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The Love Apple

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American, Southwestern
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803 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte, Taos, NM 87571
(575) 751-0050
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 368
    Excellent
  • 106
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Charming old church with great food!

Been to The Love Apple before and my recent return experience was just as good. Food was great from appetizer to desert. Has a good wine selection but also had a reasonable priced bottle wine which we shared. Church interior is charming but next time we'll have to go back when the weather is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
paula h
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Been to The Love Apple before and my recent return experience was just as good. Food was great from appetizer to desert. Has a good wine selection but also had a reasonable priced bottle wine which we shared. Church interior is charming but next time we'll have to go back when the weather is warmer so we can sit outside... More 

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boulder, co
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

A little outside of central Taos and totally worth the effort. Staff was very welcoming and obviously committed to the food, very good service, excellent mostly locally sourced menu, inventive food-had the tacos beautiful space. Highly recommend. A wonderful local treasure really.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

really good food and incredible value. one of the best restaurants in Taos. First time I walked through the kitchen to get into the dining room

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

The building is an old church- salvaged with a charming courtyard. The blue and yellow corn biscuits with the flavored butters are really tasty. I had the local trout grilled on corn husks, which was so fresh and flavorful. The deserts of the pomegranite-infused chocolate cake and the panna cotta with fruit compote was also worth trying. Really nice atmosphere... More 

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Houston, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The Love Apple is in an old and small church. I felt a little uncomfortable approaching the place, with the unique name and location and everything was white - inside and out! . It was recommended by someone from a gallery in Santa Fe. We were seated, what was the 'stage' of the church with two other tables. The food... More 

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Riverside, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Tastes combine in unexpected ways, using local, top quality ingredients, local cheeses and produce, game meats. The restaurant is tucked into a old church with white-washed walls. With most entree prices under $20, add that these creative meals are easy on the pocketbook. Starters are large enough to serve as small main courses.

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Atlanta
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109 reviews 109 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Not to sound like a broken record, but I chose to eat at the Love Apple based on the TA reviews. We ate there the night after we ate at El Meze. I will say this, the food was just as good as El Meze, which means it was outstanding! The service was definitely not as good. Don't get me... More 

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New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We had a lovely, memorable dinner here. The food is superb, the setting is beyond charming and the wait staff is really great -- attentive, but not over-bearing. This restaurant serves interesting, inventive food made with locally sourced organic ingredients. In fact, our waitress told us the arugula garnish on my starter was from her own garden! The venison sausage... More 

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San Diego, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

had a fabulous meal here. Incredible biscuits served with every meal. the salad was fresh and not overdressed. The trout was fabulous. Great service, lovely ambience ......d5 star for sure

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Vero Beach, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I had mixed feelings on a number of levels regarding the Love Apple. Yes, there was charm and a unique appeal, but probably not for everyone. It was more appealing to me than for my husband and friend who accompanied me. I thought the staff was friendly and accommodating. Service was good but then I say that unless we are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 803 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte, Taos, NM 87571
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: (575) 751-0050

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Southwestern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?