715 Hwy 64 E
Eagle Nest, NM 87718
Phone: (575) 377-6813
Fax: (575) 377-6178
Whether one is in the Red River during summers or winters, the Lift House Bar & Grill on Pioneer Road serves as a perfect place to wind down after a tiring day at this ski haven. This eclectic bar is located at the base of the mesmerizing ski area, which can be overlooked from the bar's window-side tables or from the outdoor sun desk. A number of choices in craft beers and American appetizers like burgers, sandwiches and salads accompany your time at the bar. During summers, the backyard of the bar turns into a venue where DJs and bands give out some amazing music during the Red Fest Music Festival and River & Brews Blues Festival. Visit their website to know more.
Sabroso Restaurant & Bar serves an inviting fare of Mediterranean-influenced American cuisine. The atmosphere is refined with the historic setting and the warm decor. Wild Mushroom Farfalle Carbonara or Sauteed Wild Mexican Shrimp will make your day with their exquisite flavors. Restaurant opens everyday at 4:30p. Check website for more information.
Doc Martin's Restaurant has a delicious spread of local cuisine for tourists and regulars. The warm interiors, displaying a colorful and relaxed vibe, provide the perfect ambiance for a nice meal. The menu features delightful choices like Green Chile Smothered Burrito, Blue Corn Enchiladas and Seared Scallops, which are made of locally-sourced ingredients. The wine and dessert list are extensive too. Doc Martin's Restaurant also welcomes private events and parties to its inviting space. Check website to know more.
Condé Nast Traveler Magazine named De la Tierra world's best new restaurant. Located inside Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa (El), De la Tierra is popular for its world class cuisine. The yellow walls, funky chandelier and casual yet sophisticated seating, make it a perfect setting for quiet evenings. Try the smoked trout, El Monte Caesar salad, blue corn calamari or seared halibut. And for all beef lovers, the Taos 2 step on beef is made to please your palate. Sample some of the finest wines which De la Tierra stocks from around the world. But make sure you leave some room for the dessert; tequila lime pie is sure to please.
Anaconda Bar is situated inside Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa (El) and is a favorite hang out amongst most of the guests. It is named Anaconda Bar because of the large anaconda structure that snakes itself across the ceiling. As night falls you can find all of Taos' fun loving people enjoying themselves at Anaconda Bar which is also known for some good live entertainment. Check out the 1100 gallon salt water aquarium and sample some of the many tapas offered. Step in with a bunch of friends and sip on the many fun cocktail mixes or margaritas.
This is one of those rare restaurants that can drench both meat lovers and vegetarians with taste-bud happiness. The New York Strip can rival most Texas steakhouses for taste and tenderness. Daily fish specials and various other seafood dishes such as the Shrimp Scampi will make most forget, for a moment at least, that Taos is more than 2,000 miles from the nearest ocean. Wood-burning ovens add pizazz to its pizzas, and there is even a Vegan pie that includes tofu and red onions. The earth-tone colored walls and high-back wooden chairs create a fine balanced feel that is both casual and elegant.
Imagine as if each individual serving plate were a canvas, and you can pretty much get an understanding of what to expect when your meal is served. Every dish is a work of art in presentation. And, the taste is just as good, too. The regular menu serves such favorites as Stewed Lamb and Grilled Artichoke and Asparagus over a bed of linguini. Rotating nightly specials are numerous and include eclectic dishes such as baked lobster stuffed with shrimp. California vintages dominate the wine menu, with a special lean towards Zinfandels.
A restaurant, micro-brewery and live music venue rolled into one, Taos Mesa Brewing guarantees a good time. You can stop by for a full-fledged meal, a quick drink, or maybe just to catch a live musical act. The beer you are offered is brewed on-site, and every season brings with it some new specials. As for the music, you can take your pick from among three discrete areas; one indoor stage, a small stage beside the patio, and another that affords views of the Sangre de Cristo mountains.
This dining nugget captures the true essence of Taos. Its walls are festooned with local art, two-fireplaces cast a warm glow, the back patio during summer, cascades with a color wheel of flowers, and the kitchen is open-air allowing diners to observe the chef at work. The menu complements this feel, too. The Creole Pepper Shrimp and the Roast Duck are two of the most popular items. The Vesuvio Chicken is a poultry fans dream dish; pasta lovers have many noodle options to choose from.