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El Meze Restaurant - CLOSED

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


USD 20 - USD 50
Southwestern, Mediterranean
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We were visiting Taos and had heard ahead of time that one of the finest restaurants in that area, El Meze, was closing due the the retirement of the owner and chef. So we booked our reservation and were glad we did. First and fascinating...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank MontanaMike2013
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I wanted our 10th Anniversary dinner to be special, and our experience here was perfect. The staff was amazing - "friendly" and "courteous" would be understatements. The food was extraordinary. Our table faced the mountains at sunset. Perfect! Our thanks and gratitude to the staff...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank GoodServiceLover
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The food was delicious and distinctly prepared with New Mexican flavor. All of the dishes we tried had great flavor and a southwest twist. The service was wonderful.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Georgenia V
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

A friendly restaurant, informal atmosphere but refined food where the name meze means small sharing plates in the Middle East and Mediterranean. The food is mainly Mexican with s strong local touch, using local produce. The Chiles used by themselves or in sauces are absolutely...More

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank jakjabes
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This restaurant was delicious. We had the heirloom tomato salad, the trout and the posole. It is a shame that it is closing next month.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank sassystein
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful late summer dinner on the patio with a great view of the mountains as the sun set. Two special appetizers / Share dishes were outstanding. 4-5 different Heirloom tomatoes with a very mild goat cheese and local green bean dish were out of this...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank H786VVdanielh
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We so enjoyed our evening at El Meze. The view of the mountains is incredibly beautiful and the food was superb. We were told the restaurant is closing soon (owners are retiring I think) so try to catch a visit while they are still open.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank squid107
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We went to this restaurant expecting great food with beautiful views. We got the views as advertised. There were four of us eating on this perfect September evening. After reviewing the menu, two of us had the Trout which was excellent and two of us...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank sluggersam
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is a wonderful romantic evening with a incredible view of the Taos Mountains. The sunset was divine. The food and wine were top notch, 5 star quality. Loved every moment of the evening. They told us they are closing in October 2017. GO THERE...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Linda A
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Fred is an excellent chef! He is consistently excellent and it is a shame he gone beyond a finalist in the Beard competition! He deserves it

Date of visit: September 2017
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