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The Mine Shaft Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
2846 State Highway 14 N, In the middle of town on the curve, Madrid, NM 87010-9746
+1 505-473-0743
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Grill, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2846 State Highway 14 N, In the middle of town on the curve, Madrid, NM 87010-9746
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Mineshaft Tavernn is something you need to see if you are traveling on Highway 14 through Madrid, New Mexico. The service is excellent, the beer is cold and on tap, and the food is great. Try the Fried hatch green chili, it’s delicious!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the Turquoise Trail between Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Stopped for lunch in Madrid. Ok meal and good service but the real fun was people watching the boomer bikers and hippies. How terrific that folks can take a dead mining town and turn it into...More

1  Thank ArgusD
Reviewed 1 week ago

Apart of having a 40 foot bar and having to walk through a mineshaft from the ground level bar to the 2nd floor patio, the food is excellent. We had a Shroom burger and a Black Jack burger, both grilled to perfection. Try the home...More

Thank HCovik
Reviewed 1 week ago

The MINE SHAFT TAVERN in Madrid is an enjoyable fun place to visit! We stopped for lunch to enjoy their famous ½ pound hamburgers. My wife had the BBQ Angus burger with cheese, bacon and onion rings, and I had the Shroom Wagyu Burger with...More

2  Thank Tony V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed overnight at the B&B at the Mineshaft plus ate dinner there too. Accommodations were wonderful and Lynn was very helpful. Room clean, neat and just perfect to spend time in Madrid. Food was wonderful, and they have a nice selection of beer too....More

1  Thank Anne_1234530375
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

100+ years old bar. It is something you have to at least try it once. Food is pretty good and reasonably priced.

1  Thank scactus1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, great story, great menu. Unfortunately, I had some bad chicken on my salad - it was tough and chewy. I told the waitress and they comped the salad. My husband liked his lunch, he had a burger. I guess it’s a good review...More

Thank k2xsara
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in for a beer while visiting Madrid with friends. The large main building was full at lunch time so we sat in the upper building area which connects with the lower building via a "mine shaft" looking tunnel which has historical pictures of...More

Thank MT1
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Stopped at The Mine Shaft Tavern which is on the Santa Fe Margarita Trail. We ordered the Wagyu Green Chile Burgers and they were delicious. Had the pleasure of being served by Iris who was very attentive and helpful. Their specialty margarita is the MadChile...More

1  Thank 2Many2List
turqtrailnut, Public Relations Manager at The Mine Shaft Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thanks so much for the excellent review, yes there are many stories to tell and we hope to provide a "storytelling" self-guided tour soon!

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

So, our family lives a few miles away and it seems like every year we visit them, we have to make a trip here as well! They have a great selection of food, but I always go back to the famous Wagu Green Chile Burger....More

1  Thank Pink928
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
American, Southwestern, Bar, Grill, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2846 State Highway 14 N, In the middle of town on the curve, Madrid, NM 87010-9746
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +1 505-473-0743
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The Mine Shaft Tavern features New Mexican Roadhouse Cuisine & Live Music Every weekend! Award winning Green Chile CheeseBurgers, local Waygu Beef, handmade pizza and pasta. We also offer vegetarian items and great salads. Full bar with fresh squeezed Margarita's and 12 local Micro Brews on Tap! Outside dining available on our Cantina's deck that overlooks the beautiful town of Madrid. Marid is famous for its Ghost Town past, now a revived art colony. Visit the adjacent "ghost town" museum & walk down Madrid's main street for a unique experience that only Madrid can offer!
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