We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Cueva Cafe

135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
+1 575-758-7001
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“guacamole” (97 reviews)
“enchiladas” (103 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (887)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 877 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I shared a combination fajita platter. The spices were just right. The chicken was super tender. The steak was ok. The beer is cold and served in a cold glass. The outside of the cafe needs some work but the patio was...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food, service, and ambiance here were all excellent. While not quite five star food, ti was very close and the cool little dining room and low key but very friendly service push this one into the top category. Parking can be tough though. However,...More

Thank montanapescado
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Touring some cities in NM and came to beautiful Taos. Our daughter had done the same and recommended La Cueva. We trusted her and for good reason. Outstanding food. Tacos, enchiladas, Chile rellenos, rice, beans: all delicious. Sitting outdoors and drinking a lager to cool...More

Thank jwellsman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most people don't think of Mexican or New Mexican food as being gluten free or vegetarian, but La Cueva offers many dishes that are both, without sacrificing flavor. Their smoothies are fantastic also! The patio is cozy and congenial. Our service was efficient and friendly....More

Thank gailgoldenjewelry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are a few tables inside but most sit out on the patio in the back. This place is not fancy but excellent food, affordable prices and good service. All 5 of us had different entrees and we all loved them.

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Many people would look at this place and say no. Don’t be fooled. The food is 1st rate and authentic. The service is efficient and friendly. The ceviche was excellent as was the fajitas mole. Some of the best guacamole I’ve ever had and I...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat at La Cueva Cafe at least once on our yearly trip to Taos and have never been disappointed. We are both vegan (plus I'm gluten free) so this place is a find for us. Everything on the menu is gluten free and the...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No joke. - husbands review Wife’s review: great atmosphere outside. Umbrellas provided plenty of shade on the hot day. The staff was friendly and very polite. We came for lunch and I very much enjoyed my iced tea and veggie burrito. I had the green...More

Thank Kara W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food is very good. Best seats are on the patio during decent weather. Nice sun unbrellas. Food is very authentic and was special.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just our kinda place! Excellent fresh guacamole and salsa with a touch of roasted flavor. We shared the shrimp enchiladas and they were tasty.

Thank Nav1go
Nearby HotelsSee all 14 hotels in Taos
Hotel La Fonda de Taos
292 reviews
.10 miles away
The Historic Taos Inn
1,430 reviews
.17 miles away
Indian Hills Inn
165 reviews
.19 miles away
El Monte Sagrado
1,300 reviews
.40 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
103 reviews
.09 miles away
World Cup Cafe
165 reviews
.11 miles away
Eske's Brew Pub
300 reviews
.03 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Taos Visitor Center
368 reviews
.09 miles away
Kit Carson Home & Museum
336 reviews
.12 miles away
David Anthony Fine Art
8 reviews
.12 miles away
Turquoise Tours
103 reviews
.11 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Angela H
January 20, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from CuevaTaos | Property representative |
Google Translation
November 14, 2016|
Response from Travel_Gigi | Reviewed this property |
When I was there I didn't ask for any, but it never hurts to ask! Good Luck
May 29, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from HornPlayer2013 | Reviewed this property |
There was a couple with a small dog the day we went
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
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
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: +1 575-758-7001
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing