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Trading Post Cafe

4179 State Road 68, Ranchos De Taos, Taos, NM 87557-8763
+1 575-758-5089
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“pasta” (25 reviews)
“flounder” (6 reviews)
Italian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
4179 State Road 68, Ranchos De Taos, Taos, NM 87557-8763
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has recently changed their name to The Italian Restaurant and continues to have very good food. We tried their Tuesday - Thursday special and were very pleasantly surprised that our nice salad, 3 bean italian soup, and a choice of entree for a...More

Thank Glidr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place, had the fruit of the sea dish and it was awesome, perfect amount of Garlic with fresh seafood and pasta! Salads are also great! Wish they had this place in Albuquerque!

Thank Jodelkraut
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. It had great food and the environment was lovely. It was the nicest place we enjoyed on our month long trip to the southwest us. Heronknd

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

I was in Taos for a few weeks during the holidays and frequented this restaurant, because it is by far the best food in the town. The menu is loaded with interesting selections, the specials are superior, unusual, and not anything available anywhere else. And...More

Thank KKTaos
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice place for Italian food in Taos. Very good service. Some different types of dishes. A few non menu specials. Good wine.

Thank Mragan22
Reviewed 4 January 2018

If you are a garlic lover, then you will find what you are yearning for at the Trading Post Cafe. It does get rather tiring when you have to pick out garlic slivers from every dish. There are other means to spice a dish. Garlic...More

Thank Where2NextColorado
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Instead of heading to IHOP this may be a good idea the pancakes are pretty good, bacon etc. Fast service and very reasonably priced. Staff offers good service. Casual place with a homemade feel.

Thank Maria F
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Although the name is sort of misleading, the Trading Post Cafe was a real treasure. It's really an Italian Restaurant with some incredibly great food! We were with friends who had been here before and they were having a hard time remembering the name. But...More

Thank brandchick
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We had been looking forward to a big Anniversary dinner here for a long time...based on reviews here on TA. First, its very expensive for what you get. The service was adequate. She forgot our drinks...hubby had to go to the main dining room to...More

Thank MaryEllenM27
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Our server, Alfonso, was great with his service, recommendations and tips on attractions to see. I ordered the Chicken Vesuvius, which was wonderful. The restaurant is quaint with local artwork on the walls. Our only complaint was a fly that would not leave us alone,...More

Thank okmusicman
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21 August 2016|
Response from ninelinebind | Reviewed this property |
There are around 3-4 choices. Always a pasta dish and I can't remember the others or specifics. I'm also not sure if they change. It's a bargain though and you won't go away hungry for sure. Yes, Kimberly should probably... More
21 August 2016|
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Response from Chrisderanchos | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they just started offering Sunday brunch from 10:00 am 'til 2:00? It is buffet style but one can also order eggs. Cost is $15, not including beverages.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4179 State Road 68, Ranchos De Taos, Taos, NM 87557-8763
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos  >  Ranchos De Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-758-5089
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