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Rio Chama Steakhouse

₱₱ - ₱₱₱American, Steakhouse,
414 Old Santa Fe Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2770
+1 505-955-0765
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (59 reviews)
“fondue” (24 reviews)
“steak” (99 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
414 Old Santa Fe Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2770
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a private party. Everything was great. I had the ribeye, medium rare, with a St. Clement cab. Excellent. Finished with the coffee cheesecake.

Thank TR1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there with friends and decided to sit at the bar. We had the ribeye and it had a excellent flavor. The service was also excellent. This is a place everyone needs to stop in and enjoy

Thank AllisonRD108
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always reliable, excellent food in a comfortable atmosphere. Typical steakhouse fare, done right, with local touches and very friendly service.

Thank ellafrank
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had shrimp, prime rib, and short ribs. Everything was really good. The short ribs melt in your mouth and the prime rib was great. The cocktail sauce was unbelievable. I loved the dark, cozy bar area. And our waitress was very sweet.

Thank Erin B
Reviewed February 1, 2018

I've enjoyed Rio Chama in the past but today, the food and the service left much to be desired. The portabello sandwich was served on COLD thin half sliced pieces of sourdough with tomato and lettuce with a side of coleslaw. I was disappointed.

9  Thank Berna610
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Great location and atmosphere. We ate in a dining room but the sports bar looks like a fun place to be on Saturday. They started us off with a beautiful, savory bread. We opted for a half portion of the avocado-grapefruit salad which was refreshing...More

Thank water baby g
Reviewed January 21, 2018

One of our favorites for steak and salmon, nice wine list. Good service as well. Parking can be a problem at peak times. There is also a nice ballroom; we have gone there to dance Tango!

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed January 21, 2018

My husband and I visit Santa Fe every winter and Rio Chama has always been one of our favorite restaurants. We went 2 days ago and were extremely disappointed. Service was just OK and food was just mediocre. We both ordered the Chama Burger. Typically...More

7  Thank Karen G
Reviewed January 20, 2018

My mom and I shared the prime rib which is served with green beans and mashed potatoes, and a whole Caesar salad. The salad was very very good and a very large portion - perfect for 2! The prime rib and sides were separated for...More

Thank isofia94
Reviewed January 4, 2018

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
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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
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
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 Trl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2770
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 505-955-0765
  • E-mail
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