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Buckhorn Saloon & Opera House

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32 Main St., Pinos Altos, NM 88053
+1 575-538-9911
15:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Sat 15:00 - 22:00
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 

Thank Margaret B
Ribera, NM
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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585 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This us a must visit if you are in or near Silver City NM. The Prime Rib is some of the best I have had. The history that is in and surrounding area is worth the trip up to the Buckhorn. Make sure you get a peek at the Opera house when there.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

just had to stop and see this historic site, had a drink in the bar and toured the dining room and opera house, what a fabulous old part of history

Thank Constance R
Maurertown, Virginia
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

You step back into the old West when you step inside the Buckhorn Saloon. We were fascinated with the genuinely old materials and architectural elements of the establishment, and impressed with the delicious culinary offerings.

Thank RiverwoodWriter

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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, 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?