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Food and restaurants in Taos County

Top restaurants

Brewery
“Best large venue in Taos - super cool compound of indoor stage and outdoor earthship style stage and patios etc. Selection of local and NM beer and wine; food menu as well. Casual atmosphere, great out of town shows if you look on their calendar. taosmesabrewing.com”
  • 71 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
“Fun place for drinks (music at night). There's public parking behind; the small street to get back there is easy to miss and is just to the right of the Taos Inn as you're facing it.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“We love going to Orlando's for authentic New Mexican food. Also, on busy nights they can have 30-1 hour wait, so make sure to get there before you are starving. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Love Apple is a favorite! Smaller regional menu; always fresh and deliciously prepared. A real farm to table Taos experience Very romantic and the patio in summer is just divine! Cash or check only.”
  • 67 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“I love Lambert’s but they can be occasional inconsistent! Yet I’ve had some fabulous meals there! Treehouse bar is very cool!”
  • 48 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“It's tucked into a corner just off the road in Arroyo Seco. Definitely worth looking for.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Café
“Everyone goes here and you may have to wait in line! I’m a taco girl! But their piñon pancakes are out of this world! Best red chile ever. Slow down and enjoy a real Taos experience”
  • 32 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place to stop into when you're exploring the Plaza. Great nachos and burgers. Has a dog-friendly patio and is next door to a toy store. Pool table, shuffleboard, live music with karaoke on Wednesday. ”
  • 43 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“Everyone goes here and you may have to wait in line! I’m a taco girl! But their piñon pancakes are out of this world! Best red chile ever. Slow down and enjoy a real Taos experience”
  • 32 locals recommend
Café
“A small espresso bar with a big heart in the center of planet Taos. Good coffee, great clientele.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Café
“Great little dive with good food and bakery items. Portions can be very big so you'd better be hungry or share some. Good green chili!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“On your way to the ski valley? Need a boost? Great place! Cash only. I love their coffee!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
“Another local favorite on the south side of town. A perfect stop on the way to Santa Fe for a little breakfast or carry-out lunch before a hike.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“The food here is *fabulous*! It's all farm to table and super fresh, I like to sit on the patio by the pond. They're only open until 4pm.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend

Bakeries

Café
“Everyone goes here and you may have to wait in line! I’m a taco girl! But their piñon pancakes are out of this world! Best red chile ever. Slow down and enjoy a real Taos experience”
  • 32 locals recommend
Café
“Great little dive with good food and bakery items. Portions can be very big so you'd better be hungry or share some. Good green chili!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Another local favorite on the south side of town. A perfect stop on the way to Santa Fe for a little breakfast or carry-out lunch before a hike.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“Local organic ingredients! Best blue corn pancakes on the planet! Delicious for breakfast or lunch. Small place and not fancy but yummy!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Ski Chairlift
Bakery
“Good place to have breakfast that is an easy walk from the studio. Great bakery items fresh from the oven. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
“Another full sized supermarkets in the town of Taos, probably best selection overall.”
  • 3 locals recommend