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Rio Chama Steakhouse

414 Old Santa Fe Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2770
+1 505-955-0765
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“prime rib” (59 reviews)
“fondue” (25 reviews)
“steak” (102 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
414 Old Santa Fe Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2770
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had the Chili and Soup of the Moment (a beef potato soup) and shared the Wedge salad. Both bowls of soup were large as was the salad. Everything was delicious, especially the Chili-very beefy. Service was prompt, but our server seemed overly busy and...More

Thank Angierobrts
Reviewed 2 days ago

The ruby red trout is nicely prepared and moist. (now substituted with salmon). The Burgers have been cooked as ordered and flavorful. The citrus avocado salad was large and just ok (not enough avocado). Still like the wedge salad tho sometimes the lettuce is yellowish....More

Thank doss777
Reviewed 3 days ago

Since it's not highly rated, we had very low expectations going in. Wow, we were wrong! This place arguably has better food quality than Geronimo. Don't be fool by the setting.

Thank ExploreTheWorld196
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location near the Visitors Center and Roundhouse. The patio was great, need more patio umbrellas. Food good, service ok.

Thank mtnlover22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rustic atmosphere and warm colors of this restaurant set the mood for the potential of a wonderful experience. We were searching for a late night dinner when we happened to find Rio Chama. Upon arriving, we were greeted right away and enjoyed a glass...More

Thank paddytale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is very inviting and reflective of the northern New Mexico region. We were a group of 25 and arrived (with reservations) just as another large group got there. I thought we were going to have to wait forever for our food, but Ian...More

Thank kjkupiec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As our group of 10 arrived, we were warmly greeted and seated in our own dining room with a round table. Service was excellent & i had the trout which was was delicious & I loved the Santa Fe style sides. Full of flavor! Thank...More

Thank Love2ChaCha
Reviewed May 14, 2018

I go to this restaurant several times a month because it has private rooms for small groups, but it is always a disappointment. The meat is consistently full of gristle and low grade, the wait staff is surly, and the hosts indifferent. I wish there...More

7  Thank HarpistSantaFe
Reviewed May 4, 2018

I had the Chama chop salad and my husband had the chicken tacos and the food was fabulous! Beautiful, fresh, lots of variety on the menu! Best chicken tacos ever!!

Thank Lollyb60
Reviewed May 1, 2018

My father decided he wanted to take me out for a nice dinner last night and we chose Rio Chama. After being seated and greeted, we asked our water for the wine list by the bottle. It took FOREVER and we finally just ordered off...More

8  Thank Kelly G
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February 6, 2017|
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Response from RioChamaManager | Property representative |
Yes we do. Please call (505)955-0765
May 25, 2016|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
That size of vehicle should be left home. The parking lot behind the restaurant would not accommodate that size bed. The state Capitol bldg is next door. You might try their lot.
Tracey G
March 26, 2015|
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Response from HowardGeorgia | Reviewed this property |
Sorry...I don't know. Best to call the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 Old Santa Fe Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2770
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-955-0765
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