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American, Southwestern
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2nd street, San Antonio, NM
10:00 - 17:00
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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Ordered the Buckhorn Burger and fries with iced tea. Young man promptly called us for a booth. Burgers are huge with lots of green chili flavor. Only place to eat as far as I'm concerned

Thank margaretlynnallen
Baltimore, MD
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125 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in the area and do not get a burger here, you do not know what you are missing! Both nights we had a different server, but they were both excellent. Very friendly! They have plenty of options, but do not miss the green chili burger.. The second night, I got double meat and on a tortilla. THE... More 

Thank tjutzig
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great little spot..green chili burgers are the best. You have to stop by anytime you are south of socorro, I25...call ahead tho..it takes 20 to 30 min to make.

Thank Erin A
Bailey, Colorado
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The Buckhorn Burger is pretty spicy. It is not for the faint of heart. However, if you're into bold flavors, it is AMAZING. I don't know how they can make a world-class burger like that and truly, truly awful fries, but they do.

Thank Gregory W
Sant Sadurni d'Anoia, Spain
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

What a Chile Cheese Burger! Excellent meat and very tasty. Go for it! But skip the fries, they are terrible!

Thank Josep G
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

A no frills kind of place and meal, but when you're faced with a rather large green chile cheeseburger what more do you need ? Lots of napkins, maybe a basket of fries and a gin tonic to wash it all down with. Reasonably priced and quick service. Certainly beats the competition across the street.

Thank Pegizue
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 reviews
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Wait staff was very friendly and we had a yummy burger at the end of the day with the birds at the Bosque. Very reasonable

Thank gweng464
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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99 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This is one of many places with the "best" green chile cheeseburger: juicy gooey and delicious. It can be crowded and service can suffer on a busy weekend.

Thank JoDoShep
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This is a must stop while visiting New Mexico. Hands down the best Green Chili Cheese Burger I have ever had. The fries are sooo good!

Thank DoriLei
Berkhamsted, England, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We were drawn to the Buckhorn, which boasts to have the 7th best green chilli cheeseburger in the USA. It is a fairly basic burger joint, but I have to say that the burger lived up to its reputation. It was good quality. The service was good and the beer cold!

Thank Brian R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2nd street, San Antonio, NM
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  San Antonio

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?