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The Rancher's Steak and Seafood

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2823 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6309 (Formerly Santino's Italian Restaurant)
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Planned to visit after reading some nice reviews. We usually dine elsewhere when visiting Ruidoso. The restaurant was very crowded on a Sunday evening. Service was a bit slow, but we weren't in a hurry. We ordered a bottle of wine and were prepared to wait. Our order was taken. However the entrees arrived before the bread basket and the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Somehow we were able to get a table in the bar during a race season evening. Great meal and service, very convenient to our hotel also. And two nights later we stopped in and got a great takeout dinner, went back to our hotel and watched the Olympics! Look forward to returning soon.

Thank tucsontraveler85739
Hobbs, New Mexico
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here bc we were told by the locals this was a great steak/nice dining restaurant. The Restaurant itself is a lot nicer than what you would expect from looking at the outside of the building! Food:The bread that comes before your meals is great, however i came for a dinner and 3 out of 4 of our meals... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was out for motorcycle drive and was told it was a great place for a steak. It was !!! Everything we ordered came out as we requested. Highly recommend !!!

Thank Gabriel M
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I Went there to celebrate our Anniversary. After Matradee or host had seated us with menus, Manager comes to table drilling us why we were sitting there and asked if we just sat ourselves, Who seated us etc.... Was very Rude. Said all tables reserved for others. Then went to Kitchen door talking about us to other... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They serve excellent steaks and seafood. Their scallops are probably some of the very best I have ever eaten. Good service as well. On weekends, be sure to call for reservations.

1 Thank Andrea R
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful menu and wine list including local wines. If you want the prime rib they don't start cooking until 5 pm. Highly recommended very good casual ok too.

2 Thank scott b
Roswell, New Mexico
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I am happy to report and recommend this restaurant. Service was excellent and the food delicious. My wife and I shared a spinach salad that was fresh with homemade dressing. She had an Angus cheeseburger which was one of best I have tasted. I ordered the French Dip which was made with sliced prime rib. The decor is nice and... More 

1 Thank rowtreeman
Lubbock, Texas
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

The food is fabulous! We staff is great, very prompt and courteous with caring for their customers. You will NOT be disappointed. A little pricey, but so worth it!

1 Thank mimipostar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Waiter was alone and still tended to all his tables accordingly. He was very proffesional and helped the restraunt look like a 5 star. Loved the food! Something different than what I'm accustomed to.

3 Thank Erick A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Seafood, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Television
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2823 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6309 (Formerly Santino's Italian Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: 575-257-7540

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