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Byzantium

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112 Placitas St Ste C, Taos, NM 87571-6275
+1 575-751-0805
Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Thu - Mon 17:30 - 21:00
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Cuero, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

This place was a little tricky to find but a Hidden Gem! We had the Pork Tenderloin, Tomato Soup, and The Filet mignon. Everything was top notch and very kid friendly. We are staying at a hotel nearby and we got recommendations of here. The Tomato soup was very light and hearty. Will definitely come back if we are in... More 

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Thank Emmy146
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

The food was very good and well-presented, but the quality did not align with the high price. Our server was not unfriendly, but he didn't do or say anything to make us want to come back either. The atmosphere was casually elegant, reminiscent of a high-end restaurant a few decades ago. Although we were there on what should have been... More 

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Thank Jacqueline B
Cary, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

This restaurant had received good reviews on Trip Advisor, so I expected to like it much better than I did. Byzantium is tucked away in a corner, a block or so from the old Taos Town Square and is quite inviting from the outside. Inside it is much more spartan in appearance, with few tables and even fewer other diners.... More 

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Thank Charles P
Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico
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79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Nestled on a corner right off the plaza you will find an amazing restaurant. Opened only for dinner. Byzantium has no more than seven tables. This is definitely for food lovers. Low lights, very romantic. Good selection of wines. Don't expect your ordinary fare here. Their dishes of the day will always suprise. Full of flavor and amazing presentation. Don't... More 

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Thank 691Saska
N.Pownal, VT.
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

I recently had dinner here and suggest that you pass on Byzantium. Sure the food is good BUT the portions are small and the prices are out of control. I ordered the filet mignon for $34.00 The side dish, steamed vegetables was boring at best. Not wanting to eat the mashed potatoes I asked for the roasted ones instead. They... More 

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Thank Tom M
Taos, New Mexico
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

highly recommended. The food and atmosphere are amazing. Authentic and well balanced food compliment an easy going and unpretentious place

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Thank Nikesha B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

My lovely Peruvian girlfriend was on her maiden trip to Taos and we arrived starving! After literally dropping( but not unpacking) our bags at our B & B, we went searching for this restaurant. When I found it, the adjoining parking lot was full and I was tempted to search elsewhere . As a friend had loved this place and... More 

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Tijeras
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Repeat visit to this quaint restaurant. The food is simply wonderful and owner/chef Skot Kirshbaum will insure your dining experience there is an absolute pleasure. Mussels and broth were to die for. Amazing beer selection that along with the ambiance and earthy bread made by the chef, made me feel I was in a quaint old restaurant in Europe.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

If this restaurant were close to my home town, I'd be there frequently. Every bite (the mussels), the wine selection, the homemade bread...perfect.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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90 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Byzantium is delightful: excellent food in a casual environment. We had the beef filet which was cooked rare as ordered. Came back another night for mussels--delish. Wine by the glass was good, but a few choices of New Mexican wines would have been nice. The owner was there both nights and was very helpful. Service was perfect. No loud noise,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$25
Cuisine
American
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 21:00
Monday
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
17:30 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Placitas St Ste C, Taos, NM 87571-6275
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-751-0805

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?