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Trading Post Cafe

4179 State Road 68, Ranchos De Taos, Taos, NM 87557-8763
+1 575-758-5089
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“pasta” (24 reviews)
“flounder” (6 reviews)
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Italian, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4179 State Road 68, Ranchos De Taos, Taos, NM 87557-8763
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the open kitchen, to the mix of locals and tourists to the comfortable atmosphere and the superbly prepared food, if you have only time for one meal in Taos, make this the place to eat. Make sure you bring your appetite and make sure...More

Thank f8nbt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were disappointed with our food at this very friendly and attractive eatery. The margarita was good and the house wine ok while the homemade bread was quite good. However the penne with hit Italian sausage was very bland and lacking in flavor while the...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful little cafe. Ambience: check — Great Gourmet Food: check — Nice Wine List: check — Attentive Service: check Not cheap, but not overpriced. I had sushi grade tuna on top of cold sesame noodles. Absolutely delicious accompanied by a glass of Moscato. Wife had...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Trading Post Cafe, long a Taos favorite, now offers a $15/pp Sunday Brunch. Served buffet style, with eggs cooked to order, each dish is superbly prepared. Buffet contains poached salmon with tarragon sauce, cheeses, salads, pasta, southwestern specialities and deserts. Each is prepared in...More

Thank murphylittleton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a little hidden on the outskirts of Taos, but not far and worth the one mile drive. The interior is friendly, warm and inviting. If you sit at the "bar", you can watch the chef cook dinner!! The smells from the kitchen...More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was quite a find. My friend had been there years ago, so we were happy it was still open. Right when you walk in it smells wonderful. They had a fun bar you could sit and eat and watch the chef cook, we...More

Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Here's a great place to hunker down for a great meal. GOOD FOOD, GOOD WAITRESS, the place was clean, however, there is only one restroom so go prepared. BY ALL MEANS GO EARLY! Less traffic. We ate at about 3pm and had the place to...More

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were famished and wanted carry out, so we tried pasta from this restaurant. The sauce for our Bolognese was disappointing Just not enough meat, in a traditional Italian dish. The restaurant looks nice; I though the hostess was very charming, a good reflection on...More

Thank alice w
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was recommended by our hosts. For a Saturday night it was not that busy. Our waiter was very attentive and we enjoyed talking with him. He provided a history of the Trading Post after taking our orders. They have a decent wine list to...More

Thank Kirk H
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My husband and I went for a light lunch. We had their fried seafood platter. It comes with a Cesar salad. We did not try more dishes, out I would definitely go back and try more of their food. It looks delicious.

Thank Ines S
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20 August 2016|
Response from ninelinebind | Reviewed this property |
There are around 3-4 choices. Always a pasta dish and I can't remember the others or specifics. I'm also not sure if they change. It's a bargain though and you won't go away hungry for sure. Yes, Kimberly should probably... More
20 August 2016|
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Response from Chrisderanchos | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they just started offering Sunday brunch from 10:00 am 'til 2:00? It is buffet style but one can also order eggs. Cost is $15, not including beverages.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4179 State Road 68, Ranchos De Taos, Taos, NM 87557-8763
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos  >  Ranchos De Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-758-5089
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