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Orlando's New Mexican Cafe

1114 Don Juan Valdez Ln, El Prado, Taos, NM 87529
+1 575-751-1450
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
10:00 - 15:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1114 Don Juan Valdez Ln, El Prado, Taos, NM 87529
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Orlando's is a wonderful place to enjoy a delicious meal and excellent service. Stop by and you will be glad you did!

Thank Jeri B
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We had two different locals recommend this place to us and we weren't disappointed. We sat on the patio on a beautiful evening. The service was fantastic. They collectively worked together and watched for anytime that you needed another drink, etc. The food was excellent...More

Thank Heidi B
Reviewed 23 July 2016

My wife and I enjoyed dinner here on Thursday, 16 Jun 2016, after having driven from Chama back to Taos. We sat in a corner of the very pleasant enclosed outdoors courtyard on this most pleasant early evening. The menu offers a nice selection of...More

Thank Volcam
Reviewed 20 July 2016

really fresh excellent Mexican food for sure. one issue wife has a shellfish allergy and when noting to the young male server he was very quick to dismiss in noting "sorry we cant guarantee " as we have only one grill. A lot of places...More

Thank madasa1024
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Went to Orlando's because of its ratings on various online sites. The parking lot was jammed with high-ticket, late model cars. The restaurant proper was jammed, but we were happy to wait. Finally, we were ushered to a little table set with cracked tiles, some...More

Thank McKado
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Try the Tres Colores and the pork medallions. Wonderful. On a dead Sunday night, the place was open and packed. Great service, quaint atmosphere.

Thank Cbrofm
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I've been to Orlando's apps 6x over the past year, and can rate it in several areas with confidence. The food is exactly what you hope for - genuine regional choices with carefully crafted sauces made consistently in every dish. Another of my "no-frills" faves...More

2  Thank PaulLovesGravy
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Orlando's offers very fine New Mexican style dishes at a reasonable price in an informal atmosphere. We ate there on our first night in Taos and thoroughly enjoyed our mea.

Thank Gator2743
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Our hotel receptionist and concierge recommended Orlando's and we really enjoyed it. We loved the beef Nachos Grande. The Baja Fish Tacos with cucumber pico de gallo were outstanding! We had heard rave reviews about the Flan dessert and it was yummy. We got adventurous...More

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

We beat the rush by 10 minutes & had a nice table outside. Never went into building proper. Great good. Good New Mexican spice but not too much. We had the Chili Relleno & combo meal. Tasty! Restaurant serves beer, wine, wine margaritas, & sangria...More

Thank AnnieMoe
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8 September 2017|
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Response from travtens | Reviewed this property |
According to the web site the restaurant does not take reservations. Their Phone number is (575) 751-1450 if you wish to try.
8 September 2017|
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Response from Niddynoddy | Reviewed this property |
No. Orlandos does not take reservations. It's best to go early because it's very popular.
Julie O
13 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
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10:00 - 15:00
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10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1114 Don Juan Valdez Ln, El Prado, Taos, NM 87529
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos  >  El Prado
  • Phone Number: +1 575-751-1450
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