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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Southwestern, Mexican, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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50 Lincoln Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2004
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Plaza in Santa Fe is a great destination during the holidays. Thunderbirds over looking the Plaza is never disappointing. Large portions, great burgers. Friendly service and very relaxing. Don't miss it.

Thank ravensnest89
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best snack and bloody Mary’s Service is friendly and place is well kept and very clean Highly recommended.

Thank Mutsch H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Santa Fe for New Year's and being UGA fans we had to find a place to watch the Rose Bowl. A friend recommended the Thunderbird as the location is great and they have TV's for watching sports. We could not have asked...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had lunch at the Thunderbird Bar and Grill on Monday January 1, 2018. It's up a flight of stairs right on the Plaza. It was a bit too cold for us to sit on the balcony overlooking the Plaza, so we...More

7  Thank DrTea4Two
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is locate at the corner of the plaza on the second floor. Not sure what the name of the plaza is, but it's where most of the shopping happens. The food was very good but they had a limited selection of options to...More

Thank Edgard B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate there a few times! The food was perfect! The steak tacos rocked! They give you enough food so when you leave you know you are! The salsa was just warm enough! The only negative thing was the drinks. They are pricey and but...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I arrived in Santa Fe and immediately went to the Plaza. We were trying to decide on a place to eat when heard people laughing above us. The sounds of enjoyment came from the people above us on the balcony of the...More

Thank gdpierce2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A casual, fun place to gather. Outside deck gives a great view of the city and surrounding mountains. Inside is bustling, with great burgers, Mexican food and drinks. Staff is friendly. Green Chili stew blazing hot and yummy. The tip I give to all my...More

Thank 625frisco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by for a quick bite after a Christmas concert downtown. We were blown away by the quality of the dishes. Their Maytag burger was outstanding. The green Chile pork soup was spicy and tasty. The chicken sandwich was also excellent. Prices for downtown...More

1  Thank Ralph N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the old Ore House on the plaza. It was dark and almost like a tunnel when you walked in. It’s been completely remodeled with the new restaurant. It’s light and open and quite classy. The food was really good. I went with a...More

Thank susie k
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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
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
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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