The Corn Maiden

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$50 and over
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Southwest
Named for the honored symbol of the Santa Ana Pueblo, Corn Maiden is a delightful setting for a special dinner or celebration. A strong regional influence along with hints of global flavors creates a treat for your palate.

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

We will be offering a special Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet from 11am to 5pm. The last seating is at 5pm. Adults $70++, Children aged 6 - 12 $35++, Children aged 5 and under eat for free. Cancellation Fee: Full price of the meals for each cancellation.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

What 302 People Are Saying
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4.4
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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

The hostess was rude, we requested a table by the fire in a completely empty room are were told no....the dinner of short ribs was 100% fat so we politely sent back...our waiter was very nice but overall food not good and management awful....

SL
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Beautiful dining room. It was an anniversary celebration and they sat us next to the fireplace. Server was engaging and pleasant. Meal was delicious. Complimentary desert and champagne for our celebration. We will be back.

SH
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Very good food and service was great. Waited a little longer at the end but at that point there were a few big tables of people. Overall great experience!

A
New Mexico
8 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Party of 6 at 6:15 PM; great service, great food, pricey. Worth it.

OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Awesome food! Great service.... nice and quiet!

JA
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful restaurant with excellent food and service!! It was my third time eating at Corn Maiden and it is always amazing!!

MG
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful time at Corn Maiden. The food was great and we sat at the chefs bar top area and was able to see the whole kitchen. It was really neat to see the chef and cooks working together on all the food. Can’t wait until we go back again!

RB
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

I love the Corn Maiden, and I realize we were there during the Balloon Fiesta, BUT, the cocktails arrived after the soup was served. The server did not have control over the flow, and the restaurant was not full, so this was inexcusable (excuse that there was an intern at the bar). There wasn't a line waiting to get in, so my advice is to wait and see that the drinks have arrived, then put the order into the kitchen for the soup. However, the corn bisque was incredible, and my short rib entree was melt-in-your mouth delicious. So while I give the food 5 stars, service was 3 stars, overall, 4. My past experiences have been 5 stars from top to bottom.

VA
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service was excellent, very attentive. Food was perfectly prepared, presentation was good. Great special occasion dinner! Have already recommended to friends.

BL
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place does not disappoint!! Everything about Tamaya resort & spa was seamless! The customer service is OUT. OF. THIS. WORLD! We will be back!

EB
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Corn Maiden is a very special place. Great food with a team of outstanding local chefs. Great ambiance and views of the Bosque.

OT
Denver
5 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Made a dinner reservation and walked into a wine tasting dinner.

OT
New Mexico
2 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service even better food. Nice romantic dinner outside with a view of the Sandias. The local bar at the Tamaya had live music and it only helped the dinner. I’ve loved this place from the first time I went. My wife agrees and is always ready to come back. I have 1 gripe and it’s a small one. I wish they had more local wines.

5
Cincinnati
52 reviews
Dined on September 28, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Appetizers and dinners were very good. We ate from the rotisserie menu and thoroughly enjoyed both dishes. Our server was very attentive and knowledgeable. He made excellent recommendations. The only thing I would change is the cocktail menu. Great food in a great setting like that needs a better cocktail menu.

F
New Mexico
6 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and friendly attentive service! Great spot for a special occasion or romantic meal.

s
Charleston
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Over priced & average food.

MJ
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing and the staff were excellent! A definite "must try."

OT
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2019
Overall3food2service5ambience2

It was our Anniversary. In a huge room they sat a party of guys next to us. So we had no privacy. They could have sat them further away from us. It would have been a lot better. After all the room on had three tables full the rest was empty.

The food was just ok. We only had a limited menu. Which when I made the reservation it said 55$ per person but when we got there everything was separate. Also my husbands meal had to be remade.

The one good think about the entire dinner experience. Was our waiter. He did everything to make up for the evening. He was great! Honestly I wished we would have stayed at the lounge and had dinner there. It was beautiful.

OP
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall3food3service1ambience5

Poor communication skill by waitress. Got appetizers and nothing to drink for about 10 minutes. That is after I had to go in and ask about just some water.

LC
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall4food2service5ambience3

The very expensive steak was almost all fat. All of it was overpriced for what it was.

S
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience1

We looked forward to visiting the Corn Maiden for quiet evening celebrating a birthday. We walked in the front door and noise level was so high we thought we were at the wrong place. Could not hear the wait staff when trying to order the noise was so loud. She apologized and said there was a party of 50 in the next room. The noise level the entire time was out of control. clanging silverware on glasses, etc. It ruined our evening. we ate as quickly as possible and left. Party of 50 at this type of restaurant seems unreasonable. we won't be returning. Food was ok, but the noise was not.

LO
New Mexico
26 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience1

anniversary dinner. Unfortunately there was also a big dinner party going on and the service suffered. 10’ before we even were offered water. Then apologies made for slow service and noise level. Food was mediocre. We’ve eaten here for years and things change but the quality of the food shouldn’t. The steak was tough and the jumbo prawn was small.
So disappointed used to love the Corn Maiden.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience3

It’s a nicer-than-average hotel restaurant, but several guests brought rambunctious children that were allowed to run around the restaurant unchecked (seriously, a group of children played some sort of game on the ground just inches behind my chair), which seriously detracted from our dining experience. In short, it felt like an Olive Garden, but with better food and nicer decor.

A
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2019
Overall2food2service4ambience4

We were disappointed in the quality of the food at Corn Maiden. The green Chile strips we ordered as an appetizer had no heat in the Chile. They were over breaded and the breading didn’t have any seasoning. My husband’s steak was fatty, and was poorly seasoned as well. My stuffed poblano pepper looked like it had been stuffed weeks ago and then warmed through, or perhaps it just sat under the warmer for an hour forming an odd crust. It was completely without flavor while the broth it was served with was like drinking a salt shaker. The food was poor, especially for the price. I wouldn’t recommend this to a friend, even if the service was good and the ambiance lovely.

J
Indiana
8 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Beautiful and delicious

ZB
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The food was good, the ambiance and view on the patio were fantastic, and the service was attentive. Our waiter tried a little too hard to be chummy and jokey - he should tone it down a little, but he was very young so I'm sure he'll learn. Biggest gripe is that towards the end of the meal the mosquitos - who were nowhere to be seen earlier - came out in force. A couple of torches had gone out - I wonder if they had been keeping them at bay.

HC
New Mexico
6 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

The food was very good. However, our service was a little strange. Our server kept telling us to notify him if we needed anything, but was not readily available. I had to ask for bread, which I think should have been supplied automatically. He kept bowing rather than actually providing service. I know he meant well, but he kind of spoiled the occasion for us.

OT
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious. Pricey, but worth it. Even the sides/vegetables with the entrees were really fabulous.

L
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

We had dinner on a Friday night. The place was not very busy and we didn't really have much of a view of the mountains. We had a drink on the patio before dinner and just loved the views and beatiful grounds - just amazing! Then we stepped inside for dinner. The place is nice and the staff were very nice, professional and attentive. Clearly the staff or chef can't control the infrastructure, but you would think that the views would be more predominant. The atmosphere seemed dark (at least in the area we sat, and you felt detached from the beauty that was right outside.

Our meals were good to very good. The service was very good to excellent - attentive but not overwhelming. The wait staff respected that we were having business discussions and didn't interrupt us to ask if they could fill our water glasses. But the overall value was just not there. The prices seemed high for what you get. I would think that a nice, "fine dining" place like this would have white table cloths.

We will go back, but I would not "rave" about the overall value.

OT
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent atmosphere, never feel rushed. The server was friendly and efficient. The food tasted amazing and was pleasantly prepared and presented. Awesome overall experience.

EL
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate outside every evening. It was cool, peaceful, relaxing. The service was excellent. He/she was unobtrusive and attentive. It was on outstanding experience.

OT
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was very professional & accommodated special requests. Overall the food, ambience and service was just excellent. Thank you!

CZ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall3food4service3ambience4

This is the second time I’ve been to this restaurant and the service has been just OK. When you are spending $200 on dinner one would expect an attentive, knowledgeable server but that has just not been the case.

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A wonderful birthday celebration at the Corn Maiden. The food was fabulous!

JM
New Mexico
4 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall3food5service2ambience3

Too cold!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

HR
Pittsburgh
9 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience4

The food was good, but steaks were overcooked. Service was very good except for the fact that there was a larger party in an adjacent room that seemed to take precedent over our service (for instance, our food arrived later due to their appetizers needing to be served).

JM
New Mexico
4 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall3food5service5ambience5

Bring a big heavy parka. It is freezing cold in this restaurant. The food is excellent. The service is fantastic. The only thing wrong with it is that it is so cold.

s
San Francisco
14 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall2food1service5ambience3

Unfortunately, despite the lovely setting and wonderful server, this was a poor dining experience. The place was empty but Open Table would only give us a slot at 7, not 6:30 as requested. The hatch Chile’s were heavily breaded with a tiny amount of chili’s which seemed previously frozen. The special rotisserie dish with duck, ahi and prawns ( only 1, it turns out) was overpriced and almost inedible. The duck was chewy, the tuna over cooked and just salty. In fact all the food was too salty. Save your money and eat in the resorts regular restaurant.

KR
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience5

I WAS SOOOOO DISAPPOINTED! I have been to The Corn Maiden several times before, but this was my husband's first time. The menu was limited--and dull. Our food, though okay, was just not worth the price. My husband is not a wine drinker, so I always just order by the glass. The by the glass selection was down right HORRIBLE for such a pricey place. It was the same as the low end bar at the resort. Very disappointing. All grocery store wines! What is up with that!? My rib eye was (for $50) no better than I can get at the grocery store and my husbands "risoto" was crunchy! So disappointed. We had a sweet young man as a waiter, but he was too much!

M
Oklahoma City
4 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and revise were exceptional. Very nice and unusual menu