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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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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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84 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoy eating at Brett's Bistro when we have a quiet evening and the desire for "fancy" food. The desserts are exceptional and the waitress does want to please each customer.

Thank Mary_the_tourist
North Canton, Ohio
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161 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic patty melt and fries for lunch at this cute little restaurant in Red River. Although most of the shops and other restaurants were closed during my visit (due to the slow season), I enjoyed walking through town and seeing the sights...especially the store selling "Jesus Stuff" and Mike's Fun Place with Pepe the Bull!

Thank PamelaK O
Purcell, Oklahoma
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127 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very surprised to find this in Red River. Make reservations since it is a very small bistro. Maria is a wonderful waitress. The Elk and Lamb are amazing. Great steaks. They know how to prepare the meats well. The trout was pretty good also. Get the fried oyster and sautéed mushroom appetizers. Fresh house salad. Minimal wine selection but good... More 

Thank doctormay
New Mexico
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

A tad more 'upscale' place for Red River with reasonable prices. Good service. Lovely atmosphere, was able to stay here and chit chat with friends at length. Food was good, but not overly memorable (I can't recall what I had!)

Thank SparkyEstonia
Elk City, Oklahoma
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch one day. The food was average. I had the chicken fried steak and my husband had the catfish.

Thank katiejrobinson
Robstown, Texas
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent trout. A little pricey but food was good. The trout was cornmeal crusted and very crispy. The fish was flakey.

Thank baucum387
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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90 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
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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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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