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Casa de Valdez

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Barbecue
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1401 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Southside Next to Rio Grande Ace Hardware, Taos, NM 87571-5503
+1 575-758-8777
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North Canton, Ohio
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156 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my dinner here. The menu is pretty extensive...lots of New Mexican food, barbecue specialties, burgers, a wide array of side dishes, etc. I started with the trio of dips (salsa, guacamole and queso with chips) which was fresh and delicious. I had the half barbecued chicken with a loaded baked potato and steamed vegetables for my entree... More 

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Taos, New Mexico
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went there for my birthday in February, I wanted to go back there the next day again. We had the Chips-N-Trio consisting of Guacamole (haven't had any this delicious since the last time that we were at Eduardo's in Corona, CA), Chili con Queso - theee best ever!!!!, and Salsa - yummmmm. As entrees we had the Sirloin Steak... More 

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Thank jagabrot2000
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The smoked ribs and chicken breast were delicious! The tea and corn on the cob could use more flavor. Will try the potato salad on our next visit. Enjoyed!

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Thank ShaneErin_Travel
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My wife and I stopped for lunch today. She had the bbq brisket which was outstanding, and I had the wedge salad with steak. We also had drinks, salsa and chips and the service was excellent! I would highly recommend stopping here for a meal.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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282 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

October 21, 2016 - The Casa de Valdez restaurant was recommended to us by the Hampton Inn, where we stayed. I have reviewed the hotel in a separate review. The Casa de Valdez is just a short distance from the Hampton Inn, maybe even walking distance but we drove. We were seated immediately. The restaurant was not crowded. After looking... More 

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Thank JerryH9905
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I was shocked. I had Mexican food my partner had BBQ bithof us were sure we got the best meal. If your hungry and love great great food, try this. Set at the bar and watch a game! What a good place to relax!

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Thank Terry P
Woolwich, Maine
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66 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

When I’m in New Mexico, I’m always pursing the best Chile Rellenos. To me, this is the signature dish for evaluating New Mexican cooking. We were in Taos staying at a fabulous Airbnb near the plaza, and at the last minute looking for a good restaurant. We chose Casa de Valdez, and were not disappointed. Clearly it’s a family run... More 

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Thank Bob H
Roswell, New Mexico
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were vacationing and needed a restaurant for a family birthday meal. All five of us ordered something different from Mexican food, steak, and barbecue selections. We all thought our meals were delicious. Our waiter was very attentive and brought the birthday boy German coleslaw to try and it was delicious. He also brought him a delicious piece of cheesecake... More 

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Thank Turquoiselady050
Olathe, Kansas
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We were recommend to try this place on our recent stay in Taos. Mexican is my husbands favorite cuisine. This ranks right at the top of his list now. The Pazole was out of this world highly recommend getting this. The menu has quite the selection from Mexican food to steaks and several items in between. FYI chips and salsa... More 

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Thank trixie1980
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great service.sangria yummy.hatch chili's tamales. Posole perfect. Great stop for just the right lunch

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur, Southside Next to Rio Grande Ace Hardware, Taos, NM 87571-5503
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-758-8777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?