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Joseph's Bar and Grill

1775 Historic Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2769
+1 575-472-3361
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good39%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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Mexican, American, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1775 Historic Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2769
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a stop to get a little something to eat. Split a chicken sandwich. We enjoyed it. The place was a little busy.

Thank imvegasgirl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was absolutely the worst meal we have had in a long, long time. Mexican food? The rice was a scoop of gummy left overs, the refried beans had definitely seen their better days many days ago, the chili relleno was tougher than boot leather...More

1  Thank Osageprincess
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Poor service..had to go to bar for drinks. Ordered tacos...tasted like ground beef with zero spice..mexican? Not. Had to ask for salsa, Silverware and napkins. Then, she gave us wrong bill...won't be back.

1  Thank 2MNmovers
Reviewed 2 April 2017

This funky place (with antique decorations and a gift shop) is Perfect at What They Do; if someone goes here expecting Fine Dining they likely will be disappointed, whereas if someone goes here looking for excellent Mexican Food served in a fun low-key atmosphere, they...More

Thank Willie F
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Stopped here for dinner after a long day of travelling. Restaurant is not so clean. Service was good. The food was not that tasty, steak was covered in a sauce that had no taste. Chicken taco salad had canned chicken in it , no cheese...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Great food selection, has cool bar in the back(serves pizza here) which we had several drinks and then went back into restaurant Fajitas killer and tacos enchiladas too!! Bartender and staff all ready to serve u. Gift shop in restaurant with unique items. It is...More

Thank nnejyttocs
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This was a gem of a restaurant. The portions were ample, the menu was extensive, and the staff was very accommodating. Loved the adjoining gift shop with all the Route 66 items, and there was a huge bar in the back of the restaurant. Nice...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017

... and reasonable prices characterize this Santa Rosa institution. Service can be a little slow during the lunch rush, but that's not because anyone is slacking off.

Thank David G
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Adorable little dinner with a handful of vegetarian options. I got the veggie quesadilla and my husband got the veggie burrito!!! We also split some onion rings and everything was great!! The service was excellent as well. We will stop by again passing through

Thank Kristen s
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers a friendly, nostalgic atmosphere with tasty food! The retried beans and rice are great! Our waitress was fun and professional. There is a shop incorporated within the establishment which offers Historic Route 66 reproduction items for sale. Stop here for a nice...More

Thank charms1951
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Celeste G
What are your hours for December 30th and do you serve beer?
26 December 2015|
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Response from Bill Merlin P | Reviewed this property |
And yes, they serve beer.
Celeste G
Will you be open and what are your hours on December 30? Also do you serve beer?
26 December 2015|
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Response from AvengerD3 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about their hours, but, they do serve beer.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1775 Historic Route 66, Santa Rosa, NM 88435-2769
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: +1 575-472-3361