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La Ventana

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110 1/2 Geis St, Grants, NM 87020-2407
+1 505-287-9393
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11:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Needham
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218 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First visit here. I had a Cobb Salad which was okay. There was lots of white iceburg lettuce which I did not appreciate. The rest of the salad was fine. My husband had a soft chicken taco and enjoyed it. We ended with a shared Applecrumb Cake with ice cream. We did not drink the water. Didn't like the taste.

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Thank Jeanne G
Austin, Texas
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170 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not be fooled by the exterior. This place is great, especially given the small town it is in. The menu is extensive with lots of choices from casual Mexican to excellent steaks. The staff was friendly and although very busy still seemed happy to see us and service was speedy. If in the area again, or even close, this... More 

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Thank AustinWhitewater
Courtenay, Canada
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a little difficulty finding the restaurant, but it was well worthwhile. We ended up eating here two nights in a row as it was so enjoyable. Great service and food. Fantastic salads and steaks.

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Thank James G C
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Received a recommendation from the hotel staff that this was the place for a great meal, but they said don't judge it by the exterior, as it's a little outdated. After a little searching we finally located La Ventana and were a little skeptical by it's location and appearance. However, we were warmly greeted by the staff, promptly seated, presented... More 

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Thank j7paige
Pleasant Hill, California
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The three of us were all pleased with our dinners and the low price for them. Two of us enjoyed enchiladas, the third a pasta dish. We all fought over a shared piece of blueberry crumble! The staff were friendly and efficient.

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Thank Marlina H
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80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's always nice to find an upscale restaurant (WITH WINE) in a small town when traveling. After driving all day long, we were so excited when we did an online search for a nice restaurant in Grants and found La Ventana. The only reason I gave it 4 stars was because I screwed up and ordered the wrong thing when... More 

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Thank Cloverleaf3218
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came out to Grants for the day, specifically to try out this restaurant. The menu selections and the meal I actually ordered did not disappoint. Decided to try out the Cobb Salad since I hadn't seen that on any menu since my favorite restaurant in Albuquerque closed a couple of years ago. It was a truly excellent choice and I... More 

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Thank Wayne T
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch to catch some baseball on opening day. Their cable feed had the Colorado Rockies on from the Root Denver channel. Service was a home run. The food( chef salad and steak sandwich) was a winner. After lunch decaf was served with a smile, even though a new pot had to be brewed. Ask for Chelsea for great... More 

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Thank Sam M
Marshalltown, Iowa
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

A parking lot overflowing with cars convinced us that this must be a good place even though there were bars on the windows and the was rather dull, other than the large mural of the wall. Inside was a different story. A small dining room with lots of tables. It was full as was another room to the side that... More 

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Saint Helen, Michigan
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

When we pulled into the parking lot, we 'almost' turned around, but we were tired and hungry. SO GLAD we went in. This is a jewel. I had the salmon, which was cooked absolutely perfectly. Moist and very well seasoned. My husband had the Shimp/Chicken Kabob; the chicken melted in your mouth. Both were very good size portions. Prices range... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 1/2 Geis St, Grants, NM 87020-2407
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Grants
  • Phone Number: +1 505-287-9393

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?