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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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“los colores” (56 reviews)
“pozole” (127 reviews)
“enchiladas” (169 reviews)
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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 via mobile

We stopped at Orlando’s for lunch after a hike based on a friend’s suggestion. We’re glad we did. The service was very good and the food even better. The vegetarian enchilada was fresh and flavorful. Los colores was a dish to be tried again and...More

Thank gregzi
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best Mexican restaurants I have eaten at. Try the smothered French Fries that are covered with green chilies and cheese. That was an appetizer and could have been the whole dinner.

Thank PCBIllinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Orlando’s is always a Taos favorite with their New Mexican cuisine. I took my little Yorkie and they let us eat in their outdoor patio area they are supposed to but Lil’ Bubba is just too damn cute to resist. He loved their homemade chips...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch. Parking can be a little challenging depending on the time of day, but the food was worth it. The menu has plenty of options and the food is delicious.

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was so good! From the chips and super hot salsa to the last bite of our meals, everything was delicious and tasty. Taco was shredded beef, and the meat was so tender and flavrfull, it fell apart on my plate when I took...More

Thank Lorimswnm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had the pleasure of dining at Orlando's during our stay in El Prado two weeks ago! The service was great and the food was delicious! I enjoyed the blue corn shredded beef tacos.. the meat was juicy and tender and the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the Chile Releno. Loved it all. It’s on the way to the Rio Grand River Gorge. You have to stop by. You’ll be happy that you did.

Thank Sherry O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday night in Taos...it's a little hard to find a Mexican restaurant that is open. We drove to the north side of Taos and found Orlando's. Loved the service and the friendly staff. The food is amazing, from an awesome spicy salsa to deep fried...More

Thank mlonginak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This colorful little gem located just north of Taos on the Enchanted Circle, was a great little spot to stop in for a burrito and cold cerveza. The portions are large enough that my companion and I split a plate. The cucumber pico was FRESH!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t stop thinking of the meal I had here. From start to finish it was perfect. The salsa was delicious to start the meal. I had the pork enchiladas which were a special that day and they were the best I have ever had....More

Thank laurenshall
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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.
Julie O
14 October 2016|
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Response from dbloo | Property representative |
A year ago? Shows how much I look at this site. We are not pet friendly however we love our pets. Unfortunately some other customers don't like other peoples pets and its a tight patio. But since we love pets (behaved) we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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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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