About The Bull Ring

Sine 1971;
The Bull Ring has been a part of Santa Fe’s Culinary landscape for so long it's hard to think of a time when it wasn't there. The world famous Bull Ring offers all the most popular cuts, ranging in size from the the 8-oz petite filet to an enormous 40-oz porterhouse for two. The Bull Ring prepares steaks in an 1,800 degree grill and serves them on a sizzling hot plate with melted butter. The Bull Ring is also known for their juicy lamb or pork chops, mouthwatering barbecue baby back pork ribs or fresh seafood.

If you are looking for a more casual experience, the lounge is a local favorite, where you can mingle with old friends or make new ones in a Cheers-like atmosphere. The bar serves exceptional pub fare, including the succulent Prime Burger.

150 Washington Ave.
Suite 108
Santa Fe, NM 87501
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood, American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday:11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Marcy

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(505) 983-3328

Website:
http://www.santafebullring.com/

Entertainment:
Classical Guitarist plays on Friday & Saturday Nights from 6:30p - 9:00pm.

Parking Details:
Underground parking is available at 150 Washington Ave. Please receive parking ticket and the Bull Ring will validate parking ticket after 4p.m. nightly.

Public Transit:
Public Transportation is provided by the Rail Runner.

Executive Chef:
Socorro Balcorta

Private Party Facilities:
The Bull Ring can accommodate up to 60 people in a private dining area. The back room has been used for cocktail parties, wedding rehearsals, wedding dinners, Christmas parties etc...

Private Party Contact:
Lisa M. Wilson: (505) 983-3328

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Bull Ring Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

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4.5

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4.4

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4.1

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Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

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Authentic (6)
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Cozy (6)
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 (New Orleans)·Dined 2 days ago

Great place to have a steak when we were out of town

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on November 18, 2017

best steakhouse in SANTA FE! bar none! love their New York and lamb chops !!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals
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 (Denver)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We eat here several times a year and enjoy it thoroughly. Our favorite meal is a butterflied filet mignon which we share, creamed spinach, and au gratin potatoes. The decor is what I would describe as pleasant, traditional steakhouse with very comfortable banquette seating. There is a convenient parking garage comped by The Bull Ring and located underground one level below the restaurant. It has convenient elevator access.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fun, Worth the Drive
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Bull ring is a great Santa Fe restaurant and it is off the busy streets, so it is quite and the atmosphere is great. We had the clam chowder which was a special and delicious. We followed up with Steak and Fried Shrimp, and the steak was cooked as ordered. (Medium Rare) For deserts had the Pecan Pie and Chocolate Mousse. Both were very good. Great Service from the waiter. I would recommend to anyone looking for a steakhouse in Santa Fe.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Great service....while I loved the steaks not quite the flavor or presentation I was looking for
Owner came out and greeted us and our waiter was great.

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 (Amarillo)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Went to diner, had the filet, best steak ever, very tender!

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Amazing food and excellent service. We had a great time celebrating our anniversary!

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The steak was delicious. If you need a quick break from chiles and tamales and all things amazing about Santa Fe...Bull Ring is a good respite.

Our steaks were great and worth the value. Our sides were so poor. I wish we would have just ordered steaks and called it. Then our dining experience would have been more positive. Again...the steaks are great.

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on October 19, 2017

We wanted to enjoy a nice evening with friends, but ended up exhausted from the noise level (a big room with lots of tables and little ambiance). The seating was not very comfortable and the prices were SKY HIGH. A $50 steak without any sides, with only a little bread, celery, radish, and carrots as a start for the table. The steak was tasty, but mine had a lot of fat around it (at least 30%). The noise from the other tables was completely unreasonable - particularly one table, who should have been reseated. There are so many wonderful places to dine in Santa Fe - I would recommend just about any other option.

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·Dined on October 17, 2017

Food and Atmosphere were great but the server was the best server we ever had!!!We were in town from Ft Lauderdale So this was a special occasion.
Thank you!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Very good steaks, the side dishes weren't that good, decent wine selection.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Service great! Steak had to be sent back to get requested medium and still was basically rare. Expected more from the steamed broccolli which was not seasoned or salted at all (no restaurant value add at all). However, a second chance is definitely in order. The atmosphere and staff were great!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We had a wonderful dinner at The Bullring.
It will be on my list of must dine-out restaurants when visiting Santa Fe. The food and service were terrific. Great steaks, cocktails and side dishes, all well presented. Choose the main dining room for an elegant and classy venue, or tables in the bar area for an exciting vibe. Either way, a great meal awaits.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 13, 2017

The steaks we ordered were excellent. Served on hot plates that continued to cook steak and keep it hot for a long time.

Unfortunately we had tables of loud people on either side of our corner booth. So it was very noisy and uncomfortable. There were a lot of empty tables and feel they could have chosen a table for us that wasn't right near these tables (as those people were already seated when we arrived).

Major food disappointment was we had chosen to split a piece of what they called Lemon Tart. However, it seemed to be a pie, that had a dry flavorless crust and hardly any lemon flavor. With the pie crust marks on the bottom, I am almost certain it was a frozen dessert, that they were charging (I believe) $8.00 for. We did not eat more than a few bites, complained about the dessert and they removed it from our bill. Seems they should be able to find some desserts made by local bakeries that were of the same quality caliber of their other food and atmosphere.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Bull Ring is Santa Fe's BEST steak house - for any occasion!

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Excellent service and food. Have dined there several times and always found it to be excellent

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 (New England)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We were visiting Santa Fe and this restaurant came highly recommended. It did not disappoint. The steaks were excellent and were prepared perfectly.

As usual, our Open Table reservation was honored immediately upon arrival.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 6, 2017

We go to the Bull Ring every time we're in town. The service is always outstanding and the food is excellent.

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Mediocre food and service. But were in the bar. I had been to the Bull Ring for dinner last year, and it was actually awful.

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on September 30, 2017

My husband and I love to visit Santa Fe and we enjoy eating at the Bull Ring. I had the petit filet, it was excellent, cooked perfectly and well seasoned. My husband has the ribeye, and he said it was excellent also. For sides I ordered a baked sweet potato and my husband ordered a baked potato. I would not recommend this, instead for 2 people you should order 2 sides to share, like the garlic mashed potatoes and a vegetable. Overall it was very good, it's a bit pricey, but always a good choice for eating a perfect steak in Santa Fe.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Excelent cocktails
The steaks are very good, so the appetizer.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 18, 2017

Very disappointed after hearing that this place would be a great place to take my husband for his birthday. Our server was not very helpful at all. Our drinks from the bar were terrible. Couldn't even drink them. We left them on the table when we finished our dinner and our server never asked why we dint drink them. My halibut was the size of post it sticky note. (Very small for the price) After dinner, our server dint even offer us dessert.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 17, 2017

We had a wonderful dining experience. Food and staff were great.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Authentic
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Wonderful dinner in downtown Santa Fe....when you have tired of green chile and need a real steak, this is the place to be...food was outstanding, cocktails ice cold and dessert fabulous...will certainly go again...

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Good for Groups, Authentic, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Columbus)·Dined on September 15, 2017

First time to Santa Fe, it was recommended by a local. Had a nice meal with friends, good steak and fresh seafood

Tags: Casual
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 (Naples)·Dined on September 12, 2017

We have been to many popular , chain steakhouses, but this one has topped all of them! The atmosphere was quiet with nice music, and luxurious surroundings to make you feel elegant. The wait staff were friendly and attentive. The food was outstanding. First we were served a plate of fresh vegetable and dip while we looked over our menu and sipped our cocktails. Then fresh bread and butter arrived. Our salad greens were so crisp, fresh, and sweet tasting. Our steaks were so tasty, tender, and cooked to perfecting without allot of seasoning on them. The vegetables were so fresh and cooked to perfection also. Dessert was absolutely melt in your mouth good. Truly, this was our favorite place we have ever been to for an elegant, wonderful dinner. We visited with the manager on our way out and conveyed our pleasure with the entire evening. She was so kind and appreciated our feedback. We would love to return there some day and hope that they expand their business to other cities. Please go to dine here as you will not be disappointed!

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Great coctails and loved the circular booths. We ordered our very expensive steaks medium rare plus and they were served still mooing. Old style place with elevator music. Not for foodies!

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Best dining experience we've had in year. Our server Andy was attentive and efficient. Appropriately friendly. Food was excellent. We had a fillet and a halibut. No question best prepared halibut I've ever hsd.

Will definitely return next trip to Santa Fe. Highly recommend.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on September 7, 2017

Love the bar. Food and service were good. Wine prices too high by the glass for less than par selections.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Excellent restaurant across the board. Enjoyed filet mignons--one medium rare, one medium--both done to perfection. Salads and sides were also quite good. Service was attentive, but not intrusive, and very helpful. Recommended.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 2, 2017

Andy was awesome as our Server we enjoyed our evening

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Good food and service but way overpriced. There are much better restaurants In the area to choose from.

Tags: Disabled Access, Quiet Conversation
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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 30, 2017

We never miss a chance to dine at the Bull Ring when we are in Santa Fe, and we weren't disappointed. Great food and dining experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on August 28, 2017

I was in town visiting my son. This is the 3rd time at this restaurant and each time it's been outstanding. I would recommend for any occasion. Be prepared to pay for a wonderful meal, but it's worth every cent.

ENJOY!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on August 27, 2017

I have been to The bull Ring several times all have been wonderful except this last time my steak was tough and brought to the waiters attention to no avail

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on August 25, 2017

The food was the best ever. The service was excellent ! The entire evening was so very enjoyable. The filet was cooked perfectly and was " melt in your mouth good". All of the food tasted great and we topped it off with pecan pie and vanilla ice cream. Now how can you beat that for dessert?

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Authentic, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on August 21, 2017

Awesome. Steak melts in your mouth

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 (New Mexico)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Here is an expensive restaurant that is worth every penny. The Bull Ring specializes in steaks...absolutely THE best you will ever eat. Sides include all the classics and a few surprises and can be easily chosen for a meal without meat at all. Never ever disappoints. Generous drinks, great wine list and good advice from their sharp, well informed staff. First class all the way.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Paleo Friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (Austin)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Went during Indian Market. They were busy, but still made us feel welcome and important. Steak was great. Will be back next year!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation
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 (New England)·Dined on August 20, 2017

The restaurant has a great selection of steaks. The steaks are prepared expertly to the diner's request. The steaks are served sizzling. The sides are excellent and pair well with the main course.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies
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