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Wendall's Steak & Seafood Restaurant

287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, Mescalero, NM 88340
+1 505-464-7777
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (18 reviews)
“wedge salad” (4 reviews)
“cheesecake” (5 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, Mescalero, NM 88340
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Reviews (163)
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was named after a former chief and the decor and atmosphere was wonderful. It is located on a lower level of the main facility and had wonderful views of the lake. Depending on when you are there the sun might be a little...More

Thank Susannah C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had reservations for 8:30 and didn't actually sit down at our table until after 9:00. Our expectations were high as the menu is pretty expensive. We were so disappointed in both the food and service. Food did not hit our table until after 11:00...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We chose Wendall's for dinner against my better judgment and I wish we'd spent our money elsewhere. Their dinner offerings are all overpriced and the lamb was not cooked correctly. Request was for medium rare and what we received was over cooked with no red...More

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My husband and I stayed at this resort on 5/22/17 and chose this restaurant for dinner. Our waiter, Alex, was exceptional with the service he provided. We split the 12 oz ribeye, spinach salad, salt baked potato and mushrooms. Everything was cooked perfectly and was...More

Thank Janis P
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We attended Wendell's Easter Brunch event, so this review doesn't apply to their regular dining service. Food selection was excellent. Overall quality was high, and tasty. Two items didn't measure up: The king crab legs were very watery, as if they had been boiled rather...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I like to have breakfast or lunch at this restaurant because dinner is overpriced. The view of the lake and the mountain is beautiful and the food earlier in the day is priced right. I've never had a bad meal here, and I've been here...More

Thank Carolyn5704
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Nicest restaurant on the casino property, with the most upscale menu. The food was good- not outstanding- but the service just didn't live up to the price point.

Thank Duncan M
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Had the Elk Medallions with mash of the day. Excellent food. Next time will share an entree with husband. It was enough for 2 people. Had She crab soup with pine nuts.

Thank baucum387
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Dinner prices are high for what you get. The food was good but you would be better off going to a local steakhouse for the price.

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We eat here once a month when we are in town! Here is the good parts great atmosphere, nice wait staff, Great tortilla soup, good steaks, nice selection of wine, great salads. Needs improvement on selection of food. Shrimp dish is okay but not worth...More

Thank TexasChic13
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Inn of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, Mescalero, NM 88340
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Mescalero
  • Phone Number: +1 505-464-7777
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