Soup and Salads
Cobb Salad or Half Cobb: Crisp fresh lettuce topped with cheese, black olives, hickory bacon, chopped tomato, onion, sliced avocado and hard boiled egg slices. Lite Cobb substitute cheese and bacon with Feta. Add Chicken or Salmon or Sirloin Strips
Chicken or Beef Fajita Salad: Grilled chicken or sirloin strips tossed with peppers and onions over a bed of lettuce in a fried flour tortilla bowl. Topped with sour cream, guacamole and salsa.
Traditional Caesar Salad: Add Chicken or Salmon or Sirloin Strips
Green Chile Stew or Soup du Jour: Cup or Bowl Add a tortilla
Served with choice of potato salad, coleslaw, French fries, cottage cheese, or chips.
Upgrade to onion rings or seasoned fried green beans
Elephant Butte Dam Good Burger: 1/4 lb. Fresh all-beef-patty with Cheddar cheese and green Chile strips.
Big Butte Burger ...featured on the New Mexico Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail 1/3 lb. Fresh all-beef-patty with choice of cheese: Cheddar, Swiss or Jack cheese. Extra Toppings: green Chile, grilled mushrooms, BBQ sauce,bacon,guacamole, grilled onions. Served with lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion and choice of side. Add: Chili Con Carne, cheese & onions
Patty Melt: Beef patty topped with sauteed onions & Swiss cheese sandwiched between grilled rye bread.
Classic Reuben: Sliced Corned Beef and sauerkraut topped with 1000 Island Dressing & Swiss cheese on rye bread.
Philly Cheese Steak: Shaved sirloin steak, peppers & onions with melted Swiss cheese on a hoagie roll.
Gyro Pita: Beef & Lamb loaf on pita, shredded lettuce, tomatoes and cucumber with ranch dressing.
Pita Veggie: Feta cheese, cucumbers, avocado tomatoes and lettuce with lemon dressing.
Soup and Sandwich: 1/2 Turkey or ham sandwich on sourdough bread, with a cup of green Chile stew or soup du jour.
Turkey Bacon Avocado: Sliced turkey, avocado & hickory bacon stacked on sourdough bread or pita bread.
Southwest Turkey: Grilled Turkey, Cheddar cheese & Hatch green Chile on toasted sourdough bread.
New Mexican Classics
Rio Grande Enchilada Plate: Three corn tortillas layered the New-Mexican way with Cheddar & Jack cheese, smothered in red of green Chile sauce. Served with rice & beans. Add an egg Add chicken or beef
Green Chile Quesadilla: Blended Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheeses with Hatch green Chile melted in a large flour tortilla. Served with salsa, sour cream and guacamole. Add shredded chicken
Chile Rellenos: Two cheese stuffed Hatch Green Chiles lightly breaded and fried. Smothered in red or green Chile sauce. Served with rice and beans.
Bean Burrito: Flour tortilla stuffed with beans and cheese, smothered in red or green Chile sauce. Served with rice and beans. Add shredded chicken or sirloin strips
Carne Adovada Burrito: Pork marinated in red Chile with potatoes and cheese. Smothered in red or green Chile. Served with rice and beans.
Super Nachos: Tortilla chips layered with cheese, taco beef, beans, green Chile sauce, lettuce and tomatoes. Topped with guacamole, salsa and sour cream Or have 1/2 order
Tres Taco Plate: Three shredded chicken or beef tacos stuffed with shredded lettuce, cheese and tomatoes. Choice of hard or soft taco shells. Served with rice and beans.
Ivory Tusk Favorites
Santa Fe Club Wrap: Choice of turkey or ham with lettuce, tomato, cheese, bacon, green Chile and chipotle mayonnaise, wrapped in a flour tortilla. Served with a choice of side. A house favorite!
Chicken Strips: Served with French fries and a choice of ranch or bleu cheese dressing. Try them tossed in BBQ or Hot sauce!
Old Fashioned Chicken Fried Steak: Chicken fried steak, hand pressed served with mashed potatoes or French fries.
Fish & Chips...Our best seller: A gigantic battered cod filet served with crispy French fries, coleslaw and tartar sauce.
Healthy Choice & Low Carb Options
Bun-less Burger: 1/3 lb all-beef patty with Swiss cheese and grilled onions. Served with vegetable and a side salad.
Southwest Chicken: Grilled chicken breast smothered in green Chile Alfredo sauce and cheese. Served with vegetable and a side salad. For healthier choice substitute Alfredo sauce with green Chile sauce.
Teriyaki Chicken Stir-Fry: Chicken & vegetables sauteed in a teriyaki sauce served on a bed of rice.
Chicken Strips with Fries
Macaroni and Cheese
Corndog with Fries
Cobb Salad or Half Cobb Salad
Crisp fresh lettuce topped with cheese, black olives, onions, hard-boiled egg, hickory bacon, chopped tomato, and sliced avocado.
Add 4 oz. grilled chicken , grilled salmon, grilled sirloin strips, 8 oz. grilled chicken
Fajita Salad: Chicken or Beef
Grilled chicken or sirloin strips tossed with peppers and onions over a bed of lettuce in a fried flour tortilla bowl. Topped with sour cream, guacamole and salsa.
Traditional classic with Romaine lettuce tossed in creamy Caesar dressing with parmesan cheese and croutons.
Add grilled chicken or grilled salmon or grilled sirloin strips
Spinach salad with black olives, pepperoncini, chopped tomato, and Feta Cheese.
Sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil, drizzled with olive oil and sweet balsamic glaze.
Green Chile Stew or Soup du Jour
Cup or Bowl Add a tortilla
Grande Bowl includes a flour tortilla
Green Chile Quesadilla
Melted cheddar & jack cheese with Hatch green Chile between two large flour tortillas and griddled to perfection. Add shredded chicken.
Popcorn Shrimp and Chips
Shrimp and chips tossed in malt vinegar served with cocktail sauce.
Breaded and fried chicken strips, zucchini, cheddar poppers, onion rings, mushrooms and mozzarella sticks. Full order of any individual item
4 large Black Tiger Shrimp served with horseradish cocktail sauce and lemon.
Order of 6 shrimp.
Oysters on the Half Shell
A dozen served with horseradish cocktail sauce and lemon.
(Caution: Shellfish may be hazardous to your health)
Groups of 10 or more will have 20% gratuity added.
Our meat is USDA Choice. Entrees are served with vegetable along with your choice of baked potato or basmati rice, including soup or salad.
14 oz. Rib Eye steak grilled to your specifications. Our most popular steak!
New York Strip Steak
8 oz. steak grilled to your liking. Choice of potato or rice with vegetable.
16 oz. steak suited to your taste. Choice of potato or rice with vegetable.
16 oz. Southwestern T-Bone smothered with red or green Chile, fried potatoes, pinto beans, jack and cheddar cheese with a flour tortilla.
Port Wine Glazed Pork Chop
Pan seared 12 oz. pork chop seasoned with jerk seasonings and glazed with Port wine.
Steak & Shrimp
Grilled 8 oz. New York strip steak with three fried Tiger Shrimp and cocktail sauce.
Mesquite Smoked BBQ Ribs
1/2 or Full rack
St. Louis pork ribs smothered in our house blended BBQ sauce. Choice of two sides: beans, coleslaw, French fries, cottage cheese, vegetables, potato salad or baked potato.
PASTA Served with your choice of soup or salad
Pomodoro and Linguine
Linguine pasta tossed in a light tomato sauce with fresh herbs topped with parmesan cheese. Add grilled chicken.
Tomato Basil Pasta
Pasta tossed in a light tomato sauce with fresh garlic and spinach topped with fresh mozzarella cheese.
Grilled chicken and linguine tossed in a mushroom and Marsala wine cream sauce.
Garlic Shrimp Linguine
Shrimp sauteed with butter, white wine, cream, garlic, scallions and tomatoes tossed in a linguine pasta.
Groups of 10 or more will have 18% gratuity added.
Served in a roasted garlic Beurre Blanc sauce, with vegetable and your choice of rice or baked potato.
Fried Tiger Shrimp
Butter-flied shrimp breaded in Panko crumbs and Italian seasonings. Served with vegetable and choice of rice or baked potato
Fish & Chips
Battered white fish filet served with French fries, coleslaw and tartar sauce.
Taste of New Mexico
Green Chile Chicken Lasagna
Layers of pasta, green Chile Alfredo sauce, chicken and cheddar-jack cheese. Served with a Quesadilla.
Rio Grande Enchilada Plate
Three corn tortillas layered with cheddar and jack cheeses and smothered in red or green Chile sauce. Served with rice and beans.
Add chicken or beef and Add an egg
Tres Taco Plate
Three ground beef or shredded chicken tacos stuffed with shredded lettuce, cheese and tomatoes. Choice of hard or soft shell. Served with rice and beans.
Two cheese stuffed Hatch green Chiles lightly battered and fried, and smothered in red or green Chile sauce. Served with rice and beans.
Steak & Enchiladas or Rellenos
Grilled 8 oz. KC Strip steak with three rolled cheese enchiladas or two battered Chile rellenos stuffed with cheese. Smothered in red or green Chile sauce, served with rice and beans or substitute for a baked potato.
Served with choice of potato salad, coleslaw, French fries, cottage cheese, or chips. Upgrade to onion rings
Big Butte Burger
1/3 lb. Fresh all-beef patty with choice of cheese: Cheddar, Swiss or Jack cheese. Toppings 25 cents: green Chile, grilled mushrooms, BBQ sauce, bacon, guacamole, grilled onions. Served with lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion and choice of side.
LOW CARB OPTIONS
6 oz. all beef patty with Swiss cheese and grilled onions. Served with vegetable and side salad.
Grilled chicken breast smothered in green Chile Alfredo sauce. Served with vegetable and a side salad.
New York Strip Steak
8 oz. steak. Served with vegetable and a side salad.
Add Marsala sauce
Capri Salad and Steak Combo
Half a Capri salad and an 8 oz. New York Strip steak.
Full bar available. Ask to see current wine list.
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Root Beer and Dr. Pepper
Regular or Decaf coffee, Iced Tea, Hot Tea, and Assorted Herbal Teas
Please ask your server about our dessert selection.
A 18% gratuity will be automatically added to groups of 10 or more persons.