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The Mine Shaft Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
2846 State Highway 14 N, In the middle of town on the curve, Madrid, NM 87010-9746
+1 505-473-0743
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Grill, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2846 State Highway 14 N, In the middle of town on the curve, Madrid, NM 87010-9746
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Reviewed yesterday

Been here several times. If in for a quick drink, no problem, but a meal I would spend funds elsewhere. The food was mediocre and many items were not available.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Barnetjb123
Reviewed yesterday

Last night my girlfriend and I went to the Mind Shaft for dinner and to walk the Madrid main street to look at the Christmas decorations. We were sort of expecting to have a burger and a beer but we were surprised by the menu....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank David J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited Madrid during our stay in Santa Fe. The history surrounding this place sounded cool so we stopped for lunch. Took 15 minutes to get a drink. Out of many items. Their daily special was a small pizza. But. They ran out. At 1:15pm. Waitress...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MamaGX4
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Madrid is a famous stop on turquoise trail on RT 14... But was expecting a tourist type restaurant but instead foodie happy place. Went with signature Mad Chile Burger and local law cumbre pale ale. Stepped it up by going with local NM Yak and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 896jimmyt
Reviewed October 27, 2018

This place gives you the feeling of stepping back in time. I had the green chili stew which was very filling and flavorful. It might be a bit spicy for those who don't care for spicy food. The only negatives was the lukewarm coffee and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JERRYG448
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

At the suggestion of our balloon pilot we added lunch, here, as part of our plans. He did NOT steer us wrong. The vibe/atmosphere was much like what we hope to find. A casual, laid back dining experience in a neat place that took us...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank DragonDad
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Just a fun place to have a quick lunch and a brew! Burgers were good, chile is super hot, and the place has some interesting people!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank E4728ARJessica
Reviewed October 18, 2018

We stopped in for a beer and appetizer. Our bartender was very friendly and made us feel welcome. The beers were cold and the green chili stew was good and spicy. Madrid is an artist town and I always like to go to them for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank JaniceK477
Reviewed October 15, 2018

For anyone who loves historic sites this place is almost too good to be true. For us it was a welcome but unexpected stop along the less traveled route to Santa Fe. The scenery here is straight out of an old western movie and when...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank priyaandjaidev
turqtrailnut, Public Relations Manager at The Mine Shaft Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thanks so much for the great review, we're so glad to hear when people get the full experience!

Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Very artsy town where the locals were polite & happy to have you there. Hamburger was very good, but 1/2 pound of beef so bring your appetite. Several local beers on tap. Musician was good & very pleasant. Take a stroll thru town then sit...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank soonerlegend
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $15
American, Southwestern, Bar, Grill, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2846 State Highway 14 N, In the middle of town on the curve, Madrid, NM 87010-9746
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +1 505-473-0743
  • E-mail
The Mine Shaft Tavern features New Mexican Roadhouse Cuisine & Live Music Every weekend! Award winning Green Chile CheeseBurgers, local Waygu Beef, handmade pizza and pasta. We also offer vegetarian items and great salads. Full bar with fresh squeezed Margarita's and 12 local Micro Brews on Tap! Outside dining available on our Cantina's deck that overlooks the beautiful town of Madrid. Marid is famous for its Ghost Town past, now a revived art colony. Visit the adjacent "ghost town" museum & walk down Madrid's main street for a unique experience that only Madrid can offer!
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