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Chili Line Depot

38429 Highway 285, Tres Piedras, NM 87577
+1 575-758-1701
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (7 reviews)
“potato salad” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Southwestern, Cafe
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LOCATION
38429 Highway 285, Tres Piedras, NM 87577
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service is personable, like coming home after a long trip, and much appreciated after many miles of highway. Food is amazing! Delicious pulled pork, fresh made potato salad - tangy awesomeness, and hand made pizza. The hand made tossed pizza is fresh, detailed with precision,...More

Thank cbb777486
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a quick stop. Ended up having a beer and a great snack. If you are near this spot you should stop and eat.

Thank RepBannister
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Saw the sign on the roof and had to stop! Good food, great people, and amazing cookies! Everything was grown or made in house.

Thank jimmyjohn420
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Almost a ghost town with beautiful views in northern New Mexico. The staff is friendly and accommodating. If you want there are rooms for rent, a small convince store and rest rooms on site.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We had been driving for hours and we all needed a bathroom break. When we walked in the door we were greeted like long lost family and immediately made to feel at home. Sitting next to me at the counter, I asked the gentleman next...More

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This place was a pleasant surprise when I found myself ravenously hungry in the middle of New Mexico. Luckily we stopped in here. The owners were such friendly and fun people. The food was incredible and they raise most of their meat and veggies. I...More

1  Thank Destiny M
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

When returning home from a day trip, we stopped in for dinner. We were greeted warmly and treated as old friends. This out of the way spot makes its own bread and desserts, and the beef is from their own grass-fed beef that they raise....More

1  Thank Bev_in_SantaFe
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for facilities and some lunch. Their electricity was out, so I asked for the restroom. The woman there asked that I buy something, which wouldn't have been an issue, but their electricity was out and I didn't have any cash. It looked like...More

Thank Kimberly B
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

What a great place to stay great food wonderful staff really made you feel at home Great info on all of the history up there in Northern New Mexico met some great people made new friends such a fun place to go.Already reserved a spot...More

Thank Andrew173Andrews
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Went to the Chili Line after voting ~ Lunch with friends. Four of us ordered the green chili cheeseburger with a salad . It was very tasty and done perfectly!

Thank Carol R
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Yes, 8:30 to 6:30. You'll love this place!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Southwestern, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 19:00
Monday
08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:00
Thursday
08:00 - 19:00
Friday
08:00 - 19:00
Saturday
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38429 Highway 285, Tres Piedras, NM 87577
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Tres Piedras
  • Phone Number: +1 575-758-1701
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Description
We're the only game in town...in fact, the only food and lodging for many miles. We try hard to be the best. We raise our own beef, pork, and eggs on our ranch. We have a greenhouse and grow many of the vegetables served in the restaurant. Farm to Table fare. How 'bout it? We, now, have beer, wine, margaritas, and Bloody Marias, too. Tres Piedras is surrounded by Carson National Forest with GREAT biking, hiking and horseback riding trails, fishing, camping, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and elk hunting. March 2013, President Obama signed a proclamation designating The Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument adjacent to our little village of Tres Piedras. This large historic (Chili Line Depot)building was the bar and dancehall for the old Chili Line Railroad with 3500 sq ft of hardwood flooring (and incidentally a roller skating rink and movie theater in it's former life), so we decided that it was time to establish an eatery and lodging in this unique place. In addition to the restaurant, we have a large (upstairs) bunkroom for groups and a couple of downstairs rooms for guests. Of course, we provide meals, a pool table, and Direct TV in the rooms.
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