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La Cocina de Luz

) #14 of 40 Restaurants in Telluride $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
+1 970-728-9355
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“enchiladas” (23 reviews)
“beans” (22 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

I eat here every time I come to Telluride. The food is simple, clean, and flavorful. It truly invokes the tastes I expect from southwestern food. We all know you're gonna get the enchiladas so enjoy them!

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 21 April 2016

La Cocina de Luz uses locally sourced and organic foods with unique recipe's that translate into one of the top restaurant in Telluride for food quality and taste! The inside isn't great but the outdoor option makes up for it!

1  Thank Paul Z
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Service was nice. You order up at the counter, serve yourself chips and salsa and get your own drink. More of a fast food in a restaurant setting. Tacos and tostadas with carne asada was very bland. the rice was different and a nice change,...More

1  Thank tkctravels
Lucas P, Owner at La Cocina de Luz, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2016

Thank you for the time spent on this review. The beans are simple They are Anasazi Beans that are dry-land farmed organically in Dove Creek, CO. Because of their history (the ancestral Pueblan peoples of the southwest grew these, were sustained by and at some...More

Reviewed 31 March 2016

We are from Durango and are in Telluride often. We have eaten here for breakfast, lunch and dinner many times and have had both the mexican food and the middle eastern food. The is the best place for breakfast, lunch and dinner in Telluride. Inside...More

Thank MtntravelerCO
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The food here is wonderful. . Everything is so fresh and healthy. We ate there twice during our week visit

Thank MikefromOrlando
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We family of 8 were looking for good reliable organic /gluten free and that too Vegan food and Bingo .....La Cocina has quite a few Vegan items on its menu. Excellent food with perfect taste and freshly cooked . Kiids ( age 4 & 1)...More

Thank Hemenshah
Reviewed 18 March 2016

We went by to try dinner, but it just didn't capture our interest. That being said, the breakfast menu looked great. Well, it's not great great, but it is quite good. The huevos rancheros was very tasty; and they make some good coffee for sure.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Our first stop when we hit town. Wow super fresh and flavorful food - huge portions. Loved the salsa bar, wished we had room for the homemade ice cream. A go back to place.

Thank Ary L
Reviewed 2 March 2016

When my buddies who eat healthfully want to meet, this is our go to! Chef Lucas is beloved around town. Every ingredient is quality! As fresh, organic, and locally sourced as possible! When we had the farmers market community family dinner this is where we...More

Thank Leslieann111
Reviewed 21 February 2016

The food was just OK, not great. I ordered the beef with scrambled eggs and a medium orange juice. We got the tourist prices and my meal was $20. There are other restaurants on Main Street that I think have better food for a better...More

1  Thank MNRetired2011
Lucas P, Owner at La Cocina de Luz, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2016

There are no 'tourist prices'. There have been discussion among the Telluride business community regarding giving a 'local's price' to locals, but most disagree with this practice. Our prices reflect the quality of the ingredients that we purchase. Our eggs for example, our grown locally...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 E Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO 81435
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Telluride
  • Phone Number: +1 970-728-9355
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La Cocina de Luz is a counter service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner with whole foods/organic style Mexican cuisine. We also provide margaritas, beer and wine, fresh juices, full espresso/coffee service and handmade ice cream. The ambience is casual, festive and family friendly. We have a large patio with gardens and fountains that we share with Caravan middle eastern foods. We accept visa and mastercard!
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