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Plaza Cafe at La Fonda

Soups, , Cafe
108 S Plaza, Taos, NM 87571-5957
+1 575-758-2211
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (8 reviews)
“homemade soup” (3 reviews)
“flan” (4 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Soups, Southwestern, Cafe
108 S Plaza, Taos, NM 87571-5957
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

This looks like a hotel right out of the 1950's. You can almost see the "Rat Pack" sitting at the bar drinking. The decor was unique and fun. We had homemade soup and salad that was very good. The wait staff was efficient and friendly....More

Thank petuniaq2
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We did not stay at this hotel, however we ate lunch at the Plaza Cafe which was in the hotel. The hotel reminded us of something from the 1950's. They had "Rat Pack" music playing over the PA system and you could almost see them...More

Thank petuniaq2
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We stopped in here for lunch. We had a great salad and a wonderful chicken barley soup that was a special that day. Ended the meal with flan that was absolutely wonderful. We even went back to the kitchen to tell the chef.

Thank Gale E
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We stopped in for a drink and met an enthusiastic bar keeper, Scott Trujillo, who did his best to treat us well. Only have a wine license but the wine Margareta that was quite good. Chips were stale but guacamole was well done. This place...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Glad we saved room for the fabulous Flan! When a meal is terrific, it's not uncommon to say, "Wow! Have a taste of this..."! Never imagined simple tacos, enchiladas, rice, beans & calabacitas (squash w/ corn & onions) could be so tasty. As great as...More

Thank TeaRoseNW
Reviewed 25 August 2017

They have limited hours, but nice ambiance. We ended up having a drink in the lobby. The lobby has fine art on display and friendly informative clerks.

Thank Lemuria9
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Service was a little slow but in all fairness to the staff there was a party of 8 that was seated right before my husband and myself....... 2 other tables had 2 people each........so definitely not a full house...... my husband never received his iced...More

Thank Travelgirl34172
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This sweet little coffee place with delicious temptation (I had the blueberry scone one a.m. and the next their to die for Salted Carmel Brownie) is a great little "must stop" while you're in Taos. The staff is very friendly and happy to see you...More

Thank LJ S
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Any recipe that has been perfected over generations should be good but outrageously delicious is still a surprise. Get yours at the Plaza Cafe. Order the pork passole with red chili. I started with a cup and followed with Noula's club and house salad. Scrumptious...More

Thank Larry A
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We stopped in while shopping at the plaza for the Starbucks coffee. No disappointment here and the latte's were hot! Enjoyed them outside!

Thank 2norske
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Soups, Southwestern, Cafe
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 S Plaza, Taos, NM 87571-5957
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-758-2211
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