Northeastern New Mexico Restaurants

Colfax Tavern

  • American
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

Also known as Cold Beer, New Mexico (which is painted in huge white letters on the exterior), this little red roadhouse on the way to Cimarron from Raton continues a tradition from the Prohibition era. Among the joint's trademarks are an ongoing card game, excellent green-chile burgers, Shiner Bock (a beloved beer from Shiner, Texas) on tap, Spaghetti Monday, Saturday-night dances, and a winter Jeopardy! tournament. The colorful staff and crowd make you feel right at home, especially if you're wearing cowboy boots. Keep in mind that the tavern closes nightly at 8 pm.

Restaurant Information


U.S. 64, 11 mi east of Cimarron, Colfax, New Mexico, 87740, United States



Restaurant Details:

  • No credit cards
  • Closed Tues.

Published 07/22/2015


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