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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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“mole” (64 reviews)
“key lime pie” (26 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
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11 - 20 of 810 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mexican chocolate cake with chipotle, ice cream and whipped cream! My wife did not want desert. I ordered one and she ate half. OMG. I had the steak special with poblano peppers, onions, bacon, cheese and tomatoes, beans, rice and pico de gallo. I ate...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While traveling through Taos, we stopped at La Cueva Cafe mid afternoon for a late luncheon. After a brief wait, we were seated outside, in the shade under a broad umbrella, on the most glorious afternoon. Our orders were taken quickly, and our waiter helped...More

Thank 1lacrosse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great locals hangout and good food. Nice vibe, especially on the patio and nice, friendly service. After 5 or 6 visits, we have found both food and service to be consistent and especially love the special mole fajitas which are often available.

Thank redmesastudio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had soup - his the Tortilla and mine the cream corn and peppers. Both were so good - tasted like the Taos area, fresh and yummy. Perfect for a Fall afternoon.

Thank Robenb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a casual meal on the lovely patio at this restaurant that is just a short walk from the plaza. Both the chile rellenos made with Hatch chiles as well as the fish tacos with cod are excellent. Just a heads up - no alcohol...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely little local flavor restaurant. So many choices but started with the Guacamole and chips, we then tried enchiladas with red & green sauces.....delicious! We enjoyed being able to enjoy the weather and sit on the patio..

Thank k_branTulsa_Oklahoma
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Mexican food and outstanding service. Conveniently located across from the plaza. Highly recommend!

Thank labull52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I like just about everything on the menu here. Particularly love the mole, and also their chicken tortilla soup. The posole is the best in Taos. Good fish and chips. And green chile cheeseburgers. I like their flan without the decorative syrups. They also deliver...More

Thank Allegra S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All the reviews are right. Everything we had was excellent. Best sopa de tortilla ever, red trout was great, Chile rellenos with New Mexico Hatch Chiles fabulous, iconic even., the service was fast and friendly, and the price is reasonable. Highly recommended!

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love places like this: it's been a fixture for years, is within walking distance of the main square (in this case The Plaza in Taos), serves good solid food, beloved by locals and tourists alike. This is a tiny restaurant with additional outdoor seating...More

Thank brooklynmurphys
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
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