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La Cueva Cafe

) #1 of 103 Restaurants in Taos Mexican, , Latin
135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
+1 575-758-7001
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
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71 - 80 of 731 reviews

Reviewed 12 January 2017

Great Mexican food with NM flavor. Great green salsa. Fantastic service. The space is tiny but comfortable.

Thank weathersd2016
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is a local place with food and service out of this world. The best chicken enchiladas I have ever had and guacamole to die for Small place and no alcohol but worth a visit

Thank lbbabb
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We reviewed before we went. Small restaurant but do not let the outside appearance or size fool you. Food and service was great. We had the Molle and seafood enchiladas both were very good. This lived up to the reviews we saw before we went....More

Thank David S
Reviewed 10 January 2017

My wife and I shared the combo plate in this small restaurant. It was very good and their sauce made it unique and delicious. Our total cost was about $15, meal, tax and tip. Can't be beat for quality and cost.

Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This is my favorite restaurant in town. They don't serve alcohol. The iced tea is great. I've tried a few different items on the menu, but their enchiladas mole are excellent and that's what I recommend. Wait staff are A++.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This place does serve authentic Southwest cuisine at an affordable price. I'm not too into "Mexican, New Mexican" southwest food so this had to be really good to blown me away which it didn't. I have to give it to the server who was pretty...More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I'm surprised this is the #1 rated place to eat. Service is prompt and nice. I just wasn't wowed by the food. Tried the tortilla soup, a bit thick and had too much lime. Tried the Plato Combinado - the taco and enchilada were not...More

Thank lidar
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My family is from Houston, Texas so we have great mexican food on every corner. We stumbled into this place 2 nights before Christmas (freezing) and were surprised at the small building. (Later we found out that there is more seating in a separate building...More

Thank Shawna W
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The location was very small and the parking was non existent, but the food was worth the work. The Green Chile was spicy and full of flavor. The fish tacos and seafood enchiladas were flavorful and very filling. The service was attentive and polite. Overall...More

Thank CrystalTelep
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We had a group of 10 that ate here twice during the week we were visiting Red River\Taos. On our first visit we had to wait more than 30 minutes outside but it was so worth it! I had the Asada Steak a la Tampiquena...More

Thank ivanbart
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is it possible to get the recipe for the key lime pie???? Best I've ever had but a long drive from Arkansas!
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
Are dogs allowed on the patio?
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
Is this a good place for lunch?
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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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