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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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“carne adovada” (81 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 Juan Medina Road, Chimayo, NM 87522
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11 - 20 of 1,015 reviews

Reviewed 27 October 2017

Recently revisited this charming restaurant where I had shared especially good times and good food decades ago. Brought a new guest and one of those long time friends from all those years ago and we were all exceptionally pleased with the quality of the food...More

Thank LLtravelGal
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

A very pleasant surprise. On a very busy Sunday ( a bus load of tourists ) we were tucked away in a charming quiet dining room, one of many small intimate rooms in this lovely restaurant. James Beard winner and well deserved. The food was...More

Thank 541food
Reviewed 19 October 2017

My wife and I took the old By Way to Taos from Santa Fe and she came upon Rancho de Chimayo Restaurante in Trip Advisor. Since it was almost lunch time we stopped by, since the reviews were sterling. First, it was a Thursday during...More

Thank MontanaMike2013
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I thought I had found my favorite eating places to go to for our yearly visit to Santa Fe, but on Sunday I found I was wrong. This is it now, without a doubt!!! Four of us traveled a few miles north of Santa Fe...More

Thank Sherry F
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We received a very warm welcome to this fine restaurant. The staff is extremely friendly. The atmosphere in this place is "off the charts". Separate rooms in what appears to be a mansion. Each beautifully decorated. We both started with a cup of the tortilla...More

Thank Bill A
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Food is excellent, wait staff is excellent, ambiance is excellent and the real treat was to chat with "mama" Martinez who founded it 50 years ago!

Thank phillipfrazier
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The food was spectacular with good prices and good service in a beautiful setting. I had chili rellenos and they were the best I’ve had. The Prickly Pear Margaritas were beautiful and very tasty. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Barbara N
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here during a visit to Chimayo. The founding owner, Mrs. J., (Florence Jaramillo) is said to have moved to Chimayo when she married her husband, Arturo. In 1965 they started the restaurant in their restored ancestral home. (See their web site for a more...More

Thank 981Linda
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Where do I begin to explain the horrible dining experience at Rancho de Chimayo? We had made reservations for a party of 14. When we arrived the hostess said we could not be seated until all 14 people arrived. She was rude and dismissive. Not...More

3  Thank Betty S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This great NewMexican restaurant between Santa Fe and Taos is worth the drive. This restaurant was a 2016 James Beard award winner. The chili relents were some of the best I've had. The taco, chicken tostadas, and green chili stew we had were excellent as...More

Thank Travelingsenior70s
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8 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
8 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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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