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Wendall's Steak & Seafood Restaurant

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Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero, NM 88340
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San Antonio, Texas
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quality has bottomed out at Wendall's. We've been going here for years. Our salads were way overdressed. Ranch dressing tasted like mayonnaise, not ranch. Chicken Alfredo dish had zero flavor. Had to add salt. I never add salt! Pork was all grizzle/fat. Prime rib was blah. Service was mediocre. The view and the bread were the only positives about the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and parents dined Saturday of Labor Day weekend. We'd had a fantastic dining experience during July 4 and were hoping for the same. The biggest issue on our most recent visit was the pacing - or lack of - of service. Barely seated, our server asked for our drink, salad and entree order -- all at once (a... More 

Thank bgray4751
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Wendall's restaurant enjoys the great view from the hotel. Although they need to block off the rif-raf from outside trying pear in the glass doors at you while you eat (LOL). The food at lunch was great, Tuna salad and Fresh Fruit was more than I needed before a round of golf. Not many folks in there when we ate... More 

Thank Dan G
Fredericksburg, Texas
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Absolutely fantastic fine dining! Very unexpected at a casino. Beautiful view, great food & service. Bring a coat & tie or the like as this is a "fancy" restaurant & was everything we were looking for for our anniversary dinner.

Sherman, Texas
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

The Prime Rib was fantastic! I felt that the price was very reasonable for the upper end steakhouse in a casino. The service was great and the view was beautiful.

Thank Amy S
Plano, Texas
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

My husband and I ate here twice and both times were absolutely Fantastic! The restaurant is located at the Inn of the Mountain Gods. It has a view of the lake and mountains which makes the meal even better. The first time my husband ate an omelette and I had the club sandwich with fries. His omelette was great and... More 

Thank Anita W
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

My wife and I decided to eat here for our 3 year wedding anniversary. The restaurant is inside the casino so it can be hard to find. The views from your table are spectacular. We went in the evening so we saw the sun setting behind the mountains and the light shining off the lake. The food itself was good... More 

Thank Coreyp21
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97 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Breakfast while comfy and no wait. Had the southwestern omelette with hash browns and sour dough toast. Tasty and just the right amount of green chili and chorizo filling. The French toast comes as 6 large half pieces, 3 are plenty. Leslie served us efficiently with nice welcoming smile. Cost covered as an advantage of Apache Club membership. Try it... More 

Thank Bruce B
Glendale, Arizona
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We ate dinner here the first night of our stay, and it was fantastic-- 5 star food and service. We chose to go back the next morning and the service was terrible, food was cold. Thought it might be a breakfast thing, so we tried lunch the next day. Same terrible service and cold food. We complained, and they did... More 

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55 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

The staff is very kind, the food is great, very cheap for what you get. Actually is less expensive than the little store right beside the casino and the buffet. Much better option than the buffet.

Thank Gera1981

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero, NM 88340
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Mescalero
  • Phone Number: 505-464-7777

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