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All 4 San Antonio Restaurants

Owl Bar Cafe & Steakhouse

77 Us Highway 380, San Antonio, NM 87832
575-835-9946
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:15 pm
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Houston, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

During a recent visit to New Mexico the clerk at my hotel recommended this restaurant. She told me about the Green Chile Cheeseburger which I tried and liked and also bit about the history of the area. I found it very interesting that the scientists that successfully detonated the first atomic bomb in the nearby White Sands Missile Testing Range... More 

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Anaheim
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014 via mobile

my first visit to the Owl will be one of my top gastronomic experiences of my life. Let me say this was a perfect burger in every respect a perfect bun to meat ratio a superb loose patty and some of the most flavorful beef ever. The old timey feel and the nice old lady's only add to the experience... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I always make a point of eating at the Owl Cafe when driving through San Antonio. They have wonderful green chile cheeseburgers that are served fast and hot, no matter how busy they are. The walls are full of personalized dollar bills that are put there by patrons and are entertaining to look at, but it is even better to... More 

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West Simsbury, Connecticut
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80 reviews 80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Great little hole in the wall. Great food.. the burgers and steak were outstanding! Just as you are leaving Bosque del Apache NWR Refuge you come to the Owl. Great place, great service, fun family atmosphere, bigger than it looks. A great stop after a long day outdoors. The burgers were excellent, best we had in the area. Messy and... More 

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new mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Awesome Green Chile Cheese Burger. Good fries, wonderful fast service. I have visited this place numerous times and have always had a good meal. The history behind the bar/cafe is very interesting and a cool bit of history. Go check it out for yourself.

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connecticut
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128 reviews 128 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Stopped in after the Crane Festival as it seemed a few other photographers had the same idea. Convenient location right off of Interstate 25 and near the wildlife sanctuary. I had the best chili burger in New Mexico, the famous "owl burger", loaded with roasted green chili's, not chile sauce, lettuce and tomato and a pickle. It was as big... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Owl Bar…..Green Chili Cheese Burger and Fries It’s a must stop, Nothing fancy just good food reasonably priced and fast. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Jim Thorpe, PA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Let's face it: The Owl Bar is a dive. It is dark, dusty, and not the cleanest (avoid the restroom if you can), but the beer is cold, the service is good and the green chili cheeseburgers are to die for. What I like best about the Owl Bar, though, is the history. A banner over the bar congratulates the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It is funny that a little place like San Antonio has two great places to stop and eat. We like the Buckhorn best but if it is closed we go to the Owl. Again, get the green chile cheeseburger. Local color and very casual.

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Clovis, New Mexico, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Been hearing about these burgers for a while and finally got there at the right time to enjoy one. Added an order of chile cheese fries to my green chile cheese burger. Good heat but not too hot. I didn't like that the burger came out on a napkin but that was an easy fix. Grab a clean napkin and... More 

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Additional Information about Owl Bar Cafe & Steakhouse

Address: 77 Us Highway 380, San Antonio, NM 87832
Phone Number: 575-835-9946
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  San Antonio
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 8:15 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:15 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:15 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:15 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:15 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:15 pm
Cuisine: American

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