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110 1/2 Geis Street, Grants, NM
505-287-9393
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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A trip to see a friend

Went to dinner last night at this establishment, it was recommended by a friend. The restaurant looked like a dive at first, but as we walked in the atmosphere was friendly. The restaurant was not crowded, so at first i was wondering how this place was surviving, but as the night went on i could... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
Anthony M
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Reservations
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Went to dinner last night at this establishment, it was recommended by a friend. The restaurant looked like a dive at first, but as we walked in the atmosphere was friendly. The restaurant was not crowded, so at first i was wondering how this place was surviving, but as the night went on i could see how the place survives.... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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27 reviews 27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I thought I would treat myself to a nice steak dinner before heading into the mountains for my elk hunt. I walked in and decided to sit at the bar since it was next to the finning tables. The bar was horrible and outdated. I ordered a rib eye and received an okay steak but a nasty wilted salad and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We flew into Albuquerque and drove an hour to Grants on our way to the Grand Canyon. It was late and the first place we stopped to eat was closed. They suggested La Ventana. It's a little bit off the main drag, and it seemed dark. My husband went in to check it out and gave the thumbs up. We... More 

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Chicago
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Some of the meals seemed quite expensive. I had a Mexican meal [fajitas] which turned out fine. Decent atmosphere and a full bar. Seems quite a lot of places in Grants do not have a liquor license.

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Hurst, Texas
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

The lights were burned out in our area. Had to use the cell phone to read the menu. The food and service were good but nothing to rave about. I would give it a 3 out 5. Make sure you ask the definition of meat cooked medium. Mine was mooing.

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maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We read mixed reviews but this actually turned out to be one of the best meals of a 12 night trip throughout the four corners area. Inside is dark but warm and friendly. Every person who helped us from the hostess to waitress to bus boy were professional and attentive. We had steak and a shrimp dish and both were... More 

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Colorado
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74 reviews 74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

As a native New Mexican, I was surprised as anyone could be finding a wonderful dinner in the wilds of western New Mexico. Judging from the mixed reviews on TA it is not always fabulous, but we both had the house specialty, the steak and enchiladas. I thought it was wonderful. The enchilada sauce was pure New Mexico red chilies.... More 

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Bradford
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We went out for a steak in Grants on a Sunday evening.... not easy, it's closed! The owner however was there for a children's party and kindly directed us to Wow in nearby Milan. We returned on Monday to be greeted by said owner as a long lost friend! The steaks were great, service was friendly and the atmosphere warm.... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Excellent food and service - a large variety of items in addition to steak. If we get back to Grants, we will definitely revisit

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Madison, al
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65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We had the steak and enchiladas , bleu cheese chicken salad, hamburger steak w mushrooms...all delicious. Also had Mexicali chicken, but was too spicy hot to eat. Warning(: Wine choices limited, but has full bar. Overall experience very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 110 1/2 Geis Street, Grants, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Grants
  • Phone Number: 505-287-9393

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?