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The Blonde Bear Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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Edelweiss Lodge and Spa, 106 Sutton Pl, Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525
+1 575-737-6900
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked in last night (Friday) at 8:30 and there was no one to assist us or offer a table. After waiting 5 minutes we were told to wait 5 minutes as we looked at 2 empty tables. Which had not been cleared. 10 minutes later we were asked to go to a table that was still covered with the... More 

Thank NMLion
Jasper, Texas
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was afraid with only a couple restaurants to choose from that the quality would suffer, but this was as very very good place. Ravioli with cream sauce was pasta of the day and it was fantastic. Sautéed chicken and steak were also good.

Thank tmonroe
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, good service. Fun dinner to end a great day for us after snowshoeing! For a large group: Ask the wait staff to separate your bill at the time that you order. Order desserts and share! Love the chocolate fondue!! The Blonde Bear Tavern. Taos Ski Valley, NM.

Thank DrSkippy
The Colony, Texas
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

We walked in without reservations and were accommodated right away. The place has a nice atmosphere and the food was great. The have a game room with pool and foosball too.

Thank lc5801
Austin, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

We go to TSV each year and eat at least 2x at the Blonde Bear. The food is amazing and the staff is top notch!

Thank Todd B
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Delicious apres ski food and one of the best manhattans I've ever had! Be sure and ask for the special cherries! Best apres ski place in Taos ski valley hands down. Super classy and noise level appropriate, not too loud.

Thank GorgeousGal25
Flower Mound, Texas, United States
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

My wife and I had dinner with another couple on a Tuesday evening. Great place for a couples dinner and also for families. Low key atmosphere, fine dining, the pork chop was awesome! Great food and drink! Great service.

Thank Mike S
Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Very good food and excellent service for the price. Enjoyed the beef stew with buttered noodles. Good place

Thank Andrew R
Cloudcroft, New Mexico, United States
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

Great time with family and friends. We stayed at the Edelweiss so you can't beat the convenience. Nice fireplace in main dining area to relax and gather around. The bartender and wait staff are knowledgeable and friendly. Food and beverages are pricey, but this is a destination so there aren't many options. Billiards and Foosball in the back where we... More 

Thank Abby B
New Jersey
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

The service was very good; the wine list extensive; our meals were generally ok. We've eaten here during a prior ski trip, and our first experience was certainly better than the most recent. My wife and I were impressed by the attentive and friendly service, but we weren't all that enamored by the meals. It's a peculiar place in that... More 

Thank gibson63

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Edelweiss Lodge and Spa, 106 Sutton Pl, Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos Ski Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 575-737-6900
Skiing originated in Europe and was refined in world-famous resorts throughout the Alps. The Blonde Bear Tavern gives you a taste of classic dishes from those regions interpreted through the casual laid-back attitude for which Taos Ski Valley is known.

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