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418 Old Las Vegas Hwy. (Bobcat Crossing) Send to Phone
505-983-5319 | Menu
Classic New Mexican burgers to remember in a tiny off-the-beaten-path joint.
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Lunch Wed.-Sun., Dinner Wed.-Sat. (Tues.-Sun. summer)

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Dining room at THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Bobcat Bite, Santa Fe, NM

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Bobcat Bite Restaurant Review

: The green chile cheeseburgers at the Bobcat Bite, which opened in 1953, are deservedly legendary. In fact, they've been lionized in a documentary about the best hamburgers in America. The burgers are made just like they were back at the beginning, before anyone worried about fat or cholesterol. Current owners Bonnie and John Eckre grind the meat fresh every morning from chuck and hand-form it into ten-ounce patties. Topped with spicy roasted green chile strips and cheddar cheese, these are hamburgers to remember. The Eckres say they go through 200 pounds of beef a day serving customers in the tiny, off-the-beaten-path eatery, formerly a trading post. Named for the wild bobcats that used to hang out here waiting for scraps from the kitchen, the place is usually jammed, especially on Friday and Saturday nights. We like the steaks and pork chops, too, not to mention a side of sizzlin' home fries. Vegetarians take note: Your only option is a grilled cheese sandwich and a few side dishes, including potato salad.

User Ratings & Reviews for THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Bobcat Bite
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Bobcat Bite
by on Tue Sep 28, 2010 2:38 pm
When we lived in Santa Fe, we tried to get out here for lunch at least once every few weeks and it is a place we always took friends to. Everything is cooked perfectly. Love the little chalk board out front where you write your name and it is on the honor system as they don't take reservations. When traveling to Santa Fe on I-25 take the time to stop. . .BEST Green Chili cheeseburger anywhere!
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