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Mesa Vista Cafe

35323 Hwy 285, Ojo Caliente, NM 87549
+1 505-583-2245
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (7 reviews)
“bean burrito” (2 reviews)
“chilli” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe
35323 Hwy 285, Ojo Caliente, NM 87549
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Authentic New Mexican cafe with great vegetarian green and red chile. No hog bristles here, which can be good or bad, depending on your perspective. I got a 1/2 order of lunch huevos rancheros christmas and my better half got cheese enchiladas christmas. We heard...More

Thank dkmarcarelli
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Food is tasty, people are friendly. You may end up sharing a table! Lovely experience, reasonable prices.

Thank Doreene S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Good simple, honest food at a reasonable price. Im so glad they are open. Order a milkshake and don't shy away from the green chili..

Thank Lightningwhittum
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We love the chili cheese burgers and the chili cheese fries. The burgers come with a nice big whole de-seeded chili (perhaps a poblano) on it. The fries come with chopped green chili on top. We've tried some of their other dishes over the years,...More

Thank nrlymrtl
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Stumbled on this diner-ish location after a few hours at the nearby spa. Authentic Mexican, great chili, and made a vegetarian dish on request. Nice family run spot, pleasant service and reasonable priced.

Thank petermv
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice dinner. Small hole in the wall restaurant where the chef was the owners wife. Don't expect anything fancy but a good solid meal.prices were very reasonable and the waitstaff especially Cindy was pleasant to talk with.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 8 June 2017

A short walk from the Ojo Caliente Resort, this cafe is reasonably priced, and has the added benefit of lively conversation with the family that runs the place. We ate lunch and came back the next day for an excellent breakfast. The memorabilia on the...More

Thank BarbaraBetty
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Run down, so-so food, not as clean as it should be. Can't get a vegetable or fresh fruit on the menu.

Thank mamacitaSantaFe_NM
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

A great family owned restaurant with affordable prices near the entrance to Ojo Caliente. Skip the pricy resort restaurant and come for some great food for less than 1/2 the price. Don't forget a slice of delicious homemade cake for an extra treat. We had...More

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 1 March 2017

If you have been to Ojo you know there isn't much in the way of food nearby. That said when you leave the springs, turn north and look for the rustic Mesa Vista cafe on your right side. The minute you walk in you will...More

1  Thank Clay W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35323 Hwy 285, Ojo Caliente, NM 87549
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Ojo Caliente
  • Phone Number: +1 505-583-2245
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