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All 8 Madrid Restaurants

The Mine Shaft Tavern

2846 State Highway 14 N, In the middle of town on the curve, Madrid, NM 87010
+1 505-473-0743
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Ranked #2 of 8 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $15
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Pizza & Pasta, Brew Pub
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Mine Shaft Tavern features New Mexican Roadhouse Cuisine & Live Music Every weekend! Award winning Green Chile CheeseBurgers, local Waygu Beef, handmade pizza and pasta. We also offer vegetarian items and great salads. Full bar with fresh squeezed Margarita's and 12 local Micro Brews on Tap! Outside dining available on our deck that overlooks the beautiful town of Madrid. Marid is famous for its Ghost Town past, now a revived art colony. Visit the adjacent "ghost town" museum & walk down Madrid's main street for a unique experience that only Madrid can offer!
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English first
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Quaint western spot. We once drove by in the summer and saw a horse tied up outside. Finally decided to have lunch here today. Great local beef burgers with reasonable prices. Good service and quality.

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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171 reviews 171 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We stopped here in Madrid for a quick lunch. Sat on the terrace overlooking the street, enjoying the sunshine. Service was a bit slow but they were busy with people visiting after the International Balloon Fiesta. Can't remember what we had to eat but I do know that the portions were so big that we had to ask for a... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is a real restaurant in the mining area. Big bar scene. Noted for their burgers. Can get busy as this is the only place in town.

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Augusta, GA
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572 reviews 572 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stopped in Madrid on the way to Santa Fe from Albuquerque. W were told to take the Torquoise Trail rather than the interstate by a hotel employee in Albuquerque, and we were glad we did. Madrid was a quiet artist community that used to be a mining town, and this tavern was the center for entertainment. There was a... More 

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Kansas City, MO
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90 reviews 90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The hang out for the locals is friendly to "strangers". The food is typical bar food and tasty, quick and reasonably priced. If you can go there the night of the Halloween Costume contest where the creativity of the local artisans is awesome.

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Ottawa, Canada
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304 reviews 304 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

What a setting: the building has been there "forever", and it has the longest stand-up bar in NM. It also has a small stage for musicians who perform most nights. I wish we had spent more time in Madrid; it has some of the quirkiest art and craft shops anywhere. We had a green chili stew (smoked pork, very spicy... More 

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for a light lunch on our way to Madrid. It was a beautiful day so we ate on the deck. There were many locals at the bar so it must be the popular watering hole in the area. We had nachos and a couple beers- service was okay as was the meal. For such a neat little town,... More 

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Gilmer, Texas
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122 reviews 122 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Love Madrid and no visit is complete without a stop at the Mine Shaft. Always some good live entertainment and stiff drinks. I haven't eaten there but it all looked good and patrons were scarfing it down! FUN and ECLECTIC crowd. Ladies room was out of order NO NO NO...they did have a facility available but come on people...I know... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stopped in Madrid up the Turquoise Trail. Just walk in here for an appetizer and a beer. The staff was friendly and fast. Sat out on the deck. We had the deep fried peppers with a local craft beer. They were excellent and the beer was very good. Looked at what others were ordering and wish we had time to... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Nothing I didn't like. Great fresh Margarita, tasty sweet potato fries, love the historic feel and cute bikers!

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Additional Information about The Mine Shaft Tavern

Address: 2846 State Highway 14 N, In the middle of town on the curve, Madrid, NM 87010
Phone Number: +1 505-473-0743
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Madrid
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
Cuisine: American, Southwestern, Pizza & Pasta, Brew Pub

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