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Brett's Bistro

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201 W Main, Red River, NM 87558
+1 575-754-9959
08:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Good food. Great place for lunch with the family, however, the cook refuses to serve food off the kids menu to anyone older than 12. A $28 huge chicken fried steak that can feed 3 vs a $9 kids chicken fried steak that can feed one adult was not approved by the cook. Left overs that I couldn't keep due... More 

Thank Julie S
San Marcos, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

LOVED THIS PLACE. We went first week in December, ski season hasn't quite started. Brett's was open and we were so glad. The service and food were above and beyond. I had the shrimp fettuccine. My husband had chicken fried steak, you can't go wrong with either! So much food, had to take home the leftovers. Folks give them a... More 

Thank AKenyon83
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were in town for Thanksgiving this year. Chose Brett's Bistro, mainly because we always eat here when in town. Wonderful dinner, well priced. Plenty of food, we had leftovers to take with us. Would highly recommend.

Thank Angela A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I wasn't really sure how we would like this place because there were so many others with higher ratings. It was Thanksgiving evening and we didn't have many options. We were very pleased with our decision. Had the trout and prime rib- both excellent choices. Highly recommend this little find!

Thank Jennifer R
Belton, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This is a small 30 or so seats place. Food wasn't bad but not that good either. Portions were big so brought 1/2 home for next night. Wife and I both felt ths same about the food. Service really needs to be improved. There were very few people in the place but they needed more than one waitress. She was... More 

Thank Dan D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Ham and bean soup was the days special. It was basically a bowl of pinto beans. Not a speck of ham for the three different people that ordered it. Good service, but will eat elsewhere

Thank William S
San antonio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lunched here during slow season in October. Service was quick. Husband and I shared the Reuben sandwich and we agreed it was the best we ever had. Thick slices of corned beef, housemade sourkraut, and tasty Thousand Island style dressing. Highly recommend! Restaurant is apparently known for its chicken fried steak. Others in party had catfish and patty melt. Both... More 

Thank Beckyup
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Needless to say after a day of hiking and sightseeing I was ready for a good meal. 3pm is a longtime from a 7am breakfast. A local had recommended this place and I was very happy with the food and service. The burger was excellent, the fries were amazing and the ice tea was awesome!

Thank REOsborn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Red River for years and I must say Brett's is by far the best food in RR. It is a very nice restaurant, nice atmosphere and the food is delicious. I have had several different items and have not had a bad meal. The prices may be a little high, but, compared to the other... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The motel person recommended Brett's. At this time of year they serve lunch until 5. For lunch we had a patty melt, french onion soup, & fettuccine. Wife liked the patty nelt - though she felt the french fries were not the greatest - a bit doughy. The french onion soup was excellent, fettuccine with mushrooms & vegetables was too... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
American, International, French
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 W Main, Red River, NM 87558
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Red River
  • Phone Number: +1 575-754-9959
Located in the center of town, we offer the best quality of foods available anywhere. Chef Brett is a third generation resident of Red River, and has had restaurants in Red River for 35 years. Our present local is quaint with panoramic views of main street. We specialize in Choice hand cut steaks, Prime Rib, fresh seafood, and trout. We have cool salads, pasta,and our lunch menu offers full sandwiches. The Best N.M. green chile cheese burgers in the state. Great wine list, and the coldest Beer in town! We are celebrating our fifth year at our Lifts West Location, and would like to invite you to Brett`s Bistro.

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