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About Rancher's Club of New Mexico
The Ranchers Club is an experience in dining that no visitor to the Land of Enchantment should miss. The only authentic grill in New Mexico that prepares the food on a Gridiron over a variety of aromatic wood embers such as Mesquite, Hickory, Sassafras and Apple. This grilling method imparts a unique and unusual flavor to the ample portions of meat, seafood, poultry and game. The Ranchers Club specializes in corn-fed, dry-aged USDA Prime beef. The impeccable captain service is recognized for the attention given to every detail. An award winning wine list enhances the superb dining experience. The Ranchers Club offers all the ambiance of western elegance that New Mexico has to offer.
Rancher's Club has been a DiRoNA award member since 1994, recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award for nine consecutive years, Wine Spectator Award of Excellence since 2001, and known as Albuquerque’s Best of the Best.
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Steakhouse, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: Closed
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
On Wednesday - Thursdays there is live piano, Lindy Gold and on Fridays - Saturdays there is a live jazz piano.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Rancher's Club of New Mexico Ratings and Reviews
One of the best filet mignon I've ever had. Sauteed vegs were not fully cooked and took away from an otherwise excellent meal. Our service was slow because they had several large groups that were being served at the same time - just bad timing on our part. Birthday cake was excellent, as was the coffee. We will be back - every restaurant has an off night sometime.
The food was excellent. The oysters Rockefeller were very tasty. My filet mignonette was cooked a perfect medium rare and was fork tender. Our waiter was excellent very attentive but not intrusive. If you like a good steak perfectly prepared you can’t go wrong.
Since we didn't host our usual Thanksgiving dinner we decided a to Thanksgiving Buffet and we chose Rancher's since we have eaten at the Ranchers restaurant and ALWAYS been very impressed and satisfied with the quality of the food, the ambiance and the service.
To our disappointment, food was sub par, the turkey tasted like it had been cooked weeks before, frozen, then thawed and warmed up, the stuffing was horrible, mushy and tasteless and the veggies were average. We will NOT recommend this buffet to anyone.
In retrospect, we regret we did not eat in the main restaurant. What a way to taint the Rancher's Club!
Was somewhat skeptical and a bit hesitant in making the reservation after reading the most recent reviews; however, the experience was wonderful. The food was prepared to our tastes - had a guest from Portland OR where the restaurants receive excellent ratings and he stated the bison was par excellence. The service was excellent - very attentive and non intrusive! We do have plans on returning.
Our food was delicious and the staff accommodated my gluten-free requirements (Celiac Disease). However, the service was extremely slow - and it was not busy. We waited quite awhile for the initial waitress who finally introduced herself, brought water and told us the specials. However, she didn't take a drink order and never returned. After at least 15 uncomfortable minutes of trying to be nonchalant given the hostess seated us facing out at the entire dining room, another waitress came and said she was now waiting on us. She took our drink and dinner order but it was forever until she brought our cocktails. Dinner arrived in a timely fashion and was delicious. Then the waiting began again as we sat at least another 20 minutes with empty dinner plates in front of us. When she finally returned to ask about coffee and dessert, we determined we had had enough, paid our check and left - never to return again. As far as we could tell, the five waitstaff had at the most three tables each to wait on. We wondered if they were also prepping food in the kitchen as they each seemed to disappear for long stretches of time.
Average. Food was served at room temp - even the steak. Had a heads up when the amuse bouche of bison tenderloin with grilled artichoke heart was dry and tough. Waitress was not professionally trained and uttered the f word when her cart bumped into the table next to us. Will not be going back or recommending.
Walking into the hotel was a nice updated experience. Walking into the Rancher’s lounge was very pleasing to the eye because of the leather club chairs and wood paneling. Beautiful decor and rustic. It makes you want to sit and enjoy a nice and neat whiskey and a beautiful woman.
Floyd was our waiter and he was delightful. The food was delicious as always. We dine here once a year for special occasions and we try to bring someone with us that has never been there before. I have to say she enjoyed it as well. Keep up the goid work and see you soon.
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