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The Hollar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
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2849 State Highway 14 N, Madrid, NM 87010-9751
+1 505-471-4821
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Edgewood, New Mexico
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206 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently moved to New Mexico, and have been exploring areas not too far from home. Our recent trip took us through Madrid where we decided to stop for lunch at The Hollar. My husband had the special, a BBQ Brisket sandwich which he pronounced delicious. I had fried pickles and some of the best fried okra I've ever eaten.... More 

Thank AnotherNiteOnTheRoad
Lafayette, Louisiana
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97 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had home made chile soup and my wife had fried green tomatoes.Both home made and fabulous.sauce on tomatoes unusual and very nice.We then split duck confit quesadilla for main course with green chile sauce.Large amount of food and extremely good.

Thank arh0070
Geneva, Switzerland
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great burgers- so big that you need to Ray them with a knife and fork. Excellent service too! Excellent service too!

Thank Marta D
Broomfield, Colorado, United States
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54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whooda thunk in little ole hippy dippy Madrid, NM that one would find such an amazing restaurant! A combo of Southern and Southwestern flavors that were to die for. Would highly recommend...and come hungry!

Thank Steve H
Amherst, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We were lured in by the scent of BBQ Brisket which wasn't available in the early afternoon. Had a delightful lunch - listened to the locals singing and playing. Very comfortable outdoor seating.

Thank LaCrossegrandma
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Most miserable and god awful meal I ever had. It was more Fancy Ketchup than BBQ and more Fancy Ketchup sauce than meat. I sent it back for meat with no fancy ketchup and the cuts that they returned were not fit for my dog to eat. On a more positive note but by far from being good was the... More 

Thank charliefruit
Northampton, Massachusetts
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383 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were on the Turquoise Trail, returning to Santa Fe from a morning on Sandia Peak to the south. We walked in for a quick bite of lunch, and were so pleased with the result. The place was actually quite busy on a quiet Friday off season. Plenty of folks were dining outside but we thought it just cool enough... More 

Thank SkyKingBoston
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

As advised by another contributor, we took State Rd 14 through Madrid on our way to Santa Fe. The smell of barbecue slow cooking made our decision to stop at The Hollar. The brisket wrap hasn't made it onto the menu yet, but certainly should! Using a recipe handed down from a friend, the barbecue sauce is delicious, meat melt... More 

Thank kat_pren
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

This was out third trip to Madrid in the last three years to visit the art galleries and we look forward to lunch at the Hollar. I really like the pulled pork biscuits with a side of sweet potato fries. My wife, a pescetarian, always enjoys one of their salads (this year with shrimp, green and tomatoes) and our friend,... More 

Thank ERBfd
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

What a hidden gem! Burgers on a biscuit and chicken on a biscuit were amazing. The fried okra was cooked to perfection. The wait staff was friendly and kind to my children - we will definitely come back!

Thank Eric W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2849 State Highway 14 N, Madrid, NM 87010-9751
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +1 505-471-4821

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?