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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“prime rib” (51 reviews)
“lobster” (15 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (12 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
2823 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6309
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Steak was tough..and way more breading than actual steak. I ended up eating a half wilted salad and then we left and went and bought pizza!

Thank SueJ1057
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The citrus vinaigrette is really good and the salad was fresh and crisp with plump cherry tomatoes. The shrimp were large and well seasoned. The steak was juicy and perfectly cooked and hot loaded baked potato. Delicious dinner. Dessert was huge 1/4 of a carrot...More

Thank Liz W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate about 1:30 pm. I ordered prime rib special. It was not a good piece of meat. Very fatty and tough. Salad needed some lettuce instead of all field greens. Baked potato was good but had to order butter and sour cream even though...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came to Ruidoso / Ski Apache for a weekend skiing as 2 families totalling 4 adults and 5 kids. Read the mixed reviews of this restaurant after a long day skiing and decided to take a punt on it. Very glad we did. Staff were...More

Thank tabrascokid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went with the whole family (9) to have dinner. Everything was delicious and at accurate temperature, service too, but as the restaurante became crowded the service became a little bit slow, but the waiter had a great attitude.

Thank AnaLauraQC
Reviewed 8 February 2018

So there are not many options for steakhouses in Ruidoso so I was not expecting too much. This place was very below average. The steak was not great and flavorless. The salad was just bland with far too much dressing. Even their drinks were not...More

Thank stepgonz
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

I visit Ruidoso every year for a work conference. My friend and I thought we would give the Rancher’s Steak and Seafood Restaurant a try. It was a really good decision🤓 First we were greeted by a really nice hostess (I’m so sorry I didn’t...More

Thank Dhandi N
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Started off with a couple beers. Chicken fried steak was good. Momma ordered Prime Rib which was also good. Service was good as well as the atmosphere. Management came by to make sure everything was up to par. Always makes it better when management checks...More

1  Thank doobie10
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

From the service to the entrees this restaurant is top notch. After a long day on the road our motel recommended that we try The Ranchers. We were not disappointed. The wait staff was so courteous and attentive. Our meal was served promptly and hot...More

1  Thank JB4u2014
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Ordered calamari as an appetizer - "we are out of that" was the reply. Ordered prime rib - "we are out of that" was the reply. Really? On a Thursday? At 4:30pm? A steakhouse should NEVER be out of prime rib. Ordered shrimp scampi with...More

1  Thank Lance E
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6 July 2016|
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Response from pparmen | Reviewed this property |
I do believe they are wheelchair accessible.
Thomas W
28 July 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
13 July 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
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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