you are missing out on something absolutely decadent. They... More

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Albuquerque
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We discovered this restaurant, having been referred by a local, and will definitely go back. I had a New York steak, which was juicy, tender, and done to perfection. My companion had prime rib, lean, cooked exactly as she requested, and so flavorful. The wait staff were polite, discreet, and very helpful. The ambience is New American upscale, very private... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The restaurant was really nice and the hanger steak was perfect I couldn't have asked for any more. The wine list is very very extensive and we made a made good choice from the cheaper end. The staff were very patient as we were taking our time ordering and served us very well. I recommended the place to another group... More

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Woodstock, Georgia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is a handsome restaurant with several nice dining rooms. We took a booth in the bar which was very comfortable and low key. Drinks and salads were fine, and then - trouble- when the main courses arrived. One member of our party ordered hanger steak, and I ordered prime rib both to be cooked medium rare. Both came barely... More

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Columbia, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We were taken to dinner at the Rio Chama by our friends in a party of four. This is a large cavernous restaurant with multiple dining areas and function rooms. We were seated on the patio , as requested, since it was a lovely Santa Fe early evening. Apart from a brief period in which the setting sun was in... More

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Burlington, Vermont
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

After another full day in beautiful Santa Fe, my wife and I just wanted to relax and take our time at dinner and have a really good meal...Rio Chama was perfect for us...just a couple minutes walk from the plaza in a nice quiet area, our waiter was a pro, there when you wanted him and very accommodating...drinks were very... More

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Additional Information about Rio Chama Steakhouse

Address: 414 Old Santa Fe Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2770
Phone Number: 505-955-0765
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse

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