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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%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (54 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (12 reviews)
“steak” (93 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
$$ - $$$
2823 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6309
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came in late on a Saturday night and the restaurant was a little short-handed. We waited at the bar for about a half hour and had excellent drinks and conversation with the staff. After being seated, we received excellent service. The chef was even...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great steaks here! Flavor is amazing along with the service, order the Ribeye, it's melt in your mouth AMAZING!!. Ed in the bar can really get your fix taken care of with his mixing. Friendly and welcoming staff, again food is amazing, we'll be back...More

1  Thank Beth C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happen to be in the lounge in consideration to the last review at Ranchers. I've never read such a prima- donna review till this one. Sorry you couldn't wait a few minutes, but you missed an amazing meal, the king's table is highly sought...More

1  Thank R.A. G
Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Ruidoso on an amazing family vacation, our family decided to have dinner at Ranchers. Therefore we made a reservation for 8:00PM for the “King’s Table”. Arriving at the restaurant at 7:45PM, we walked in to find guests at this table. That was fine,...More

1  Thank westsouthdowns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First off, our waiter Chris was awesome! We had such a good time talking with him and getting to know him. The crab cakes that we had for an appetizer were some of the best we've ever tasted, and both our meals were delicious with...More

1  Thank makin-memories
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We sat in the Lounge and had great service from our bartender and waiter, Ed! He had excellent recommendations. My husband had the lobster special and I had the King crab legs. Both were amazing! Extra compliments to Ed for making it a great evening!...More

1  Thank jboswell0613
Reviewed 11 June 2018

The food and service here is always good. Their prime rib and pasta dishes are my favorite. They have a good wine selection. Overall, just a really pleasant dining experience.

1  Thank Claudia F
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Food was amazing! Service was as well! Highly reccomend Shelby as a sever. Her lemon martinis were amazing!

2  Thank kountrygurlla
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We had not been to Ruidoso in 2 1/2 years, but we wanted to be sure to eat at Ranchers because the food was excellent last time we were there. We chose to go there on Wednesday evening because they usually have a Wednesday night...More

1  Thank Ida K B
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

The service here was amazing! The food was great and come out quickly. The bar tender and our server Ed was awesome! He made our night. 5 stars would highly recommend! We will definitely be back.

1  Thank Sarah 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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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