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Thunderbird Bar and Grill

₱₱ - ₱₱₱, Mexican, American
50 Lincoln Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2004
+1 505-490-6550
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  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Southwestern, Mexican, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
50 Lincoln Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2004
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We LOVED this restaurant!! So accommodating and pet friendly!Rick made us feel so welcomed!!! I will definitely recommend this place to everyone I know! !.Make this A MUST when visiting Santa Fe!!Food was delicious overlooking the Plaza!!

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Searching for a restaurant for our first dinner in Santa Fe, we chose the Thunderbird on recommendation for the hotel. We got right in and were quickly served. Had to try the chips and three sauces - good choice. Went with the chicken fajitas and...More

Thank Moodman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I absolutely love this place. We had an amazing time when we were here. The food was great, the service was fast. Everybody was super kind and nice. Definitely will be coming back. Came in with a group of friends and everybody loved it. Julian...More

Thank Alexandra H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and had the New Mexico burger. I like mine true medium rare and they nailed it perfectly! The green chiles on top makes it unbeatable. Super friendly staff and everyone there made my day. Would absolutely recommend it

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch at the Thunderbird and thoroughly enjoyed it. I had the enchiladas with red sauce. They were perfect. They offer craft beers and great mixed drinks.They even custom mixed a drink I created. The service was quick, the bathrooms were clean and the...More

Thank SlowPoke59
Reviewed 1 week ago

With a nice 2nd floor location over looking the square, this was a very nice place to have lunch. The food was good, but not overly fancy. Service was average, but overall a decent place for lunch.

Thank Brtman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a pleasant find in downtown Santa Fe. Large restaurant with a nice outdoor balcony. Food was good and it was fun to watch all the activity down on the plaza.

Thank Kent E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though just passing through this time, we opted for a later lunch. With an upstairs private table, we thought we were set looking street side of the building. It was a fun way to watch the comings and goings of the town’s square. We sat...More

3  Thank RJillMaxwellAZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had some great margaritas here. Very extravagant margarita with two beers inside. Good creativity, will be back.

Thank Dylan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had great sandwiches, the view is the real thing. You overlook the plaza and that day was the March for our Lives rally which was pretty awesome.

Thank italian71
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Megan D
May 15, 2016|
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Response from ragalligan | Property representative |
Hi, This is Rick from the Thunderbird,,,and Yes we can accommodate your vegetarian appetite with a variety of options. Just let your server know. We will customize as well if needed. Please ask for me so I can say... More
karl s
May 24, 2015|
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Response from titiger | Reviewed this property |
We did not have any problems being "white" here. The service was prompt out on the deck overlooking the plaza. We really enjoyed the food and the people.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Lincoln Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2004
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe
  • Phone Number: +1 505-490-6550
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Located on the second floor of the Southwest corner of the Historic Santa Fe Plaza the Thunderbird Bar and Grill offers spectacular views of the Plaza, Palace of Governors and the Basilica Cathedral. Enjoy a wide variety of appetizers, soups, salads, steaks, fajitas, seafood, prime beef burgers and traditional Northern New Mexican cuisine. Enjoy one of our 20 draft beers, 40 bottled beers and over 100 Tequilas. Our famous Margaritas are the best on the Plaza made with fresh squeezed lime juice and for you Bloody Mary lovers our Bacon Bloody Mary is famous around the world.
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