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Martyrs Steakhouse
Martyrs Steakhouse

Martyrs Steakhouse Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.martyrs-steakhouse.com
  • Email: rikbowman@martyrs-steakhouse.com
  • Phone: (575) 751-3020
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 2:30pm
    Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
    Happy Hour: 2:30pm - 6:00pm
    Sunday Brunch 10:00am-2:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Gabriel Farkash
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room
  • Private Party Facilities: Choose from three elegant areas of our restaurant. Main dinning room, patio, Honey Locust bar or our historic back building. Please call our event coordinator Sophia Vander (575) 751-3020 for details about hosting your special event.
  • Entertainment: During the month of October come visit us on Monday nights for Burger and Cab night, Tuesday nights we will have Tapas paired with select Spanish Wines and live music with Daniel Weston on our beautiful patio, October 15, 22, 29, and a “special Saturday night” October 19th. Finally on Thursday nights is our "Service Industry Night", where we will have special discounts to celebrate our fellow service industry locals in Taos.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Martyrs Lane
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: On-site parking as well as street parking
A word from Martyrs Steakhouse
Martrys Steakhouse on Martyrs Lane offers steaks, seafood, wine and cocktails. Enjoy food or drink in our main dinning room, patio or our Honey Locust Bar. The building was built circa 1920's and boasts an old world feel to the era. Classically prepared and served in the heart of historic Taos, New Mexico.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Delicious Eggs Benedict and my wife loved her breakfast crescent sandwich. Great cocktails (after noon) and great outdoor seating! Love this place!"
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Nice ambience. Service (Brenda) was excellent. Nicely priced lunch choices. Enjoyed everything - even the coffee was hot!"
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "It was our first meal at Martyrs, and it was lovely. The specialty drinks are creative and delicious. The four of us got different meals and they were all cooked perfectly and tasty. Desserts were great, too. We determined we would make Martyrs a regular, since we are local."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "The meats were excellent and the vegetables delicious!!!"
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "The restaurant service was outstanding and the food was amazing. Perfect place for a romantic dinner."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "My partner and I went for our anniversary! Service was great! Food was even better. They even served us complimentary champagne."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "Our waitress was fantastic and the food was outstanding. I had the porterhouse and my fiance had the special parrot fish. Both wer just awesome!"
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "We were in town for our anniversary and wanted to have a nice, upscale dinner at a steakhouse. We made our reservations (with the request for a nice table if possible for the anniversary) and when we arrived at the restaurant, we waited for about 10 minutes for our table (which was a high-top table in the bar RIGHT next to another table with a family of 3). Our drink order was taken (upon which we also asked for water & our candle to at least be lit on our table). After about 10 minutes, we finally received our tap water...no ice...but still no drinks (which was just wine & a gin/tonic). Still no candle lit either. After 25 minutes with still no drinks, we decided to walk out of the restaurant. Definitely do NOT recommend Martyrs!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Had a wonderful Valentine's Day dinner at Martyrs with my wife. We have eaten here many times for both lunch and dinner since it opened, but this three-course special dinner, paired with wines, was the best meal we have had there. A surf and turf entree, with huge grilled shrimp, a grilled lobster tail and strip steak (perfectly done, Pittsburgh rare) was outstanding. Butternut squash and green chili soup was a spicy starter. The two deserts we shared (Jack Daniels-drenched bread pudding and chocolate-raspberry mousse) were the perfect ending to the meal. Martyrs has evolved upward since the current chef, Gabriel Farkash, took over the kitchen. Bravo! Definitely a place to go when you are in or near Taos."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This restaurant was a very pleasant surprise and exceeded my expectations. It was a great dining experience, big drinks, very good service and a menu with food a person can recognize. Excellent choice for people like me that enjoy meat. I don't know about the rest of the menu but if it is as enjoyable as the red meat selections should be OK for all. Seems like you could take anyone there, business or social. A really nice addition to Taos dining options, really nice."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "You won't be disappointed. Don't overlook the chicken confit."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "Sadly they ran out of the boar tenderloin before 7 :( we ordered steaks instead and they were great."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "great for Taos. setting very pleasant. Food was very good but not great, but probably great for this part of NM"
    Dined on 1/15/2014
  • "Martyrs Steakhouse (named for the adjacent street, not a sacrifice) is an amazing neighborhood restaurant. The place is small so you should definitely reserve a table, do not expect to walk in and get seated. The food, ambience, service, and overall experience is top-notch. I cannot recommend it highly enough. Impeccable!!"
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "Martyrs is a new place that has already changed chefs several times. We had good appetizers--Lobster Mac&Cheese is an exciting new (and expensive) comfort food idea, and the crab/avocado one was good as well. Of the steaks, the Tournedos was excellent, the Porterhouse a bit tough. The waiter was a bit rusty and forgot to bring my posole (I forgot to check if he charged me for it!) We had an excellent (if expensive) Amarone wine. Bill for 6 (excl. wine, tip, and tax) was about $280. Atmosphere was good with three choices of setting (tables--a bit exposed to the cold outside), the high-chair tables inside room, and at the bar."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "Waited over an hour for our table which we had a reservation for-first we waited at the front and then hostess took us to the bar. My husband and I ordered drinks and the wait began. We waited over an hour-it was Christmas and I understand people want to be with their family. But don't take so many reservations!!! For a 6:45 reservation we were seated at 7:50 and it took the server another 10 minutes to acknowledge us. They were out of bread, meat was overcooked, regular bread showed up at the end of our meal. Food average at best. Server didn't seem to notice or care about our frustration. This turned into a three hour frustrating experience. All in all a very average meal for over $300 for four people. Not impressed."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "A great evening those these are not prime steaks by any means. In fact the menu doesn't say what USDA stamp is on the steaks."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "Our family group found the steaks and salmon from Martyr's kitchen tasty, as were the sauces for steaks. The crab/avocado and steak tartar appetizers were wonderful. On the other hand, none of the food was inventive and my medium rare steak was overcooked. The baked potatoes were undercooked and the mashed potatoes not only tasteless, but obviously placed on the plate and kept in a warmer for a LONG time. But by far the most frustrating part of our evening was the poor wait service. Our waiter seemed totally untrained to the point that my generally laid-back husband was furious. Although some elements of our meal were excellent, the poor service and general lack of creativity in a relatively expensive restaurant is a no-go for me."
    Dined on 12/16/2013
  • "This place is situated in the heard of old Taos and is pleasantly located in a nicely restored old residence. The food and ambiance are OK, but highly over priced and badly in need of a serious reality check."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "I always like to try the higher end restaurants in Taos and this was a very good choice. It was my first visit to Martyrs and will not be my last. The food was excellent and very nicely presented. The service was exceptional. We were never ignored or overly attended to. The restoration of the physical restaurant was very nicely done."
    Dined on 12/9/2013
  • "Service and food recommendations were top-notch. Plan to come again, this time for dinner."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "Martyrs salad was excellent,also scallops were excellent"
    Dined on 12/1/2013
  • "This is becoming my fave place for lunch and dinner in Taos. Wonderful all the way around. Really love this place."
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "We were looking for somewhere to celebrate our wedding earlier in the day. This was perfect."
    Dined on 11/20/2013
  • "Seems they've got all their kinks worked out. Food was fantastic, service good. Drinks were nicely done- their custom version of drinks are fun. Much as Steakout closing was a bummer having Martyrs walking distance from the house is a treat. Becoming a spot for regulars. Staff clearly knew people coming in. Menu diverse enough for everyone."
    Dined on 11/16/2013
  • "Both my fiancé and I ordered the NY Strip. Mine was perfect and done medium well as I asked. He got a Rib Eye that was charred but still medium in the middle as he asked. The noise level was a bit much. Other than those 2 things everything else was fine."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "I could tell right away the waiter didn't have time for me.i wanted to ask a question about a special.. He rushed off. Then another waitress brought my entree within minutes. But I ordered a salad prior to the meal. Made me wonder if the entree was just sitting there. I pointed out it never arrived. The waiter explained there was a lot of confusion in the kitchen. It was a Tuesday night and only moderately busy. Luckily, the owner/manager came over and apologized."
    Dined on 10/15/2013
  • "My husband and I were in Taos for the weekend and we'll admit we have some serious foodie tendencies. After reading a bunch of reviews for Martyrs, we decided to give it a try for dinner. What a gem! The menu was small but impressive with everything super fresh and "respectfully" prepared. To some folks, the dining area might seem a bit tight, but it was the perfect cozy spot on cold Fall evening!"
    Dined on 10/13/2013
  • "We found this new steakhouse to be excellent for its location ( Heart of Taos), and outstanding for its service. Wait staff appeared well trained and experienced. We question the need for high ala carte pricing. Out-or-towners, not knowing any better and having money, probably find this the norm, but those from Taos may find this place pricey. All in all, we were not disappointed and will consider returning on subsequent visits to Taos."
    Dined on 10/6/2013
  • "Horrible service, food not worth the price!! beautiful inside. Made a reservation for my wife's birthday along with a request has noted on website and they didn't even full filled or acknowledge her birthday. I will never recommend this place for a special occasions."
    Dined on 9/23/2013
  • "Enjoyed both lunch and dinner. The patio is outstanding. This is the restaurant to eat at in Taos. The chef has created a great menu fit for foodies and the staff is outstanding. Will eat here every time we are in Taos."
    Dined on 10/6/2013
  • "Nice environment. Average food with strange service - not friendly or attentive.."
    Dined on 9/24/2013
  • "This was our first visit to Martyr's and it won't be our last! Outstanding food and service for this little town. We had the shrimp cocktail and crab stuffed avocado for apps. Crab needed a little more seasoning for my taste, but shrimp were large and delicious. We each had the wedge salad--excellent dressing with tinge of vinegar! We shared the special of the night, a 14 oz (quality!) prime rib with garlic mashed potatoes and fall veggies. Everything was cooked and seasoned perfectly. For dessert we had the Bourbon Caramel Creme Brule and Flourless Chocolate Cake. Both were excellent. We were told that it is pricey for Taos, but disagree. We have spent as much or more at other places. We will definitely dine here again!"
    Dined on 9/21/2013
  • "Server, Justin, outstanding. Food barely edible. If you like tough, dry steak, this is the place"
    Dined on 9/6/2013
  • "I thought the food was very good, but the sides could have used (asparagus in particular) something to make it better. Beef was good and cooked properly but a little tough for a rib eye. Restaurant was especially helpful in splitting up our checks (we had 10 people there) as I know this isn't normal policy at most."
    Dined on 8/13/2013
  • "Terrific place! The food was incredible and our server had a dry sense of humor, which we love. Beautiful renovation on the building. Comparable in price to the local favorite Lambert's. Just as good or better food and dining experience. The only issue was a table of ten -- two sisters and husbands and grandparents and four kids-- two toddlers in highchairs and two little girls about four or so. They were noisy and rude. One of the toddlers hit a lady walking by in the leg with a fork and no adult at the table seemed concerned about it. Utter devastation when they left -- chocolate cake all over the floor, truly a mess. What is wrong with people that they take four kids under five out at 7:00 on Friday night and leave chaos behind?!"
    Dined on 8/9/2013
  • "For a charming little arty town like Taos, this restaurant has a city vibe. All was great, except maybe too many staff running around, if you can imagine."
    Dined on 7/14/2013