Here’s where you’ll find casual, family-friendly restaurants that afford a variety of flavors and styles. Many of them are locally owned and offer delicious food at reasonable prices.
5 STAR BURGERS
We are committed to serving the very best ground beef possible. We don’t hide behind toppings to make great burgers. We start with fresh beef, ground daily, no hormones or antibiotics, from Harris Ranch.
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.
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.
BEARCLAW BAKERY & CAFE
Handcrafted baked goods and quality food in a relaxed environment; patio seating available. Cash only.
BENT STREET DELI
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.
Located in what was The Edelweiss Deli, Café Naranja offers diner style bar seating in the café for skiers trying to get first chair, as well as a formal dining room where families can start the day together before a big day of skiing.
Specializing in traditional Northern Italian cuisine, Caffé Renato offers a great wine list and features an outdoor patio. The restaurant is situated between The Stables Gallery and the Historic Taos Inn.
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.
EARLENE'S PUBLIC HOUSE CAFE AND BAKERY
New to Taos, a fresh concept called quick food to go with a unique flavor for quality and taste.
Vegetarians, rejoice! Middle Eastern vegetarian cuisine specialty items are made from scratch daily with the freshest ingredients locally available.
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.
A staple among locals and tourists, Gutiz offers distinctive Latin-French cuisine at affordable prices.
HUNAN CHINESE RESTAURANT
Classic Chinese offerings at reasonable prices. Eat in or take-out.
KOKO COFFEE, DELI AND CARRYOUT
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.
KTAO SOLAR BAR
The place to meet friends for happy hour, enjoy live music acts, dig into authentic tacos, and bring out-of-town guests. An unparalleled bar experience, framed by two operating radio stations, and a rolling backyard lawn with views.
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.
If you're looking for the best Italian restaurant or pizza in Taos – look no further once you have found Mondo Italiano.
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.
A cozy little shack located in the base area of Taos Ski Valley. Serving up fresh hand tossed pizza, pasta and southern style BBQ. We offer beer & wine. Dine-in, carry-out or we deliver,
RAW TO GO
This carryout restaurant (there are a few tables outside for eating) is a raw-food bar specializing in vegan food and juice creations. It operates on a cash-only basis.
RED DIAMOND RESTAURANT
Located on the historic Taos Pueblo inside the Taos Mountain Casino (nonsmoking)
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.
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.
STRAY DOG CANTINA
Serving delicious Northern New Mexican food in the Taos Ski Valley for 25 years. We are especially famous for our 100% flame roasted red and green chile. The Margaritas are legendary as well, made with fresh lime juice and agave tequila.
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.
Where the locals eat. Everything is homemade and very fresh including local grass-fed beef and organic vegetables. Gluten-free available. New Mexican red and green chili. Beer/wine.
TAOS HIGH EDU-CAFE
Operated and staffed by students of Taos High’s award-winning Culinary Arts Program, budding chefs plan and prepare a broad menu of imaginative fresh dishes each Thursday, serving breakfast and lunch. Located at Taos High School.
TAOS INN ADOBE BAR
Called ‘the living room of Taos’ by locals and visitors alike, The Adobe Bar is the place to mingle, with local color drawn from the tri-cultural, historic, and artistic traditions of this unique community. Live entertainment every night.
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.
Eclectic Asian offerings including fresh sushi. Take-out available.
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.