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Cafe Rio

2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6132
+1 575-257-7746
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (337 reviews)
“greek salad” (36 reviews)
“breadsticks” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6132
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here one day while in town. The reviews are all true. The pizza is outstanding. Foldable NY style crust, a generous amount of wonderfully flavored sauce and plenty of toppings. We loved it. You need to know two things: they do not...More

Thank MLPerry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read through the reviews and we decided to try it. We knew it would be a wait so we ordered it to go. They told us it would take a little over an hr. Ended up taking over 1.5 hrs. It wasn't worth the...More

Thank Amanda P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't know what happened to this place... Been coming here for 11 years. Every time my wife and I visit 'doso we stop in for a pizza. It use to be one of my top 5 pizza places from any place NY to Moose's Tooth...More

Thank rbjazzman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny little place on the Main Street. Smells wonderful but hot from the pizza oven. We got the last table and the wait person was fast, friendly and attentive even though the place was hopping. The jumbo Tuscan thin crust pizza was excellent. We'd eat...More

Thank jdana130
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Excellent Pizza Worth the Wait. Everything I have had in this place rocks. If you don't want to wait call in advance. You still might have an hour to an hour and a half for order to be ready. Worth every minute!

Thank eventsbybill
Reviewed 14 August 2017

If you are hungry for pizza this is the place to go. Great service and pizza is thin crust and fantastic. Plenty of toppings and service is excellent and very friendly.

Thank _crete1921
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Cafe Rio has excellent pizza and delicious appetizers as well. There are many things I still want to try on their menu. Everything they have looks wonderful!

Thank BethNewton04
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I have visited Ruidoso numerous times over the last 10 years and have seen restaurants come and go. And honestly, most of them weren't that good. But cafe rio has always been popular, and for good reason: they make damn delicious pizza. So yeah, it...More

Thank Emilyanne38
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We rented a cabin in Ruidoso, the family in the cabin next door recommended Cafe Rio to us. I've eaten pizza from California to Florida and Canada down to Texas,this is the best pizza I've had. I can't wait to go back!

Thank kellylmccarthy
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

The place was an absolute sauna at 5:30 PM. It wasn't that hot outside. We immediately asked for a pizza to go. The girl taking our simple order completely screwed it up. However, the pizza was very good. I would go back, but I'd be...More

Thank Nothing_Personal2
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17 March 2015|
Response from Regina N | Reviewed this property |
I know they have wonderful items and a choice of several salads which I have tried. It's not much help of course pizza is not gluten free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6132
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Ruidoso
  • Phone Number: +1 575-257-7746
All of Café Rio’s offerings are made from scratch.Our recipes have been accumulated through years of professional cooking and employ the highest quality ingredients obtainable.We welcome both questions and comments on the origins and ingredients of our preparations.We hope you feel at home and we look forward to your return visit.-The Management and Staff at Café Rio
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