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Address: 54 Jemez Dam Rd, Bernalillo, NM 87004-5985
Phone Number: 505 867-0000
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Beautiful casino

Took my brother in law and sister to the casino for the first time. I love Santa Ana star. It is small but still has that big time feel. The atmosphere is great and there is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
arkisteph
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Clovis, New Mexico
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OMAHA
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Basically your standard casino, noise, smoke, winners and losers. Oh yeah, also an ambulance and fire rescue truck pulled up, no siren, as I was leaving. Great 'Starlight Bowling' upstairs and two restaurants. Did not notice if any entertainment was booked.

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Thank BRENT C
Corrales, New Mexico
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265 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very quiet casino. No bells, sirens, whistles...nothing. Too quiet for us so we left. Also, lots of smoke from the smokers.

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Thank Mickey6448
Clovis, New Mexico
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my brother in law and sister to the casino for the first time. I love Santa Ana star. It is small but still has that big time feel. The atmosphere is great and there is plenty of room to move about. There is a smoking and nonsmoking sections. Sadie's restaurant is inside. There is also a club and bowling... More 

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1 Thank arkisteph
Gilbert, Arizona
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff at Santa Ana Star are terrific - very friendly and helpful. The casino has a very large non-smoking game area but the nicest surprise was the Feast Buffet for lunch at just $9.99. It had so much more than the "International Buffet" we tried at Hilton's Buffalo Thunder and was half the price!

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1 Thank GusIII
Corrales, New Mexico
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be a great place to have a little fun close to home. For a long time one could expect a decent payout if one was lucky enough to hit a slot machine. Not the case now. They recently introduced a "new" player's club tier schedule. Same old schedule and they still ignore the points they publish as tier... More 

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Thank SYLVIA F
Albuquerque, United States
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48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great value, clean lanes, perfect music. We had a great time. 2 hours of bowling with shoe rentals was only $5.50 each.

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1 Thank Joseph W
Honolulu, Hawaii
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

This casino is pretty large with lots of slot machines that are fun! Some of these machines are so new I have not seen them in Downtown Las Vegas! It has a high roller slot machine room that really paid off for me...but I must say I was just lucky as $3 is the lowest entry bet! The casino has... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

The staff seemed very nice. I went to play poker only to find they didn't have a poker room. They do have a single poker table in the pit area but you do have to be there at just the right time to find a game. If you are interested in just slots, you are good to go. They do... More 

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1 Thank Lee L
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Had a great time bowling there and gambling, however Sadie's is a huge disappointment. Waited forever to get seated in an empty restaurant, then the manager of Sadie's asks us to leave accusing our party of having to many beers at the bowling alley, he is a dishonest manager, he didn't want our business so we will not return.

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Thank Terianne19
Dexter, New Mexico
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188 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Nice large casino, plenty of gaming tables, though only one table of Hold'em. Nice deli and a decent, not great, buffet.

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Thank William B

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