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317 Kit Carson Rd, El Monte Sagrado, Taos, NM 87571-6405 (Paseo Del Pueblo Norte)
575 758 3502
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Blanchard, Oklahoma
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Inside El Monte Sagrado, a very nice resort. De la Tierra has a wonderful staff and beautiful decor but as with otherTaos fine dining restaurants the menu is lacking. The bar is great and we found a great Pinot. Because there are no appealing American Cuisine entrees I rate de la Tierra as very average.

1 Thank dbl06
Santa Cruz, California, United States
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91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

My friend and I stayed at El Monte Sagrado for four nights recently, and dined at De La Tierra on two of those nights. The first night we were exhausted from travel (she had flown from Minneapolis, I had driven from Phoenix), and the delicious meal was most welcome. The setting is absolutely beautiful, the artwork lovely. Over our two... More 

1 Thank Elise Ann W
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

This room is grand by anyones standard. The art in the room is beautiful. The food and service was excellent.

Thank 1Sunbumm
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

De La Tierra really was a fabulous way to celebrate a memorable event. Dinner was not only delicious but also beautiful. The waitstaff was kind and prompt without being a nuisance. We ended the evening with a delicious take on tres leches cake that will not soon be forgotten.

2 Thank meishaberg
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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78 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Never very busy when we were there off-season in mid-April. The service seemed surprisingly slow, whether during dinner-time or at breakfast. The menu was pretty average, and I would love to see the chef take a fresh look at a modern twist on Southwestern cuisine options. Why not take it to a whole new level and make the restaurant at... More 

1 Thank LovesZebras
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

We ordered Pellegrino, but were told they were sold out. After food was served, the waitress disappeared, although only two tables were occupied in entire restaurant; she did not check on us after main meal was served. Eventually, the manager came by. I had ordered the pork chimichanga, which had only one small tidbit of pork; all the rest was... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

After going to another restaurant and not liking it. We decided to go to De La Tierra which was more convenient since we were staying at El Monte Segrado. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. This was our 10 year anniversary dinner and the food was great. Would go back any time.

Thank krickettlove
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Dinner was expensive and for the most part not very good. Very disappointing! Had to send back my granddaughter's burger that was burnt. My Caprese Salad was made with a dehydrated Mexican cheese that was tough. I normally love Mexican cheeses! My daughter's single chile relleno was very good.

Thank Abuela_13
New Providence, New Jersey
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

The restaurant has issues!!!!!.....Service was lacking; requested orange juice for breakfast repeatedly; requested silverware at breakfast and was informed it was all in the dishwasher. At dinner, the table in the booth was uncomfortably small and low, while service was slow and waitress was not informed of the menu.

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We liked the very nice atmosphere inside the restaurant, the service and the cocktails. Food was also good.

Thank ADT10

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $34
American, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 Kit Carson Rd, El Monte Sagrado, Taos, NM 87571-6405
    (Paseo Del Pueblo Norte)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: 575 758 3502
The AAA Four-Diamond award-winning De la Tierra restaurant is graced with world-class cuisine, and stunning architecture and décor. Come experience why De la Tierra was named one of the world's best new restaurants by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine.

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