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Rancho de Chimayo Restaurante

300 Juan Medina Rd, Chimayo, NM 87522-4014
+1 505-351-4444
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sopapillas” (203 reviews)
“carne adovada” (93 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 Juan Medina Rd, Chimayo, NM 87522-4014
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow what can I say. It has been 3 years since I was last able to dine at the Rancho De Chimayo. I was so hoping that it was still fantastic. It was Christmas Eve so I had a reservation for our party of 6....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank shburkle
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We first went to this restaurant 36+ years ago when we arrived from Australia. It was fantastic then and it hasn’t change. We had a Saturday lunch and it was packed at 11.45 am (it opened at 11.30). We were taken to our table (without...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Louise M
Reviewed December 11, 2018

We were visiting the famous church in Chimayo and our hotel concierge recommended this restaurant. The restaurant had great service, and extensive menu. Although we just had appetizers they were fabulous and not too spicy. There is also a signature drink with Tequila and apple...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 1948Steven
Reviewed December 7, 2018

During our stay we had breakfast once and dinner twice. The helpings are enormous! The carne adovado burrito with red sauce was excellent. The meat was flavorful, tender, and nicely trimmed. My breakfast omelet had lots of spicy chorizo and the soapillas were feather-light. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Janet L
Reviewed December 2, 2018

When I'm away from New Mexico for extended periods, I often find myself day-dreaming of the food and atmosphere of Rancho de Chimayo. For decades it's been among the top places to go for excellent New Mexican food. Other New Mexican restaurants I recommend highly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank StorySearcher
Reviewed November 17, 2018

We had driven out of Santa Fe specifically after researching this....we were so disappointed for Brunch. Service was slow and almost rude and the food was "meh!"....not worth it.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kesslane
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a world-famous restaurant that, when it was proposed in 1965, had me scratching my head. A high-quality restaurant in little Chimayó? In 2005, my thought was, it’s lasted this long? (By the way, that stormy evening in 2005 had as a guest the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bendercl
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I first went to this restaurant in the 1990s and always look forward to returning. If you are in the area - you must try it!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Happiness238173
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We were hauled to this place by friends after a wonderful hike at Tent Rocks. What a treat! Nice grounds to start with, and welcoming wait staff. The Tortilla Soup was some of the best -- not too salty as this concoction is want to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DudefrmAK
Reviewed November 3, 2018

The service and food were very good. The waitress helped us pick something out of the ordinary.House Margaritas were strong and good. The green chili salsa amazing too. I want to try the Pozole Soup the next visit as I know we will be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Explorer656232
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Mary B
December 3, 2018|
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Response from 261foodie | Reviewed this property |
They have been in the past but not sure about the coming year
October 13, 2018|
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Response from am a | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the merchant. I am not the merchant. I am just a customer who reviewed the restaurant.
August 15, 2018|
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Response from KARS929 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure, you can call them directly at (505) 351-4444. The do have outdoor seating in the back.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Juan Medina Rd, Chimayo, NM 87522-4014
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Chimayo
  • Phone Number: +1 505-351-4444
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