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Trading Post Cafe

€€ - €€€Italian, International,
4179 State Road 68, Ranchos De Taos, Taos, NM 87557-8763
+1 575-758-5089
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“pasta” (25 reviews)
“flounder” (6 reviews)
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Italian, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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4179 State Road 68, Ranchos De Taos, Taos, NM 87557-8763
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our server, Alfonso, was great with his service, recommendations and tips on attractions to see. I ordered the Chicken Vesuvius, which was wonderful. The restaurant is quaint with local artwork on the walls. Our only complaint was a fly that would not leave us alone,...More

Thank okmusicman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The trading post cafe is south of town, beyond the walking zone. You step into the main room and what looks like it might be an immense bar is actually the open kitchen. I went with a group of 10 and mostly we tried different...More

1  Thank John G
Reviewed 9 October 2017

From the open kitchen, to the mix of locals and tourists to the comfortable atmosphere and the superbly prepared food, if you have only time for one meal in Taos, make this the place to eat. Make sure you bring your appetite and make sure...More

1  Thank f8nbt
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We were disappointed with our food at this very friendly and attractive eatery. The margarita was good and the house wine ok while the homemade bread was quite good. However the penne with hit Italian sausage was very bland and lacking in flavor while the...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful little cafe. Ambience: check — Great Gourmet Food: check — Nice Wine List: check — Attentive Service: check Not cheap, but not overpriced. I had sushi grade tuna on top of cold sesame noodles. Absolutely delicious accompanied by a glass of Moscato. Wife had...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The Trading Post Cafe, long a Taos favorite, now offers a $15/pp Sunday Brunch. Served buffet style, with eggs cooked to order, each dish is superbly prepared. Buffet contains poached salmon with tarragon sauce, cheeses, salads, pasta, southwestern specialities and deserts. Each is prepared in...More

Thank murphylittleton
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This place is a little hidden on the outskirts of Taos, but not far and worth the one mile drive. The interior is friendly, warm and inviting. If you sit at the "bar", you can watch the chef cook dinner!! The smells from the kitchen...More

1  Thank Deb B
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This place was quite a find. My friend had been there years ago, so we were happy it was still open. Right when you walk in it smells wonderful. They had a fun bar you could sit and eat and watch the chef cook, we...More

Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Here's a great place to hunker down for a great meal. GOOD FOOD, GOOD WAITRESS, the place was clean, however, there is only one restroom so go prepared. BY ALL MEANS GO EARLY! Less traffic. We ate at about 3pm and had the place to...More

1  Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were famished and wanted carry out, so we tried pasta from this restaurant. The sauce for our Bolognese was disappointing Just not enough meat, in a traditional Italian dish. The restaurant looks nice; I though the hostess was very charming, a good reflection on...More

Thank alice w
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21 August 2016|
Response from ninelinebind | Reviewed this property |
There are around 3-4 choices. Always a pasta dish and I can't remember the others or specifics. I'm also not sure if they change. It's a bargain though and you won't go away hungry for sure. Yes, Kimberly should probably... More
21 August 2016|
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Response from Chrisderanchos | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they just started offering Sunday brunch from 10:00 am 'til 2:00? It is buffet style but one can also order eggs. Cost is $15, not including beverages.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4179 State Road 68, Ranchos De Taos, Taos, NM 87557-8763
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos  >  Ranchos De Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-758-5089
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