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Taos is New Mexico True
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For a tiny town tucked in the mountains, Taos has an outsized—and well-deserved—reputation for being a food and drink enthusiast’s dream come true. From downtown food trucks to alpine fine dining, from mouthwatering chile to wood-fired pizza, Taos serves up deliciousness every day of the year. 

In spring, delight in fresh greens from a local organic farm on your table. When late summer rolls around, the scent of roasting green chile pervades the town, begging to top your cheeseburger or burrito. Fall brings cascades of squash and leisurely meals by a toasty fire. And in winter, old-world culinary delights await once you’ve earned an appetite on the slopes. 

If you leave Taos hungry, you’re doing it wrong.

And don’t forget the drinks! Coffee shops abound, many of which roast their own beans on site. Local wineries, breweries, and distilleries lovingly craft intoxicating brews and serve them up in beautiful and hip tasting rooms and restaurants. Take your pick; when it comes to food and drink in Taos, you won’t be disappointed.

Food & Drink
192 at The Blake

(American Restaurant) This is your space to connect while savoring shareable dishes and inspired wines. This inviting dining room radiates international flare—rustic European alpine architecture folded into colorful New Mexican design. Currently closed for COVID-Safe Practices.

575 Sports & Co

Casual and family friendly, the menu offers up such items as chicken fried steak and red chili fries as well as a good burger and beer.

Abe's Cantina y Cocina

Abe’s Cantina y Cocina, located in Arroyo Seco, is a local favorite on the road to Taos Ski Valley. Serving the Great Breakfast Burrito for over 30 years, pick one up for only $5.00! Also try the world’s greatest deep fried chicken taco.

ACEQ

This family-owned, farm-to-table restaurant utilizes the best in local, wild, and farm-fresh ingredients. Contemporary takes on old classics, house-made specialties, and irresistible desserts that change with the season.

Adobe Bar at the Historic Taos Inn

Open Thursday - Monday 4PM-9PM Consistently voted “Best Bar” and “Best Margarita” in town, the Adobe Bar is one of a kind. Whether you’re meeting old friends or making new ones, there’s no better spot than the Living Room of Taos.

Aji Restaurant

A Peruvian restaurant that serves contemporary latin food. Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, and Gluten-Free Options.

Aly's A La Cart

We take pride in serving unique dishes with the freshest ingredients. Hand-held savory pies with the tastiest recipes from Aly's NZ roots and Gyros made from scratch adding a unique flair to a Mediterranean favorite.

Anaconda Bar

Enjoy signature culinary and beverage options in Anaconda Bar located in the AAA Four Diamond, El Monte Sagrado.

Antonio's "The Taste of Mexico"

Traditional New Mexican/Authentic Mexican Cuisine.

Artesian Restaurant at Ojo Caliente

Our chefs create sumptuous fare infused with local tradition and flavor, featuring ingredients fresh from the Ojo Farm and our local food partners.

Azteca Mexican Grill

Nachos, tacos & other classic Mexican comfort food in a laid-back venue with a terrace in Taos, NM.

Baskin Robbins

Named the top ice cream and frozen dessert franchise in the United States by Entrepreneur Magazine’s 35th annual Franchise 500® ranking, Baskin-Robbins is the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops. This is their Taos, NM location.

Bearclaw Bakery & Cafe

Handcrafted baked goods and quality food in a relaxed environment; patio seating available. Serving breakfast, brunch and lunch.

Bent Street Grill

Serving Taos for 23 years. Gourmet French toast, omelettes, creative sandwiches, fresh salads, house-made soups and desserts, burrito and tamale plates, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Beer & wine.

Black Diamond Espresso

Black Diamond Espresso is your place in Taos Ski Valley to enjoy exceptional espresso, coffee, and mochas. We are the hot chocolate experts offering a fiesta of choices including dark, white, and Mexican chocolate.

Bloody Maria Mix

Bloody Maria Mix was created in a jar for freshness, and functionality. A healthy blend of tomato, celery, and carrot cooked together to enhance the flavor of the natural ingredients. The product has no preservatives, and is both Kosher and Gluten-Free.

Bread Club Taos

Organic bread & fun pastries right next to the Apothecary Coffee Shop! Open Thur-Sun: 8 AM - 3PM (or sold out)

Bumps Market and Burrito Bar

Located in Taos Ski Valley, Bumps Market stocks grocery items, beer, wine, liquor and tobacco products. Burrito Bar – made to order burritos for breakfast and lunch and several other to-go selections.

Burrito Heaven

Open Mon-Fri: 7:30AM - 5PM, Sat & Sun: 9AM - 6PM

Byzantium Kitchen and Bazaar

We strive to serve delicious food to our community while supporting local agriculture and bridging the gap between farmers and consumers.

Café Sagrado

We source our coffee locally. It is organic and fair trade. We offer smoothies, frappes, teas, hot and cold drinks and various bottled drinks from our grab’n’ go fridge. We carry locally made pastries as well as vegan/gluten free cookies!

Casa de Valdez

A favorite among Taoseños for authentic Northern New Mexican cuisine, char-grilled steaks and hickory pit-smoked BBQ! Enjoy delicious chile rellenos or stuffed sopapillas, blue corn enchiladas, fajitas, tamales, and more.

Chalupps Pizza

Try our famous specialty pizzas or customize your pie exactly how you want it. Call and place your order now!

Cid's Food Market

Delicious soup and salad bar includes a variety of eat-in or grab-and-go options. Enjoy muffins, scones, cookies (gluten-free options), sushi, sandwiches, homemade tamales, breakfast burritos, rotisserie chicken, bbq ribs, and more.

Con Amor Organic Meal Prep

Con Amor Organic Meal Prep offers prepared meals, delivered. We have a new menu each week featuring organic, gluten-free, dairy-free meals made with love! We get our produce as local as possible, use only healthy fats and no ingredient is processed/ refined

De La Tierra Restaurant

De La Tierra Restaurant and Garden Courtyard serves cutting edge regional and seasonal American dishes located in the AAA Four Diamond, El Monte Sagrado.

Doc Martin's at the Taos Inn

Open Thursday - Monday, 4PM-9PM Our chef, Shawnpaul Ortiz, shares his culinary knowledge while delivering impressive quality New Mexican cuisine.

Elevation Coffee

Enjoy excellent espresso and coffee, a selection of 75 + teas. gelato, pastries, sandwiches, burritos and WI-FI in a relaxed, upscale environment.

Farmhouse Cafe

Based on the idea of community, with wholesome food as its foundation, the Café offers farm-to-table ingredients, incorporating offerings from its own garden and others in the area. Food sensitivities of all types can be accommodated.

Golden Piñon

From Jaime Saenz Ramirez, chef and manager from the now shuttered Taos Diner, comes the Golden Piñon. Serving a breakfast menu of New Mexican dishes and American classics.

Guadalajara Grill

Extensive menu including American, Latin, and Mexican style creations, steak, chicken, and vegetarian. Specializing in succulent and fresh Mexican dishes. Two locations. Takeout available.

A staple among locals and tourists, Gutiz offers distinctive Latin-French cuisine at affordable prices.

Hondo Restaurant at the Snakedance

Historic Hondo Restaurant is a cozy atmosphere for family and friends to enjoy a meal together. We offer an affordable après -ski menu and an exciting lighter fare dinner menu accompanied by our hand-picked wine list.

Hunan Chinese Restaurant

Classic Chinese offerings at reasonable prices. Eat in or take-out.

Jalapenos

Great variety of original Mexican tacos, quesadillas, chiles rellenos jalapenos, fajitas and much more. Mexican and New Mexican flavored food with the best quality in service and food.

KOKO - COFFEE | DELI | CARRY-OUT

A different kind of deli with a fresh and tasty style! Think unique salads, soups, grab-and-go sandwiches or wraps, yummy muffins, and delectable desserts—all freshly prepared. Serving breakfast, lunch, and light dinner fare.

La Chiripada Tasting Room

Owned and operated by the Johnson family, La Chiripada has been creating award-winning wines for over 30 years and is northern New Mexico’s oldest winery!

La Cueva Cafe

Fresh homemade Mexican and New Mexican cuisine from the Zarazusa family’s extensive recipe collection. Nothing is frozen; everything is fresh and cooked to order. Dairy-free and gluten-free food offerings are extensive.

Lambert's of Taos

Contemporary American cuisine: delicious food, wine and hand crafted cocktails in a relaxed yet refined atmosphere. The cuisine is distinct, fresh and local whenever possible and is made from scratch, from bread to sauces to desserts.

Leonel's Fresh Tamales

Specializing in Mexican and New Mexican favorites like tamales and tortas. Try Nena’s Chicken, a signature dish. The kitchen is very accommodating and can modify dishes for vegans and gluten-free needs. Vegan green chile sauce is available!

Loteria Paleteria

Loteria Paleteria serves artisanal Mexican Paletas a frozen dessert made from natural fruits or creamy ingredients like milk or chocolate. Mexican Hot Cocolate without any artificial flavoring, and the best mini donuts that will satisfy any sweet craving

Mante's Chow Cart - North Side

A local hot spot for breakfast burritos, Susie’s, C.C Burgers, and of course, the famous Trujillo. A family owned business since 1973 when Mante opened the first Chow Cart out of an old bread truck.

Mante's Chow Cart - South Side

Northern New Mexico food is our specialty. Try our homemade tamales or famous chile rellenos prepared using in-house roasted Hatch green chiles.

Manzanita Market

We are a local marketplace with a display of goods created, written, imagined and produced in northern New Mexico. We specialize in local goods & local foods.

Martyr's Steakhouse

Located in the heart of downtown Taos, just two blocks from Taos Plaza, Martyr's Steakhouse occupies a beautifully renovated adobe home and courtyard, filled with warmth, gracious hospitality, and unparalleled service.

Mary Jane's Home Cooking

If you consider roadside stands to have the best food in town, then Mary Jane’s home-cooked specialties will be a hit with you. A great favorite of locals looking for a grab-and-go meal.

medley. - restaurant. + wine shop.

We strive to give the best dining experience in a setting that makes people feel at home. Our menus are inspired by all American cuisines as well as favorites from abroad, and influenced by our New Mexico and New England roots.

Michael's Kitchen

Popular friendly casual inexpensive diner serving fresh New Mexican and standard American fare for 40 years. Yes, there still is a Michael. The huge menu covers breakfast lunch and dinner, but Mike’s is known for breakfast served all day.

Midtown Market and Lounge

The Midtown Market and Lounge is your one-stop shop for supplies, nightlife and local events. Locally-owned convenience market and lounge.

Molly's Crepe Escape

Stop in for a fast, casual, and healthy crepe menu or scrumptious artisan chocolates and gourmet coffee. Molly and her crepe crew have been serving fresh, made-to-order, savory and sweet crepes in the Taos Ski Valley since 2008.

Mondo Italiano - Pizza, Pasta & More

If you're looking for the best Italian restaurant or pizza in Taos – look no further once you have found Mondo Italiano.

Mountain Monk Coffee

The new era in coffee culture, serving cacao, kava, craft coffees, herbal elixirs, housemade fare, & fresh baked joys of life. Vegan and Gluten-free friendly. A Underground Visionaries’ Sanctuary with a courtyard.

NOSA Restaurant and Inn

We offer a luxurious five-course prix-fixe meal with optional wine pairing that allows for time to enjoy the food and stunning views of Northern New Mexico. Reservations required on Resy. We also have 2 King and 2 Queen Suites that can be reserved on AirBnB.

Noula's Coffee

Starbuck’s coffee, blended juices, Italian sodas, iced drinks, pastries, biscotti, bagels, and coffee cakes. Conveniently located on Taos Plaza.

Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort and Spa

Steeped in history and tradition, Ojo Caliente is one of the country’s oldest health spas. Tucked between rugged desert cliffs and a cottonwood-lined bosque, our mineral hot springs and cozy accommodations await soakers seeking healing and respite.

Old Martina's Hall

Come experience a unique casual fine dining atmosphere set in the beautiful architecture of this historic Ranchos De Taos landmark. Our fare is a marriage of refined European simplicity with traditional New Mexican dishes.

Orlando's

Voted best Mexican food in Taos County since 2005, Orlando’s has everything you could want: tacos, burritos, enchiladas, rellenos, and more. A family-run business, the recipes have been passed down from Grandma.

Pizanos

Two guys from Utica, New York putting a Taos twist on pizza! Delicious appetizers, hot and cold sandwiches, fresh salads, New York-style pizza, savory pastas, kids menu, tasty treats, beer & wine and spectacular patio views.

Ranchos Plaza Grill

Traditional New Mexican cuisine, featuring their famous sopapillas, served with the best red and green chile in town. The restaurant is popular, but the staff handles the crowds graciously and competently. Patio dining available.

Red Diamond Grill

Located on the historic Taos Pueblo inside the Taos Mountain Casino (non-smoking).

Rhoda's Restaurant

Your new favorite spot to grab a burger or sample fresh New Mexican cuisine. Enjoy Rhoda’s carefully selected New Mexican food, wine list, local micro brews and craft cocktails. Located slope-side in the resort center, easily accessible.

Ricky's Restaurant

Ricky’s Restaurant serves Southwestern-style diner food. The price, atmosphere, and service are that of most diners: affordable, simple, and friendly. All chiles are wheat-free and gluten-free.

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

300 chocolate candies and other confectionary products: clusters, caramels, creams, meltaways, truffles and molded chocolates. We prepare a variety of caramel and candy apples, fudge, chocolate items and confections – plus ice cream!

Rosa's Tacos

Reliably tasty New Mexican tacos, burritos, and more.

Sabor Real

Serving up traditional Mexican and New Mexican Breakfasts along with pastries and baked goods. 

Sabroso

Fine American and global cuisine, a fully-stocked bar and wine cellar, with live music and a value-priced menu in the piano bar. The bar is often referred as "Seco's living room". The bar features a daily happy hour from four until six with

Sagebrush Grill & Cantina

Sagebrush offers a relaxed dining experience and charming Southwest style. Executive Chef Timothy Wooldridge infuses regional flavors by partnering with New Mexico farmers and purveyors to craft a menu of locally-inspired favorites.

Sakis' by Church

Breakfast and Brunch classics served with a southern twist in the beautiful hotel La Fonda right on Taos Plaza.

Sol Coffee Trike

You run on coffee, we run on the sun. Sol Coffee Trike Bent St. serves a full menu of hot and cold espresso drinks, Italian sodas, hot chocolate, and specialty drinks. From the award winning Sol Coffee Bar utilizing onsite solar power and contemporary design.

Sol Food and Cafe

Enjoy organic juices and smoothies, delicious vegetarian salads, or gluten-free sandwiches and wraps made from the freshest ingredients, you can’t go wrong at Sol Food. Dine in their café or have your favorites wrapped to go.

Song's Asian Restaurant

Fine Oriental cuisine, specializing in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Thai. Open daily.

Stella's Italian Restaurant

“It’s like Little Italy!” raves one reviewer. Affordable, tasty Italian dishes with attentiveness to your food sensitivities. Great for families.

Sugar Nymphs Bistro

It’s hard to pin Sugar Nymphs down to any one style. Home cooking from around the world might be close. The menu changes constantly with fresh produce and meats, most locally grown. In-house baked goods including GF desserts.

Sushi a la Hattori

This Japanese/Asian food is truly authentic, with the fish flown in fresh from Japan. The décor of the restaurant is simple; the view of the mountains spectacular.

Sushi Siam Taos

Sushi, Thai, and Asian cuisine.

Taos Cafe

Step into Taos Cafe: Your culinary haven, offering 'Something for Everyone.' Enjoy responsibly sourced plant-based & omnivore delights, live music weekends, Taos bluegrass Jam Wednesdays, & Irish Jam Sessions. Taste joy & community in every dish.

Taos Cafe Up Front

Hand-crafted baked goods and delicious, quality breakfast in a relaxed environment.

Taos Chicharron Burritos

With a simple menu of Mexican and American fast food favorites such as burritos, hot dogs and hamburgers for lunch and breakfast burritos or huevos rancheros to start your day.

Taos Cow

Making all natural, rBGH free, super premium ice cream for 20 years. Try a traditional flavor or something uniquely Southwestern. The Arroyo Seco Cafe offers fresh baked goods, breakfast, coffee and espresso, sandwiches and ice cream.

Taos Java

Drinks hot, iced, or blended. Assortment of fresh pastries, sweet breads, burritos-on-the-go, bagels, and more. Free wireless Internet. Great atmosphere. Featuring Ohori’s Coffee. We also have a drive-through.

Taos Mesa Brewing's Taproom

The Taos Mesa Brewing Tap Room downtown location is on the corner of the Paseo and Quesnel Street. This lively venue has 24 beers on tap, wood fired pizza and other delicious offerings plus a full schedule of regular live entertainment.

Taos Pizza Outback

The Outback’s hand-rolled specialty pizzas and pizza by the slice, homemade soups, hefty calzones, assorted fresh salads, kid’s menu, and wine/beer make this a must-stop when in Taos. Take-out available.

Tenderfoot Katie's Fresh Market

Located in the resort center at the base of Lift #1, the Tenderfoot Katie marketplace offers affordable grab and go breakfasts and lunches as well as an abundance of unique made to order options.

Terrace at Taos Country Club

While the fresh salads, sandwiches and burgers are always a good choice, Sunday brunch (reservations strongly recommended) features salmon benedicts, seafood enchiladas, and much more. Outstanding views of the course and Taos Mountain.

The Alley Cantina

Located on the Plaza in what is probably the oldest building in Taos, the Alley has a rich history dating back over 400 years. Live music, menu featuring bar food favorites, games, and a lively locals and visitors scene.

The Bavarian Restaurant

You’ll find Bavarian hospitality at its warmest in our acclaimed restaurant, where a wait staff clad in lederhosen and dirndls dispenses German specialties in an ambience of pure Gemütlichkeit at the base of Taos Ski Valley.

The Burger Stand at Taos Ale House

Microbrews from small handcrafted batches, tasty hot dogs, specialty fries, primo burgers and steaks – even vegetarian choices from The Burger Stand round out your experience. Occasional entertainment.

The Coffee Apothecary

Specialty coffee roasters of Taos. Also serving other hot drinks and snacks.

The Gorge Bar and Grill

A fresh and modern approach to casual dining with a dedication to New Mexican grown foods, plus a great selection of craft beers, world wine, and premium tequila. The restaurant’s second-story patio provides spectacular views of Taos Plaza.

The Hot Dog Lady

On the run, time a concern, around downtown, need a snack? Stop by and see The Hot Dog Lady. You can find her along the John Dunn walkway, off Bent Street or in the Plaza. Come on by for a remarkable Hot Dog. We all know everything is more fun with a Hot Dog!

The Lounge by Rolling Still Distillery

A boutique “tasting room” set in a renovated, historic building with a colorful past and exploding with charm, the atmosphere, and interior design make it fun to delight in the luxury of a carefully crafted cocktail.

The Love Apple

We believe in working in conjunction with local growers and artisan producers to create menus which feature our regional bounty and exclusively highlight local food. We honor quality and the process of creating simple, delicious food.

The Love Apple

The Love Apple is a Northern New Mexican restaurant emphasizing local, organic home cooking. We believe in working in conjunction with local growers and artisan producers to create menus which feature our regional bounty and exclusively highlight local food.

The Phoenix Grill

Enjoy New Mexico’s highest elevation BBQ at the heart of the mountain at the base of chair lift 4. Our Pit Master uses a signature slow smoking technique to offer succulent smoked ribs, brisket, chicken and pulled pork.

The Wake & Take

The Wake & Take is our local plant-based food café. Located in the village of Arroyo Seco NM.

The Whistlestop Cafe

Whistlestop Café is an elusive quick stop located mid-mountain on Whitefeather, near chair lift 2 and chair lift 6. The perfect place for families to grab a bite and a drink before heading back onto the slopes.

Toribios Restaurant North

Pastor Tacos, Tortas, Barbacoa, Tamales, Chiles rellenos, Enchiladas, Carnitas, our greats Burritos, beef Adoba... Enjoy with a Beer!

Trading Post Cafe

Amidst vigas, wrought iron furniture, and local art, you can watch chefs prepare flavorful dishes from the open-air kitchen. Three dining rooms, outdoor patio. Italian favorites, American classics, and daily specials. Wi-Fi available.

Trujillo's

Tacos, Taquitos, Burgers, and Fries!

World Cup

A tiny spot for getting a great cup of espresso as you stroll the Plaza area. Many flavors not found elsewhere along with chai drinks and specialty teas. Sweet baked goods complement your drink. Pet-friendly.

Yu Garden

Eclectic Asian offerings including fresh sushi. Take-out available.

Ziggy's

Ziggy's Frozen Yogurt in Taos, New Mexico is locally owned and operated. Every purchase benefits youth in our community at DreamTree Project.

Zuly's Cafe

Fresh New Mexican food and espresso bar. Made to order and happy to accommodate food sensitivities. Fresh produce from their own garden, local grass-fed meats. Best New Mexican around and worth the drive down. 25 minutes south of Taos.

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