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Orlando's New Mexican Cafe

1114 Don Juan Valdez Ln, El Prado, Taos, NM 87529
+1 575-751-1450
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1114 Don Juan Valdez Ln, El Prado, Taos, NM 87529
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Reviewed yesterday

We LOVE this place! The food is fantastic and servers are always friendly. We try to eat here every time we come to Taos.

Thank haleyeharrison
Reviewed yesterday

This is a popular Mexican restaurant in Taos and it is good, but there are other places in Taos that are better. The food is consistently good, but it is not anything special. It is however, very popular, and my opinion is obviously not consistant...More

Thank abqgirl_7
Reviewed yesterday

Our large party got to Orlando's right when they opened and were seated immediately. The service was very prompt and our meals were delicious, clearly prepared with attention to well seasoned herbs, spices and tender meats. We enjoyed everything we had for a party of...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed yesterday

Since moving - What is one of the things I miss of Taos - eating at Orlandos. Orandos is the best southwestern food I have ever eaten!

Thank Wind H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There’s a whole lot of food going on and all is terrific. Chimichanga for me and Chile rellenos for my wife. But dang, I’m a North Carolina boy and we aren’t used to this spicy stuff. I went red Chile and it still lit me...More

Thank jwellsman
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a very nice patio and a reasonably sized parking lot. But, the food......... So special. REally good and authentic New Mexican dishes. I had the taco salad w/chicken. None of that pre-seasoned grilled chicken breast on top. The chicken was flavorful, perfectly spiced,...More

Thank capitollover
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great outdoor patio. Lovely staff. Excellent food--and very good Arnold Palmers! I had pork medallions smothered in a spicy caribe sauce. My wife's fajitas were fantastic. Recommended!

Thank radballen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted authentic NM cuisine and this place was it. From the fresh made guacamole to the homemade lemonade, to shrimp enchiladas, taco salad and fish tacos, everything was an explosion of flavor after one bite. Some items were spicy and some very mild and...More

Thank Cnieves3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was outstanding! The green chili excellent ! They even brought my wife a glass of milk when the food was a little too spicy. Very pleased should have eaten there more!

Thank Bashan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Orlando’s for lunch as it was recommended by a store owner in Ft Garland. We found it on the North end of town and ate outside on patio. Ample parking was available. We both had make your bowls we all kinds of great...More

Thank David L
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Questions & Answers
September 8, 2017|
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Response from dbloo | Property representative |
Sorry, but we do not take reservations. However if you have a large party and can be there by opening we can accommodate you. Otherwise call anyway and try to give us a heads up, its not a promise but will try. O
September 8, 2017|
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Response from Niddynoddy | Reviewed this property |
No. Orlandos does not take reservations. It's best to go early because it's very popular.
Julie O
October 13, 2016|
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Response from dbloo | Property representative |
A year ago? Shows how much I look at this site. We are not pet friendly however we love our pets. Unfortunately some other customers don't like other peoples pets and its a tight patio. But since we love pets (behaved) we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 Don Juan Valdez Ln, El Prado, Taos, NM 87529
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos  >  El Prado
  • Phone Number: +1 575-751-1450
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