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Rio Grande Grill & Tap Room

441 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6813
+1 575-808-8456
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
441 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6813
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Busy and popular place for good reason. Parking lot in front. Service knowledgeable and attentive. Menu has a nice variety with much American and Southwestern options. Large portions as well. Beer is the headliner. Alien line of brews quite good as wee many if not...More

Thank Erich M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our group was evenly split on this location. Some of us really enjoyed the food and others did not. Service, in the downstairs bar area, was slow but good and friendly staff. Building feels old, but the fireplace downstairs gave it some charm.

Thank Businesstraveler3169
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went on a Tuesday night during Spring Break. 30 minute wait wasn't bad considering how packed they were. We had steak, some kind of stew over mashed potatoes, and the pulled pork quesadillas and it was all delicious! Top notch food. The wine was decent...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Passing through in the late afternoon. Place smells of last night's beer. Friendly staff. Understaffed. When food did finally arrive, it was good. Tired carpet and interior. Bathrooms need attendants on a regular basis.

Thank Victoria O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on way to Roswell. Was getting late so we split a burger and side salad. Burger was generous, cooked to order and tasty. Lots of locals there. Friendly and accommodating bartender. Would like to return when we have more time.

Thank ChefJ_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First recommend making a reservation. This is a Brew Pub with a good menu for dinner. Downstairs is pub atmosphere but there is a dining room upstairs and a covered porch patio. It was crowded even for early Tuesday so we had to sit downstairs...More

Thank CDM49
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great chicken sandwich and my dining partner had the soup and salad that was delicious as well. The only disappointment was the fact that the soup was far from being hot. Great selection of beers. Lots of seating and even could find a...More

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decent place. Well worth the stop. Food is great. Atmosphere is fine as well. Outdoor if you choose.

Thank tayspatrick
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoy this place and it’s food and beer. We’ve even taken our moms here pre flying j.. for appetizers and a drink. Relaxed atmosphere. Interesting appetizers and dishes with flair! Really good beer!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I forgot that it was Presidents day weekend. Mea Culpa. Beer is fabulous, it was noisy, Bacon wrapped dates are great, lots of kids, Bartenders are fantastic, I needed ear plugs, lots of families at tables of at least 5 people, It was noisy, Wait...More

Thank Gordon J
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13 September 2016|
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Response from Southwest_Gaucho | Reviewed this property |
Unsure. Check with the manager.
11 December 2015|
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Response from Tony_G2893 | Reviewed this property |
Definiely, yes. They have multiple TV's if you are eat in the bar area. Not sure about upstairs dining room
17 March 2015|
Response from Decadentfriends1 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! There are many things on the menu that are gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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 - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 441 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6813
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-808-8456
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