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Rodeo Tavern

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209 Highway 80, Rodeo, NM 88056-0197
+1 575-557-2229
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Surprise, Arizona
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You have to walk through the bar area to get to the dining area but it is fine once you get back there - no smoking. This really is your only option for a evening meal in this area and it is only open on certain evenings. We had the BBQ brisket sandwich with fries and it was good. There... More 

Thank Traildreamin
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The food and drinks were great but the best of all is the friendly staff. If you're around when the make the pizza be sure to put your order in ahead of time. Be sure to check the hours as the aren't open all day every day. We enjoyed our time spent there.

Thank Ish34
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Long drive from Green Valley AZ to Sunland NM, and we were looking for a watering hole to stretch our legs and enjoy some local chat. We sure picked the right place. The beer was cold, the restrooms were clean and the locals were great. Thanks from the two Canadian ladies in the convertible!

Thank Born2runLondon
Orlando, Florida
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187 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

In the middle of no where is a small desert tavern and grill....squint your eyes and imagine galloping up on your horse...to grab a beer and meal. The menu, food and service was better than one would imagine for such an out of the way establishment. Open limited hours...

Thank Marc W
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

We came here because local information said they had dinner on Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday. We came Wednesday and Tanya said they were not doing dinner on Wednesdays. Since we were from 10 miles away, Tanya not only made us great fried chicken, but made us Caesar salad, as well. The fact that she was willing to heat up the fryer, and make... More 

1 Thank Art H
rodeotavern, Owner at Rodeo Tavern, responded to this review

Since January only the bar is open on Wednesday and Thursday. All day Friday and Saturday the kitchen is open from 11:00 to 8:00. Tanya is great and if she is bartending she will always turn on the fryer. We hate to see anyone go away hungry. We have tried to change post our new hours in different places but... More 

El Paso, Texas
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

A couple of weeks ago my brother and I were driving from El Paso, Tx to Bisbee, Az and were passing thru Rodeo, Nm when we noticed this tavern and grill. It was around lunch time so we decided to stop in for some food. We were so glad we did. We both ordered the Western burger and I had... More 

Thank kyle p
Rodeo, New Mexico
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Wounded Warriors came to our valley for the weekend and stayed at DD Gamble. However, it was set up that all would have Saturday dinner at the Tavern along with having a John Wayne and Patsy Cline impersonators. The dining room was packed with folks who came to see the show and the dinners were as excellent as always. The... More 

Thank Jeleane S
rodeotavern, Owner at Rodeo Tavern, responded to this review

It was a great evening. Everyone seem to be having a great time. We will have Patsy and John back again. Our only wish is that people would keep the noise to a lower level to hear the music better but with a packed house that is hard to do. Thank you for your continued support. Rob and Deb More 

Portal, Arizona
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95 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Who would expect to find a great restaurant with a full service bar in a town that boasts a population of about 100 people? If you're visiting Rodeo or a nearby area, this is a must. The atmosphere is rustic, people are friendly, and the food is great. The menu offers a variety of choices from home-style fried chicken, to... More 

Thank Statia
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

They catered the event I attended and prepared lasagna, salad, and garlic bread. It was very good. Highly recommend this.

Thank DJS1000
rodeotavern, Owner at Rodeo Tavern, responded to this review

The heritage days is a wonderful event that they do in Rodeo. We are so glad to here that you enjoyed the food. If you are ever in the area come see us at the Rodeo Tavern. Rob and Debbie More 

Scottsdale, AZ
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

Three of us stayed in Paradise, AZ for a few days and drove down to Rodeo Tavern because we'd heard favorable things. We went back for breakfast the next day because we had such a good dinner there and will plan to go whenever we're in the area. Very genuine, Nice people run this restaurant. It's not fancy, but the... More 

Thank Scottsdale_AZBirder

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 Highway 80, Rodeo, NM 88056-0197
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Rodeo
  • Phone Number: +1 575-557-2229
On Wednesday and Thursday only the bar is open...no food served On these two days the bar opens at 4:00 p.m. On Friday and Saturday the kitchen opens at 11:00 a.m. and closes at 8:00 p.m.--the bar remains open until the bartender calls last call!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?