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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 2 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEW

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.

Thank swerre
albuquerque n.m. 87120
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 3 days ago NEW

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 

Thank 775junel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have a hard time with Tex Mex without either beer or Margaritas. Washing done chips, salsa and guacamole with a soft drink is like kissing your sister. Food was good but typical. The outdoor patio is more conducive to live stock and yes you can bring your parrot as evidenced by the table next to me. The Parrot was... More 

Thank Makesempurr
College Station, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the chili relleños and they were excellent! The service was fantastic and the food was great; we would definitely eat here again.

Thank adamsnoelle
Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good Mexican and new Mexican food. Had chicken tacos and Caesar salad. Good service . We ate outside. Red Chile sauce not too spicy

Thank stakerk
Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After checking TripAdvisor and asking locals in old Taos we decided to try for lunch. Great choice. During lunch on patio a summer thunderstorm hit. Servers helped everyone to tables inside.

Thank bvgray
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I eat here once a week, my favorites are the tortilla soup, mole enchiladas, Chile relleno, shrimp enchilada with Chipotle cream sauce...Yum! Oh and a good ceviche. Smoothies to die for....real NM flavor Oh yeah just discovered the beef tacos. So yummy!

Thank Amber-Brooke C

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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
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
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?