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The Bavarian Restaurant

100 Kachina Road, Village of Taos Ski Valley, Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525
+1 888-205-8020
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“schnitzel” (15 reviews)
“pretzels” (12 reviews)
“sausage” (16 reviews)
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German, European, Austrian
$$ - $$$
100 Kachina Road, Village of Taos Ski Valley, Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We have had enjoyable lunches on the slopes a few times there but never dinner so we went. Again like all things Taos in snow, there are some climbs and obstacles to overcome so ride your 4-wheel to get there. The ambience at night is...More

Thank Kas_Daddy
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

As a long time Taos skier it was great to close out the season and enjoy the deck and atmosphere at the Bavarian. Thomas and his staff are great and the views and crowd and are awesome. Nothing like it

Thank Lee V
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Tasty food for lunch during an active day of skiing. But the Spaetzle & Sausage wasn't enough food -- I was still hungry and couldn't find a waitress to bring more food, so finally gave up and went back to skiing, hungrily. Seems like a...More

Thank ColoTraveler0
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I happened to have lunch there with a friend who has German roots and she was surprised by the authenticity. It was a great meal that helped you keep going for an afternoon back on the slopes. And the great beers didn't hurt either! We...More

Thank Stacy B
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The Bavarian came highly recommended, and we found out why really fast! It is such a lovely atmosphere inside for dinner, and the deck is fabulous during the day. They serve some of the best German food I've ever had, and extremely generous portions. The...More

Thank IslandDiverGirl
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Going to a German restaurant in Taos made me think thank it would be something hokey, but it was genuine and delicious! It is up the mountain and you need to arrange for them to shuttle you there- don't try driving on your own! It's...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

They need to improve the ordering process. Charge by the person serve by the person or charge by the couple serve by the couple. Our waitress was new to the restaurant and was charming. However the menu was not helpful. The food is good. And...More

Thank Cissy W
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We arrived 6 minutes after they stop serving lunch. They have a two hour change over between lunch and dinner and only offer goulasche soupa and pretzels during this time. The four of us ordered a cup of the soupa and pretzels. My daughter wanted...More

Thank SSmomoftwo
Reviewed 13 March 2017

What a wonderful time we had eating here for lunch. My two brothers and I kicked back one day with a beer and shared a plate of sausages ($20 and a lot of food for one). Another time was just huge Bavarian pretzels for $4.25...More

Thank Old_man_traveler62
Reviewed 7 March 2017

One party order the snitzel. Two others ordered burgers. Both were excellent. They have a good variety of beer options. You have to love the native German Bavarian dress code, even in winter.

Thank MACSr
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13 August 2016|
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Response from Shane C | Reviewed this property |
I believe they open at 5:30 pm on Sundays not sure what time they close. On the Shuttle I would call them to find out, I think they will pick you up at the Airport if you are staying there but don't think they will pick you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Austrian
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 19:30
11:30 - 16:30
17:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Kachina Road, Village of Taos Ski Valley, Taos Ski Valley, NM 87525
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos Ski Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 888-205-8020
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