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Reviewed August 2, 2021

I admit we went to YellowBrix because it was the only restaurant we could find open on Sunday. But I would gladly go back anytime I was in the area. The food was great.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 30, 2021 via mobile

We're from out of town and took a party of 9 age 3 & up. Great service, great food. This place can compete with anyplace anywhere. Their food was unique to their chef which is always nice when we're traveling

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 27, 2021

Large party was accommodated quickly. Server was prompt and attentive. Adults and kids alike enjoyned their meals. Great food and service.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Barbara R, Owner at YellowBrix Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate you!

Reviewed July 20, 2021 via mobile

Prices were a little high. Service wasn’t too slow (we came at an off time) but the waitress was friendly and talkative. Once the food arrived it was EXCELLENT. My grape salad with seared tuna was very good, and my son loved his green chili...cheese burger. We would definitely go back.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 19, 2021

Skye our waitress only came to the table to take drink order, food order then deliver food. We sat with empty glasses most of our meal. As for the food the salmon and the fried shrimp were over cooked and dry. I had the chicken...cordon Bleu and it was alright. For the prices I expect more than chicken with some lunch meat inside. Overall the service and food together gave the place a feel of they are trying to appear to be a nice restaurant bit don't have the skill or knowledge to pull it off. Having high prices for average food and bad service does not make you a good restaurant, it makes you pretentious.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 16, 2021

Traveling through town looking for a decent meal. Yellowbrix has mixed reviews but we hoped for the best and tried it. The problem with this restaurant isn’t exactly the food. Green chili burger was good, my wife enjoyed her salad, spinach and artichoke dip was...awful, absolutely gross. The problem is the service. If you get a good waiter/waitress you typically have a good experience. Well, we had the worst waitress we have had in a very long time.her name is Sophia. Waited over 10 min before I got up to speak with the hostess because we had numerous staff walk past us and all ignore us. When the hostess talked to Sophia I heard her say “I see them, I’ll get to them in a minute”; I want to note she walked by us at least 3 times never once acknowledging us. We got a table by the main area when the staff prepare drinks etc, I overheard Sophia tell another waitress “you’re annoying and I’m going kick your @ss. I understand wait staff and being in the weeds etc but this was just on another level. So, the worst part was Sophia over charged us for a glass of wine. $17! The craziest thing was when she placed the tab on the table she said “let me know if everything looks right”. Huh, why would a waitress ask that? We asked her about it, she discounted it 20% and said my manager approved the discount. I watched her the entire time, she never spoke with anyone. I would never recommend this restaurant to anyone. Some of The worst service I have ever received and then Sophia tried to over charge us? Last thing, my wife suggested I speak with the manager but declined simply because she was walking around ignoring her staff while drinking a smoothie from another business! Avoid this establishment at all cost!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 16, 2021 via mobile

Wonderful staff who were extremely nice to our dogs. The food portions , even lunch, were large so much so we couldn’t finish. Food was tasty and it had a great atmosphere. Men’s bathroom was tight but overall clean. We were glad we stopped!!

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 14, 2021

We stopped here for lunch en route north after a morning at Carlsbad Caverns NP. It was a Tuesday and by close to noon this place was fairly crowded. The restaurant is built into an old house, and it has indoor dining plus patio dining...in what was formerly the yard. There is a wall separating the patio from the streets. We did not have to wait to be seated. The menu offered a fair array of choices. Everyone in our party found something they wanted to try. Be forewarned: the portion-size is large, so if you have no way to take leftovers with you, you may want to consider splitting an order. I was able to finish my pasta, but barely. I thought my entre was tasty. Service was okay. They had a huge range of clientele - from office workers to bikers. It was an interesting mix. Tatoos abound. I do not know what dinner here is like. I thought that the prices were a bit higher than I'd expect, but not ridiculously so. Parking was either on-street or in a large gravel lot to the rear of the restaurant. Note - we tried to park on the street but it sloped so much that my wife could not open her door sufficiently to get out, so we opted for the gravel lot... If you are visiting the town, this place is worth checking out.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed July 12, 2021

The service and food were excellent and they even welcomed our dog. We ate on the porch and our server (Kaeylynn) didn't miss a beat. We're dairy and gluten-free and she made sure our kids' burgers were wrapped in lettuce and our vegetables were cooked...in oil. The carne asada was grilled to perfection the guac was fresher than anything short of homemade. We are so glad we gave Yellow Brix a try. Did we mention our server was awesome?More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 10, 2021

We were told this was the best restaurant in town. But....our calamari appetizer was more like tempura. There was very little calamari but the vegetables were good and there were a lot of veggies. People sitting near us received a portion twice the size of...ours and it was loaded with calamari. For main courses, we had steak fajitas. Nothing was served hot. The server was pleasant and really tried to please us, but nothing was worth raving about. We did get a discount on the calamari.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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CoffeeCowboy
December 5, 2016|
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Response from BarbaraR652 | Property representative |
So sorry we missed this. I saw it a while ago, but it was a few days after Christmas anyway. But, in case you are still curious, we were not open.
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meliemck
July 20, 2016|
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Response from BarbaraR652 | Property representative |
We do serve wine based alcohol cocktails. Though they are a bit lower in alcohol content, many people feel they can't tell the difference.
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Food-deprived
January 24, 2015|
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Response from Dan0201 | Property representative |
I am sorry, but shrimp are very costly and so most people do not opt to add it to salads. We think $7 for 4 descent-sized grilled shrimp is a pretty good deal. Again, these are not typical "salad" shrimp (the baby tiny... More
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Yes, YellowBrix Restaurant offers takeout services.

YellowBrix Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5