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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 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
121 Teresina Ln, Taos, NM 87571-5921
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 31 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 26 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 3 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
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Reviewed 28 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
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We stopped in here one evening while in Taos and the pub food was a pleasant surprise. The server recommended the fish & chips, which several of our group had and all exclaimed that their meals were delicious. Our server was knowledgeable and most obliging....More

Thank RiderGlen
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Authentic southwestern food. They ask the state's official question with most meals " Red or Green?" The answer is "Cristmas" We enjoyed the food and the service.

Thank denlap
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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