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La Cocina de Luz

) #14 of 39 Restaurants in Telluride $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-9355
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“beans” (21 reviews)
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Open Now
8:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a very good experience here. The food was good, fast, and reasonably priced. We sat outside on a nice patio.

Thank landhk
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had nachos, 2 beers, and 2 sodas for a mid afternoon snack. The service was friendly and the food was delicious! They have a serve yourself chips & salsa bar with several salsas, sour cream, jalapeños & cilantro. We'll definitely be back. When you...More

Thank IloveDolores
Lucas P, Owner at La Cocina de Luz, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your kind review!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended by a local so we went. We love Mexican food, and we were all disappointed. The food was ok, and I liked that it wasn't greasy, it just was bland. The salsas were bland, as were both the red and green...More

1  Thank deadhead30
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lord the help yourself chips and various salsa versions. My meal was fresh and light as far as Mexican goes. Not too greasy and laden with cheese. Staff exceptionally friendly.

Thank kingo304
Reviewed April 21, 2017

I went in for a late lunch one snowy afternoon back in March. I remembered our family eating here one summer about 4 years ago and wanted some more. It was a slow time in town and a slow time at La Cocina de Luz....More

Thank TNT51
Reviewed April 17, 2017 via mobile

Perfectly suited to Telluride sensibilities: authentic flavors, healthy menu items, freshly prepared, generous servings, friendly staff serving up savory Mexican goodness!

Thank Ray Q
Reviewed April 15, 2017

If your favorite Mexican food is covered with a salty blob of cheese and mushy refried beans, you are probably not going like this place. Your side of beans will be whole pinto beans with queso fresco and your salad will have jicama and cilantro...More

Thank cantfindausername
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

All the locals raved about this place, so we knew we had to try it while in Telluride. It did not disappoint! The atmosphere is totally laid back with great local artwork all around the restaurant & good music. You order at the bar &...More

Thank courtney07
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Went for lunch and shared plates with my wife. So much food and delicious. Have the Chili Relenos with Green....

Thank Jim T
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Line at door. Unclear if we order at the counter or sit down and have server take order. There was a little of both going on. And then another long line for ice cream. Anyway how ever u order the food is really good. They...More

1  Thank willandluke
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-9355
  • E-mail
La Cocina de Luz is a counter service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with whole foods/organic style Mexican cuisine. We also provide margaritas, beer and wine, fresh juices, full espresso/coffee service and handmade ice cream. The ambience is casual, festive and family friendly. We have a large patio with gardens and fountains that we share with Caravan middle eastern foods.
We accept visa and mastercard!
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