Restaurants

Top Choice New Mexican in Taos

Love Apple

A real 'only in New Mexico' find, from the setting in the converted 19th-century adobe Placitas Chapel, to the delicious, locally sourced and largely organic food. Everything – from the local beefburger with red chi…
Top Choice Modern American in Taos

Lambert's

Consistently hailed as the 'Best of Taos,' and now relocated into a charming old adobe just north of the Plaza, Lambert's remains what it’s always been – a cozy, romantic local hangout where patrons relax and enjoy …
Mexican in Taos

La Cueva Cafe

This little Mexican cafe on downtown’s southeastern edge has rapidly established itself as a local classic. Satisfaction is guaranteed, whether you drop in for a morning blast of huevos rancheros, come for dinner to…
New Mexican in Taos

Doc Martin's

Hang out where Bert Philips (the original Doc Martin's bro-in-law) and Ernest Blumenschein cooked up the idea of the Taos Society of Artists. Sit by the kiva fireplace, pop a cork on an award-winning wine, dive into…
New Mexican in Taos

Michael's Kitchen

Locals and tourists alike converge on this old favorite because the menu is long, the food's reliably good, it's an easy place for kids, and the in-house bakery produces goodies that fly out the door. Plus, it serve…
Vegetarian in Taos

Raw To Go

Expect the unexpected at this pocket-size little vegan restaurant; there’s no fixed menu, they simply prepare whatever’s freshly available on the day. It’s all organic and, yes, pretty much of all of it is entirely …
Middle Eastern in Taos

El Gamal

Vegetarians rejoice – at this casual Middle Eastern place, there's no meat anywhere. Even if the falafel doesn’t quite achieve the stated aim to promote peace through 'evolving people's consciousness and taste buds,…
Pizza in Taos

Taos Pizza Out Back

Pizza dreams come true with every possible ingredient under the sun at Taos' top pie palace; for example, the recommended Vera Cruz has chicken breast and veggies marinated in a honey-chipotle sauce. Slices are enor…
New Mexican in Taos

El Meze

Attractive, intimate but often rather hectic little restaurant that serves Spanish-style sharing plates such as pork rinds or roasted peppers as well as more substantial mains including lemon-and-rosemary roasted ch…
Italian in Taos

Trading Post Cafe

This longtime favorite strikes a perfect balance of relaxed and refined. Everything on the largely Italian menu, from pasta specials to rosemary chicken, tastes good. Portions tend to be large, so think about splitt…