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Wendall's Steak & Seafood Restaurant

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Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero, NM 88340
+1 505-464-7777
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Bernalillo, New Mexico
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203 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended Wendell's Easter Brunch event, so this review doesn't apply to their regular dining service. Food selection was excellent. Overall quality was high, and tasty. Two items didn't measure up: The king crab legs were very watery, as if they had been boiled rather than steamed. The roast lamb was medium-well to well-done, without a shred of medium (pink)... More 

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Thank Tom T
Capitan, New Mexico
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like to have breakfast or lunch at this restaurant because dinner is overpriced. The view of the lake and the mountain is beautiful and the food earlier in the day is priced right. I've never had a bad meal here, and I've been here quite often but it's not my 1st choice, it's always my dear friends 1st choice... More 

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Thank Carolyn5704
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nicest restaurant on the casino property, with the most upscale menu. The food was good- not outstanding- but the service just didn't live up to the price point.

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Thank Duncan M
Robstown, Texas
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Had the Elk Medallions with mash of the day. Excellent food. Next time will share an entree with husband. It was enough for 2 people. Had She crab soup with pine nuts.

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Thank baucum387
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Dinner prices are high for what you get. The food was good but you would be better off going to a local steakhouse for the price.

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Thank Jason R
San Antonio, Texas
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106 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We eat here once a month when we are in town! Here is the good parts great atmosphere, nice wait staff, Great tortilla soup, good steaks, nice selection of wine, great salads. Needs improvement on selection of food. Shrimp dish is okay but not worth expense. What happened to the corn bread in the dish?

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Thank TexasChic13
Henderson, Nevada
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166 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The wait staff is attentive and one wants for nothing. The food is excellent and is pleasing to look at. Who knew breakfast could be so fancy!?

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Thank NJHeimark
El Paso, Texas
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We ate at Wendells and again we were disappointed. We asked for a desciption on an item and all the guy could say was" that it is just as it says on the menu" I asked for a couple of more olives for my martini and he came back with 2 small olives on a paper napkin. they were not... More 

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Thank Doreen D
Amarillo, Texas
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had Loaded Baked Potatoes for lunch and a good glass of tea. If you just order a side for lunch, it's not too pricy. That's all we needed for lunch before hitting the casino.

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Thank Cari R
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135 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Wendell is named after Wendell Chino, the father of economic development for the Mescalero Apache tribe. The quality of the foods and professional service are sound syatements of his legacy. Try the prime rib.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero, NM 88340
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Mescalero
  • Phone Number: +1 505-464-7777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?