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Brett's Bistro

201 W Main, Red River, NM 87558
+1 575-754-9959
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“trout” (12 reviews)
“crab cakes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
201 W Main, Red River, NM 87558
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Okay. The service is very bad, however the food is worth waiting for. 2nd year we had his seafood gumbo and he does not disappoint/the boys love the steak and crab legs. While the kids were skiing we went for lunch as well, and the...More

Thank radmom2016
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Waited 15 minutes to order, should have walked out, but the staff was rushing around and gave the place the benefit of the doubt Ordered salads one with the trout and one with salmon It took 45-50 minutes before our food arrived, unacceptable! The place...More

Thank Trekinalong
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a fantastic menu. Fresh trout, delicious local lamb chops and a good knack for soups. Waitstaff is friendly, but distracted. Misques on the orders, nothing serious, but definitely annoying. Good beer selection, if the staff brings you the beverage menu. Lamb was...More

Thank DD T
Reviewed 17 January 2018

They didn't have prime rib the night we were there so I had the suggested Ribeye. It was a good steak and the potatoes, soup and bread were all above average. My wife loved her salmon salad which was served with a whole grilled salmon...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Ate lunch on a Sunday. On the pricier side but worth it. My husband had the chicken fried steak and it was great. The mashed potatoes that came with it were so smooth and well seasoned. I had the Ruben sandwich. The flavors were not...More

Thank EQualls
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Came in with a big group when business is slow and was amazed at how unfriendly the server was about splitting checks. $500 bills don’t come around everyday so you would think they would be excited to see us. Maybe since we didn’t order alcohol...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

As a born and raised Red River local... take my advice ... don’t eat here! Waitress needs to learn how to wait tables... when we (4 of us) were waiting for the waitress to come to our table, another table of about 12 people were...More

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We had a large group and made a reservation with no problem. The food was so good. The Brie cranberry appetizer was perfect. Filets and prime rib were all delicious. The chicken fried steak may be my new favorite. The staff was super nice and...More

Thank Kutchkabugaboo
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We weren't too impressed with most of the places to eat in Red River, but Brett's Bistro was our favorite by far. Like most places in Red River, the food is pricey, but I have no problem paying for quality food. The chicken fried steak...More

Thank DTYoung2383
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Not sure what was going on with wait staff, very out of sorts, arguing, forgetting items at all tables, folks going up for silverware, their bill, we had items not delivered, but at least didn't get charged for them. Food was good but bickering &...More

Thank Mymndsi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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