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Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House

32 Main St., Pinos Altos, NM 88053
+1 575-538-9911
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (16 reviews)
“glazed salmon” (4 reviews)
“steak” (24 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Bar, International
$$ - $$$
32 Main St., Pinos Altos, NM 88053
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Buckhorn is not only a really nice, fun and interesting bar, it's also a GREAT restaurant. Check out the menu. There is something for everyone from monster steaks and smaller to Southwestern dishes to middle eastern influenced dishes. I have eaten here many times...More

Thank Albert008
Reviewed 1 week ago

How fun. We had made reservations in the diningroom, but were having so much fun listening to singers in the bar we decided to stay there. HAMBURGERS ARE GREAT. On the weekend, I still recommend the prime rib but during the week for an affordable...More

Thank NMGIRL78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a gem! Visited on a Wednesday night - live guitar/jazz music, had an excellent gigantic salad (mediterranean) and enjoyed the building, the people and the scene...don't miss this place!

Thank abstractmuse
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Go in and enjoy an excellent dinner. Atmosphere is rustic western saloon. Cute clean and comfortable. We were seated quickly and the waitress was friendly. Started with a glass of the local red wine which was decent. I had the evening special of Steak &...More

Thank CDM49
Reviewed 2 October 2017

How could you not be delighted to eat great food in a saloon built in 1865? I had the Shrimp Scampi special, and my husband had the New York Strip, the best he's ever had! For dessert, it was Creme Brulee and New York Cheesecake....More

Thank Marigat
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We were there tonight with a group of 15 people. We had HORRIBLE service...we waited over an hour for our food, even something as simple as a salad....finally I used my cell phone to call the restaurant and asked where our food was.....one person ordered...More

Thank TomKat2006
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We have eaten @ the Buckhorn over the past forty years and was our go to place for a special dinner or celebrations. The food is good sometimes, the service is good sometimes but certainly not a high quality steak house that you can count...More

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Great food, with large portions, prepared by an accomplished chef. The menu choices were so varied and intriguing, it was difficult to decide, The Mediterranean Super Slaw proved to be excellent, and more than I had hoped for in presentation, freshness and originality Definitely a...More

Thank Gloria F
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We spent two days in Pinos Altos, NM (8 miles north of Silver City, population about 200) recently. The highlight of the trip was two dinners at the Buckhorn Saloon. Were you to drive by it when cars are not parked outside you would think...More

Thank Denis B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this gem outside Silver City - it was worth the drive. The opera house and saloon are both really cool! The history is unique. I had the prime rib and it was excellent. Highly recommend the experience!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Main St., Pinos Altos, NM 88053
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Pinos Altos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-538-9911
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