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Joseph's Bar and Grill

1775 Historic Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2769
+1 575-472-3361
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good39%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“sopapillas” (30 reviews)
“enchiladas” (37 reviews)
“pizza” (13 reviews)
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1775 Historic Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2769
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Joseph’s Bar & Grill. Amer/Mexican food. The tamales I had was not good enough to be labeled average. The meat was almost tasteless and the red sauce was heavy and probably out of a can and way too much of it. Refried beans were defiantly...More

Thank Woody & Kathy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed dinner at Joseph's. The chili Rellenos were excellent. Also tried the tamales which were very good. Each of these came with your choice of red or green sauce. The service was good. The decor was interesting, license plates and a variety of photos...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We make it a point to stop here every time we travel through this part of New Mexico, its just a few blocks south of I-40. I always have the enchiladas smothered in green chili sauce, always good. Great service too.

Thank Toddfrmtexas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here following a storm chase in New Mexico, before heading up towards Colorado for the night. This diner appeared to be one of the few places open and looked impressive from Route 66. Given the character and the need to feed, we gave...More

Thank eyesonjason
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had Mexican food and it was good. My dish came out warm but not hot. I enjoyed the margarita most of all after a long day of driving. Since I grew up in Southern California and now live in Texas I’m pretty picky about...More

Thank Malias M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our experience may have been better on a slower night. They seemed to be out of some items from the menu and bar service was a bit slow. Otherwise the service was good they were just slammed.

Thank RoadGuys2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overnighting in Santa Rosa on a road trip and looking for somewhere to satisfy two hungry travelers who are also vegans (one of whom is also gluten-free, doctor's orders). We settled on Joseph's Bar & Grill because Tex-Mex is typically easy to modify and get...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife is an architect and remarked at length about the original designs in the formica table tops and the overall retro-Route 66 feel of the place. The staff were bright and cheerful but the chips and salsa were the only good thing to eat...More

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 18 May 2018

I am a great fan of fajitas (beef). That is what I ordered... I requested NO beans please, twice to make sure none were served... need I say more? The beef not only looked used for some other dish of yesterday but also had a...More

Thank SectX K
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Had dinner. Salsa a little to spicy for us. Nice dinner. Had Margaritas. Service good. Food not exceptional, but enjoyed our meal.

Thank Nancy083012
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Celeste G
27 December 2015|
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Response from Bill Merlin P | Reviewed this property |
And yes, they serve beer.
Celeste G
27 December 2015|
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Response from AvengerD3 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about their hours, but, they do serve beer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1775 Historic Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2769
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 575-472-3361
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