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The Blonde Bear Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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Edelweiss Lodge and Spa, 106 Sutton Pl, Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525
+1 575-737-6900
17:00 - 21:00
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Thetford Center, Vermont
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Don't miss the grilled pear dessert with pot de creme and an amazing caramel crackle sauce - oh, and the short ribs were darn good too.

Thank Linda K
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66 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Not only is the atmosphere nice and cozy, but their food was delicious. I had breakfast here twice and dinner once. Thankfully, it's conveniently located at Edelweiss Lodge and Spa, which is where I stayed at, so there was no need to walk outside in the cold for some delicious chicken pot pie. The filet was cooked to perfection and... More 

Thank Mariness D
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We walked in last night (Friday) at 8:30 and there was no one to assist us or offer a table. After waiting 5 minutes we were told to wait 5 minutes as we looked at 2 empty tables. Which had not been cleared. 10 minutes later we were asked to go to a table that was still covered with the... More 

Thank NMLion
Jasper, Texas
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I was afraid with only a couple restaurants to choose from that the quality would suffer, but this was as very very good place. Ravioli with cream sauce was pasta of the day and it was fantastic. Sautéed chicken and steak were also good.

Thank tmonroe
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, good service. Fun dinner to end a great day for us after snowshoeing! For a large group: Ask the wait staff to separate your bill at the time that you order. Order desserts and share! Love the chocolate fondue!! The Blonde Bear Tavern. Taos Ski Valley, NM.

Thank DrSkippy
The Colony, Texas
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We walked in without reservations and were accommodated right away. The place has a nice atmosphere and the food was great. The have a game room with pool and foosball too.

Thank lc5801
Austin, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We go to TSV each year and eat at least 2x at the Blonde Bear. The food is amazing and the staff is top notch!

Thank Todd B
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Delicious apres ski food and one of the best manhattans I've ever had! Be sure and ask for the special cherries! Best apres ski place in Taos ski valley hands down. Super classy and noise level appropriate, not too loud.

Thank GorgeousGal25
Flower Mound, Texas, United States
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

My wife and I had dinner with another couple on a Tuesday evening. Great place for a couples dinner and also for families. Low key atmosphere, fine dining, the pork chop was awesome! Great food and drink! Great service.

Thank Mike S
Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 March 2016

Very good food and excellent service for the price. Enjoyed the beef stew with buttered noodles. Good place

Thank Andrew R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Edelweiss Lodge and Spa, 106 Sutton Pl, Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos Ski Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 575-737-6900
Skiing originated in Europe and was refined in world-famous resorts throughout the Alps. The Blonde Bear Tavern gives you a taste of classic dishes from those regions interpreted through the casual laid-back attitude for which Taos Ski Valley is known.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?