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Rio Chama Steakhouse

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414 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2770
+1 505-955-0765
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Havertown
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Very pleasant service and very good food. American food perfectly cooked. If want a good piece of meat this is the place in Sante Fe.

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1 Thank bradl763
RioChamaManager, Manager at Rio Chama Steakhouse, responded to this review

Brad, Thank you for the compliment. We look forward to continuing pleasant service and good food for you and for all! Sincerely, Jeffrey Allen and the Rio Chama Team More 

Placentia, California
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I ordered a Prim Rib. It came with mashed potatoes and green beans. We went rather late on a Sunday night but they still had the Prime Rib available. It was cooked nicely and the flavor was great. The mashed potatoes were wonderful.

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1 Thank TravelGirl20132013
San Diego, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice atmosphere. Our food was cooked just as ordered. Prime rib was perfect. Service could have been a *touch* more attentive but overall we felt that this was a nice dining experience and we would definitely dine here again when in Santa Fe. Two night later we ate in the Bull Pen in Santa Fe and had HORRIBLE service and... More 

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1 Thank RosieSD56
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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375 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We ate there last evening & had a wonderful meal. We were in the mood for prim rib and it was one of the better ones we have had in ages. They have an excellent wine list also. The service we had was also great. Definitely a place to go if you want meat.

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Fort Lauderdale
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102 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I was walking down the Old Santa Fe Trail from the Inn of the Turquoise Bear looking for a place to eat. I noticed a sign for the restaurant and walked through a passage way into a charming court yard. I ordered my usual vodka martini (excellent but not as cold as I would have liked) and ordered the prime... More 

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1 Thank River55land
santa fe
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We were told to come to this steakhouse by a couple friends and it turned out to be one of the most pleasant experiences we've had in Santa Fe . I had lamb chops that were perfectly cooked to my liking and momma had the filet . A margarita and cocktail to go with it. Excellent service. We will come... More 

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1 Thank tiloveronica
RioChamaManager, Manager at Rio Chama Steakhouse, responded to this review

Tiloveronica, Thank you so much for your review! We're always pleased to hear that you had a good meal, especially when it comes recommended by friends. We look forward to seeing you next time you stop in. Sincerely, Jeffrey Allen & the Rio Chama Management Team More 

Williamsburg, Virginia
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401 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

We were here with a group of 11 and got our own room, which was nice. The service was quite good, as was the food. I ordered the prime rib which I found to be very tasty, but a little difficult to trim (fat and gristle). My husband had the same and was unhappy with it since we'd heard it... More 

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Thank Myrna F
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I had a superb filet, my son a large and excellent salad plus a chocolate dessert that we all shared that also was delicious. And there is an extensive wine list which is reasonably priced.

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Thank MorganSmith2014
Las Vegas, Nevada
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Another favorite! The fondue is excellent, great burgers, steaks, potatoes and the bar is a fun place to hang out. Good service.

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Thank hhprotz
keyston
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Again, just the best food and service available. A little pricey, but it you can't afford the meal, then don't eat here.

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Thank richardallen

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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
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 35
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2770
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-955-0765

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?