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Grill Caliente

) #13 of 61 Restaurants in Ruidoso $$ - $$$ American, , Vegan Options
2800 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6306
+1 575-630-0224
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Southwestern, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2800 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6306
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal at Grill Caliente. The atmosphere is nice and the food is great quality. Many of the items are spicy so I ask questions when you order if you don't eat spicy food. We will come back when in the area.

Thank KParnell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed some amazing fried green chiles! The mahi mahi tacos were good also. We unfortunately, had to wait a really long time for our meal after the appetizer...an hour. Not sure what was up with that, but the waiter was good and we'll go back.

Thank SophiethePom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner. Had the pork medallions and NY Strip. The mashed potatoes helped the dishes for me. The strip wasn't cooked medium as requested and it wasn't seasoned well. The pork was fine but nothing memorable. Maybe we should have stuck with sandwiches...More

Thank foodfreakAustin
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Bringfido.com said they allow dogs on the patio, but I never know whether they change ownership or the rules, so I always ask before bringing my dog. They were delighted, and immediately found me the perfect place for my Saint Bernard and me to dine...More

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent New Mexico food in a casual atmosphere. Prices are reasonable. The Pablano Chicken is fabulous and don't miss ordering the fried green chili rings as an appetizer!

Thank stoshman
Reviewed 12 April 2017

First, I cannot understand why this restaurant is not a 5 star rating. We had eaten at the restaurant a few years ago while in Ruidoso and loved it. I had the filet, my wife had the salmon. Both were both incredible. The salmon is...More

Thank sstade
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I both loved our burgers (Swiss mushroom and spinach avocado)! The meat had a great flavor. We will definitely be back.

Thank Shannon P
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We've been here several times and it is always great. Tonight was no different. Our server was Sancho and he was fantastic. The fried chili rings are a must, and if you like spicy food, try the skillet chicken. It's awesome! Anytime we come to...More

Thank 459BobM
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Had a nice sandwich with avacado, cheese, bacon, and a sauce. The taco were good but pricey. Fries good.

Thank David O
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The staff at Grill Caliente is wonderful. They are all very friendly and attentive. The food is very good. The atmosphere is a little noisy for my taste, but the good food makes up for it.

Thank Bobby_Laura_LaRue
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I am looking for a good restaurant where we can also watch football. Our favorite team will be playing in a bowl game while we are in Ruidoso. Is this a good option for watching football at dinner time on a Tuesday night?
11 December 2015|
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Response from Ingrid F | Reviewed this property |
No Farley's or the bar at Ranchers would be better served for you.
Do you have gluten free options?
19 July 2015|
Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not certain about that one. You should probably contact the restaurant about that one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
American, Southwestern, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2800 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6306
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-630-0224
  • E-mail
Food is Southwestern
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