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La Cueva Cafe

Mexican, , Latin
135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
+1 575-758-7001
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
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1 - 10 of 822 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to this restaurant twice, because it was so good. The food was excellent, very reasonable, and the staff was so kind and friendly. They did such a great job, from the appetizers through dessert. It is a small, very local place, nothing fancy,...More

Thank Adventure-hiker2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here for lunch on visit to Taos. Many restaurants to choose from, this one was super. My husband reported it was best Mexican food he has ever eaten. Another customer came inside from outside eating area to tell the chef his chili relleno was...More

Thank gmalas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The inside seating area is TINY. We sat on the patio. The food was very good. I would recommend ordering some guacamole. All the food we ordered was flavorful and done right. Don't let the building fool you and drive by, stop in, they have...More

Thank Bobwis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the outside you might pass by this place all day long without giving it a second look. It's nothing fancy but advertises that 95% of their menu is gluten free, which I need. I had the fish tacos in soft corn tortillas and they...More

Thank Martha G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best Chiles Rellenos ever. You might have to wait for a table, but you’ll be glad. All the food is good, and the location is convenient, just a block from the Plaza.

Thank AckeeLady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took some advice to stop in this humble place on a busy corner. The atmosphere was homey, the service was superb and friendly, the food was spectacular. We were thrilled of all the options that we got to eat here.

Thank Denny H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely dinner in their tiny front dining room. The service and the food was great! They told us they were working on their license to serve beer in the near future. The key lime pie was excellent. The only drawback was that...More

Thank Heleen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Taos for the Wool Festival. After a great day of wandering the festival, we walked down the street from the B&B for dinner. La Cueva is just this side of being a hole-in-the-wall on the main drag of Taos. It is by...More

Thank MikeSteeves
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stopped in here for lunch when walking around downtown Taos. It doesn't look like much from the outside but worth coming in! There are only about 5 tables for indoor seating but there was a large patio for nicer weather. I...More

Thank Erin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We both had pretty good food here, but one reason we came was that they advertise all Gluten Free food, which I need to have, and I was really surprised when I was served flour tortillas. They did exchange them for corn when I asked....More

Thank Bern666
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Questions & Answers
14 November 2016|
Response from Travel_Gigi | Reviewed this property |
When I was there I didn't ask for any, but it never hurts to ask! Good Luck
29 May 2016|
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Response from HornPlayer2013 | Reviewed this property |
There was a couple with a small dog the day we went
Darrell D
6 December 2015|
Response from 691Saska | Reviewed this property |
Opn for breakfast, lunch and dinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946 (Formerly Rellenos Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-758-7001
  • E-mail
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