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Pajarito Brewpub and Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner
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STARTERS
Made to Share... Or Not.
Share-a-Bowl
Truffle Fries6
Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries6
House-Cut Fries5
Bacon3
Green Chile1
Pub Cheese3
Chips & Salsa
House made corn tortilla chips. Served with our Fire Roasted Tomato Salsa. Add Guacamole House-made from fresh avocados, diced tomatoes, red onion, jalapenos & topped with chopped cilantro. Add a cup of Pub Queso made from melted cheddar cheese topped with pico de gallo.
6
Guacamole4
Pub Queso4
Why Not! Pretzel Bites
Crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, Pretzel Bites are the ultimate snacking experience. served with Santa Fe brown mustard and Pub Cheese topped with blue cheese crumbles
8
Pajarito Poutine
House-made fries with Chimayo red chile beef debris gravy, melted green chile cheese curd topped with house-cured and smoked bacon lardon
11
Flash-Fried Brussels Sprouts
Tossed in caramelized fish sauce topped with pickled onions and togarashi. Served with Thai chili sauce
9
Fried Pickle Chips
Battered pickles fried to perfection served with ranch
7
Big Mother Brewpub Nachos
Choice of beer braised beef, chicken, or house-smoked pulled pork, cheddar cheese, pub cheese, black bean, red onion, corn, pico de gallo, green onion, pickled onion, chipotle sour cream
12
Guacamole4
Green Chile1
Salsa3
Braised Short Rib Quesadilla
Warm, grilled tortillas stuffed with beer braised short rib, sauteed mushrooms, melted cheeses, and served with pickled onion and pico de gallo, chipotle sour cream
9
Soup of the Day
Ask your server for today's freshly prepared creation
Cup6
Bowl8
Soup & Salad Combo
Half House or Caesar salad and a bowl of soup
Full10
WINGS
House-smoked chicken wings served with celery, carrots, and choice of blue cheese, ranch, or chipotle ranch dip. Choice of Bone-In or Boneless
Chicken Wings
Choose Naked wings or dress them up in one the following sauces/rubs: Dry Rub (Med Hot), Garlic Parmesan (Mild), Red Chile BBQ (Hot or Mild), Bourbon Buffalo (Hot), Sweet 'n' Sour Thai Chili (Med Hot)
Full Dozen14
Half Dozen8
FROM THE GARDEN
The finest fresh produce made into delectable creations to satisfy any taste bud
Fajita Taco Salad
Loaded with seasoned grilled chicken, corn/black bean mix, cheddar, onion, carrot, pico de gallo, guacamole, watermelon radish, green onion, chipotle sour cream and crisps over spring mix...this salad has ALL the best flavors, and a delicious cilantro lime vinaigrette on top
13
Chicken6
Shrimp7
8oz NY Strip Steak10
Smokey Romaine Wedge Salad
A generous wedge of romaine topped with house-made Buttermilk Herb Dressing, smoked blue cheese crumbles, house-cured and smoked bacon lardon, and heirloom cherry tomato
13
Chicken6
Shrimp7
8oz NY Strip Steak10
Carred Broccoli & Kale Salad
Carred broccoli todded with fresh kale, Green Chile Goddess Dressing, butter poached fingerling potato, heirloom cherry tomato, watermelon radish, shaved rainbow carrot, pickled onions topped with queso fresco and toasted togarashi spiced pepitas
13
Chicken6
Shrimp7
8oz NY Strip Steak10
Classic Caesar Salad
Classic style tossed with Caesar dressing, parmesan cheese, and croutons
Full10
Half6
Anchovies2
Chicken6
Shrimp7
8oz NY Strip Steak10
House Salad
Spring mix, cherry tomato, onion, cucumber, watermelon radish, carrot, herb with your choice of dressing: Ranch, Chipotle Ranch, Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette, Smoked Blue Cheese, Creamy Apple Vinaigrette, Buttermilk Herb, Green Chile Goddess, Caesar
Full10
Half6
PUB SIGNATURES
Loco Shrimp 'N' Grits
Sauteed shrimp on top of green chile cheddar grits, house-cured and smoked bacon lardon, red chile New Orleans BBQ topped with chive
16
Famous Fish 'N' Chips
6oz Beer battered Alaskan cod served with house-cut fries, green chile coleslaw, tartar sauce
13
Each Extra Fish3
Beef Stroganoff
Made-to-Order with NY Strip Steak, demi glace, raosted mushrooms, and sour cream on top of egg noodles topped with chive
15
Open-Faced Meatloaf Sandwich
House-made Bison/Pork meatloaf caramelized red chile BBQ, Tucumari Green Chile Cheddar on sourdough topped with red chile gravy, served with green chile cheddar grits and butter poached veggies
15
Truffle Mac 'N' Cheese
*Named Top 10 from Best Things New Mexico! Creamy four cheese sauce, toasted panko and white truffle oil
12
Bacon Lardon5
Green Chili1
Pub Steak Frites
Herb de Provence Crusted 8oz NY Strip Steak, topped with demi glace and compound butter, served with truffle fries
19
BETWEEN BREAD
Served with house-made potato chips or Upgrade to one of our Nuclear Sides
Irish Dip
House-made roast beef, Irish Tipperary cheddar, caramelized onion jam, roasted garlic aioli on a seeded hoagie, with a side of au jus
13
The Sidewinder Reuben
House-braised and smoked pastrami-ed corn beef, house-fermented sauerkraut, russian dressing, swiss cheese, on local rye bread
14
Southwest Green Chilie Philly Cheesesteak
Roast Beef, sauteed poblano chile, red bell pepper, red & yellow onion, yellow onion, Pub Cheese, roasted garlic aioli on a toasted seeded hoagie
13
Turkey Bacon Avocado
House-Roasted turkey breast, applewood smoked bacon, guacamole, roasted garlic aioli, lettuce, tomato on a hearty wheat bread
13
Pork Belly BLT
House-cured and smoked porkbelly from Kaizer Farms NM on a toasted sourdough with lettuce, tomato, and Worcestershire aioli
14
Xmas Pulled Pork
House-smoked pulled pork sourced local from Kaizer Farms NM, pork tossed in red chile BBQ (Spicy or Mild), green chile slaw on a buttery bun, served with pickles, and pickled onions
14
House-Made Bratwurst
House-made Brat on a seeded hoagie with Worcestershire aioli, topped with caramelized nut brown onion jam, Santa Fe brown mustard, house-fermented sauerkraut
14
Panini Grilled Cheese 2.0
Parmesan crusted sourdough, Tucumcari Green Chile Cheddar, garlic aioli, Tucumcari Garlic Green Chile Jack Cheese
10
THE TA-31 BURGER PROJECTS
Build-A-Burger or try one of our Signature Burgers. All burgers served on a buttery bun with house-made potato chips...or Upgrade to one of our Nuclear Sides. All served with lettuce, tomato, onion. Gluten free bread add $1
Green Chile Stuffed Pajarito Pub Burger
1st Place Secret Judges Award and 2nd Place Best of Show at the 2019 Green Chile Cheese Burger Smackdown! 8oz of NM Beef stuffed with green chile cheddar cheese, pickles, MORE green chile on top!
16
All American Burger
New Mexico Beef, American cheese, applewood bacon, Santa Fe brown mustard, roasted garlic aioli
16
STEP 1 BUILD A BURGER
Choose your patty
All Natural Nm Local 8oz Beef Dry Aged for 17 Days
14
All Natural NM Local Bison
14
Chicken Breast
12
Impossible Burger- Vegan-
13
Grilled Cheese
Served on Wheat Bread
8
STEP 2 BUILD A BURGER
To cheese or not to cheese?
Cheddar
1
Swiss
1
Blue Cheese
1
American Cheese
1
Tucumcari Green Chile Cheddar
2
Irish Tipperary Cheddar
2.5
STEP 3 BUILD A BURGER
Top it all off!
Caramelized Onion Jam
1
Roasted Mushrooms
1
Applewood Smoked Bacon
3
Buffalo Sauce
1
Green Chile
1
Guacamole
2
Santa Fe Brown Mustard
1
Atomic Horseradish
1
Garlic Roasted Aioli
1
NUCLEAR SIDES
Enjoy your burger/sandwich with our house-made potato chips or Upgrade to one of your favorite Nuclear sides! Most sides available to enjoy a la carte!
House-Cut Fries
Upgrade2
A la Carte4
Truffle Fries
Upgrade2.5
A la Carte4.5
Sweet Potato Fries
Upgrade2.5
A la Carte4.5
Fried Brussels Sprouts
Upgrade2.5
Green Chile Coleslaw
Upgrade2
A la Carte4
Green Chile Cheddar Grits
Upgrade2.5
A la Carte4.5
Fried Picle Chips
Upgrade3
A la Carte5
Butter Poached Veggies
Upgrade3
A la Carte5
Cup of Soup
Upgrade3
Half House or Caesar Salad
House Salad choice of Dressings: Ranch, Chipotle Ranch, Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette, Smoked Blue Cheese, Creamy Apple Vinaigrette, Buttermilk Herb, Green Chile Goddess, Caesar
Upgrade3
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $18
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If the beer was cold this would be a solid four. Just simply unacceptable for a place having brew in the name to serve beer that is not cold.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Batdog62
Reviewed 5 days ago

After visiting the Bandelier National Monument with the grand kids, we were cold and hungry so we went to nearby Los Alamos. it was Veteran's Day and I didn't know what would be open. Set the GPS for restaurants and after 3 closed restaurants, the...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Vicki F
Reviewed October 5, 2019

The potato chips were GREAT!!!!! Homemade, crispy, with just the right amount of salt!! The sandwiches were great too! The atmosphere was fun! We went on a Sunday night. They had the football games on. Lots of people. The only thing we did not care...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank TTCS80
Reviewed October 4, 2019

We tried to have lunch at Pajarito today, asking to make sure they are okay with our perfectly behaved dog on their patio. “No, it’s against New Mexico law.” Well, they are certainly allowed to say no to dogs on the patio but they’re confused...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 303daver
Reviewed September 24, 2019

Pajarito Brewpub and Grill is a slight misnomer: They do not brew any beer on site, but they have a super selection of craft beers from all over New Mexico. Service was very good and the food preparation and presentation the same. We'll visit again...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank G M
Reviewed September 17, 2019

Made this our midway point before turning around to head back home on a weekend outing with friends on our motorcycles. Food was good, beer was good, price was reasonable, place was clean, staff friendly. I would return.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank willthesoundman
Reviewed August 22, 2019

This is a casual, pleasant bar and grill with good food and service. Would go back again. My husband would like to try their tap beers next time.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank xtra4
Reviewed August 21, 2019 via mobile

Our waiter made this a good evening with friendly and helpful service. The food was good too. Worth a visit.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank PaulaK394
Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

Visited on a Friday afternoon, three of us. Two ordered the turkey sandwich with fries, one ordered the fajita salad. After one hour of waiting and watching others who came in afterward get food, we flagged down a waitress, not our server, and were told...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank cdfrosty
Reviewed August 5, 2019

Great sort of old school Bennigan's/Fridays pub style restaurant. Good food and great selection of Beers for the size of the place. Very nice atmosphere, friendly service. I had a great fish and chips (truffle fries). We had a pretzel appetizer that was very good...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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