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La Cueva Cafe

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135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946 (Formerly Rellenos Cafe)
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Rogers, AR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On the patio for lunch on a nice Monday. My wife, the fajita queen, really liked the tasty and ample fajita chicken with onions and peppers. I went for the chile rellano and the spicy green peppers definitely hit the right tone with me. Recommended.

Taos, NM USA
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Varied menu of Mexican food. Very tasty, prepared fresh and the price is right. The service is excellent and they have an outdoor patio which is the place to dine. We had rellenos, enchiladas and fish tacos...all were excellent. Top of my list for Taos.

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Delray Beach, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked to this restaurant late one evening and there were only two other tables of patrons. The waiter was courteous and very attentive. We never felt like he was rushing us or wanting us to leave. The food fresh and delicious. My husband and I both enjoyed the open atmosphere and we will be headed back for another delicious... More 

Thank littletexasgal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

There are no equals in Taos. The owner/chef has established himself as the one to beat. The Seafood enchiladas, the Mole enchiladas, the the trout, the salmon, well....the Key Lime Pie. All spectacular. Nothing compares.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

La Cueva looks like a hole in the wall from the front, but is quaint and cozy inside with the best Mexican food these two Mexican food aficionados have had in a long time. The other great reviews are well deserved. The mole is fantastic, especially if they have the mole fajitas. Service was also very good. There are only... More 

Thank Meghan R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't let the outside scare you! It's wonderful food! We all had different orders and everything was good! They serve breakfast till 3. We ordered 2 breakfast plates and would go back for more.

Thank Cheri B
Taos, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

La Cueva is one of the favorite stops whenever we are in Taos! The restaurant itself used to be very small (they recently expanded) but the outdoor seating makes up for it! You can eat surrounded by sunflowers, apple trees, wildflowers and brightly colored umbrellas. They offer breakfast, lunch and dinner daily however... this may change seasonally. The menu has... More 

Thank dineen74
Durango, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Outside doe s not look like much but heard food is good.Tried it today 8/22 - excellent combo fajitas and beef tacos, very good rice.EXcellent and friendly service.

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albuquerque n.m. 87120
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We missed this restaurant twice driving and finally found it walking down the hill from Kit Carson drive. It appears to be very small from the street and the windows are covered with handwritten signs for the various dishes. We walked around the back and found a very nice porch/patio with lots of umbrellas for shade. I had read all... More 

Thank Marcus4
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Taos with a friend for a museum tour. We did not have much time during our lunch break so figured we would walk to the one large restaurant in the plaza They were full with a large party! So I steered us toward La Cueva, as I had noticed it before. What a good decision. We waited... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946 (Formerly Rellenos Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: 575-758-7001

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?