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Orlando's New Mexican Cafe

1114 Don Juan Valdez Ln, El Prado, Taos, NM 87529
+1 575-751-1450
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1114 Don Juan Valdez Ln, El Prado, Taos, NM 87529
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Reviewed yesterday

My daughter and I stopped here on our first day in NM, and we were not disappointed. Good food, attentive and friendly servers. Just sorry we didn't have a chance to come back. Recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is great! Authentic New Mexico food in a cute, cozy, friendly place. The service is fast and friendly, it's filled with locals and their families, and the food is great! This is a gem of a restaurant. A must stop for any visitor...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anchahiker
Reviewed 5 days ago

Orlando’s offers New Mexican cuisine, very much local to the area. Burritos, enchiladas, tacos, etc. with a New Mexican flair. You will be asked if you want red or green Chile on your order. Green is generally more spicy. Or you can order “Christmas” which...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AnnInPC
Reviewed 5 days ago

Years ago a Taos RV park neighbor recommended Orlando's. Buck was a full time resident and we took his word for it and tried it. The restaurant has been an automatic stop since then. They have an excellent menu and you can opt to eat...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Rosieandron B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food and atmosphere was fantastic. One of the best chile rellenos I have ever had in my life. Also the servers were great and portion size very good. Cannot recommend highly enough.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank thomas v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had lunch at Orlando’s with 6 friends. Service was very quick, food also came out very fast. Everyone was pleased with their food and overall it was a great experience. The atmosphere was also fun.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Allfarr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little restaurant. The green chilly is great forget the red. This a fantastic small restaurant and is great value for money. Portions are very good. It’s a great 4 1/2.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank scanman007
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

excellent restaurant, I lived 30 years in TX so it is hard to impress me with Mexican food but this restaurant did it. Only thing I can leave without is blue tortillas so avoid that or ask for regular tortillas. There was four of us,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank johnUSA1960
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had the vegetarian burrito and was very pleased. It was filled with beans, posole (hominy), squash, and possibly other vegetables. By requesting the chili to be served on the side, I could have it as spicy as I desired. The veggies were cut small...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Culture45551506515
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We had a table of 8 so we took advice and arrived close to 5. We were seated right away. The food was outstanding. The chile rellanos were some of the best I've had. The guacamole was out of this world. The atmosphere is perfect...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sarah S
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Questions & Answers
9 September 2017|
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Response from dbloo | Property representative |
Sorry, but we do not take reservations. However if you have a large party and can be there by opening we can accommodate you. Otherwise call anyway and try to give us a heads up, its not a promise but will try. O
9 September 2017|
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Response from Niddynoddy | Reviewed this property |
No. Orlandos does not take reservations. It's best to go early because it's very popular.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 Don Juan Valdez Ln, El Prado, Taos, NM 87529
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos  >  El Prado
  • Phone Number: +1 575-751-1450
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