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All 109 Taos Restaurants

Down Town Bistro - CLOSED

223 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571
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Price range: $6 - $28
Cuisines: American, European, Continental, Family Fare
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: The Downtown Bistro features international cuisine with fresh, locally and organically grown produce. Our creative chefs prepare unique specials daily. Located in the heart of Taos, our restaurant features over 100 international wines by the glass.

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Spearman, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

It is closed and the inside is gutted. There is no sign or indication of its future. It is still listed with reviews but not open.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Phone at Downtown Bistro has been disconnected! Thought about returning again this year, but they must be closed.

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Top Contributor
172 reviews 172 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

We recently went to Down Town Bistro for dinner while in Taos for the weekend. Because it wasn't high season yet, we had no trouble getting a table. The best part about this restaurant is their oil bar. They have half a dozen different types of flavored oils for you to dip bread in. Try them all if you eat... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

A group of family members were staying in Taos for a couple of days and planned to meet up with other family members for a meal. Our choice was Down Town Bistro due to its location. As it turns out the food was wonderful, very abundant and extremely tasty. Almost everyone in the group had an Italian dish which was... More 

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Deming, NM
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

My husband and I ate dinner at the Downtown Bistro a few nights ago. It was our first visit to the restaurant and we were a bit apprehensive about going in since there were very few cars in the parking lot. Nevertheless, we decided to give it a try and were very glad that we did. I chose to have... More 

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Wellington, Colorado
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70 reviews 70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

We stayed at the Indian Hills Inn next to the Down Town Bistro. We were going to try it out, but my husband wanted Mexican food, so we went to Orlando's. What a mistake. So the next night we went to the Down Town Bistro. Got there about 7:45 pm and no one was dining. Our server was nice and... More 

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Lexington KY
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

The first time we discovered the Bistro, it was an exciting find. off the Plaza, It offered incredible food at really good prices, particularly the butternut ravioli. When we returned a couple of years later, same item, not as well prepared and another entree was ok but nothing outstanding. Then returning another couple of years after that, only one other... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013 via mobile

Drove up from Santa Fe for the scenery ahead of ski season and had a pleasant meal. Few patrons late in the lunch afternoon but had delicious meal. Staff friendly and bar looks like a fun place to be with a crowd. Would be interested to have dinner here on next visit to the area.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012 via mobile

My husband and I happened to spot the Downtown Bistro when we were in Taos and were a bit hungry for a light lunch. It was late for lunch and there was only one other table occupied as well as some patrons at the bar. We were promptly seated and our server came immediately with water and a list of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

We were really delighted by the food and the atmosphere. It's a very pleasant, high quality but unpretentious and reasonably priced place.

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Additional Information about Down Town Bistro

Address: 223 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: 575-737-5060
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
Average Prices: USD 6 - 28
Cuisine: American, European, Continental, Family Fare

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