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Sugar Nymphs Bistro

15046 State Road 75, Penasco, NM 87553
+1 575-587-0311
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15046 State Road 75, Penasco, NM 87553
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sugar Nymphs is famous, and although a tourist feels that he/she has discovered a "hidden gem," Sugar Nymphs Bistro is rather well known. That didn't stop me from slamming on the brakes as I whizzed by on my way to Santa Fe, when I spied...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank enofile1
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Wow! what a surprise - great food and desserts- reasonable prices, packed out. We were lucky to find it and a table- definitely will revisit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jacquelynn C
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

My mom and I stopped at the Santa Fe visitor center on our way up to Taos, to get a map for the high road. While there, the gentleman working mentioned that we should check out Sugar Nymph for lunch. Holy Cow what a recommendation!!!...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Miranda W
Reviewed October 7, 2018

After our research and doing the Nambe Falls and Chimayo Sanctuary, this spot was the perfect lunch stop. It turned out to be the highlight meal of the day. It is located in Penasco, has both indoor and outdoor seating. We ordered the green chili...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Brown_Samantha
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This place is fantastic! Completely in the middle of nowhere but if you are driving from Santa Fe/Taos to Colorado you should definitely factor this into your drive. Outstanding fresh food in a VERY laid back casual setting. Everything is made from scratch and it...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank myluckfarm
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Just along the High Road to Taos, you'll find this colorful roadside restaurant filled with locals and tourists alike. We had an excellent meal of quiche and a fresh salad - extremely tasty. Pre-lunch enjoyed a complimentary fresh cherry scone. Yum! Hope to get back...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank kaylaartt
Reviewed September 1, 2018

This was such an awesome find on the High Road to Taos. Nice little restaurant with really good food and excellent service. Bring your sweet tooth, because the selection is overwhelming and you will want to try more than one thing. BTW - Very vegetarian...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RazrBlzr
Reviewed August 15, 2018

We were staying in an Airbnb house in nearby Llano, less than 10 minutes away and discovered that Sugar Nymph's Bistro as open for dinner on the Friday and Saturday nights. We went on Friday night and were blown away by the quality of the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Shaaybo
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We stopped for dinner after a day visiting the Picuris Pueblo. We split the goat cheese salad and whole trout. Both were excellent. Bonus was the live band playing outside. Only downside was they don’t serve any alcohol. You’ll pay twice as much in Taos...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank R1152RDlees
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch. Homemade cooking. Really tasty. Homemade dessert that you can share. Portion are big.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Khephrenne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15046 State Road 75, Penasco, NM 87553
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Penasco
  • Phone Number: +1 575-587-0311
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