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Address: 9 State Road 150, Taos, NM 87571
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+1 575-758-5826
16:00 - 12:00
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The KTAOS Solar Center is as unique as it gets and is a must if you are...

The KTAOS Solar Center is as unique as it gets and is a must if you are visiting Taos or live here: home to two radio stations: KTAOS Solar Radio 101.9FM and Luna 103.7FM, along with a world-class concert venue and family-friendly full restaurant and bar. An expansive 2 acre backyard that boasts the best views in Taos, as well as national and local musicians. Happy hour everyday 4pm-6pm

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Awesome little bar/radio station

Great burgers and a good atmosphere. Usually have some sort of live music in the weekly lineup that is always a little bit of everything. Have been fortunate enough to see some... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2015
Blake M
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Questa, New Mexico
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

So many special things going on - always call or check the website. Music, TV, friends, drinks, food - this place has it all. Live performances, movies, you name it. KTAOS has it in their sprawling complex!

Thank Dawn P
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This radio station does so much for the community, that I support them by going to events a few times a year. I have to say, the quonset/arched music area is a weird atmosphere. Feel like I'm in a bunker. The crowd, the food, and the convivial atmosphere almost make up for it. But...maybe we should launch a fundraiser to... More 

Thank Laxmiqueen1
Chicago, Illinois
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91 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

While in Taos, we decided to check out KTAOS. We had looked on their website prior to departing for New Mexico, and it did not appear that they were having any live music on either of the days we would be in Taos. However, when we stopped in (around 4pm), the bartender mentioned that there would be a free performance... More 

Thank mompeef
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Great place to go grab some drinks & enjoy some good music. Live music almost every week ranging from reggae to rock. Incredible views of the Taos mountains, not to mention the glorious sunsets! Staff extremely courteous & attentive. Not to mention that you can see through the glass windows into the solar powered radio stations! Great place to bring... More 

1 Thank katie s
Grover Beach, California
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

This is the greatest place ever! Live music events, the radio station, bar and food with both indoor and outdoor seating, great food and friendly staff. I was here for Holiday parties and had a blast! It's right down the hill from the ski resort too!

1 Thank energyinkarts
Fairplay, Colorado
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151 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

I have reviewed the Solar Center before and gave it a very positive review. Tonight, however, my opinion changed. We attended an concert event, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, and this review is not meant to disparage the orchestra. They were fabulous. The musicianship and the harmonies, unequaled. It was the management of the event that was a real disappointment. We... More 

4 Thank Artemis112013
Colorado USA
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136 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015

This place didn't interest me at all. A bar and not much more. They advertise some but nothing much to attract me again.

1 Thank rtfax
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

We listened to KTAO on 101.9 for an hour on our way into and out of Taos, as well as during our visit in town. We drove out to the radio station to see it broadcast in the glass booth in the restaurant, as well as spend some money on food there to give it some support. The solar panel... More 

Thank ER05
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

Great burgers and a good atmosphere. Usually have some sort of live music in the weekly lineup that is always a little bit of everything. Have been fortunate enough to see some really cool acts come through. I also enjoy the food, and the big patio out back. Stop by grab a beer and burger, and relax and take in... More 

1 Thank Blake M
Santa Fe
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329 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We came upon this place after finding other restaurants with long waiting times. It is a combo solar center, radio station, bar, restaurant and live music venue! We wandered through the long hallway and eventually found ourselves in a large open bar area. Seating included overstuffed chairs, couches, bar tables and an assortment of stools. We sat by the window... More 

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