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High Country Restaurant and Saloon

Intersection of US 84 / 64 and NM 17, Chama, NM
+1 575-756-2384
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“trout” (34 reviews)
“steak” (52 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
Intersection of US 84 / 64 and NM 17, Chama, NM
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really the only option in Chama for dinner unless you want fast food. Full bar, good selection of beer, and a range of American and some Mexican and some Italian-style entrees. My steak was very rare for medium rare, but good. My husband's...More

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met friends at this restaurant. The waitress was very helpful and told was stories about that part of New Mexico. The menu is on the small size. Everyone at the table selected something different from the menu and everyone commented about how good their...More

Thank Jo91910
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I ordered the Caesar salad and it was wonderful! The dressing is homemade and very flavorful! Service with a smile was perfect, Thank's Pamela for always giving the great service. Definitely will return!!! Yes, under new ownership, I was pleased.

Thank Tonya H
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I dined here two years ago and liked it so much I came Barack for a second visit. While waiting for my order to arrive I read the negative reviews and began to get a bit antsy over the new management. There was no need...More

Thank Gordon J
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Restaurant is under new ownership. It is not near as good as before. The food is lesser quality as is the service.

1  Thank ozarklandman
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We visited about 2 weeks ago. We were disappointed that many of the favorites are no longer on the menu and the remaining food is quite expensive. $45 for a steak is a bit steep. The food was OK but not as good as previous...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

the food is good, the service especially in the bar is very good, the bartender and wait staff know their business. the food is not cheap but if you are hungry its the place to go, the portions are big.

Thank micgrael65
Reviewed 28 February 2017

16 dollars for a plate of "steak nachos" . Tasted like teriyaki. Too bad. Use to have carnitas,carne adovada. Sometimes change is a bad thing.

1  Thank wally442
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The High Country is centrally located in Chama. It has a great bar and restaurant. The food is good!

Thank BalloonCop
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Friday nite was busy. med rare steak overcook, I should have sent back. parking and ice in park lot was horrible, wife almost fell. not planning on return, several other great places in chama

1  Thank John B
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Do you have gluten-free options?
23 August 2016|
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Response from lotsoftravelingtodo | Reviewed this property |
This is a cowboy place. Would you ask John Wayne or Cochise this question ? Blow your socks off partner! City boy
do you have any pasta in a red sauce or vegan options?
29 May 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Intersection of US 84 / 64 and NM 17, Chama, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Chama
  • Phone Number: +1 575-756-2384
  • E-mail