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St. Clair Winery & Bistro

4.3
831 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Notable Wine List (26)
  • Good for Anniversaries (23)

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Enjoy nationally acclaimed award winning NM wines along with a full restaurant, wine bar and retail wine shop. St Clair Winery & Bistro also offers wine tasting, patio or private dining, and live entertainment.

Please take a 3D tour of St Clair Winery & Bistro. https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=sZdhimwK2f8
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Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Wine Bar
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Weekdays: 11:00am - 4:00pm, Weekends: 9:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(505) 243-9916
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
We can host your next business lunch/dinner, rehearsal dinner, or special event! We have a private dining room and patio for groups of 20 - 80 people.

Screen and projector available upon request.
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Private party contact
Javier Rocha: (505) 243-9916
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Catering
See our Large Party Menu for all of your catering needs.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
SW - Rio Grande & I-40
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Parking details
Parking onsite.
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Public transit
City bus located in front of restaurant.
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Entertainment
Evenings, Thursday - Saturday: Live Jazz-Blues music, featuring the best local and touring groups.

Join us for Salsa Sunday! Live Salsa Music, Salsa dance lessons, Mimbres White Wine Mojitos! Visit our website for dates and times.
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Special events & promotions
February 4, 2017: Exclusive 25th Anniversary Wine Dinner: only 30 seats available: $100 per person- 5 course meal, inspired by the 5 different wine regions in France: each course will be served with a paired wine from our DH Lescombes Limited Release, or cellar collection. Dinner is hosted by the Lescombes family.

February 14, 2017: Corks and Candles: Receive Chocolate Dipped Strawberries for 2 with purchase of any bottle service.



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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

I had the most amazing experience at St. Clair last night that has my fiance and I still talking about it. Their Valentine's Day Menu was incredible. Fettuccini Pasta with Squid Ink? Wow! Not only was the food amazing but it was out incredibly quickly! Also the Wine Flights our server suggested paired perfectly with our meals. We went home with a bottle of their "Kiva Special Reserve" which was equally amazing. We will definitely be back!

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DebraH (Portland)
4.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Food was very good, pleasant, cozy atmosphere with great friendly staff.
I definitely recommend for dinner and great breakfast with wonderful pecan bacon.

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OpenTable Diner (Denver)
4.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Definitely an excellent value close to the old town in Albuquerque. A little hectic getting seated due to the large crowd when we arrived, but otherwise the service was excellent and we did not feel rushed. Besides flights of wine, you were given an opportunity to taste a wine before purchasing a bottle.

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OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Surprisingly good food and a great value. My husband had the pecan crusted trout, which was excellent and only $15. I opted for a Spinach salad. I find their wines to be on the sweet side but enjoyed my tasting. We had a play to get to and the service was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

The food is just absolutely delicious. Nice flair that it all is made with a local wine that is paired perfectly with it. The service is top notch....especially Sydney!!! She was fantastic!!!!!

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OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

Amzing place and really enjoyed the extensive wine selection

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DLSK (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

This was our second visit. We received a GC for our anniversary. I ordered the Steak Bernaise medium well. One piece was well done and the other rare which I gave half to my husband as it was too rare for me. It was even too rare for him. Chef was way off on this one. The flavor of our meals were very good and our waiter was too. I did mention it was our anniversary, a complimentary dessert would have been awesome! I like the wine tasting flights. It's a nice way to sample different wines. Prices are reasonable.
Both times we were seated by the bar where there are way too many TV's. If they're going to be on in the dining room, consider what is on them. One had the history of the winery which was great, the other had a violent cop show. Not conducive to an enjoyable dinner out. We'll be back to try the brunch as we still have some left on our GC but we'll ask to sit away from the bar area.

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KimT (Charlotte)
5.0  Dined on January 26, 2018

St. Claire's is a fantastic restaurant. The food and service were what you might expect in a more expensive restaurant. We greatly enjoyed our pecan encrusted trout and the wine was delicious, all very reasonably priced. Try the wine ice cream and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere. We loved it so much we went back a second time before heading to the airport.

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OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on January 25, 2018

Went for date night. Great experience and food was great. Best steak I tried so far. Is expensive but was worth it.

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OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

This restaurant is our favorite and is worth the drive. I highly recommend it to everyone.

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vipsuede (New Mexico)
4.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

My friend's first time, he's a cattleman and thought the rib eye was delicious. I had the pecan crusted trout and i loved it. Service was excellent; the server was on point but not overbearing.

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cdoh (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Great dinner and service! My wife and I had our first date at St. Claire so it's a special place. We'll be back!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

My wife and I tried St. Clare for the first time on Saturday the 13th. We were seated within 5 minutes of our reservation time. The table was in the middle of the dining area and a cold breeze came in every time the door opened. The staff was friendly and service was good. The waitress did forget to bring a cup of coffee that was ordered when we placed our dessert order. I had a chicken, green chili pasta that was flat on flavor. I will give it another try, perhaps for Sunday brunch.

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vipJimbo (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on January 11, 2018

Excellent meal, delightful atmosphere, and stellar service!!!

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OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on January 8, 2018

Great food. Great Service. Great Wine. Great atmosphere. Great place!

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OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Some of the seating has poor lighting, otherwise very nice.

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OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

First time going to this place. Been wanting to go for a while and decided on making it our date night dinner place. Great atmosphere, good food and wine. The service was a bit slow. Our server did pay attention to the table next to us a bit more so that was a little disappointing. I would give it another try and see if service is better.

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JP59 (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 2, 2018

This was my second visit to the restaurant in the last 9 months passing through on travel and it didn't disappoint! Love the variety of wines and menu options. I enjoyed a red flight and shared a small plate of brussel sprouts with my guest. Delicious!! We both had difficulty picking an entree as the choices all sounded so good! I enjoyed the chicken and pasta which was nicely spiced and a very generous portion size (leftovers of course) ! My guest enjoyed the pecan crusted chicken with fig sauce. We were both delighted with our selections! Our server was terrific and very helpful. We bought a couple of bottles of wine to take on our trip! Overall another great visit and hope to make it again in a few months! Highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
1.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

We were disappointed as soon as we walked in... way too bright, lots of screaming kids, tv screens and a plastized menu with pictures. Basically a glorified Denny’s. It sounded good from the website, but we realized we’d made a mistake... not the “winery/bistro” we were expecting. We were offered a new harvest sweet blush wine, which seems like an odd choice in mid-winter. We didn’t stay, so I have no idea if the food was good or not. Oh well.

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OpenTable Diner (New Mexico)
2.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

We've eaten at St. Clair's in the past and really enjoyed the experience. Granted, it was years ago. This occasion was my wife's birthday and we invited a couple to join us for dinner. The food was just average. My ribeye was overcooked, the squash was mushy. The filet medallions were so/so and the béarnaise was somewhat tasteless. The only food that was very good was the fish & chips. Wine was superb, our server was very good (Josh), and the wine ice cream was interesting. All in all, it'll probably be some time before we try St. Julian's Winery & Bistro again.

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