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The Wellhead Restaurant

4th & Main Street, Artesia, NM
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good54%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (9 reviews)
“steak” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4th & Main Street, Artesia, NM
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Food was cold, service slow and didn't get the order right. When told that they had failed to bring us the fried mushrooms we order, the waitress brought a bowl of sauteed mushrooms. About says it all.

Thank David S
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Went to the Wellhead Friday night for Desserts only. Had the chocolate lava cake and the peach cobbler. The chocolate lava cake is tiny and absolutely not worth $3 much less the $8 that they charged us. The cobbler was the special. We never saw...More

Thank glmorgan
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Craft Beer and Great Food, Stop here every time we come to town. Always enjoy lunch or Dinner here and some times both. Best place in town.

Thank BobandIsabel
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is a great spot to meet the locals while having good beer and food. I had two pints of the Wellhead Pale Ale (delicious) and a Chicken Sandwich on Ciabatta which was also very good. Fun, clean atmosphere and great prices. Highly recommend it....More

Thank LoriW_10
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I reviewed The Wellhead last year and called it "a shadow of its former self," and I meant it. Its journey from what it was when it first opened to where it was then was akin to Indiana Jones' mine cart ride. The food was...More

Thank BrendaLou882
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Third visit back to Artesia and this place is great. Certainly a place for visitors that know a good brew house. Microbrew snobs will not be disappointed.

Thank DrummerD2
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Looking at the menu, and saw a few things that sounded appetizing. However, their turkey burger "bursting with flavor" was a frozen, prepackaged patty. We ordered "loaded potato skins" that ended up being potato wedges covered in something resembling cheese and bacon, and the green...More

1  Thank Rhiannon G
Reviewed 2 December 2016

This is your typical neighborhood bar. They welcome you as a regular, have great beer selection on tap and the food taste home made. There food prices are reasonable and have daily specials.

1  Thank WineNTraveler
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Well Head had many brews to choose from. The service was very good. Vegetarian traveling who has a husband would like his mirco beer. We were both satisfied. good well cooked . men got burgers. I had a salad.

1  Thank Brimton
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Menu had a great variety, craft beers on tap - also a decent wine list. We visited the restaurant twice during our stay in Artesia, once for lunch and once for dinner. Both times, very good

1  Thank Cyndic30
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4th & Main Street, Artesia, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Artesia
Is also a brewery. Food ia excellent as is the variety of locally brewed beer.
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