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Casa de Valdez

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Barbecue
1401 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Southside Next to Rio Grande Ace Hardware, Taos, NM 87571-5503
+1 575-758-8777
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (16 reviews)
“steak” (32 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1401 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Southside Next to Rio Grande Ace Hardware, Taos, NM 87571-5503
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Reviewed today

This was my first time with what I hear are new owners. Happy hour margs mostly ice. Food was delicious but small portions compared to Colorado. Paying for chips and salsa? Maybe the Taos rent is high?

Thank Resort815152
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we asked at the hotel for a steakhouse recommendation he said Casa de Valdez. We were not disappointed. Steaks were tender an flavorful and grilled to everyone's liking. Our waitress, Tilly, was very attentive and friendly. We were so much at home they had...More

Thank leonlafreniere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't speak about the steaks, and won't speak about the smoked meats (We're competitive BBQ judges), but the "Mexican" dishes weren't particularly good or plentiful and overpriced in comparison to other restaurants nearby.

Thank Pam F
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Was were referred to this restaurant by local artist Charles Collins. His gallery is located in the Plaza. My wife had been looking to eat some pasole but we were having trouble finding a restaurant that served it. Charles Collins referred us to this restaurant....More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We walked here from hotel. Sat on patio and enjoyed a fine breeze at sunset. Good margaritas (not great but still worth the drink). Tamale was best ever. Food super delicious. Service is slow but we weren’t in a hurry so it didn’t matter. The...More

Thank Swtlollyfine
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Great food and I really enjoyed the atmosphere. Whenever I go somewhere new, I like to ask the wait stuff for local recommendations. They certainly did not fail me.

Thank CharliefromTampa
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Local told me to do it and they where right. This place has smoked meats and Mexican food and they do both great. One of the best Briskets I have had and the wife's Mexican was great. I am starting to create a theme for...More

Thank PCBIllinois
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

It was a recommended place during our stop. The enchiladas and stuffed sopapillos were wonderful. My wife and I had a nice evening out.

Thank Darren M
Reviewed 28 March 2018

This restaurant has been a Taos "staple" for many, many years. I remember going there years ago with family members when I lived in Taos. They serve liquor and the cuisine is primarily Mexican food and barbeque. There is also a patio dining area used...More

Thank Ginny1234_5678
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The brisket was sliced to perfection. A piece of art, especially with added chili and all the fixings. The salsa yum. Had to request more. Chili relleno awesome. Staff were the best so friendly and attentive yet non intrusive. My first time but not my...More

1  Thank Wilbur W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Southside Next to Rio Grande Ace Hardware, Taos, NM 87571-5503
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-758-8777
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