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Rancho de Chimayo Restaurante

300 Juan Medina Rd, Chimayo, NM 87522-4014
+1 505-351-4444
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sopapillas” (205 reviews)
“carne adovada” (83 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 Juan Medina Rd, Chimayo, NM 87522-4014
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Reviewed yesterday

My mom had always wanted to try this restaurant so we took her for her birthday. We had a great meal and wonderful time. We made reservations for our party of 8, recommended especially as summer comes around. Sunday lunch was wonderful from our trout...More

Thank tiswin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Because we roomed at the Hacienda Rancho de Chimayo (across the street), we ate several meals at the Rancho de Chimayo Restaurante---3 dinners and 2 breakfasts. We found no better food or service during our New Mexico trip! Servings of their entrees were very generous---often...More

Thank Tiffy_Bird
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for a Pozole (soup) and learned in NM Pozole is actually just the prepared hominy w/out broth and garnish. We ordered the guacamole, pork avadabo and rice which came with the hominy dish Pozole. All were very good but were disappointed in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up in near here in Los Alamos and have been going here since the 1960's. It is still the best restaurant in New Mexico. Every dish and side dish is the best. Great setting and service, so worth the drive!

Thank Donald H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our friends from Santa Fe took us there for dinner one night and it was outstanding. The entire menu is a winner. The strolling troubadour topped the dinner off exquisitely. And don't for get to climb the mountain behind the restaurant to howl at the...More

Thank duffyd_sixigma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here 6 years ago. You can find my review on TripAdvisor if you look. It is still the most wonderful place to eat, especially combined with a restful night at Rancho de Chimayo Hacienda across the road.

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Carne Adovada is good, everything else is average at best. I can't understand why the place is so popular. It's more of a tourist trap restaurant with a landmark tradition. If you want good food, keep moving.

Thank Motorcycle_Tourist_5
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We always try to have one meal at this excellent restaurant on our trips to New Mexico. The ambience is wonderful - very refreshing. The food is outstanding as is the service. There is always a great selection of items on the menu.

Thank RonDB
Reviewed 29 January 2018

This legendary place serves terrific food, very rich, and a lot of it. Extensive southwestern menu, you can't really go wrong. If you can finish your lunch here you will pretty much be done for the day. It's worth the drive, which gives you great...More

Thank Snarth
Reviewed 22 January 2018

What do the Rolling Stones, Robert Redford, and Ozzie Osborne have in foodie common? They've all been to and eaten at this excellent restaurant. It's history is older than anyone reading this review. And they are still an excellent establishment. Plan on a wait weekends....More

Thank Erik F
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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
US$5 - US$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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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 Rd, Chimayo, NM 87522-4014
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Chimayo
  • Phone Number: +1 505-351-4444
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