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112 Placitas St Ste C, easiest to approach from Comanche Street, Taos, NM 87571-6275
+1 575-751-0805
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good9%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“halibut” (17 reviews)
“bread” (24 reviews)
“pear salad” (3 reviews)
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112 Placitas St Ste C, easiest to approach from Comanche Street, Taos, NM 87571-6275
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Reviewed 3 days ago

excellent flavors, very nicely presented. Quiet when we went (right after they opened this evening). Calm decor. Pleasant server. Portions were almost dainty. We will order an appetizer next time. Shrimp and artichoke pot pie ( ! ) was excellent, as was the pork. Small...More

Thank JimLud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food in a cozy intimate setting. I really like the flavor profiles and balance used in every dish I tried.

Thank octopus26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live in Taos and have tried most of the restaurants, but somehow we missed this little jewel. It’s a small cozy restaurant with fresh gourmet food in an inviting atmosphere. I’m so glad we found it. The steak and mussels were fabulous. The braised...More

Thank melissa l
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner at Byzantium on July 28 in Taos. I had the halibut and my husband had the shrimp/artichoke pot pie. Both dishes were excellent. In fact, my dinner was as good or not better than Geronimo’s in Santa Fe. Don’t...More

1  Thank Nancy S
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Great food, great service, great atmosphere. We started off with the field greens salad and bread and both had the halibut with steamed rice in a lemongrass coconut broth. Lovely serving dishes, great relaxing jazz playing. We celebrated our 39th anniversary and it was perfect.

1  Thank Lois P
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Byzantium is a unique restaurant with entrees that are presented in an artistic way and cooked to perfection. Each of my friends ordered something different. I got the shrimp and artichoke pot pie with a sculptural puff pastry top. The chicken dish was stacked with...More

1  Thank Cynthia S
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I can't believe I didn't pursue this restaurant long ago. Quiet atmosphere and unusually different and delicious menu items. The food was prepared with great care and served very hot....Yes!

1  Thank D3789JCmaryh
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Byzantium is a small, intimate, restaurant with just six or seven tables. Located just off the Taos plaza, there is easy access and on-site parking available. Chef is putting out some great plates, it is well worth the trip.

Thank Rover5280
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Don't let the rustic feel fool you, the food here is delicious. This is a small place with big taste, Be prepared for great dining and be willing to spend the time it takes to be prepared for you. Enjoy! You might need reservations in...More

Thank RPEandLME
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Great meal exceeded all expectations. Restaurant is Taos eclectic with a cool vibe. Filet was perfectly prepared. Tomato bisque was best ever. Pear salad amazing. Service was perfect.

Thank fatuncle61
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Craig H
March 11, 2018|
Response from Retired40 | Reviewed this property |
It’s posted on the door outside.
Pam D
February 11, 2016|
Response from Retired40 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Placitas St Ste C, easiest to approach from Comanche Street, Taos, NM 87571-6275
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-751-0805
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