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Cafe Rio

2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6132
+1 575-257-7746
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“pizza” (322 reviews)
“greek salad” (36 reviews)
“breadsticks” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
2547 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6132
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11 - 20 of 475 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Ruidoso. Looking for pizza for supper. Great choice for big family. There were 9 of us. Highly recommended.

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing pizza! You can't go wrong with any of the food here. Great atmosphere,friendly staff, located right in midtown

Thank KJGB1984
Reviewed 21 June 2017

This little hole in the wall pizza and more restaurant is always busy, but well worth the wait! The Greek Salad is delicious and a great complement to the pizza. We usually get the vegetarian pizza and are always very pleased.

Thank nhrelp
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We were told about this pizza after having been to Ruidoso countless times & never knowing about it. The exterior is fairly non-descript & nothing saying PIZZA like you will say once you've had their fare. By far some of the best pizza around. Great...More

Thank Bettyfry
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Don't miss this hole-in-the-wall pizza shop where you'd swear everyone is best friends. Pizza is the speciality and they do it well. If you like laid back, eclectic, and one of a kind places, this is a must stop. Cash only.

Thank LWoolsey
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We ordered 2 jumbo pizzas to go by phone. They said it would be about 25 minutes. We arrived 25 minutes later to pick them up. They were not ready. It took another 15 minutes to get our order. Be aware that they DO NOT...More

Thank dmccay1
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Staff is great and friendly. The pizza is awesome. Right in the center of town, centrally located. Loved that we were able to walk to and from where we were staying!

Thank Gigisb218
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Everytime we're in Ruidoso, we eat here. Don't let the look fool you, the staff & food are awesome. One slice is big enough for my wife & I.

Thank donnaweaver
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The title says it all. Don't expect frills (or to use your credit card), and you may have to stand in line.... but it is WORTH IT. After many years in Ruidoso, Eric and crew know what they're doing. This pizza is the bomb.

Thank Leroy S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Great pizza! Worth a wait if there is one! Cash only so be prepared. Eat in or take out. Pizza by the slice also available.

Thank jongK5155SV
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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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