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Wendall's Steak & Seafood Restaurant

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Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero, NM 88340
+1 505-464-7777
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Amarillo, Texas
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had Loaded Baked Potatoes for lunch and a good glass of tea. If you just order a side for lunch, it's not too pricy. That's all we needed for lunch before hitting the casino.

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Thank Cari R
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76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Wendell is named after Wendell Chino, the father of economic development for the Mescalero Apache tribe. The quality of the foods and professional service are sound syatements of his legacy. Try the prime rib.

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Thank Ivan B
Plainview, Texas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I had made a reservation over Open Table. They are tech savvy and everything went according to plan in that regard. They had an excellent guitarist and he was so good that we wanted to stay and listen to him play. Gabriel was our waiter and he was very good. The pre wait staff was a little questionable. I had... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Quality has bottomed out at Wendall's. We've been going here for years. Our salads were way overdressed. Ranch dressing tasted like mayonnaise, not ranch. Chicken Alfredo dish had zero flavor. Had to add salt. I never add salt! Pork was all grizzle/fat. Prime rib was blah. Service was mediocre. The view and the bread were the only positives about the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and parents dined Saturday of Labor Day weekend. We'd had a fantastic dining experience during July 4 and were hoping for the same. The biggest issue on our most recent visit was the pacing - or lack of - of service. Barely seated, our server asked for our drink, salad and entree order -- all at once (a... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Wendall's restaurant enjoys the great view from the hotel. Although they need to block off the rif-raf from outside trying pear in the glass doors at you while you eat (LOL). The food at lunch was great, Tuna salad and Fresh Fruit was more than I needed before a round of golf. Not many folks in there when we ate... More 

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Absolutely fantastic fine dining! Very unexpected at a casino. Beautiful view, great food & service. Bring a coat & tie or the like as this is a "fancy" restaurant & was everything we were looking for for our anniversary dinner.

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Thank LISAandRANDY
Sherman, Texas
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The Prime Rib was fantastic! I felt that the price was very reasonable for the upper end steakhouse in a casino. The service was great and the view was beautiful.

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Thank Amy S
Plano, Texas
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94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

My husband and I ate here twice and both times were absolutely Fantastic! The restaurant is located at the Inn of the Mountain Gods. It has a view of the lake and mountains which makes the meal even better. The first time my husband ate an omelette and I had the club sandwich with fries. His omelette was great and... More 

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Thank Anita W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

My wife and I decided to eat here for our 3 year wedding anniversary. The restaurant is inside the casino so it can be hard to find. The views from your table are spectacular. We went in the evening so we saw the sun setting behind the mountains and the light shining off the lake. The food itself was good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero, NM 88340
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Mescalero
  • Phone Number: +1 505-464-7777

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?