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The Bull Ring

4.4
531 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
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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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Seafood, American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday:11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Daily: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(505) 983-3328
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Socorro Balcorta
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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...
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Private party contact
Lisa M. Wilson: (505) 983-3328
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Marcy
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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.
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Public transit
Public Transportation is provided by the Rail Runner.
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Entertainment
Classical Guitarist plays on Friday & Saturday Nights from 6:30p - 9:00pm.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 531 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Great meal and meeting the owner, Harry, was a treat.

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5.0Dined on May 16, 2018

When bread arrived it had hair attached. They apologized and that’s all they offered for such a disgusting situation. I have worked at many restaurants and if this happened we would have offered some type of compensation such as a desert. Not at this restaurant!
Food was mediocre for the price.

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5.0Dined on May 16, 2018

This is the third time we have celebrated our wedding anniversary at the Bull Ring. We are not big beef eaters so on the special occasion when we do get steaks we don't want to be disappointed. Bull Ring never fails us. Side dishes are very good. Highly recommend the rhubarb/peach and rhubarb/raspberry pies. They are scrumptious.

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

This was our first visit to this iconic steakhouse and we were not disappointed...much. The service including the hostess and each member of the serving staff was terrific..efficient, friendly and engaging. The option of indoor or outdoor seating was available, but the ambiance of the steakhouse is best felt inside. The wine list was interesting and very reasonably priced for the location.

The steaks were excellent..both the petite filet and the bone-in version were butter tender, flavorful and presented with sizzling butter accompaniment. They were the stars of the meal. Other courses were fairly average to slightly underwhelming. For starters, we chose the shrimp cocktail and clam chowder..shrimp were fresh and generous, but smothered in cocktail sauce. The clam chowder was very average and a bit disappointing. The house salad was generous; the Caesar salad was ruined by overly garlicky dressing. Au Gratin potatoes were cheesy but not as creamy or saucy as advertised. The steamed broccoli could not have been plainer.

With the steak as incredible as it was, I hope we just picked our starters and sides poorly. We will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Been coming here every year, for 10 years, for our wedding anniversary. Super yummy steaks with all the fixins! We look forward to taking friends and family to the Bull Ring because the atmosphere and the food is expertly prepared.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Simply OUTSTANDING! Food selection, Service, Beverage possibilities and quality.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

We had 4 different entrees and everyone was pleased. Mussels were excellent and salad was excellent - surprising for a beef restaurant! Only disappointment were sides - creamed spinach lacked much taste and mac and cheese lacked cheese. But overall we were more than satisfied.

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

In Santa Fe after traveling to Wheeler’s Peak and stopped in for dinner. Have eaten at many of the top steakhouses in US and I would rate Bull’s Ring in top 10. Food was excellent as well service.

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5.0Dined on May 10, 2018

This was our first time here. We knew it was pricey but didn't mind since we were celebrating an anniversary. Food and service were excellent and it was a thoroughly enjoyable evening. We were happy to have some food to take home but I was disappointed to see they use styrofoam take-out containers which do not degrade in the landfill.

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

Wonderful classic atmosphere, always a consistently enjoyable dining experience!!

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

For our special occasion our waiter as well as support staff made our night even more special with the little extras! Great Job!!

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Consistent and Special! High quality food, service and environment.

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Food was great. Bring your appetite, as the portions are large.

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3.0Dined on April 29, 2018

This was a special day for us as it was our anniversary. The facility was very clean and very friendly staff. The only issue I have with this visit was my total bill was $198 for two steaks, au gratin potatoes, coconut shrimp and two glasses of wine. That seems very expensive and outrageous. Will find another rplace to dinner for anniversary as $200 for 6 items is way to much.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Excellent steak, great meal, very nice wine list. The Escargot and Mushroom Caps are a must. The filet was delicious and cooked to perfection. Our wait staff was spot on.

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5.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Lovely quiet place for relaxing dinner!
Steaks yummy and service good.
Second time there and will go back next time we’re here .👍❤️

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4.0Dined on April 19, 2018

A tasty steak for lunch at a reasonable price, place was empty but it could just be the time of year for this town.

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Excellent service and ambiance after a busy day of sightseeing! Filets, and shoestring potatoes were superb! A truly memorable dining experience!!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Service was amazing!! Food was great! Got the RSVP I needed.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Always good food and service. The steak sandwich always delivers.

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3.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Reminiscent of the classic, old world gentleman’s supper club. We had a large round booth which was nice to have and service was very attentive. We found the food good but not great; a $45 steak should be perfect and it was average. Everything was a la cart so dinner for two with a cocktail each and no dessert came to just under $200. For that I expect to be wowed and sadly I was not. While it was a fine dinner, the restaurant did not live up to the hype.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Great atmosphere and friendly staff! Owner is so kind & inviting. Food was cooked to perfection and timely serving as well. Clean and comforting atmosphere!

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1.0Dined on April 8, 2018

When we walked in for our reservation, the hostess was very cold and unfriendly, We went to our table and someone came by and threw some vegetables in front of us - no welcome or any thing. We did have a menu and the lest expensive item on the menu was almost $50. After sitting at the table for a couple of minutes, we decided that we did not want to spend that kind of money on such a cold and unfriendly atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Very 1950’s style Steak House. Business dinner friendly. Entrees are solo so prepare to order sides. Decent bar and espresso. Great mashed potatoes. Rather pricey, but they did have a special one night of Chilean sea bass which was very good. Staff aims to please.

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2.0Dined on March 30, 2018

The Santa Fe Bull Ring is a very average steak house with extraordinarily high prices. I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone because of their inflated prices. I expected an experience to remember and what I got was an “average” steak house experience. I could have made a better steak at home.

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3.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Our server mixed up our orders. My filet was medium and his larger filet was medium rare. She didn’t return to the table very soon so we just made the best of it and he gave me part of his in exchange for mine. But for the $50 price my husband paid for just the meat, it would have been nice to have it done the way he wanted it.

We nearly had the restaurant to ourselves on a Monday night so the service was disappointing. I don’t think we will go back any time soon.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Awesome service from start to finish. Food was delicious and came out extremely hot as it should have. Our steak and lobster was cooked to perfection. We visited Santa Fe for business and would definitely come back.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Greatest steakhouse !
You can have a discreet conversation and service is impeccable. A fabulous olde style
fine dining destination.

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3.0Dined on March 16, 2018

I had ordered a rib eye med rare and it came out med well. Another at the table had ordered a large filet med well and it came out rare with a charred outside. Twice he had to send it back to the kitchen. The meat taste was ok nothing special compared to a top steak house like in NYC or DC. Especially when they are charging NYC or DC steakhouse prices. The waiter was knowledgeable of the menu and attentive to the needs of those at the table. All in all it was just another meal, welcomed though after so many choices of NM food in the area and days of eating it.

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4.0Dined on March 14, 2018

We had heard others talk about this traditional steak restaurant but hadn't tried it until this week. The menu is substantial with dinner and bar/lunch options. The format is similar to other steakhouses like Morton's or Ruth's Chris so be ready for a big tab. We managed by keeping the steaks small and splitting sides where we could. Our server was quick with recommendations and attentive so, no issues there. The steaks were perfect. Our dessert was pecan pie a la mode - a nice finish to a good meal.

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3.0Dined on March 8, 2018

The food (particularly the aged steak) is fantastic. However, service is unfortunately not always on par. With that in mind, it is still worth a visit if you are a steak fanatic!

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Best steak in New Mexico.

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4.0Dined on February 26, 2018

I took my friend out there for prime rib. I friend of mine had treated me to prime rib there several weeks ago and it was excellent. This most recent time, not so much.

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2.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Everything was great besides the fact that I made a reservation and there wasn't a table for my reservation very upsetting so I had to sit at the bar I don't even drink or anything like that so I do not like to be seen at the bar

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3.0Dined on February 25, 2018

The food was excellent, but to call an automatic 20% that is added to the bill a 'tip' , is unethical and offensive, and it offers no opportunity for extra 'tip' when deserved, nor a lesser 'tip' for poor service. Our service was only fair, and certainly did not deserve a 20% tip. 17% or 18% would have been reasonable. Adding 20% to the already over-priced alcoholic drinks was also unacceptable. The greed of the owners dampened our otherwise enjoyable dinner experience.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

The owner was very funny! Friendly and made us feel right at home. Delicious food and drinks. Great service! Great experience!

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1.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Delicious prime rib, sides, salad and cheesecake. Partner said same on grilled salmon. Very crowded on a Friday night but service remained excellent, and not hurried at all.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Excellent service. Food was perfectly prepared.

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Tha lady st the front desk was awesome and the service outstanding

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

It's no wonder that this restaurant has such a good reputation in our town. Restaurant Week is a great chance to go to places we otherwise could not afford. I wish you had winter "locals" specials once in a while for those of us who can't afford your great food on a regular basis!

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