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About Richardson's Cuisine of New Mexico
Specializing in New Mexican Cuisine. Richardson’s concept has been around since 1988. Known for our red and green chile and our outstanding Wood Oven Pizzas. Our menu includes a variety of salads, appetizers, pastas, soup of the day and main entrees. Daily specials are written on our blackboards. And we also offer an extensive wine by the glass and reserve selection. We take reservations for parties of four or more.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Daily: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Brunch: Daily: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Lunch: Daily: 8:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 12:00am
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Facilities:
Private dining information is available at our website
Private Party Contact:
Office: (602) 285-1780
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Richardson's Cuisine of New Mexico Ratings and Reviews
We were disappointed in our waitress. She did not bring out my wife's salad before the entree as requested. In fact, my wife never did receive her salad even after reminding the waitress that she hadn't received it. Also, my wife asked if a salsa on her salmon could be substituted and the waitress said she would ask. The salmon came out without the substituted salsa. The waitress should have asked my wife if she still wanted to order the salmon since the chef wasn't willing to substitute the salsa. We ran out of water. When the waitress brought our bill, I reminded her that my wife hadn't received her salad. There was no adjustment to our bill. She asked if we wanted the salad boxed to go. Food and ambience were fine, but the customer service was very disappointing. I was embarrassed for our out of town guests.
We have been six times over the last few years. ( From California) Expect noisy, of course, but this is the first time the food was mediocre. Pork chop very tough, chicken rubbery and sauces not as authentic as in past. The color was strange too.
The service by LiZ was pleasant, attentive and she Was the best. All your employees were on top of things. Excellent team.
We have dined here many times and generally find it to be excellent New Mexico style Mexican food (hot). It is super if you enjoy spice, but i think that new comers should be told that the dishes are quite spicy. our friends are sensitive and one couldn't eat the dish and didn't want to make a fuss. All could have been avoided with a bit of for-warning.
i loved my food and have found the service to be stellar! If you understand what you are ordering and like a great ambiance, this is definitely your place. The fact that you really need reservations even on a week-night to avoid a lengthy wait should tell you what I mean!!
Food was delicious. The only thing that was disappointing was the service at the door. No hostess to seat us or to even acknowledge our reservation. After 15 minutes of standing at the hostess station, I had to ask a bartender if we could be seated. Once we got our table, half an hour after our reservation, the service was excellent as was the food.
If you are looking for a great place to meet with friends, Richardson's brunch is the place to go. Complimentary valet, as you arrive at the restaurant. If you are looking for something with a bit of a kick, I recommend the green chili stew, topped with two eggs - over medium. Other guests, who joined me enjoyed the huevos rancheros. The smokey red chili sauce was very aromatic. The beer chaser to pour into your bloody mary or drink on the side rounded out a lovely midday treat.
We love Richardson’s! From the first bite, when the explosion of flavors hits the mouth, we are in heaven! How do they do that? Everything is just amazingly good! The savory, spicy, green and red chili make you swoon. The rellenos are divine with their melted cheese or tender steak. And the potatoes! Perfect crispy chunks seasoned to please. Oh, and the best Bloody Marys that put a beautiful color on the day! Service is great. Such a relaxing place to meet up with friends and make your tummy so happy!
The ambiance of Richardson's was fun and comfortable while remaining private enough to enjoy a date night. The food was excellent and creative. The service was fantastic, our server obtained a gluten free dessert from the sister restaurant downstairs to satisfy my sweet tooth and picky stomach.
Great experience, our server was very helpful & personable. He offered suggestions that worked perfectly for our group. We don't get to Richardson's often, but absolutely recommend it. The only downside is, it does get loud & it's difficult to have a conversation.
Food as always was excellent. Service was great. Server explain the menu. She didn't mention the seafood special and we didn't see them until we had already dined. Several in party enjoy seafood so that was a let down. Only other issue was that it was a chilly night and not enough heaters were available
We have been going to Richardson's for years and always love it. This time we were joined by friends who had never been. Their comments were that the ambience was great and it had a very cozy atmosphere. We all loved the food. The wait staff was a bit slow, but it was very busy and we were not in a hurry. We had a very nice experience.
We always love Richardson’s. Food is great and a place that has been around for a long time. Great service and the folks that work there are awesome. Downside is that it is small and can be noisy. Be patient your food can take awhile but nice to have a glass of wine and relax. Still one of my favorites.
We love authentic New Mexican food, and you do not disappoint. You have a great selection of fish, meat, tapas, drinks, that we always find SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE! The waiter was a concierge, giving us more information than we usually get at other restaurants. You were able to accommodate three different diets for our group of five, and everything was professionally prepared. We'll be back! Billie Thompson
Normally it’s very good, but this night the food was served cold and when it went back to the kitchen to be reheated it came back with a large amount of red hot spicy sauce added to the plate. We could NOT even eat it. My friends from Australia ordered specifically that their food not be spiced. Well, that cleared killed the whole experience. We all drove a far distance to meet for dinner their and it was a total bust!
I was not going to put this negative review on open table. I called Richardsons and explained what had happened that night. The manager said she would talk to owner about step, find out who took the reservation and send a gift card to me to come back. After a week and a half I never received a call so I called her back. She apologized and said she was let go right after she talked to me. She told me to call Clark. I called again and asked for Clark. I was told her wasn't there and asked to speak to the manager on duty. She hung up on me. Then I sent an email to the business office for Richardsons and haven't had a reply.
1. I called to change the reservations from 8 to 9 people. Was told no problem we will take care of it. When we arrived they had a booth for six which we couldn't fit. They sat us at stools and little cocktail tables in the cove. We had to hold our plates on our laps and I had to cut my mothers food before putting her plate on her lap.
2. When going into the cove I didn't see the step and fell onto the ground. My leg and foot swelled and turned black and blue. (My foot is still sore to walk). I was never offered ice, something to put my leg up, etc. Not even a round of drinks was offered. The manager I spoke to after on the phone told me she was on duty and no one informed her that I fell.
3. A couple of us ordered the cordon bleu and it was terrible. A large piece of bread with a dry chicken breast and a little slice of ham.
We were all so disappointed. We always take out of towners to rokerji and decided to try richardsons for the ambience. We have never had a bad meal or service at Rokerji.We had out of town family and it was to be a family dinner for everyone to see each other. As of today I still haven't heard from anyone from Richardsons. Really bad customer service.
I ordered the chili relleno with duck and something else. It might have been beef. While the sauce was pretty good, I could not find, nor taste the duck or whatever the other meat was. I think the chilis should have been improved upon. I like a very hot pepper.
Food was mixed for party of seven. Some excellent, some mediocre, especially the New Mexican dishes. Very disappointed that they will not provide provide separate bills to a party of seven, just one bill per table. Very loud, uncomfortable booth. Will not recommend or return.
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