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Prairie Star at Santa Ana Golf Club
Cuisine: American, Fusion, New American, Southwestern
Price Range: $$
At the Prairie Star restaurant on the Santa Ana Pueblo, you'll experience great food and spectacular scenery while dining in an old adobe mansion from the 1940's, complete with hand-carved wooden... Read More
At the Prairie Star restaurant on the Santa Ana Pueblo, you'll experience great food and spectacular scenery while dining in an old adobe mansion from the 1940's, complete with hand-carved wooden accents and cozy corner fireplaces. Enjoy the newly expanded patio and wine bar, where an expansive wine selection is available (more than 2,000 bottles). The menu is New American cuisine, with New Mexico and World-fusion influences. The The popular Scallop Margarita starter has green chile, red onions, avocado, cilantro, tequila, lemon and lime juice for $9. Entrees including Cedar Smoke Tenderloin, the Smoked Duck Mac n Cheese and Portobello Ravioli make for a diverse menu that encourages return visits. Dinner is served Tuesday through Sunday. The lawn adjacent to the Prairie Star is a popular spot for weddings, corporate events and other private gatherings. Located 15 minutes north of Albuquerque (Exit 242 from I-25 and travel west) at Santa Ana Pueblo near Bernalillo, it's worth the drive.
- Best Restaurants: "Be sure to request a window table when making reservations, to catch the sun setting on the Sandia Mountains."
- Recommended as Best Restaurants Because: Excellent food paired with an extensive wine list served in this flowing New Mexico structure that has great views of the Sandia Mountains.