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The Rancher's Steak and Seafood

2823 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6309
+1 575-257-7540
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“prime rib” (45 reviews)
“lobster” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2823 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6309
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111 - 120 of 351 reviews

Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

What a surprise when the chicken strips and fries my 2-year-old ordered were homemade! My mother-in-law's soup was homemade and seasoned perfectly. My Green Chili burger was delicious and cooked to order! Not really a restaurant for children, but we will be back! Great service...More

1  Thank angbeesley
Reviewed November 16, 2015

Service and atmosphere..pretty good...crab cakes....very good.Both got the prime rib,which had great flavor,done just right....except.....was almost cold.....very far from warm.Will go back.....but will make sure its warm next time!

1  Thank greg y
Reviewed November 11, 2015

I was very impressed with the service, atmosphere, the steak was cooked perfectly and you could cut it with a fork.

1  Thank Dan L
Reviewed November 10, 2015

My husband and I went out with another couple and had an amazing meal! We had barely got seated before our drink order was taken. Almost immediately the freshest French Bread, warm, served with butter was on the table for our enjoyment. The waitress gab...More

1  Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

We went to this restaurant because the Texas club was closed and it was recommended by a local friend. The radio was a little loud and the lights were bright. However, the food was great and the service was good.

1  Thank Pete M
Reviewed November 6, 2015

Service was excellent. My filet was marginal as was my wife's. Our guest's shrimp pasta looked great, and she said it was. For that price of a steak just expected something a little more....

1  Thank Smitt12
Reviewed November 4, 2015

I really enjoyed dinner here with my son. We were going to eat at another local steak house but didn't have reservations, they required them here but were nice enough to let us just sit and eat in the bar area. The wait staff was...More

1  Thank New Mexico Writer
Reviewed November 2, 2015

My husband and I are locals, and we sought a quiet, romantic, low-key, relaxing dinner in the Rancher's Bar, a traditional favorite of ours. (Ranchers was once our own local version of Sullivan's.) Not at all what we found last week. The lights in the...More

2  Thank kyrasweep
Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is our new favorite. The food was fantastic and the proportions were more than I expected. The atmosphere is great, and the server made our experience so much more pleasant. She was on top of our drinks and made sure we were takin...More

1  Thank asniwa82
Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

We were only in town one week and enjoyed dinner at The Ranchers three nights. Dinner and service could not have been better. Our server Kim (Goldilocks) made the evenings very enjoyable!

1  Thank Coolnana58
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is it possible for a wheelchair to get inside?
July 6, 2016|
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Response from pparmen | Reviewed this property |
I do believe they are wheelchair accessible.
Thomas W
Do you need a reservation?
July 27, 2015|
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Response from Paula J | Reviewed this property |
We didn't need one and it was a busy weekend
Chuck E
Open today?
July 13, 2015|
Response from James F | Reviewed this property |
It appears that they are open from 11 AM - 9 PM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
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: +1 575-257-7540
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