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
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.
The service was horrendous, the waiter was totally off the entire night. He was slow, inattentive and even missed our salads. When reminded he even asked if we wanted them with the entrée. Just plain bad.
That said, the manager was stellar. She went to great lengths to ensure we would return - and we will. Hence the 4 stars. We've been going here for ages and I guess anyone can have a bad night.
Ah, for the days of yore! High class restaurants in Albuquerque are no more. Pretty ordinary food, nothing special. Out of champagne splits, but for our anniversary they opened a large bottle of WARM proseco...oh yum. No special flourishes like before, cleaning crumbs from the table, serving entrees with a cloche...no wonder they weren't busy, just basic. I mentioned several times that I'm gluten free, but the complimentary dessert we got was bread pudding! Thanks
The only problem with the meal was that the restaurant was freezing, making it hard to fully relax and fully enjoy the food. The meal was excellent, the presentation was beautiful, and we greatly enjoyed our waiter, who was natural, attentive without being intrusive, and very nice.
Let's start from the hostess. She canceled my open table reservation without inquiry. She was smug and though she apologized later, it was a facade.
The service was barely adequate and we had to flag down our server and remind him of our requests.
The food was expected to be high quality but fell short. The prime rib was tough. The vegetables on both plates were cold and not cooked thourouly. The baked potato was perfect but that was the only thing on the plate that was. For the price and reputation of Ranchers, I expected better.
It was a disappointment.
The restaurant was a bit loud due to the table full of cackling hens next to us. But when they left a couple that had apparently been drInking earlier had come in and started on a bottle of wine and were a bit annoying. They let the guy in with shirts & a t-shirt. The steak was good although not exactly cooked to my specifications nor were any of the steaks my part he ordered. The crab macaroni & cheese was not very tasty it was actually quite fishy. I could not eat it.
Wow absolutely incredible this is my favorite place in Albuquerque and this time was did not disappoint once again!!! However I asked a question to my server and I felt attacked because supposedly my question was invalid by the server to which she will she shall remain nameless but other Than that I will always return for the amazing atmosphere food and service thank you for what you people do
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