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Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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32 Main St., Pinos Altos, NM 88053
+1 575-538-9911
Mon - Sat 15:00 - 22:00
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Tucson, Arizona
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had traveled quite a few miles that day and we decided to eat at the Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House. It sits on Main Street in Pinos Altos. Parking was in front on both sides of the street. You could see that it was little changed from its early days. We came early before the dining... More 

Thank Jeffrey T
Vail, AZ
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service is unique. There is a different server for every.single.thing. Live music in the bar. Good food.

Thank mindi63b
Silver City, New Mexico
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51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went out to the Buckhorn for a Good Drink and Food, we were not disappointed. I had the Buffalo Burger and Nancy had the Cesar Salad. I exchanged my fries for Clam Chowder. good stuff.

Thank Jaimė R
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

My sister and I ordered the rib eye, our friend ordered the filet. Our friend did not comment on her steak, but both my sister and I were very disappointed in our steaks. They were quite thin and full of gristle and fat. My leftovers went in the trash. Given the price of $35 each I would expect something better.... More 

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Ribera, NM
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The service was attentive and efficient without being intrusive. The food was well prepared, delicious, and interesting. The best part was the building: an old saloon that provided great atmosphere.

Thank sayamaggie
Redditch, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We were told this is one of the best restaurants in New Mexico and I believe it. It has a wonderful ambience with lots of memorabilia to look at. You can also look round the opera house which is attached and used periodically for shows. This is fine dining at its best. It is expensive but worth that little bit... More 

Thank Hotelfiends
Redditch, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We visited here on our first night of a 5 night stay in Pinos Altos and it was so impressive we returned twice more during our week. The food was sublime, I had the ultimate burger and my wife the filet mignon, It arrived beautifully prepared and presented and the taste was incredible. Our waiter was attentive but not intrusive,... More 

Thank Weemango
El Paso, Texas
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632 reviews
373 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

It had been about a year since we had been in the Silver City area. We stayed in the Bear Creek Cabins with some friends and relatives. We made reservations for dinner at the Buckhorn Saloon. This place is quite historic, totally off the beaten path, yet somehow they are able to make this all work. My husband had a... More 

Thank Rose H
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135 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This is a well maintained opera house and saloon converted into a restaurant that will wow the lover of western history. The interior is unchanged and decorated with original Indian and frontier artifacts. The food and service are good, especially steaks. Across the road is one of a few existing adobe forts that were originally built during the Indian Wars.... More 

Thank Ivan B
Nolensville, TN
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

My wife and I were passing through, recommended by the hotel, and was well worth the drive. Very unique settings - fitting for NM. The food was world class and service was very prompt and helpful.

Thank 2CanStan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?