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La Cueva Cafe

135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
+1 575-758-7001
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (102 reviews)
“enchiladas” (112 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Love this cozy spot! I had the special mole fajitas, fantastic! Not a mole sauce, but rather the chicken was coated and grilled with it. Guacamole was excellent, chunky the way it is supposed to be, good salsa. Service fast and friendly. Will make it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GnR B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get the carne asada! The chili rellano that comes with it was the best I’ve had. Great place for traditional Mexican food.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was not as good as I thought it would be due to the ratings,but it definitely was an interesting experience. There is not much room for waiting for a table and the restaurant is rather small. While we were waiting, we kept...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank katdoc09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in Taos 3 days. We came across La Cueva Cafe for lunch. It was SO good that we asked if they were open for dinner. We came back that night and the meal was fantastic! We spent 3 days in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cheri D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good- beef fajitas, shrimp enchilada, and combo plate was good. In the winter their are only 4 tables available- in the summer their is a nice outdoor patio seating. Although it was like dining in your living room - it was nice -...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank dfwjnn
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Had a delicious chicken mole fajita. Delicious mole. Tiny little dinning area, around 6 tables. Fun ambiance and great food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jaysojourner
Reviewed November 24, 2018

Did the drive from Santa Fe, based on all these positive reviews. Hands down, the worst food we had while in NM, and we did not eat at any fancy places. The green chili chicken enchiladas were covered in flavorless glop, with no heat whatsoever,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chris M
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Recommended to us by a long-time Taos resident and wow! Best food we’ve had in a long time. Rellenos were soooo good, as was my tortilla soup. WONDERFUL PLACE!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nancydrew4
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I loved this little gem of a restaurant. Everything was wonderful. Chips and salsa with guacamole was a perfect start. Tortilla soup was an excellent start before the ceviche and fish and chips arrived. Don’t pass this place up. There’s plenty of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lumerian
Reviewed November 6, 2018

From the outside you might be tempted to bypass this special place, but don't. Our server recommended the special and we weren't disappointed, the mole was outstanding. The little bit of spicy was perfect with a cold beer.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lovetotravelgreeley
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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
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There was a couple with a small dog the day we went
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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
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