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Saint James Hotel & Restaurant

route 21, Cimarron, NM
+1 888-376-2664
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (22 reviews)
“prime rib” (7 reviews)
“bullet holes” (42 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Mexican, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
route 21, Cimarron, NM
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1 - 10 of 205 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start... First, none of this was the waitress' fault, although she was new. Srcond, we tried to order or food like WE like it cooked...medium rare to medium. Both the burger and the pork chop could not be cooked that way. Only...More

Thank PirkoFamily
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hamburger was good with the fries. Strictly a western menu. The ambience of the Cimarron Hotel and Restaurant was a nice step back in time to the wild west. Enjoyed the experience.

Thank 480teresa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We discovered this historic gem on our way to Taos. Even though it was Mother's Day we had excellent food and service. The atmosphere is definitely Old West: mounted "wild" animals, old pictures, and too many artifacts to take in duirng our meal. Can't imagine...More

Thank adjunctinAR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When our meal was delivered my wife was advised that they were out of what she ordered and that she needed to order something else. Why did they wait until our food was brought out? The manager was nice and offered to pay for her...More

1  Thank Steven W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We took a side trip from Eagle Nest along the Cimarron River to this hotel for lunch at the recommendation of the owner at our B & B in Taos and are so glad we did. We had a good lunch while seeing some of...More

Thank Jana C
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Very historical location for a restaurant. And what makes it better is that the food was great as well. Staff was efficient and friendly. Ambiance was truly "western america". Everything was clean. Make sure to stop and look around before or after your meal. It...More

Thank Schofield1956
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

What an amazing stop. The founder in 1860 was originally the Chef of president Abraham Lincoln and the good, the bad and the ugly along the Santa Fe Trail stopped here. The history is fabulous you can almost reach out and touch the past and...More

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Great food, surrounded by authentic old west ambiance, including bullet holes in the ceiling. They've added a lovely outside terrace for warm weather eating. We were there out of season, but there were very few guests. It is a hidden treasure.

Thank Epeters4
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Holy cow, this is the real deal. Authentic Old wild west bar and hotel. Imagine stopping for the night as you travel by stage coach on the Santa Fe trail.

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The restaurant and bar here are great. Ghosts, old historic bar. On Sante Fe trail when it was actually being used.

Thank jahendren
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you do take out ?? Food sounds delicious but ain't feeling well enough to go out and eat ...
1 May 2016|
Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they would.
Steven G
Are reservations required?
27 April 2016|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Jim C | Reviewed this property |
Reservations not needed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Mexican, Steakhouse, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: route 21, Cimarron, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Cimarron
  • Phone Number: +1 888-376-2664
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