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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%
Travellers talk about
“mole” (64 reviews)
“key lime pie” (26 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll 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 days ago

My wife and I went to lunch, and sat outside on the small patio. Temps were great and the noise of the traffic wasn't bad. I had chili rellenos which were cooked very nicely, not greasy at all, and full of cheese. They were very...More

Thank WBB67
Reviewed 4 days ago

We came across this small restaurant by accident and it was a very nice surprise. The restaurant has two small rooms each holding about 12 people and a nice outside area. We started with an outstanding guacamole and followed up with dishes from the specials...More

Thank NSMKMelbourne
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped in the visitor center and asked where to eat lunch. Want not chain restaurants. La Cueva was recommended. Easy to find, but parking on the main street in Taos can be difficult. People were waiting to be seated, but only waited about 10 minutes...More

Thank steve y
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Mandatory gratuity included in the receipt just terrible. You never do it in Spain! Plus they seemed to want to have us leave as soon as possible.

Thank Dmitrii A
Reviewed 5 days ago

The most fun I've had at a restaurant. Great atmosphere. Amazing food. This place is a MUST TRY spot if you're ever in town.

Thank Megan L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had our little pouch with us! Thank goodness they allow dogs on the patio. I had the salmon and it was awesome! The chicken tacos were very good. We finished it off with the key lime pie! We got the last piece and it...More

Thank drewed1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though this is Mexican I had the best BIT ever. We sat outside on the patio so our dog was not a problem.

Thank Joanne D
Reviewed 1 week ago

La Cueva is a tiny, casual restaurant. I got THE BEST take out food ever there! I was exhausted after a day of sightseeing and asked for chicken mole enchiladas without the tortillas. They were very accommodating and gave me a generous serving of chicken...More

Thank cmsedona
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had such a great lunch in the courtyard! Delicious combo platter with guacamole and awesome salsa. Very knowledgeable on Celiacs too and great prices. Check it out! You won’t be sorry.

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mexican chocolate cake with chipotle, ice cream and whipped cream! My wife did not want desert. I ordered one and she ate half. OMG. I had the steak special with poblano peppers, onions, bacon, cheese and tomatoes, beans, rice and pico de gallo. I ate...More

Thank Ed S
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Questions & Answers
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
Darrell D
7 December 2015|
Response from 691Saska | Reviewed this property |
Opn for breakfast, lunch and dinner
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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 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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