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Brett's Bistro

201 W Main, Red River, NM 87558
+1 575-754-9959
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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201 W Main, Red River, NM 87558
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here for lunch, because our first choice was closed. We had gone into the nearby grocery hoping they had some kind of deli snacks, but the place smelled of old grease and who knows what else, so we wandered down the street...More

Thank kimnkitties
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Went to eat with a friend on Friday night. Every place we looked had a wait. We stopped at Brett's and it was about half full. What a great experience! Becky took care of us and was a super server. She suggested dishes that were...More

Thank CervezaTejas
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Had a first-rate dinner. Prices are on the high end but there are daily specials that are much more reasonable. The food is excellent. On the night we visited, they were short waitstaff and one woman was running from table to table. That took away...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Brett's has a casual, quiet atmosphere, but a menu you'd expect at a higher-end establishment. We had the trout and chicken fried steak. Both were very tasty, as were our sides. The sautéed vegetables were perfectly cooked, and the potato soup was divine.

Thank plantmanager
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I downloaded the Tripadvisor app just to write this review (and I'm not one to jump through hurdles for anything)- if that's any indicator of how bad the experience was for my family. A friend recommended Brett's as the best food in town and it...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have eaten here 3 times and although the food is really good, the service is always horrible. This last time we were celebrating 2 birthdays with other couples. We got up and left before we even ordered. It’s pricey which we...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Stopped by for lunch and we had the special. Cooked just right and one was enough for the two of us.

Thank James A
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Wife and I tried this place out for the first time. It will be our last. Wife had a burger it was mediacore at best. I had the chicken fried steak sandwich. It was awful, the actual steak was paper thin, all batter. The fries...More

Thank TXchager
Reviewed 3 October 2017

average but ok service and decor, but look past that and the food is really good. i had rack of lamb, friends had mountain trout and one had chicken fried steak. All were very well prepared, some of the best lamb that i have had....More

Thank johnnyrob
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent, Cindy had their Rio Grande shrimp and really enjoyed it, the vegetables were so fresh they jumped with flavor and I had my old favorite, liver and onions and I really like it it was great

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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