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High Sierra Bar & Grill

££ - £££
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar
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Hwy 170, El Dorado Hotel, Terlingua, TX
+1 432-371-3282
12:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Fri 12:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Houston, Texas
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110 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Finding a decent place for a meal in this part of Texas is a challenge, needless to say. Fortunately, I found this place on a recommendation by one of the staff Big Bend Natl Park. The place is VERY informal, matching its surroundings in Terlingua. However, the menu has plenty of width, from regional appetizers to Tex-Mex to steaks. I... More 

Thank Gregory M
Crestview, Florida
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237 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped to have a beer, and found a good selection of Big Bend Brewery beers and Tejas beer. Interesting decor; lots of interesting signs and paintings.

Thank kmsmolen
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love going to High Sierra everytime we are in the area!! The Mexican food is Fantastic!!! But the very best thing at High Sierra is sitting outside on the upstairs Balcony, overlooking The Chisos Mountains, watching the Amazing Sunsets!!! We usually eat there almost every night while on vacation.

Thank CindyGary F
Austin, Texas, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Deanna and Herman are the owners and your hosts while staying at the El Dorado Hotel in Terlingua. The High Sierra Bar & Grill is where you'll want to grab a bowl of their award-winning chili, listen to live music and connect with the lifeblood of the community.

Thank Tiffany H
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here a couple of times during a three day stay in Terlingua. To be honest, both times we had beer and their award winning chili. The staff is very nice and attentive. There is live music and other entertainment.....ie; the business' pet goat! while we were there he did his best escape from alcatraz impersonation and promptly ate half... More 

Thank Woody D
Hudson, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for a late lunch. Food was pretty good and the price was fair. Definitely had a local flair to it. Service was good, overall a good place to eat at.

Thank Patriot45
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for some nachos for lunch just after the hustle and bustle of the chili cook off. Chelsea at the bar said they had over 20000 people come to check out the festivities for the week. Kind of hard to beat the pulled pork nachos.

Thank Jeremiah M
New Braunfels, Texas
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129 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Grab a cool drink of beer or wine & soak up the desert atmosphere! You can sit at the bar or grab a table upstairs or downstairs, all having a view of the giant screen TV (football) or stage (musicians). Outside on the shaded, breezy porch, one October Saturday afternoon, folks gathered to hear acoustic country songs. Above the porch... More 

Thank Holidav
Mechanicsville, Maryland, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

My favorite place to eat and drink in Terlingua! The owners Herman and Deanna are wonderful host's who make you feel right at home! The burritos and burgers are particularly good, as are the chicken wings! They have a good selection of beer and what's on tap is the coldest around. On top of all this they have amazing musical... More 

Thank Brian W
Silver Spring, Maryland
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Somehow my brother and I weren't wowed, but dinner was certainly adequate. BIggest TV screen I've ever seen, but then this is Texas.

Thank Piccadilly8

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hwy 170, El Dorado Hotel, Terlingua, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Terlingua
  • Phone Number: +1 432-371-3282

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?