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Cafe Rio

2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6132
+1 575-257-7746
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (342 reviews)
“greek salad” (36 reviews)
“breadsticks” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6132
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pizza was good. Get the brisket Service was excellent. They dont take credit or cards so take cash. .

Thank STI13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was excellent even with it being insanely busy. Food is wonderful. Atmosphere is fun. Always!

Thank SpazzyAzi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends recommended Cafe Rio. We were asked to wait outside in the shade and cold for 30 - 40 minutes. The bathroom was out of order. The staff was NOT welcoming or friendly. Although, we watched them come out and call others waiting by name...More

Thank TProvencio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Get your pie here! Hand tossed crust, a plethora of topping, fresh salads and friendly service. The decor has a home-town feel and I love the swinging doors to enter. And best of all, no ranch dressing! Cash only.

Thank beshkno
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All i can say is the service is great and the pizza even better. I have been to a lot of pizza places in Europe and the US and this place is on my go to again list.

Thank bwilliams874
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Very small cafe....limited seating, but excellent pizza and salads. Only issue is that the wait can be a bit long when they are busy which includes all summer and holidays for sure!

Thank JWN33
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch while walking around the shops on Sudderth. Was told the pizza was great. Pizza is great, the service was great. Nice and friendly place to dine.

Thank D3647AKjamesk
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Whether it's a pizza or calzone, they are made from scratch with fresh ingredients. These are slow pizzas/calzones, since they're made from scratch.

Thank Donna R V
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

First time to visit. Pizza great with a variety of choices with reasonable prices. Service was awesome. Will go back. Reminded my husband of the movie Mystic Pizza.

Thank Butch L
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Stopped in here for pizza while browsing through town after having seen long lines out the door the day before. I always use this as a good sign for good food. Had to wait a bit for the pizza, but it was worth the wait....More

Thank TracieB_1_11
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16 March 2015|
Response from Regina N | Reviewed this property |
I know they have wonderful items and a choice of several salads which I have tried. It's not much help of course pizza is not gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6132
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-257-7746
All of Café Rio’s offerings are made from scratch.Our recipes have been accumulated through years of professional cooking and employ the highest quality ingredients obtainable.We welcome both questions and comments on the origins and ingredients of our preparations.We hope you feel at home and we look forward to your return visit.-The Management and Staff at Café Rio
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