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Ivory Tusk Tavern and Restaurant

) #2 of 8 Restaurants in Elephant Butte $$ - $$$ American, ,
401 Hwy 195, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
+1 575-744-5431
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (13 reviews)
“cobb salad” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Grill, Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
401 Hwy 195, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
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11 - 20 of 68 reviews

Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, hot fresh food. We loved the bowl of green chile, just perfect. The Trio plate was average. Overall we will be back.

Thank Roadwarriors2
EB_RV_Resort_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Tusk Tavern and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2016

Roadwarriors2, Thank you for stopping into the Ivory Tusk Restaurant AND thank you for taking time to write this review. We are glad you enjoyed your meal and look forward to having you back for another meal.

Reviewed August 24, 2016

The breaded Buffalo wings if you order them dry and ask for the sauces on the side can not be beat. The salads are good also. The full order salads are a meal on its own so I usually order the half salad with a...More

Thank LA-NM-Boy
EB_RV_Resort_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Tusk Tavern and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2016

Hi LA-NM-Boy , Thank you so much for the review; we appreciate you taking the time to write this. We are thrilled that you were happy with your meal and have shared this with our great staff. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed August 23, 2016

We have been going to Ivory Tusk Tavern and Restaurant for quite some time! It is a MUST stop for us every time we come into town. ** This is the BEST place to eat in Elephant Butte! *** The atmosphere is friendly and has...More

Thank Brodee42
EB_RV_Resort_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Tusk Tavern and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2016

Hi Brodee42, We are thrilled that you are pleased with the meals you have had in our restaurant. We have shared your kind review with our staff. We are very happy that you continue to be a customer of the Ivory Tusk and look forward...More

Reviewed August 16, 2016

I always have a great experience with these guys. Owner Lafont knows hospitality. I took my friend there twice, she liked it so much. Me too.

Thank Develas
EB_RV_Resort_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Tusk Tavern and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2016

Thank you for writing this review. Both Jack and Sonny have been with the Ivory Tusk for years and are great at interaction with our guests and customers. We will definitely share this review with them. Thank you!

Reviewed August 1, 2016

Everything we have had here is delicious and the waitstaff is excellent. We drive to Elephant Butte just to eat and drink here.

Thank MSTraveler60
EB_RV_Resort_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Tusk Tavern and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2016

Thank you! We are thrilled that you enjoy the food served at the Inn. We look forward to serving you in the future.

Reviewed July 13, 2016

I liked my lunch very much. The place is clean, and the service was very good. I had some Mexican food, I liked everything, except the rice. I recommend this place to people that like good bar food.

Thank HeikeMB
EB_RV_Resort_Manager, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Tusk Tavern and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2016

Hi HeikeMB, Thank you so much for taking time to review your experience in the Ivory Tusk Tavern! We hope you return soon.

Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Launch on the patio misters where on great service had a half a Cobb salad and southwestern turkey sandwich A nice glass of Chardonnay brought our dog. a very pleasant atmosphere surrounded by bamboo.

Thank mike t
Ivory Tusk R, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Tusk Tavern and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 17, 2016

Hi Mike, Thank you for your review of our patio, service and food. We hope you will stop by often to our pet friendly facility.

Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick bite and were quite pleased. The service was good, and the food was great. Prices were reasonable. I will eat here again when in town or passing by. A little out of the way, but worth it. Much better...More

Thank Pat0110
Ivory Tusk R, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Tusk Tavern and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2016

Hi Pat0110, Thank you so much for taking time to let us know that you were pleased with the service and food in our Tavern. We will share your kind words with our staff.

Reviewed April 25, 2016

A number of nice choices on this menu. The green chile stew is delicious, if you're man enough to take the heat. Large, fresh salads. Outdoor dining, during out non-windy season (June).

Thank TheGoodLuckDuck
Ivory Tusk R, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Tusk Tavern and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2016

Hi GoodLuckDuck, Thank you for taking time to write this review. We certainly hope to see you again in the near future...we will share your kind words with our staff. Thanks again!

Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We've been going to the Ivory Tusk about once a week for the past 3 years. We are always greeted with a smile and everyone is very friendly. As vegetarians there are many things on the menu we can not eat. That being said, everything...More

Thank JosieDvl
Ivory Tusk R, Public Relations Manager at Ivory Tusk Tavern and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2016

Hi Josie, Thank you so much for your kind review. We will share it with our staff. As a former guest of the RV Resort, we are so glad you and your husband chose to live in Elephant Butte and we love having you at...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Bar, Grill, Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Hwy 195, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Sierra County  >  Elephant Butte
  • Phone Number: +1 575-744-5431
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Description
This is the restaurant attached to the Elephant Butte Inn. I wanted to review it separate from the hotel, which has quite a few reviews on tripadvisor.
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