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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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STARTERS‏
Chips, Salsa and Guacamole
$5.95
Nachos
Beans, cheese, jalapeño, pico de gallo, sour cream, guacamole, lettuce and beef.
$6.95
Ensalada Caesar
Romaine lettuce,‏ tossed with caesar dressing, parmisan cheese and croutons.
$5.95
Chicken $+3.00
Salmon $+4.00
Shrimp $4.00
Sopa De Tortilla
Roasted tomato sauce, tortilla chips, avocados, chicken, cheese and sour cream.
$4.95
Frito Pie
Beans, beef, red chile, cheese, fritos, lettuce, tomatoes and cheese.
$5.95
Sopa De Rajas Poblanas
Corn cream‏ soup with poblano pepper and onion. Croutons and cheese on top.
$5.95
SEAFOOD
Ceviche Mexicano
White fish cooked in lime juice served with pico de gallo, avocado, chipotle mayo with chips.
$8.50
Fish and Chips
Beer-battered cod fish and French fries. served with chipotle mayo and tartar sauce.
$8.95
Chipotle Shrimp Tacos
Two tacos‏ with lettuce, pico de gallo and chipotle mayo on top. Served with beans and rice.
$8.95
Beer-Battered Cod Fish Tacos
Two tacos with lettuce, pico de gallo and chipotle mayo on top. Served with beans and rice.
$8.95
Enchiladas De Camarón Enchipotladas
Two shrimp enchiladas with chipotle cream sauce, cheese and onions. Served with rice and beans and garnish.
$8.95
Sandwich De Pescado Empanizado
Beer-battered cod fish sandwich with lettuce, pico de gallo and chipotle mayo. served with French fries.
$6.95
Seafood Enchiladas Enchipotladas
Two enchiladas‏ of crab, shrimp and salmon. Served with rice and beans and garnish.
$11.50
Garlic Style Salmon
With butter, garlic, lemon, a splash of white wine, Mexican roasted tomate sauce and chipotle mayo. served with veggies and rice.
$13.95
Camarones Al Mojo De Ajo
Six tail shrimp with butter, garlic, lemon, a splash of white wine, roasted tomate sauce. Served with veggies and rice.
$12.95
Red Trout Al Mojo De Ajo
With butter, garlic, lemon, a splash of white wine, roasted tomate sauce, chipotle mayo. Served with veggies and rice.
$13.95
KIDS‏
Kids Chicken Fingers
Three chicken fingers. served with French fries.
$4.95
Kids Quesadilla
Cheese quesadilla with chicken or pork. Served with rice and beans.
$4.95
Kids Burger
Regular hamburger with or without cheese. served with French fries.
$4.95
FRUIT SMOOTHIES
Pineapple, Strawberry and Orange Juice
$2.95
Pineapple, Mango and Orange Juice
$2.95
Pineapple, Mango, Strawberry and Orange Juice
$2.95
Mango, Strawberry and Orange Juice
$2.95
Mango, Watermelon and Water
$2.95
Spinach, Pineapple, Lemon and Water
$2.95
DESSERTS‏
Mexican Chocolate Cake
Served with vanilla ice cream.
$4.95
Mango Cream Chimichanga
Served with vanilla ice cream.
$5.50
Traditional Flan
$4.25
DRINKS
Sprite
$2.00
Pepsi
$2.00
Ice Tea
$2.00
Dr.Pepper
$2.00
Orange
$2.00
Juice
$2.00
Coffee
$2.00
Root Beer
$2.00
Homemade Fresh Lemonade
$2.50
MEXICAN AND NEW MEXICAN DISHES‏
BLT Sandwich
Sandwich of bacon, lettuce, tomato with chipotle mayo. served with French fries.
$5.95
Hamburger
Classic beef‏ hamburger cooked to your choice. served with French fries.
$6.50
Tacos
Two tacos‏ choice of chicken, beef, or veggies with lettuce, pico de gallo and cheese. Served with rice and beans.
$7.50
Enchiladas Nm
Choice of chicken, beef, or veggies smothered with red or green chile. Served with rice, beans and garnish.
$7.95
Chimichangas
Fried tortilla filled with chicken or beef, or veggies. Smothered with red or green chile. Served with rice and beans and garnish.
$7.95
Rellenos Nm
Hatch green chile stuffed with cheese and smothered with red or green chile. Served with rice and beans and garnish.
$8.95
Chicken Mole Enchiladas
Two enchiladas of chicken with mole poblano sauce. Served with rice and beans and garnish, grilled onions and sesame seed on top.
$8.95
Plato Combinado
One taco‏ and one chile relleno and one enchilada smothered with red or green chile. Served with rice and beans and garnish.
$9.95
Fajitas
Your choice chicken or beef or combo. Served with beans, rice, sour cream, guacamole, tortillas and pico de gallo.
$13.95
Asada Steak a La TampiqueñA
With one relleno cheese, top a red or green chile. Served with beans, rice, pico de gallo, lettuce and guacamole.
$12.95
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Their salsa is amazing to start with, and we got their tacos, mole enchiladas, and shrimp enchiladas, which we all devoured and loved! Would definitely come back here!

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed April 15, 2020 via mobile

One of the best old Mexico restaurants in Taos, been coming here for years. Ordered the Tacos Pescado Plato para llevar. 2 fish tacos, beans, rice and salsa roja. Wow, the fish isn't some ordinary cod that you would get at Rubio's for example--it was...More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed March 12, 2020 via mobile

I Didn't know what to expect from the front of the building but I'm so glad we stopped! The Combination plate was so good and the Horchata was delicious! Unique and SO FRIENDLY! Must stop to enjoy a nice meal

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

La Cueva does not look like much from the outside, but do not let that fool you from stopping in and enjoying a good meal. The Chile Rejenos are amazingly taste. The street tacos are delish (get the steak), and the chimichanga is very good....More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 29, 2020

We ate here about 4 years ago and have been recommending it as a must stop for anyone who visits Taos. After 4 years, you begin to wonder ... "I hope its still as good as it was back then, since i'm always recommending it."...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020

We went for lunch on the recommendation of some friends, the Enchipotladas Shrimp Enchiladas may be your best dish on the whole menu, the cream chimichanga mango did not feel as good as I expected, but it was nice. The place is small and with...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

First off sign me up for agave margaritas from now on! Full of flavor but less alcohol. Too often a margarita with lousy tequila results in a nasty headache the next day. Not here. Portions were generous and no one walked away hungry. No reason...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020 via mobile

Quaint space with amazing mole. Recommend you try it. The lower dining area is a little small but the food is worth it.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

Dined at lunch indoors in this vintage rustic space for Mexican food, combo platter was recommended by the waiter. I’m in the neighborhood and had eaten there before, usually outside. I heard a loud scream a few feet away, the waiter suddenly yelled, “OUCH!! That...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

Excellent Mexican food. Try the combinado plate if you’re hungry. Very good Chile rellenos. Atmosphere of restaurant is Not fancy.

Date of visit: February 2020
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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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