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La Cueva Cafe

135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
+1 575-758-7001
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stoped in with a group of friends and had a really nice lunch. The place is super small so I'd recommend hitting this spot during off peak times if possible. Seriously, seats like 10people.

Thank Akabeau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been visiting Taos for many years and was pleasantly surprised when making my first visit to this small but worthwhile restaurant. Many restaurants this close to the center of town are quite pricey but La Cueva, even though smallish (especially in the winter when...More

Thank Marie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't let the building throw off your decision to go here. The food is five star and the service is great. My only disappointment was no alcohol. Nice family atmosphere.

Thank Annie48-12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When our friendly host led us past the part of the restaurant that LOOKED like the restaurant into the door of what LOOKED like it used to be a motel room, we were a bit curious! Once inside, we were greeted by a couple of...More

Thank GratefulinDundas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for some good Mexican food, we were directed to La Cueva. This is a little 'hole in the wall' type place just off the main drag in Taos. The restaurant is small - only about 4 - 5 tables in an older building. My...More

Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed 30 January 2018

The visitor center lady recommended this place and we thanke her. She warned not to be put off by the look of the place. The food and service was top notch authentic. Ask about the daily specials not on the nice regular menu. Great lunch...More

Thank keith p
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the fish tacos and guacamole in this delightful wee place. Service fast, food excellent, great typical local environment. What more does one want?

Thank Blair C
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing!! We had the chips and salsa with guacamole. The salsa had a really great smokey flavor and the guacamole was super fresh. We also had the tortilla soup and it was perfect! Great flavor with a touch of spice. The shrimp...More

Thank Samantha92901
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

One of the best meals we have had in a long time. An unpretentious looking location but should be put on your list of must try. The meal from start to finish deserved and received a 40% tip. The staff was courteous, informative and attentive....More

Thank klbogart430
Reviewed 11 January 2018

People have told us about this and we finally got to La Cueva for lunch. It is a small place (although there is an outside eating area). We both thoroughly enjoyed our food. I had the tacos and my husband had the enchiladas. The service...More

Thank 974knitter
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14 November 2016|
Response from Travel_Gigi | Reviewed this property |
When I was there I didn't ask for any, but it never hurts to ask! Good Luck
29 May 2016|
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Response from HornPlayer2013 | Reviewed this property |
There was a couple with a small dog the day we went
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Taos, NM 87571-5946 (Formerly Rellenos Cafe)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-758-7001
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