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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 good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (21 reviews)
“prime rib” (13 reviews)
“wedge salad” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
287 Carrizo Canyon Rd, Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, Mescalero, NM 88340-9641
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice environment with a view. Quiet, intimate, and top class setting. The fare offered is local and true to its roots. Definitely recommend.

Thank Tonja F
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is an expensive restaurant, and no one wants to be served by a buffoon when buying a $500.00 dinner. The service was bizarre - at best. The waitress kept calling me, "Milady" which was weird and a bit off-putting; it was as though she...More

Thank kyrasweep
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Breakfast here is great and reasonably priced. Wendell’s Breakfast, the omelettes and the coffee are well prepared and tasty! Staff are friendly and food comes out quick. While eating this wonderful breakfast the view of the lake and mountain is glorious.

Thank Ponygirl53
Reviewed 17 October 2017

What a gorgeous view and nice ambiance inside. The server, Joe, was friendly and helpful. The elk skewers were beyond amazing. My rib eye was cooked to perfection and so huge, I could not even finish it, which is odd for me.Wish we could return...More

Thank Stewart S
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Food is usually very good but pricey live entertainment at night some days great views of the lake and liquor selection to choose from feels like you're enjoying an upscale meal with the service which is usually very good

Thank 539erickf
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I’ve been to Wendell’s years ago and Yes the view is wonderful. Yes the menu offers choices that are high end. We won in the casino so decided to splurge. The shrimp and crab appetizer was beautiful and tasty. We asked for cocktail sauce and...More

1  Thank RCLight
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The a la carte price list will make you cringe. However, the portions including salad are large enough to split. If you can't finish they will box it up for you. At our table two had steaks and two had seafood dishes. All were excellent....More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We were staying at The Inn and dined here.....great choice! I had made reservations ahead of our visit.....a must do! We were seated promptly....service was wonderful! Our waiter was very good...very attentive....and very personable. Our food was excellent....from Appetizer to Salad to Entree to Dessert!...More

Thank cooker72
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I've been to wendell's a dozen times. Beautiful views. Normally great. Not this time. Our waiter started the bad comedy off by not being able to find the bottle of wine I ordered. Then when he got help finding my second choice, he scrambled to...More

Thank Gilbert A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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