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La Cueva Cafe

135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
+1 575-758-7001
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (96 reviews)
“enchiladas” (102 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The cafe is a corner restaurant with little outside appeal. They have inside tables and a patio area. it has been open 6 years. It appears that they try to make everything fit including a side building with a cave like room for overflow. We...More

1  Thank Ralph R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for an excellent, reasonably priced, mexican food look no further. This is it. We read about this place on this site and it is truly exceptional. We recommend combination plater and beef burrito. We also had home made guac, salsa and...More

Thank Gregor1963
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't believe I hadn't tried this place on previous trips to Taos. Well, I've rectified that now. I had lunch here in November, 2017 and really enjoyed it. The place is SMALL but I came early at 11:15am and beat the crowds, being seated...More

Thank KthSch
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guacamole was wonderful, but the chicken mole fajitas were terrific. The portion size is generous, so we couldn’t eat quite all of our entrees. Sadly I had no room for flan, which I expect would also have been authentic and delicious. We hope to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let looks fool you, this is an older classical adobe structure, with personality and good basic New Mexico food - love it in the warm season- try the seafood enchiladas, good flan and other non traditional foods for the kids. Easy to walk to...More

Thank Jacquelynn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good seafood enchiladas! Tiny restaurant that also has outside seating. Good food great margarita. Service was exceptional.

Thank Bethyg2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by several locals. Try the Chile Relleno. Delicious. Even the chips and salsa was great. Staff is friendly and helpful. Close to the Plaza, but easy to miss.

Thank abbydood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked into the main space and thought there is no way we are getting in. There are only about 6 tables nad they were full. However, there are other dining spaces in the area it occupies which appears to at one time been an...More

2  Thank WYSOKC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my wife here for her birthday. The enchiladas were good but not great. The mole sauce was flavorful. Certainly not "cheap eats" as listed by TripAdvisor. Had read about Chipotle Ice Cream in the reviews, but it was not served with our chocolate cake.

Thank T S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove from Colorado Springs to Taos just to eat here again. I would consider this gourmet Mexican. The dishes with shrimp are so outstanding. The charm of this restaurant alone is enough to rate it highly, but the excellent food makes it outstanding

Thank L'Aura W
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15 November 2016|
Response from Travel_Gigi | Reviewed this property |
When I was there I didn't ask for any, but it never hurts to ask! Good Luck
29 May 2016|
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Response from HornPlayer2013 | Reviewed this property |
There was a couple with a small dog the day we went
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946 (Formerly Rellenos Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-758-7001
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