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Flying J Ranch Chuckwagon Supper and Western Entertainment

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1028 State Highway 48, Alto, NM 88312-9583 (Formerly Flying J Ranch Chuck Wagon)
+1 575-336-4330
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Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Ruidoso, New Mexico
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You will be surprised and want to go again. It is organized. The food is so good and the talent is beyond excellent. We live here and are definitely going back. It was so fun. It is great For any age.

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Thank Mark W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is one of out go-to places when we have out-of-town visitors. A country meal served by the band in a comfortable open space for a good price. The musicians are very good and the music is well rehearsed and fittin' to the country setting.

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Thank Kenneth K
MADISON
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Fun place, especially for children as they can ride a horse, shoot a gun (although extra charge for these activities). Cute shops, great service, fun entertainment-the show was very good-lots of talent! Food was good and plentiful-you can go back for seconds.

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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

It was a lifetime experience to visit the Flying J. Starting with a humorous shootout in the old town. Then to get served a chuck wagon dinner on a tin plate. Then really great music. I would go back!

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Thank Andrew D
New Mexico
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Tonight we went out to the Flying J Ranch in Alto, NM for the Chuckwagon Supper and Show. It was great. This small old western town has pony rides for the kids, a few shops to shop at before the dinner and show. There was a western cowboy shootout in the middle of town. Timing and keeping a tight schedule... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The food was okay-they're extremely efficient! They open doors at 5:30 but show doesn't start until 7:00. If you have small children, then go early so they can get a pony ride. Other than that I wouldn't arrive too early. The people are all very warm and friendly. The servers are the performers so the show doesn't start until everyone's... More 

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Thank Kcswany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I suggested this as a last minute entertainment option for my 10-year-old daughter and myself. She thought it sounded fun. We absolutely loved it all! The children's activities, the 'shootout', the food, the spice cake and ice cream were her favorites! And of course the music! A very talented group! I would highly recommend it!

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Thank Tony V
Alto, New Mexico
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A great show and diner before. The kids will enjoy a old time shoot out and pony ride before diner. Set in the mountains and great weather in the Summer.

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Thank 58susanne58
Amarillo, Texas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I ant say enough about how much fun we had with our granddaughter here. The kindness and generosity of these people and the value is tremendous. Food was excellent and the entertainment was captivating. We will never miss an opportunity to hosted by these precious people when in the area

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Thank susanjwenger
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Went to the Flying J expecting just ok food and probably a pretty tacky show. We were totally wrong on all accounts. The brisket/biscuits/baked potato - and don't forget the cowboy beans - were all excellent. The most surprising was the outstanding western show. The music was tight, tuneful, and just amazingly professional. And the owners made every attempt to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$27
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1028 State Highway 48, Alto, NM 88312-9583 (Formerly Flying J Ranch Chuck Wagon)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Alto
  • Phone Number: +1 575-336-4330
Description
For over 30 years, folks have been stepping back into the legendary era of the Great American Cowboy at the Flying J Ranch. We invite you to experience an evening of great chuck wagon cooking and western music much like cowboys would have enjoyed after a long day on the trail. Enjoy the Western Village, complete with gift shops, pony rides for kids, tipi, and even a
gunfight before supper. All this followed up with a fantastic and fun Western Music Stage show featuring the Flying J Wranglers.

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