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The Mine Shaft Tavern

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Madrid $$ - $$$ American, ,
2846 State Highway 14 N, In the middle of town on the curve, Madrid, NM 87010-9746
+1 505-473-0743
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (110 reviews)
“fries” (44 reviews)
“kobe beef” (4 reviews)
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American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
$$ - $$$
2846 State Highway 14 N, In the middle of town on the curve, Madrid, NM 87010-9746
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Tired, old place in the middle of the Turquoise Trail. Not impressive. Badly needs to be remodeled as the "vintage" look is just dirty. Food and beverage mediocre at best. Bathrooms tight. Will not return.

Thank VegasBling
Reviewed 2 days ago

Decided to stop for lunch in Madrid while going down the Turquoise Trail. Read good reviews on the Mine Shaft and so decided to stop. The green chile cheeseburger is the specialty but since I can't eat anything too hot, decided to go a different...More

Thank Sherry M
Reviewed 4 days ago

stopped in madrid on a saturday and enjoyed all the sites and stores, and then we rewarded ourselves with a late lunch at the mine shaft... g/son had a chjeeseburger with fresh cut fries, delicious, and we had the fried green chile, oh so good,...More

Thank george s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the fish tacos and they were the best I have ever had. My son had the award winning MAD Chile Cheeseburger. He loved it. He also had their awesome onion rings. Good prices and great service !!!

Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on the Turquoise Trail and decided to stop in Madrid for Lunch and to browse in the shops. It appears that this restaurant is always a work in progress! There are a limited amount of offerings on the menu- but we all found...More

Thank 421unhappycamper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mine Shaft Tavern is a funky inn in the revived ghost town of Madrid, New Mexico. It serves beers and burgers and at night has live music. I enjoyed a burger with chili and a light beer, because I was driving. The whole place at...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the touquise trail and stopped at mine shaft tavern for some out of this world hamburgers with homemade fries really good what made this such a memorial visit was are chat with Joe k a supper great guy. It is a pleasure to...More

1  Thank Doris B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

AAA Magazine said they have awesome green chili burgers, and I heartily agree! What a cool place! The atmosphere is relaxing and the staff are great! Don't pass it by!!

Thank Denise K
turqtrailnut, Public Relations Manager at The Mine Shaft Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're so glad you enjoyed our burger! We recently added YAK to our options for burgers...along with Angus, Wagyu, Buffalo and Veggie ;-) My favorite is the Yak "MadChile" burger.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good burger's with cold beer. Is there anything else you could ask for? Friendly service. Even Cabo the dog strolled through to greet us. Good variety on the menu

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

During the Memorial Day weekend while vacationing in Alburquerque, decided to take a nice scenic route to Madrid. As one might imagine after the movie Wild Hogs, it became even more popular. We had a long wait given how busy they were, but the burgers...More

Thank SandiaBlue1912
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2846 State Highway 14 N, In the middle of town on the curve, Madrid, NM 87010-9746
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Madrid
  • Phone Number: +1 505-473-0743
  • E-mail
The Mine Shaft Tavern features New Mexican Roadhouse Cuisine & Live Music Every weekend! Award winning Green Chile CheeseBurgers, local Waygu Beef, handmade pizza and pasta. We also offer vegetarian items and great salads. Full bar with fresh squeezed Margarita's and 12 local Micro Brews on Tap!

Outside dining available on our deck that overlooks the beautiful town of Madrid.

Marid is famous for its Ghost Town past, now a revived art colony. Visit the adjacent "ghost town" museum & walk down Madrid's main street for a unique experience that only Madrid can offer!
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