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Wendall's Steak & Seafood Restaurant

287 Carrizo Canyon Rd, Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, Mescalero, NM 88340-9641
+1 505-464-7777
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (23 reviews)
“seafood” (11 reviews)
“wedge salad” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
287 Carrizo Canyon Rd, Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, Mescalero, NM 88340-9641
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While the food was amazingly delicious, the solo guitarists speaker was way too loud. Our waiter wasn’t amazing. He kept coming between my husband and I to put things on the table, instead of coming around the side of us. He didn’t clear dishes, and...More

Thank Dawn M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a few days at the Inn of the Mountain Gods and ate at this restaurant three times. Our dinners were all ggod and the service excellent. The charcuterie was not what one expects and we would not order it again. While fresh, the...More

Thank Joanne D
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Do not think we will ever go back: we have been there many times and this time it was Terrible: from service, to food, even the manager was not accommodating. The appetizers were below par and we had to refill our own water and wine...More

Thank Brandi W
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. Great view, service and food. Our waiter was very attentive. They have a gentleman playing guitar which made it romantic.

Thank Claudia G
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We were deeply saddened to see this restaurant completely go to absolute garbage. we had come here several times before. The last time we were here was a couple years ago. We showed up tonight to experience some of the worst service that we’ve ever...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Love the meals here. Lots of food on your plate! The view is great of the lakeside while you are dining. I usually eat breakfast here when I stay at the Inn

Thank kiki300
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Very attentive staff that were friendly and accommodating. The view of the mountains and the lake made it such a relaxing time. The classical guitarist was exceptional. We ate there for Christmas brunch so the food was buffett style. The hot food was excellent but...More

Thank dblagrave
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Reviews on Wendalls usually basically say “ good food but poor service”. My recent experience on a very busy holiday with a family party of 11 was excellent. Both Food and service were truly outstanding. The Elk tenderloin is world class here and the Salmon...More

1  Thank Largeandy
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Ordered steak it was done on one side and medium onthe other side like it was cooked on two fires at the same time weird, got baked potato with it. They wanted 12.00 for a side salad. Paid 40.00 for steak.

Thank garrisonmacie
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We have been eating the Thanksgiving buffet here for years and thoroughly enjoyed every moment.......until 2017. The price was exorbitant for what you received. $70.00 for a buffet worth about $35.00. Gone from last year were the Alaskan King Crab Legs, Prime Rib, Pate', Beef...More

Thank 1964tiger
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 287 Carrizo Canyon Rd, Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, Mescalero, NM 88340-9641
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Mescalero
  • Phone Number: +1 505-464-7777
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