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Rancho de Chimayo Restaurante

300 Juan Medina Rd, Chimayo, NM 87522-4014
+1 505-351-4444
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sopapillas” (181 reviews)
“carne adovada” (85 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 Juan Medina Rd, Chimayo, NM 87522-4014
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

I visit Santa Fe, New Mexico every year, and I go to Rancho de Chimayo for dinner every year. In 10 years I have never been disappointed. The food is deliciously comforting and some of the best Mexican food I have ever tasted. They serve...More

Thank Cherie T
Reviewed 20 August 2016

If you're staying in the Chimayo area, this is a convenient place to go and it has a nice atmosphere. I had the stuffed sopapilla and enjoyed it. We ordered the stuffed red peppers for an appetizer and they were good. My husband had the...More

Thank Joanne V
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Food is delicious and portions are generous. There is also occasionally traditional music. The guacamole appetizer is delicious.

Thank ArtistAlice
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Ambiance excellent- Worth the trip. Food average has declined since I was there some years ago. Obviously directed to the bus tour market.

Thank TS2246
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This cozy and historical dining establishment hit the spot while traveling to Taos. The outdoor patio is very pleasant.

Thank Kathryn D
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This is pretty much the only place to eat if you're visiting the Sanctuario de Chimayo, just down the road. A lot of New Mexicans love the Rancho and wax nostalgic about it. It clearly has a big reputation, but it seemed pretty average to...More

Thank jerseyjazz
Reviewed 14 August 2016

my girlfriends and I stopped on our way home. we had to wait a 1/2 hour, but sooooo worth it! my friends had stuffed sopapilla and I had a grilled chicken fajita salad! The red chili ranch was an outstanding dressing to the salad. The...More

Thank mountainswans
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

A friend had dined here a few years ago and remembered it as spectacular so we stopped in. Staff was very friendly and attentive which made that portion pleasant at least. The food, though, was mediocre at best. The calabacitas were bland and overcooked, the...More

Thank SunDaisy11
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Great food and pleasant atmosphere! Came early for dinner (a good idea since this restaurant is very popular) and had a wonderful meal. Food was delicious and the sopapillas were to die for! Too full for dessert! The waitress was first rate - helpful and...More

Thank hotspringqueen
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

A true New Mexico gem. Everytime I go to Chimayo, 00New Mexico I do not miss this opportunity to eat here. Whether the restaurant is full or empty we always receive great customer service and the food is always good. Their breakfast served only on...More

Thank Michael P
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9 May 2016|
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Response from Ryan N | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a chilly winter day so all was inside
9 May 2016|
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Response from Linda G | Reviewed this property |
We ate there in December when it was snowing and sat in an enclosed patio. We had combo plates so I can't comment on the steak. The food we had were very delicious and everything on other diners plates looked good also. So... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Juan Medina Rd, Chimayo, NM 87522-4014
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Chimayo
  • Phone Number: +1 505-351-4444
  • E-mail
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