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“Good food close to plaza” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Doc Martin's Restaurant

Doc Martin's Restaurant
Ranked #11 of 121 Restaurants in Taos
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $28
Cuisines: Mexican, American, Southwestern, Grill, Contemporary, Fusion, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Bent Street
Description: Doc Martin's Restaurant is an acclaimed dining establishment located in a registered historic landmark. A Taos tradition for locals and visitors alike, the warm ambiance of Doc's has been a gathering place since the 1920s and 30s. Our menu is a presentation of New American and Northern New Mexican cuisine, specializing in fresh organic foods from the Southwest. Known for its incredible value and vast selections from old to new world, our wine list has earned Wine Spectator's "Best Of" Award of Excellence for twenty-nine consecutive years.
Camas, Washington
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110 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Good food close to plaza”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The food was very good with a mix of southwestern dishes and classics, steaks and hamburgers. Green chili stew was excellent.

Visited April 2014
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English first
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“Wonderful Dining! Five Stars.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Taos' premier tradition!
Terrific range of cuisine, including local game like elk, buffalo, quail, trout. Fine service and portions. Arrive hungry. Classic 1900 location in the Taos Inn (look for parking behind). Live music in the pub every night.

Visited April 2014
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Katy, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great service and food makes the dining experience satisfying”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Looking for a restaurant that would satisfy six kids and three adults, we decided on Doc Martin's next to the historic Taos Inn. Worried that it could be expensive and not meet the kids food expectations, we were pleasantly surprised by the menu selections and more importantly our server, Subra Duncan. He provided great insight to the menu selections especially for the kids. His superior knowledge on margaritas provided us with good libations for the adults while kids enjoyed great chips and salsa. Being a lover of spicy foods, I cannot remember the exact name but I recommend a cup of their spicy chili/tortilla soup. I then had the BBQ Pork Ribs which I was able to literally lick them off the bone. Blue corn enchiladas and burgers were also really good. This is a great dining experience with family or as a romantic dinner for two. If you have a wait, have a cocktail at the Adobe Bar inside the Taos Inn. Take pictures, see artwork and listen to music in the lobby of the Taos Inn for a great evening in Taos. If your lucky, maybe you'll see a ghost as well!

  • Visited March 2014
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North Wales, Pennsylvania
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336 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Good meal at 5pm”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We were about to leave Taos and wanted to go somewhere for dinner. I heard about Doc Martin's in a magazine that gave it good reviews. We got there right at 5pm when they were just opening and were sat immediately.

The restaurant sits in a historic building in the center of town and had a very cool authentic feel to it.

Our server was friendly and attentive and took good care of us. The food was very tasty (I had the scallop appetizer and the ribs for dinner, my partner had a sautéed shrimp entree.

The prices were a bit high for what you got and the menu seemed a little limited as there weren't a lot of entrees that interested me even though I am not picky. A good place to make a stop while in Taos, NM

  • Visited March 2014
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Hot spot!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Food was excellent, entertainment great and place was packed and full of energy. Restaurant was sold out so ate in the bar ( same menu). Service was top-notch despite their being at max capacity.

Visited February 2014
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