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Alley Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
121 Teresina Ln, Taos, NM 87571-5921
+1 505-758-2121
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (25 reviews)
“onion rings” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
121 Teresina Ln, Taos, NM 87571-5921
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1 - 10 of 380 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Local musicans and patrons hanging out enjoying delicious food and drink. This was our first experience arriving in Taos late Sunday Evening. We loved it!

Thank fountains13
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After failing several times to find food after 9 p.m. we called this joint. They said come on and bring the kids. Food was awesome! Fish and chips were great. The bacon wrapped shrimp were huge. The cheeseburger and hotdogs were top notch. Great fries....More

Thank Justin M
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We've been to the Alley Cantina a few times now and are never disappointed. Good pours and good food make this a place to have a good, fun time. Whether for a drink or two after work, refueling after a tough day in the hills,...More

1  Thank RockinDowntheHwy
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We happened upon this restaurant Christmas Eve night in The Plaza. It is tucked away in the corner of an alley, hence "Alley Cantina." Service was a little slow, but they were busy, full of people laughing and visiting and having a good time. We...More

Thank dtwilson
Reviewed 30 December 2017

This is a seat yourself casual atmosphere. We arrived early and were able to find a table. They seemed a bit short staffed but server worked quickly and was pleasant. There is a pool table and shuffle board. The burrito and pulled pork were very...More

Thank family0f6traveler
Reviewed 25 December 2017

great service. I was not impressed with the food. It had a strange taste that I just could not deal with.

Thank KarenM_AK
Reviewed 20 December 2017

The green chile stew here was one of my favorites during my entire stay in Taos, and I tried a number of them. A perfect balance of spicy and savory, well seasoned and a generous portion. Everyone at the table really enjoyed their meals, and...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I liked it in here- nice style. We had good American food and good table service. New Mexico enjoys putting the old green chilli in all your food and this place was no exception!

1  Thank calsilver77
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

This cantina smelled like one- like an old college bar with too many spilled beers. It has a bar area as well as an outdoor patio and indoor dining. Decor was nearly non-existent. Food was average at best, especially in comparison to many other great...More

Thank ViewsAndReviews
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

I had the fish tacos which turned out above average. The bar tenders shirt read ( I woke up this way) lol. He was definitely a character and friendly enough. I would definitely go back because the house margarita was well worth the money.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Teresina Ln, Taos, NM 87571-5921
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 505-758-2121
  • E-mail
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