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Brett's Bistro

201 W Main, Red River, NM 87558
+1 575-754-9959
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“crab” (6 reviews)
“trout” (10 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
American, International, French
$$ - $$$
201 W Main, Red River, NM 87558
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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Ham and bean soup was the days special. It was basically a bowl of pinto beans. Not a speck of ham for the three different people that ordered it. Good service, but will eat elsewhere

Thank William S
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lunched here during slow season in October. Service was quick. Husband and I shared the Reuben sandwich and we agreed it was the best we ever had. Thick slices of corned beef, housemade sourkraut, and tasty Thousand Island style dressing. Highly recommend! Restaurant is apparently...More

Thank Beckyup
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Needless to say after a day of hiking and sightseeing I was ready for a good meal. 3pm is a longtime from a 7am breakfast. A local had recommended this place and I was very happy with the food and service. The burger was excellent,...More

Thank REOsborn
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Red River for years and I must say Brett's is by far the best food in RR. It is a very nice restaurant, nice atmosphere and the food is delicious. I have had several different items and have not had...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The motel person recommended Brett's. At this time of year they serve lunch until 5. For lunch we had a patty melt, french onion soup, & fettuccine. Wife liked the patty nelt - though she felt the french fries were not the greatest - a...More

Thank travelsbyrail
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Went there for supper and my friend and I both ordered the chicken fried steak. Damn, wish someone had warned us how huge this was!!! We could have split the meal. Flavorful and plenty!

Thank MayChris2014
Reviewed 11 September 2016

NO BAR SERVICE - BEER AND WINE ONLY. SERVICE WAS TERRIBLE - 1 WAITPERSON, WHO WAS DISINTERESTED . Very short-sighted menu, at very high prices. Chicken Fried Steak looked like a "truck -driver's special". Décor is minimal, except for a giraffe??? Some people sent back...More

Thank barb3636
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This restaurant has good food and great service! it is located in a beautiful condominium lodge.The salad with either Salmon or Crab cakes is wonderful!

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We have been going here for years- The food is great. They have the best green chili cheese burger in town. For dinner the chicken fried steak is a must try-Someone in our group had the prime rib and they said it was great- Salad...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We came here because all the other restaurants had a 2 hour wait for dinner. It is more of a high dollar restaurant, but the food is amazing. I would suggest it more for adults. We took our kids and they accommodated well, but it...More

Thank Tanna R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W Main, Red River, NM 87558
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Red River
  • Phone Number: +1 575-754-9959
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Located in the center of town, we offer the best quality of foods available anywhere. Chef Brett is a third generation resident of Red River, and has had restaurants in Red River for 35 years. Our present local is quaint with panoramic views of main street. We specialize in Choice hand cut steaks, Prime Rib, fresh seafood, and trout. We have cool salads, pasta,and our lunch menu offers full sandwiches. The Best N.M. green chile cheese burgers in the state. Great wine list, and the coldest Beer in town! We are celebrating our fifth year at our Lifts West Location, and would like to invite you to Brett`s Bistro.
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