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Buckhorn Tavern

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) #1 of 3 Restaurants in San Antonio $ American,
68 Highway 380, San Antonio, NM 87832
+1 575-835-4423
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“fries” (69 reviews)
“chilli” (66 reviews)
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American, Southwestern
68 Highway 380, San Antonio, NM 87832
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely filthy. Decades of greasy muck. Foam plates and plastic forks. Canned frijoles. Canned red chile. American cheese.

Thank BoxerRob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife saw the Sunset review of the hatch chile cheese burger so we went out of our way to try it. It was worth the detour! The Buckhorn burger is a great hand made burger. No frozen preformed burger at this place. The meat...More

Thank portbaymike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here as often as we can. It is on our way to and back from Alb so we will stop for our green chili fix. Always the Buckhorn, never the Owl !

Thank John E C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Buckhorn burger was one of the best green chili cheese burgers I have ever had. The french fries basket served the 4 of us. The fries appear to be home cut, this style are commonly soggy and not good, Not the case here. These are...More

1  Thank Philip V
Reviewed July 5, 2017

There is always controversy about Owl vs Buckhorn. For me - it is the Owl, hands down. I guess because I have gone there forever. And - they don't serve beans at Buckhorn. That said, Buckhorn is very good. They use just plain green chile...More

1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

After a LONG day of working we were taken here to eat. Very cool and eclectic restaurant. Staff super friendly. Ordered the buckhorn burger and some loaded fries with red and green chilies. During our meal the owner and incredible chef came to our table...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed June 6, 2017

We had to stop here on our way to Truth or Consequences. My husband heard about the seventh best green chili cheeseburger in the US and just had to try it. We arrived mid-afternoon on Monday. Hence, no lines and only a few customers. Friendly...More

Thank kcw66
Reviewed June 4, 2017

Buckhorn Tavern really is a neat little burger joint located in the three-restaurant town of San Antonio, New Mexico. There are old tobacco and beer advertisements, newspaper clippings about and photographs of Buckhorn Tavern (one shows the dedication of Buckhorn Tavern Day by a New...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed May 31, 2017

We stopped by here on the way home from visiting White Sands. The burgers were large and juicy, and huge! I had to take 1/2 of mine home to Albuquerque! The waitress was fast, and got our orders right. It was 1:30 on a Friday...More

Thank stracci2000
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

The green chili burgers here are fantastic. The owner competed with food channel Bobby Flay and won. But, don't be in a hurry when you come and don't complain about the service. The food is served with disposable plates, cups, etc. The bathroom is tiny....More

Thank Martin C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 7:45 pm
11:00 am - 2:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Highway 380, San Antonio, NM 87832
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  San Antonio
  • Phone Number: +1 575-835-4423
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