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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Michael (pretty sure) provided world class service even though we had to have dinner on a plastic table in the parking lot due to covid he still provided fine dining service! The portion of chicken fried steak was huge and very reasonably priced. I will...be back when we can enjoy in door dining.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed July 30, 2020 via mobile

Best steakhouse in Ruidoso. They have a killer bone-in ribeye steak. Also had their 8oz. fillet and very much enjoyed that. Their seafood selection is varied and good. Their potato selection is standard fare. Salads are good. Wish that had a warm dressing for their...spinach salad though. We went with our parents and were seated on the back patio. Normally it is a great and relaxing location. With many other tables available, we were seated at the only one where the setting sun was beating down on us. Why they didn’t seat us at a more comfortable location is beyond me. My mother-in-law actually got sunburned on the back of her legs during the meal. So consider where you are seated when visiting here. Come here for the food. Steaks are your best choice.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 18, 2020 via mobile

Came highly recommended by friends. Expect to drop a Benjamin. Decor and atmosphere is right out of 1985. Service was ok, but food left something to be desired. A bit pricey for the quality of meat.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 24, 2020

Well, being from Texas we were stupid to come here but it was top rated in Ruidoso. My salmon was undercooked, the chicken livers were overcooked and the baked potato was cold. I will say the wait staff was lovely. I would not return.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 16, 2020

I grew up going to Texas club for dinner and was so disappointed in this experience this time. Before this I had never had a bad meal there. We host many guests in Ruidoso and have always recommended Texas club. Not anymore. First we noticed...that the regular servers that had worked there for years were all gone. Our server was not very attentive. I had to ask him for the specials. Had to remind him to get our drinks. He brought our salads immediately after he brought our appetizer and brought our meals out immediately after that. Never retrieved a dirty plate. Never got a refill on water. There were many empty tables so it wasn’t that they were swamped. The food was ok. Steak and salmon cooked perfectly. My husband ordered the special Parmesan crusted salmon and it tasted terrible! We will NOT go back and will not be recommending this restaurant to anyone again. Very sad for a long time legend in Ruidoso to go downhill.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 16, 2020

Best steaks in Ruidoso. Also good selection of seafood and chicken. Reservations not required but you may not be lucky enough to get a table without one.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 10, 2020 via mobile

I would say it was decent food. But the issue here is the prices and service. We got their during happy hour, so the half price appetizers weren’t a bad start. But then you get to the main course. For the amount we paid for...just the catfish and chicken fried chicken it was a little absurd. $17 dollars each. I would say $11-13 should be max for the amount of food you get. The service was probably the worst part of this trip. We were one table of three in our waitresses section. She struggled to even keep our drinks filled. Our order came out wrong. She even admitted to telling us she out in the wrong order. We asked for our correct meal and she told us that it would be a half price meal. I don’t understand why our meal would be half price for the extra meal if we didn’t want the extra meal.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 27, 2020

All the way around our steaks were tough and not as good as years past. For the price we will not return unless changes for the best are made

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed November 7, 2019

Whatever you order is going to be good but you must try the Texas Tooth Picks as an appetizer. The steak was good too.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 28, 2019

We had dinner recently at the Texas Club, which we chose based on TA reviews. Arrived on time for our 6PM reservation. There are three dining areas (one is very large and connected to the bar); the “main” room has a nice view of a...small manmade lake. We elected to wait a bit to get a table by the window in this room. Once we were seated at 6:15, our service wasn’t great. We had to wait a long time to order. I had the 12-ounce Cattlemen’s Ribeye with steak fries and I paid an extra $6.00 for mushrooms. Also had a Caesar salad. My wife had the all-you-can-eat daily special catfish with mashed potatoes and a garden salad. The catfish was good and the mashed potatoes were very good. The steak and steak fries were very good but the mushrooms were just OK. Overall it was still a pretty good meal and the view over the small man-made lake was nice. Parking lot in front was full to overflowing; some people were parking on the street by the time we left.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Response from CharleneB267 | Reviewed this property |
You should call. Don’t know if they will be open or not. The Lodge in Cloudcroft is open and they have a buffet. Also the Inn of the Mountain Gods will be open with a buffet. Reservations are necessary at both venues.
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Response from christopher r | Reviewed this property |
Trust; any Italian P.G. is good and the cheaper the better. Stay away from Snta. Margherita (the most expensive)!
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July 19, 2015|
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Response from machp | Reviewed this property |
I am gluten free and successfully eat at the The Texas Club often. Salad plus veggies and a delicous steak. They have always been very accommodating for me.
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