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Abe's Cantina y Cocina

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489 State Road 150, Arroyo Seco, NM 87514
505/776-8643
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place for Family

The food was very good and the bar was a great place top meet the locals. They made you feel at home and welcomr.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2014
RandyDiane
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Wausau, Wisconsin
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Norman, Oklahoma
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

I like this place because I was staying in the ski valley and didn't want to drive to town for wine. Also they had a cork screw when i couldn't find one at a gas station when I was in town. Very nice staff and good selection of wine.

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Orlando
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Family-run since forever. Homemade tamales and the green sauce is to die for, which is really saying something in New Mexico! Closes at 430p so make it for breakfast or lunch. Very casual, feels like your grandmom has made you lunch. Such a treasure, worth the trip out to Arroyo Seco - great drive by the way, take Rim Road

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Austin, Tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I love the little bar in Arroyo Seco, Get a shot of tequila and eat a homemade tamale. it is on the way to Taos Mountain so you can get a little warmer and something yummy for your belly. You will meet a lot of locals in here. Very peaceful.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

only stopped in for the burritos as we continued on our trip, they were unbelievable! Ask for the hot sauce to add. perfection!

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Peoria, IL
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Stopped for lunch. Simple, authentic, but nothing to write home about. Beef burrito average as was chicken tacos. Slightly overpriced...only other place to eat was ice cream shop.

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hollywood, california
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Unassuming little cantina with a great bar, patio and little kitchen that produced the best meal we had in our brief stay...and I'd put it up against all the local favorites! Had cheese and chili tamales with green sauce, beans and rice...fantastic! The little town of Arroyo Seco has enough shopping and crafts to keep the wife happy without having... More 

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Galena, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Authentic. That is the only thing you need to know. Order the combination plate so you can try everything. If you don't want to eat Mexican food then go for the Burger. If you don't like REALLY hot don't get the green chilies on it. This is a VERY casual spot. You order at the counter. You sit at cramped... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The food was very good and the bar was a great place top meet the locals. They made you feel at home and welcomr.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We found this little jewel, just outside of Taos, while exploring Taos ski country. It looks questionable, but don't let that fool you! We loved the food (three women cooking homestyle New Mexican back in the kitchen), and finally found some margaritas that were made properly. A great local experience.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

At Abe's I never seem to get past the tamales drenched with their very tasty but not painfully hot red chile sauce. There are probably many other delicious choices on their menu, and I'm sure the friendly ladies at the counter could help you find your favorite. Of course, I never leave without one of their fruit empanadas to top... More 

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Additional Information about Abe's Cantina y Cocina

Address: 489 State Road 150, Arroyo Seco, NM 87514
Phone Number: 505/776-8643
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Arroyo Seco
Average Prices: USD 10
Cuisine: Mexican

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  • Address: 489 State Road 150, Arroyo Seco, NM 87514
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Arroyo Seco
  • Phone Number: 505/776-8643

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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