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De La Tierra

317 Kit Carson Road, El Monte Sagrado, Taos, NM 87571
575 758 3502
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Ranked #68 of 108 restaurants in Taos
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Price range: $19 - $34
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Paseo Del Pueblo Norte
Description: The AAA Four-Diamond award-winning De la Tierra restaurant is graced with world-class cuisine, and stunning architecture and décor. Come experience why De la Tierra was named one of the world's best new restaurants by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine.
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English first
Waskom, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This is a pretty cool place, but a little hoity-toity for my liking. I ordered the Elk Chop, which was about the size of a melallion and very thin. It was floating in honey. It came with honey-glazed carrots which were WAY undercooked, and bacon infused sweet potatoes with a few roasted potatoes mixed in. Sweet on top of sweet... More

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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Nice open Southwestern/Tuscan inspired dining room.W e were staying at the El Monte Sagrado and had breakfast & dinner here & were very pleased. We had steaks for dinner that were cooked as specified and priced as expected at any resort restaurant. They do offer an elk chop on the menu that we regret we didn't order as this would... More

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Pueblo West, Colorado
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84 reviews 84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I always eat fresh fruit with or for breakfast. The fruit plate at De Le Tierra is fantastic. You actually get a full dinner size plate full of fresh not frozen Fruit. The cost of breakfast was extremely reasonable considering the quality of the fruit served

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Washington, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

a bit on the expensive side although the cocktails were delicious !! i did enjoy the sirloin it was juicy :)

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Santa Fe, NM
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38 reviews 38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

The restaurant is in the El Monte Sagrado, which is a splendid modern resort. There are several restaurant areas; we dined in an interior room that was decorated in a Southwestern/Victorian style with high-backed, heavy, dark, navy chairs that were smothered in gold tassels - bizarre. The choice of food was good; being fish eaters we started with mussels then... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Our family of 6 ate here for dinner during our family ski trip. The salmon came out partially raw, vegetables were cold, bison was very tough and grisselly (cooked MR), tuna snd Elk were not surpurb either. The sub-par service was not acceptable. We could not locate our waitress for 10 min and had to go to the bar to... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We ate from the restaurant menu while sitting in the Anaconda Bar. There usually isn't much you can say about calamari but we will be planning a trip back to El Monte Sagrado as much for the calamari as anything else! And the Green Chili Mac and Cheese - zowie! Loved it. Didn't experience the restaurant - had reservations but... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We've been waiting over 30 minutes already for a continental breakfast!! So far all we have is coffee and juice. When the food did arrive the English was stone cold. The yogurt and muffins were good. Wait staff are mixed - some are friendly, some are not. Overall a frustrating start to the day.

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florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

The restaurant is well decorated with large cushioned chairs. There was maybe one other table on a weeknight. I wasn't very hungry so got a Ceasar Salad, tasted like plain watery lettuce. I could barely discern any parmigianna cheese on it, was a scant teaspoon and could not taste any dressing and I like my dressings scant. Maybe the chef... More

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Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Our first dinner of a one week NM trip and the best, (none were bad). Also, our only hotel restaurant dinner. Impressive dining room; very good food selection; excellent food quality and excellent service. Some reasonably priced "summer" wines. Disappointed in the NM wine choices, however that theme recurred in other restaurants on the trip. De la Tierra offered a... More

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