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Cafe Rio

2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6132
+1 575-257-7746
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (358 reviews)
“greek salad” (40 reviews)
“breadsticks” (11 reviews)
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6132
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small place and no air conditioning but was packed. Excellent/friendly service. Pizza super delicious. Greek salad just so-so. Despite no air conditioning will return.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We know we will be eating at Cafe Rio even before we get to Ruidoso. Never a disappointment. Pizza from oven to table. Staff is always attentive. You walk in, sit down, greeted by wait person, order is taken, wait 'til pizza is done. How...More

Thank marionkay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a local this one of favorites. Great quality and value for money. We come here often. The quality is consistent and the staff friendly.

Thank fabvirtualexec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of I worked in pizza industry in all kinds of places. For me to rate this as exceptional is a first. Crisp thin pizza, inspired sauce, green chili's as an add on, creative combinations. This is not Hormel pepperoni. Don't know what it is,...More

Thank Neal P
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Great food and service! The Greek salad is one of my favorites, it comes with lots of feta, olives and lightly dressed with olive oil and oregano. Pizza is more on the thin side with a chewy yet crisp crust. I recommend the Connoisseur Pizza...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Great pizza. Had a large meat lovers with everything. Very good. They only take cash or checks for payment.

Thank loverofsunTexas
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Simply the best pizza you will ever eat! Add green chili for New Mexico flare!!! Highly recommend the spicy cheese sticks and the Kitchen Sink pizza! It truly has everything but your kitchen sink!! Yummy!

Thank theadobe
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

You will wait. 30 min for carry-out shouldn't offend. But the food was individually crafted from chips from scratch to enchiladas and a chicken burrito that are filling, with obvious ingreadients. The flavors weren't show stopping, but the food and service were very pleasant. I...More

Thank 2015SeanF
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped here at recommendation of a friend. It largely lived up to expectations. First- this place is CASH ONLY. There is an ATM, but still, it’s good to know ahead of time. Young free running the place were efficient. Pizza was delicious. Two regular...More

Thank Nursek8mcd
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

All ingredients tasted fresh, cheese bread sticks where tasty, and the salads where good as well. 2 sizes to choose from, 14” and 18”, all crusts are prepared as thin crust and homemade. Expect a wait, but well worth it! Atmosphere is laid back, limited...More

Thank grapeape14
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16 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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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