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“Come visit the John Dunn Shops in the heart of Taos’ historic district.

Twenty locally-owned shops and eateries are set along a beautiful pedestrian walkway with a cooling fountain, flower gardens, and towering shade trees. The shops feature locally-made crafts, clothing, yarn, leatherwear, jewelry, fabric goods, and books by Taos authors. In summer months John Dunn walkway is alive with music and food carts.

Dining options are the Bent Street Cafe & Deli, Coffee Cats, Marshall’s Great Noodles and the Hot Dog cart.

John Dunn Shops are located between Taos Plaza and Bent Street. All-day free parking is available directly across Camino de las Placitas from the metered John Dunn lot.

 

 

THE JOHN DUNN SHOPS AND PLACES TO EAT & DRINK
20 unique, independently and locally owned shops offer something for everyone - handmade leather goods, uncommon fabrics, books, kitchen supplies, fossils and minerals, antique maps and manuscripts, New Mexico art & crafts, beautiful comfortable shoes and boots, Mexican folk art, jewelry, fine yarns and fiber crafts, and contemporary and southwestern fashions for men and women. Two galleries feature the arts and crafts of local artisans.
A STITCH IN TIME
Twenty-five years experience in the repair and alteration of skiwear and ready-to-wear. Specializing in award-winning custom bridal and formal wear. Bridal accessories also available.
AMINA'S CHILDREN'S BOUTIQUE
Amina's Children's Boutique welcomes shoppers to drop in and browse their unique selection of children's items such as toys, shoes, backpacks, hats, dresses, suits, gifts, accessories and much more.
AMMANN GALLERY
In our small, friendly gallery you'll find original oil paintings, glasswork, sculpture, photography, wearable fiber art, handmade pottery as well as a collection of fine Native American jewelry.
BENT STREET CAFE
Serving Taos for 23 years. Gourmet French toast, omelets, creative sandwiches, fresh salads, house-made soups and desserts, burrito and tamale plates, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Beer & wine.
CLARKE & CO
Men’s clothing store located in downtown Taos in the historic John Dunn House Shops. Established in 1987, we are dedicated to providing unique, contemporary men’s apparel and tailoring services to customers who deserve the finest.
COFFEE CATS
Using the highest quality fairtrade, organic ingredients in our extensive menu of espresso and chai drinks. We have all fruit smoothies, frappes, gelatos, fresh baked goodies too. Free Wifi. Located in the heart of the John Dunn Shops.
COMMON THREAD TEXTILES
Incredibly beautiful textiles from around the world: Tribal, hand-woven, antique and new. Unique handmade buttons, yardage, gifts, trims... Feel the color! Love!
COYOTE MOON
A small, vibrant store located in the middle of the John Dunn Shops, specializing in folk art from Latin America and New Mexico. The eclectic inventory includes selections from Mexico, Peru and Guatemala as well as Colorado and Northern NM.
KOKOPELLI FLUTES
Paul Jones also gives flute building workshops, flute lessons, and has hand carved flutes for sale, such as Apache, Sioux, Cheyenne, and Cherokee flutes. CDs are also available.
LAS COMADRES
Las Comadres is a truly unique place where one can peruse handcrafted tin, pottery, folk art, beeswax candles, soap, felted wool apparel, paintings, mandala art, mixed media, scarves and upscale women's clothing.
LA TIERRA MINERAL GALLERY
Thousands of mineral specimens from around the world including New Mexico. Available in natural and carved forms such as onyx plates, bowls, mortar and pestles, goblets, wine chillers, lamps, candleholders, spheres, hearts, and fetishes.
LETHERWERKS
Letherwerks was first established in California in 1969. Now located in the John Dunn Shops just east of Taos Plaza, Letherwerks still stands strong as one of Taos’s oldest and most trusted businesses.
LITTLE PLACE BOUTIQUE
Distinctive and creative women’s clothing, accessories, jewelry, and great little gift items. Contemporary, resort, and southwestern styles.
MONET'S KITCHEN
"The Complete Shop for Home Cooking”. Owned by a 4th generation Taosena, Monet’s Kitchen offers a taste of Taos, New Mexico and world class kitchenware, gadgets, linens, cookware, cutlery, plus hard to find one of a kind gifts.
MARIPOSA BOUTIQUE
A “must see” stop, we specialize in quality, mostly made in the USA clothing and accessories with a touch of southwestern influence, including the work of local designers & weavers, and our original lines: Mariposa Designs and Katie Kids.
MARSHALL'S NOODLES
A small noodle cart in the John Dunn Shops. Most of the menu is vegan, and meat is available as an addition, as is organic tofu. Serves a variety of noodles, soups, dumplings, and sauces, and features local and organic produce.
MOONCAT FIBER
High quailty natural fiber yarns in buffalo, alpaca, llama, cashmere and offering hand knitted, crocheted, felted and woven garments and accessories, as well as knitting and crochet accessories.
OPCIT BOOKS
We have new books, great used books in all subjects, first editions -- including the best selection of signed firsts in the area -- and a great selection of remainders. We buy, sell and trade books.
SECONDS ECO STORE
Stylish recycled design, solar powered gadgets, and locally hand made craft: Change your world...in SECONDS!
STEPPIN OUT
For 25 years, Julie Jennerjahn has been the original owner of Steppin’ Out in Taos. After 20 years of providing quality and comfortable footwear, Jennerjahn expanded her boutique to introduce clothing and accessories.
WILD EARTH CREAMS
Wild Earth Remedies is a vendor booth set up in front of the Bent Street Deli on Saturdays. I bring to you a locally wild crafted all natural herbal skin care line to nourish and heal the skin. Stop by for a visit!
EVENTS AT THE JOHN DUNN SHOPS
Throughout the year the John Dunn Shops is the location for some exciting community events. Bon fires on Bent Street, Santa Paws, Halloween and Installations from the Paseo are all held sat the John Dunn Shops.
BONFIRES ON BENT STREET
John Dunn Shops and Bent Street bonfires to warm you, farolitos, luminaries, Aztec Dancers, carolers, and in addition to snacks in the shops serving posole, green chile, enchiladas and cookies for everyone.
HALLOWEEN CELEBRATIONS
Taos is host to an exciting Halloween celebration and John Dunn Shops is the place to go. All the shops in this pedestrian only area participate in trick or treating and the streets come alive with decorations.
SANTA PAWS
Santa will find out what your pet wants for Christmas. There will be hot beverages and snacks. New Mexican food buffet. Smorgasbord of s’mores. Farolitos, music, deals, drawings, bonfires.
FIRST FRIDAYS
Every month, visitors and locals alike can gather for Taos First Friday (TFF), a monthly event that celebrates and showcases our community’s varied talents and offerings. 5-8pm
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