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Rancho de Chimayo Restaurante

300 Juan Medina Road, Chimayo, NM 87522
+1 505-351-4444
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“carne adovada” (82 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 Juan Medina Road, Chimayo, NM 87522
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I took the old By Way to Taos from Santa Fe and she came upon Rancho de Chimayo Restaurante in Trip Advisor. Since it was almost lunch time we stopped by, since the reviews were sterling. First, it was a Thursday during...More

Thank MontanaMike2013
Reviewed 3 days ago

I thought I had found my favorite eating places to go to for our yearly visit to Santa Fe, but on Sunday I found I was wrong. This is it now, without a doubt!!! Four of us traveled a few miles north of Santa Fe...More

Thank Sherry F
Reviewed 4 days ago

We received a very warm welcome to this fine restaurant. The staff is extremely friendly. The atmosphere in this place is "off the charts". Separate rooms in what appears to be a mansion. Each beautifully decorated. We both started with a cup of the tortilla...More

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Food is excellent, wait staff is excellent, ambiance is excellent and the real treat was to chat with "mama" Martinez who founded it 50 years ago!

Thank phillipfrazier
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was spectacular with good prices and good service in a beautiful setting. I had chili rellenos and they were the best I’ve had. The Prickly Pear Margaritas were beautiful and very tasty. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Barbara N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here during a visit to Chimayo. The founding owner, Mrs. J., (Florence Jaramillo) is said to have moved to Chimayo when she married her husband, Arturo. In 1965 they started the restaurant in their restored ancestral home. (See their web site for a more...More

Thank 981Linda
Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I begin to explain the horrible dining experience at Rancho de Chimayo? We had made reservations for a party of 14. When we arrived the hostess said we could not be seated until all 14 people arrived. She was rude and dismissive. Not...More

Thank Betty S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This great NewMexican restaurant between Santa Fe and Taos is worth the drive. This restaurant was a 2016 James Beard award winner. The chili relents were some of the best I've had. The taco, chicken tostadas, and green chili stew we had were excellent as...More

Thank Travelingsenior70s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's been a number of years since our last visit (20), and they have since maintained the quality and atmosphere, and been awarded a James Beard Award for classic restaurants. Along with wine, the shrimp enchilada with green chili pesto and black beans was excellent....More

Thank AirstreamR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently returned to eat at Rancho de Chimayo after having moved from Albuquerque 15 years ago. The quality of true New Mexico food remains unsurpassed. It doesn't matter what you order, it's all excellent. Located in the small town of Chmayo, half way between...More

Thank Brent B
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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
USD 5 - USD 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, 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 Road, Chimayo, NM 87522
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Chimayo
  • Phone Number: +1 505-351-4444
  • E-mail
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