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El Meze Restaurant - CLOSED

1017 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte, Taos, Taos, NM 87571
+1 575-751-3337
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“trout” (147 reviews)
“chicharrones” (32 reviews)
“grilled romaine” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Southwestern, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
1017 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte, Taos, Taos, NM 87571
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11 - 20 of 675 reviews

Reviewed September 2, 2017

My husband and I dined here and had a wonderful time. The food was excellent and the service was friendly and attentive. We started off with the jamon serrano and grilled romaine hearts. Both were delicious and we loved the pairing of the jamon and...More

1  Thank Kara Q
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Is the bomb! Its front row seat to Taos Mountain. The Summer is Divine here. I love the food and staff too. They create some great unique dishes and the staff are very attentive.

Thank janawilson2017
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner and sat on the patio. Lovely view of the mountains. Service was quick and kind with a sense of humor. Had the tamales which were amazing, though really hot. The desert special was lemon curd ice cream with raspberries and pistachios....More

Thank Anders B
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed dining here but not 5 star worthy. Menu very limited. When only 5-6 entrees there are usually specials but there were none. No fish available. I had the romaine salad, very good,and pasta which was quite tasty, however, I could count the strands of...More

Thank efloresNY
Reviewed August 9, 2017

We ate here last weekend when visiting Taos. It was perfect. We were seated outside and it was a little chilly but the heaters and blankets provided were so comfortable. The menu was superb. Recommend the trout or tamales. We finished off by sharing the...More

Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Three of us enjoyed a dinner here - agreed that it must be the best or almost the best place in town. Food was traditional (carne adovada), yet creative (watermellon salad). Wine was wonderful! We will return! Loved the charming little rooms!

Thank jbsarts
Reviewed August 3, 2017

So, you sit and look at the mountains while being served by staff that are exceptionally knowledgeable and friendly and then you eat a meal of totally fresh ingredients expertly prepared. What else is there??

Thank bferman2016
Reviewed July 31, 2017

My husband and had dinner here on Friday night. We loved their trout dish. Their tamales dish was good. I wish they had more options in the menu. Over all it is a good dining experience.

Thank Mona S
Reviewed July 29, 2017

We were here 3 years ago and it was excellent. We're foodies. This was as an excellent dining experience as you could ever hope for. Anywhere. I couldn't gig them for anything. It was just a great experience. The service, the food, the view, the...More

Thank BuilderDad
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Oh, yes. This was a good evening! The atmosphere was lovely, and the food - we had the pasta - was superb. Pasta taken to a new level. The service was down-to-earth, and some staff maaaaybe want to consider the fine line between "informal" and...More

Thank 991magneg
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Southwestern, Mediterranean
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1017 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte, Taos, Taos, NM 87571
    (Hail Creek)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-751-3337
  • E-mail
We are located in the El Torreon Hacienda built in 1847 which reflects our philosophy, our food and the historical influences of Taos. From June - September we have patio seating under a tent with twinkle lights and the most incredible view of Taos Mountain.
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