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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good21%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“prime rib” (54 reviews)
“steak” (92 reviews)
“salad” (50 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2823 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6309
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great experience and our server was wonderful. Very attentive to anything we needed. The steak my husband had didn’t have quite the flavor he was after but was cooked perfectly and my prime rib was great. The chocolate cake was huge and...More

Thank Shelby A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tired and looking for a place that serves both seafood and beef, we chose Ranchers. U had read the reviews and, frankly, it seems some liked, some didn't. We had a delightful server who warmed up after we chatted a few minutes. She was attentive...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has a cozy atmosphere and really nice, genuinely friendly staff. I had the trout with wild rice, and it was fantastic! No heavy spices, just grilled perfectly. Didn't even need lemon on it, it tasted so great on it's own. The rice was...More

Thank NorthStar368108
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I are building a home in the area and are here every two weeks for 3 or 4 Days to check on things. We have some favorite restaurants that we frequent that we’ve found consistently good. This is one of them...until tonight!...More

Thank T Gozney T
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We visited this restaurant on a Friday night, and it was a very enjoyable experience from start to finish. The menu is quite varied, specializing in steaks and seafood, but there were enough other items on the menu to satisfy just about any taste. From...More

Thank EdandDebDfw
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I had the seafood salad. It was good and I would have it again. Everyone seemed to enjoy their meal. Not my number one pick, but good of undecided on where to eat.

Thank lagolady10
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We had originally planned to go to Chef Shawn's in midtown, but they were packed, so we came here instead. Bad mistake. When we went in, no one was around and when the person came she informed us she was the "only one here". We...More

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Imagine 5 hungry guys who had been out playing golf all day and hungry. The restaurant was out of several items and this headed into a race weekend which is big business??? No bread even? easy enough to solve. . 4 steaks at the table...More

Thank Kenn T
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to Ruidoso several times each year for 25+ years and have tried almost every restaurant in town. The Ranchers definitely has the highest quality, yummiest food. All of their dishes are fresh and prepared perfectly; we've never been disappointed. Go for...More

Thank Melanie N
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Our food was delicious. We tried the crab cakes and loved them. We both had steak cooked to perfection. Our service was excellent ! A it was an overall exceptional dining experience

Thank Carla R
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Questions & Answers
7 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
14 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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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