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Good place for early dinner between Albq and Santa Fe

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amandal Sep 10, 2008 09:57 AM

I need your advice on a good southwest food place on our way to Santa Fe. Could either be on I25 or on the "turquoise trail."

Thanks so much for your help!

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  1. DebitNM RE: amandal Sep 10, 2008 06:16 PM

    On the Turquoise Trail, The Mine Shaft Tavern in Madrid [pronounced MAD rid, not MA drid, like in Spain] is a funky place to eat. Elk burgers are really good, especially with green chile and cheese. There isn't much of any other place along that route worth stopping.

    I would take the Bernalillo exit and head west on 550. Make a left on 313 [Camino del Pueblo] and try any of these:

    My favorite:
    Abuelita's {"Grandmothers"} 621 Camino del Pueblo
    http://www.nmgastronome.com/nm/newmex...

    Range Cafe 925 Camino del Pueblo http://www.rangecafe.com

    Flying Star 200 Camino del Pueblo
    http://www.flyingstarcafe.com/locatio...

    Deb

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      amandal RE: DebitNM Sep 15, 2008 09:18 AM

      Thanks, Deb. I think we'll try Abulita's. I'll report back

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