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Rio Chama Steakhouse

₱₱ - ₱₱₱American, Steakhouse,
414 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2770
+1 505-955-0765
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“prime rib” (56 reviews)
“fondue” (24 reviews)
“steak” (98 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
414 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2770
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice dinner at Rio Chama. I had the prime rib, which was a very flavorful and tender cut. The sides, garlic mashed potatoes and green beens, were high quality as well. The others in my party were quite happy with their...More

Thank ajm80031
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hello there, my spouse and I are both locals here so we know what to and not expect from certain restaurants. I can tell you the food is excellent, delicious, fresh and piping hot. You always get to start with bread for the table. We...More

Thank bolcan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fondue appetizer was delicious and is huge! The prime rib was pretty good as well. For the price you are paying, service was mediocre and the restaurant was not that busy when we ate here. Overall, it was an enjoyable dinner, but nothing spectacular.

Thank Britni T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is where I chose to go for my 30th birthday dinner as it seemed fancy enough for 30, but comforting enough to be approachable with the menu selections for my picky partner. I had made a reservation because it had been suggested, but it...More

Thank Angelica C
Reviewed December 1, 2017

Rio Chama is an elegant restaurant near on Old Santa Fe Trail. It was a nice change from typical New Mexican cuisine. It was a quiet night and we practically had the restaurant and a server to ourselves. We share a delicious salad of heirloom...More

Thank RickyD23
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Couldn't fault this place. We arrived in pouring rain and were given a large table to accommodate our wet coats. The prime rib was lovely. Service exceptional.

Thank Mandy5761
Reviewed November 10, 2017

The food at Rio Chama is consistently good. Its one of several good steak houses in the Santa Fe, downtown area. All steaks are prepared and accompanied well. Appetizers are great and the Hoison Ribs, Nachos and Tacos standout.

Thank gonzo03
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We enjoyed lunch at Rio Chama. The menu options and portion sizes were bountiful. Nice atmosphere, too.

Thank Sarah_in_Texas
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I'm a fairly frequent visitor to Santa Fe and have historically made a stop here as the bar atmosphere is good for dining at the bar. They have a big screen TV and a nice menu. I even remember taking advantage of a separate cigar...More

13  Thank patrick d
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

Prompt service was provided by the waiter. My cocktails were well poured. The Southern friend chicken and mashed potatoes were amazing. What’s even more amazing is the quality and value of the Navajo rugs and Southwestern paintings that adorn various rooms. I’m happy I love...More

Thank Rb2495
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Questions & Answers
February 7, 2017|
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Response from RioChamaManager | Property representative |
Yes we do. Please call (505)955-0765
May 26, 2016|
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Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
That size of vehicle should be left home. The parking lot behind the restaurant would not accommodate that size bed. The state Capitol bldg is next door. You might try their lot.
Tracey G
March 26, 2015|
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Response from HowardGeorgia | Reviewed this property |
Sorry...I don't know. Best to call the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, 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, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2770
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-955-0765
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