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Rancho de Chimayo Restaurante

300 Juan Medina Road, Chimayo, NM 87522
+1 505-351-4444
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sopapillas” (202 reviews)
“carne adovada” (81 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 8:30 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 Juan Medina Road, Chimayo, NM 87522
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Reviewed 10 July 2016

I was a little disappointed since the restaurant was highly recommended. The red sauce had a very strong tomato flavor which I did not care for. The beans and rice were very good however.

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 10 July 2016

First things first: if all I cared about was the quality of the food, this rating would be much, much higher. But, in the interest of being true to the experience I actually had, the atmosphere and service were extremely disappointing. I was anxious and...More

1  Thank Shawna_Ross
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Finally returned to this wonderful place after 4 years and the food is still wonderful! A group of friends came with us as we ventured out on a Sunday drive to Chimayo. We of course stopped for lunch at the "ranch house eatery" to see...More

Thank PamU389
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Always a must when we are in the area. Love the food and atmosphere. Great wait staff. This great little restaurant is worth finding. You will not be disappointed.

Thank johnbP1372VH
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were on the high road to Taos on our New Mexico honeymoon trip and stopped here. While the service was normal, we found the atmosphere and food not to our liking. Waitresses were in stereotypical Mexican costume, Fourth of July decor...More

Thank SuzanneAllcroft
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This place was conveniently located across the street from the Inn we stayed at (which was very nice and affordable). The food and ambiance where fairly typical not terrific but fine. What I would watch for is the over-priced margarita pitchers: $45 a pitcher is...More

Thank Lorri17
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed our dinner at Rancho de Chimayo. It's an award winning restaurant, and I can see why. The food is so tasty. My fiancé had the steak and loved it. I had a chicken dish that was topped with their green chili, the...More

Thank ninanoelle
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I was very disappointed in the food here. It was just mediocre. My trout was over cooked (yes I ordered trout at this Mexican food restaurant)...My companions said their Mexican food was very ordinary. Rancho de Chimayo is a long drive from anything. That being...More

Thank JKCDMom
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I had the fajitas and my wife had rolled flautas. Everything was wonderful. This is one of our favorite New Mexico restaurants. They also have a small shop selling jewelry, sculptures and paintings. It's out of the way but we'll worth the trip. If you...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We took our family there on Sunday June 26. The food at best was okay. Service was terrible. When you wait 15 minutes for chips and salsa that says something. I wanted to read the menu about the history of Chimayo and found it very...More

Thank fxdwgbs
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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
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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