Enjoy these recommendations of some of Taos Villas’ favorite restaurants.
THE ALLEY CANTINA
The Alley is a lively, social place for both visitors and Taoseños. The Alley serves homemade southwestern and BBQ food, and are famous for their Fish and Chips. Every night of the week has live entertainment. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas vacation rentals.
PARCHT Bottleshop & Bites
Nestled underneath The Gorge Bar & Grill in the historic Taos plaza, Parcht is a wine and beer retail shop specializing in unique finds and local favorites. Parcht also offers a relaxed space for a glass, a pint, and a bite. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas.
THE GORGE BAR & GRILL
With an incredible selection of culinary delights, The Gorge Bar & Grill has something to fulfill any appetite. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas.
LAMBERT’S and THE TREEHOUSE
Lambert’s of Taos creates a sanctuary for their guests where they will enjoy delicious food, wine and hand crafted cocktails in a relaxed yet refined atmosphere. Try their Treehouse upstairs for great Happy Hour specials. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas vacation rentals.
STELLA’S (at 112 Camino de la Placita) and STELLA’S RESTAURANT 210
Some Stella’s Yelp reviews:
“The food and wine were excellent. Our service was perfect.”
“Family run restaurant with home cooked recipes that are awesomely delicious!”
“Personable staff, you will feel at home here. Beautiful wine selection, food is always on point.”
Both locations are within walking distance of the Taos Villas.
Some Yelp reviews:
“Starting with the warmth of the interior and the boho decor, this restaurant is a silent gem in Taos.”
“The food is delicious, amazing flavors. I cannot say enough good things about this incredible dining experience.”
“Gracious service. Delicious food and the atmosphere was fabulous.”
Within walking distance of the Taos Villas.
Caffe Renato serves great Italian and American food, since 1999. In our experience, they have been very willing to make accommodations for special requests. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas vacation rentals.
TAOS MESA BREWING and TAOS MESA TAP ROOM
Taos Mesa Brewing features 9 – 12 distinct beers on draught at all times: including staple products and seasonal or specialty beers in rotation. Tacos, burgers, salads and more! Taos Mesa Tap Room, at the edge of the Plaza, boasts 24 craft beers on draught, an eclectic cellar list, and wood fired pizza offerings. Taos Mesa Tap Room is within walking distance of the Taos Villas.
TAOS ALE HOUSE and THE BURGER STAND
The Burger Stand @ Taos Ale House is a brewpub with a diverse selection of small batch handcrafted beer and eclectic and delicious burgers. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas.
ESKE’S BREW PUB
Live music, entertainment, quality food, handcrafted beer, and local color make Eske’s a place to go alone, with friends, or with the entire family. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas vacation rentals.
BLACK MESA WINERY – TAOS WINE YASTING ROOM
Offering over 2 dozen wines by the glass or bottle, New Mexico craft beer, and small plates. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas.
A favorite of locals. Cash only. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas.
Coffee Cats, with its enclosed historical sunporch, adobe fireplace, and free WiFi,
is in the heart of the John Dunn Shops. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas vacation rentals.
Latin-French cuisine, serving breakfast (all day) and lunch Tuesday through Sunday.
EARLENE’S PUBLIC HOUSE CAFE
Take a seat at Earlene’s Public House for an inviting cafe experience in the middle of Taos.
Considered one of the best restaurants in town, Michael’s Kitchen has been in business since 1974, and some original staff members remain. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas.
BENT STREET CAFE
Relax in Bent Street Cafe’s warm, comfortable atmosphere as their attentive staff spoils you. Take a break from your day and enjoy their beautiful outdoor terrace seating. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas vacation rentals.
TAOS DINER I and TAOS DINER II
Taos Diner is locally owned, serving home style breakfast & lunch featuring locally grown foods and organic ingredients. Taos Diner II is within walking distance of the Taos Villas.
FARMHOUSE CAFE & BAKERY
Farmhouse Café and Bakery uses the finest local, organic, and GMO free food available.
TRADING POST CAFE
The Trading Post also serves dinner Tuesday through Saturday, and they offer a wonderful Sunday Brunch.
SUSHI A LA HATTORI
Really… sushi in Taos! A treat for anyone who loves fine Japanese sushi with all that goes with it. Call ahead to ensure hours of operation, as they change often. 575-737-5123
Experience regionally inspired rustic comfort food that is uniquely American, although decidedly Spanish-inspired. Gorgeous views from the patio. Reservations suggested.
The Love Apple is a Northern New Mexican restaurant emphasizing local, organic home cooking. Reservations strongly suggested. Cash only.
RANCHOS PLAZA GRILL
Northern New Mexico cooking at its finest. Expect a great dining experience!
The El Gamal vision is to provide healthy, affordable, tasty, made-from-scratch, vegetarian Middle Eastern food, with the intent to promote peace in a non-political manner. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas vacation rentals.
BELLA’S MEXICAN GRILL
Bella’s is dedicated to serving excellence to people who want simple, delicious cuisine…. using only the freshest ingredients and serving them in a warm, comfortable atmosphere. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas.
LA CUEVA CAFE
All food at La Cueva is prepared fresh daily and is 100 percent natural. There are several vegetarian items, and the entire menu is gluten-free. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas vacation rentals.
TAOS PIZZA OUT BACK
Taos Pizza Out Back has been winning high praise by pleasing pizza-lovers’ palates since 1990.
ORLANDO’S NEW MEXICAN CAFE
Voted Best Mexican Food in Taos County since 2005!
Two locations boasting a delicious Mexican menu that will suit any appetite.
DOC MARTIN’S RESTAURANT at the TAOS INN
An acclaimed dining establishment located in a registered historic landmark.
ANACONDA BAR and DE LA TIERRA RESTAURANT at the El Monte Sagrado Resort and Spa
De la Tierra restaurant provides culinary delights inspired by regional and local influences. If you have a flair for the dramatic, you will love relishing a cocktail at the Anaconda Bar. Extremely close walking distance from the Taos Villas vacation rentals.
They deliver! 575-758-0090 Check out the gigantic 24” pie…. if you’re VERY hungry!
A charming addition to the Taos Plaza, by the proprietor of Love Apple. Currently primarily a lunch spot, with salads, sandwiches, soups and an extensive tea selection.
MARSHALL’S GREAT NOODLES (summer only)
Marshall’s Great Noodles is located in the Historic district of Taos,
in the John Dunn shops, serving fresh healthy noodles and Asian food. Within walking distance of the Taos Villas vacation rentals.
ROCKY MOUNTAIN CHOCOLATE FACTORY
A great shop on the plaza for ice cream, or a wide selection of candies.