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Taos Cow

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485 State RD 150, Arroyo Seco, NM 87514
+1 575-776-5640
07:00 - 18:00
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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Must try the Chicken Pot Pie! The owner makes it from scratch. Also the ice cream is not too sweet so it's perfect.

Thank Bostexan
Los Angeles
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Stop in at this funky and charming shop for ice cream and a sandwich, especially the ice cream. Then walk around the village of Arroyo Seco. Seco is small town New Mexico charm at its best.

Thank DonaldGraham
new hampshire
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here by chance while touring around Taos and were pleasantly surprised. There is a great selection of sandwiches. I had the portobello mushroom sandwich and it was delicious. My wife had a salad which was very good. Very friendly staff.

Thank NewHampshireDee
Detroit, Michigan
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Had the coffee with a scoop of their ice cream dropped in it .. very good! Coffee shop feel. They do serve some food too. In a non-town .. so small it's not a town along the Taos Loop. Some interesting ice cream flavors too .. mexican chocolate, lavender.

Thank Bernadette L
New York City, New York
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Traveling from Carson National Forest to Ojo Caliente, quick stop for some grub. Sandwiches, cookies, soup, ice cream...friendly people and nice space.

Thank Chris S
Ft Worth, Tx
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I love ice cream, it's my favorite food group. I'm not sure what people didn't love about their ice cream, but I thought it was delicious. The town itself is small, but it has some funky shops and the owners were a lot of fun to talk to.

Thank jrae1216
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I stop at this place every time in the area. It has a fun staff that's very helpful. The ice cream is fantastic - all flavors I've tried have been awesome! I recently had the Huevos Guerreros, like huevos rancheros, but with tacos. It was loaded with green chilis - so delicious! I stop in for the Green Chili Cheddar... More 

Thank Tia P
Middle Tennessee
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218 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stopped by the Taos Cow because it was highly recommended, but we were not impressed. We ordered coconut and peach. The coconut was good, but Blue Bell makes much better peach.

Thank TravelGrandma10
Baltimore, Maryland
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186 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I had a large lunch, so I figured why not have a light dinner of ice cream. I tried the cinnamon chocolate with the raspberry dark chocolate. A winning combination! My dinner was made nicer by enjoying it sitting at a picnic table overlooking a stream.

Thank Karen R
Omaha, Nebraska
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205 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Taos Cow is the only place in Arroyo Seco that I found to eat or get refreshments. They are noted for their ice cream, but I found it to be more like frozen yogurt. The lunch menu looked interesting and reasonable.

Thank lheadley

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 State RD 150, Arroyo Seco, NM 87514
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Arroyo Seco
  • Phone Number: +1 575-776-5640

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?