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True Grits Steakhouse

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100 Santa Fe Ave, Alamosa, CO 81101
+1 719-589-4548
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jonesboro
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were staying at a campground close by and headed into town to grab a bite to eat and this just happened to be the first place we came upon. There was a couple coming out so we ask them how the food was and they said the steaks were excellent. The seating area we were at had wagon wheel... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

True Grits is a bar-steakhouse place. The service was excellent, and the little helper was a joy to converse with. The portions are large, so it's a good value. The food itself was a little bland, but everything was fresh. I would choose this place over a chain restaurant anytime.

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Thank manuel q
East Peoria, Illinois
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We arrived at a little after 4pm which is their opening time. There were no lights on and no cars in the lot. It was a bad sign, but my sister had recommended this as one of her only places to eat in Alamosa. We waited for a while then I tried the door. Mint was open so I walked... More 

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1 Thank Singer7178
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Ate 2 wounderful meals Friday & Saturday night. The salads were a great beginning, mushrooms, broccoli, carrots, onion with mix greens. Sunflower bread. The Top sirloin and New York strip were prepared to perfection. This restaurant has been resurrected.

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Thank DAVID J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Being from Texas I eat a lot of steaks. The 14 oz ribeye was about 18 ounces, tender, not over seasoned and cooked perfectly. My wife had the snow crab legs and they were very good. The fried asparagus was very good also. The John Wayne memorabilia was cool.

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Thank Greg T
Sandia Park, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This steakhouse was recommended by the hotel as a great steakhouse. It may be but on this night it was very low quality food. I will say they discounted my meal 50% but I only ate 15% of the meal. I ordered the bacon wrapped filet and the bacon had turned so when the steak was cooked all I could... More 

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Tombstone, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

So when you pull up it looks like an old cafe, when you walk through the door it is a real surprise. Definitely John Wayne theme, and the food is excellent. Impressive servings. Both couples split an entree and we're more than satisfied. Good flavor, big portions and good service. A real find.

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Thank Jean O
Durango, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went for dinner tonight and it was delicious! We split the Alamo steak meal and each had a salad; delicious balsamic vinaigrette and fresh greens. Needless to say our server Delana was also very attentive and genuinely personable--a rarity this day in age when it comes to servers. We'll definitely be eating there again when we... More 

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Thank Kate K
Alamosa, Colorado
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

This restaurant has some good food (except the hamburger). The ambiance is John Wayne and western themed. It has been in place for years and years - you can expect good food, lots of it, and to leave being full. I personally do not like the dark bar-like lighting but it is a nice restaurant to eat at when you... More 

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Vernon, Colorado
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Food was quick and large helping size. Food was good side of average, waitress was prompt and friendly and attentive. Several times she checked with us to verify that food was fine and restock or refill beverages. Primary reason for picking was proximity to hotel. If I am back here I would eat here again. The price is a few... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $45
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Santa Fe Ave, Alamosa, CO 81101
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Alamosa
  • Phone Number: +1 719-589-4548
Description
We offer family dining. The best steaks in Southern Colorado.
Also a full service bar.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?