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Address: 9 State Road 150, Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: +1 575-758-5826
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Description: World Class Live Music Venue. World's Most powerful solar powered radio...
World Class Live Music Venue. World's Most powerful solar powered radio station. Full bar and restaurant • Opens at 4pm • Happy Hour 4p-6p everyday
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Awesome little bar/radio station

Great burgers and a good atmosphere. Usually have some sort of live music in the weekly lineup that is always a little bit of everything. Have been fortunate enough to see some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Blake M
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Ranchos De Taos, New Mexico
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71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I have reviewed the Solar Center before and gave it a very positive review. Tonight, however, my opinion changed. We attended an concert event, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, and this review is not meant to disparage the orchestra. They were fabulous. The musicianship and the harmonies, unequaled. It was the management of the event that was a real disappointment. We... More 

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Colorado USA
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105 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This place didn't interest me at all. A bar and not much more. They advertise some but nothing much to attract me again.

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Illinois
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

We listened to KTAO on 101.9 for an hour on our way into and out of Taos, as well as during our visit in town. We drove out to the radio station to see it broadcast in the glass booth in the restaurant, as well as spend some money on food there to give it some support. The solar panel... More 

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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great burgers and a good atmosphere. Usually have some sort of live music in the weekly lineup that is always a little bit of everything. Have been fortunate enough to see some really cool acts come through. I also enjoy the food, and the big patio out back. Stop by grab a beer and burger, and relax and take in... More 

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Santa Fe
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155 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We came upon this place after finding other restaurants with long waiting times. It is a combo solar center, radio station, bar, restaurant and live music venue! We wandered through the long hallway and eventually found ourselves in a large open bar area. Seating included overstuffed chairs, couches, bar tables and an assortment of stools. We sat by the window... More 

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Myrtle Beach
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

We have been here several times to listen to live music.we tried different items from there menu and enjoyed them all.the atmosphere was great as well as the season warms up the live entertainment moves outside looking foward to this years line up. Definitely a place to check out while in the Taos area!

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223 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

There's a lot going on at the KTAOS Solar Center. It's a radio station. It's a bar and restaurant. It's a live music venue, featuring bands from around the world. The view of the mountains is fantastic. (I understand why one of the commercials for the bar uses the line "come and drink in the view." Very clever.) In the... More 

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Taos, New Mexico
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94 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

One of the best music venues in Taos, with the best view, too! And the food is very good, as well, especially for bar food. Great for all ages.

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Fort Worth, TX
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

We live only a mile away, so this bar/music venue is place we visit frequently. Just a couple of things to note: the music rarely starts earlier than a half hour late. It must be something about the elevation! If the act is doing a sound check at the time they were supposed to start, the music will start 30-45... More 

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Taos, NM
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

the solar center is a great building, with one of the best views around of the mountains. the atmosphere is chill, and the outdoor area is fantastic! the music venue is great for dancing, lots of room and a decent wooden dance floor. if only there were some good music there other than bad pop music and white boy reggae.... More 

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Additional Information about The KTAOS Solar Center

Address: Address: 9 State Road 150, Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: +1 575-758-5826
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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