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Owl Bar

77 Highway 380, San Antonio, NM - (575) 835-9946
Posted By Donald Skipwith on 9/5/2010 4:40:00 PM
I regularly pass through San Antonio on my way from my home in Albuquerque to my mountain house in Cloudcroft...in fact I am always hopeful that I have time to stop at the Owl for New Mexico's signature green chile cheeseburger. The Owl is what roadfood is about, fast and delicious. You have a choice in San Antonio and it is the Owl.

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4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Green Chile Cheeseburger
French Fries
Green chile cheese Fries
Onion Rings
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The quality of chile makes all the difference in a green chile cheeseburger. The Owl uses full-flavored, hot green chile atop a hand-formed patty of crusty-fried beef. The chile's heat is complemented by the beef and balanced by the layer of creamy cheese on top. This one is fully dressed with all available condiments -- the only way to go.
"The quality of chile makes all the difference in a green chile cheeseburger. The Owl uses full-flavored, hot green chile atop a hand-formed patty of crusty-fried beef. The chile's heat is complemented by the beef and balanced by the layer of creamy cheese on top. This one is fully dressed with all available condiments -- the only way to go."
Michael Stern





The Owl's green chile turns ordinary french fries into a memorable side dish.
"The Owl's green chile turns ordinary french fries into a memorable side dish."
Cliff Strutz


The view from my counter seat gives a small hint of the, shall we say, eclectic decor at this extremely colorful roadhouse.
"The view from my counter seat gives a small hint of the, shall we say, eclectic decor at this extremely colorful roadhouse."
Michael Stern


Just a couple of minutes off I-25 south of Socorro, the Owl Bar is a must-stop location for any traveler in search of unique regional specialties.
"Just a couple of minutes off I-25 south of Socorro, the Owl Bar is a must-stop location for any traveler in search of unique regional specialties."
Michael Stern


Ground Beef and chile may be a flavor combination created by the chile gods for the good of humankind.
"Ground Beef and chile may be a flavor combination created by the chile gods for the good of humankind."
Anne Ritchings


As you approach the owl Bar, you will see this sign painted on the end of the building.
"As you approach the owl Bar, you will see this sign painted on the end of the building."
Anne Ritchings



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