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Address: 9 State Road 150, Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: +1 575-758-5826
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Description: World Class Live Music Venue & the World's Most Powerful Solar Powered...
World Class Live Music Venue & the World's Most Powerful Solar Powered Radio Station. Full bar and restaurant • Opens at 4PM • Happy Hour 4PM-6PM 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
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great place to go grab some drinks & enjoy some good music. Live music almost every week ranging from reggae to rock. Incredible views of the Taos mountains, not to mention the glorious sunsets! Staff extremely courteous & attentive. Not to mention that you can see through the glass windows into the solar powered radio stations! Great place to bring... More 

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Grover Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is the greatest place ever! Live music events, the radio station, bar and food with both indoor and outdoor seating, great food and friendly staff. I was here for Holiday parties and had a blast! It's right down the hill from the ski resort too!

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Ranchos De Taos, New Mexico
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75 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

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 100 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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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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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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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