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) #49 of 103 Restaurants in Taos €€€€ American
112 Placitas St Ste C, Taos, NM 87571-6275
+1 575-751-0805
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good10%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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112 Placitas St Ste C, Taos, NM 87571-6275
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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

So looking at the reviews we had mixed feelings about it but tried it anyways. We are glad we did. It is a tiny place and very cozy. It does have a Beatnik atmosphere with smooth Jazz playing and the owner playing the role of...More

Thank Amy N
Reviewed 9 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...More

Thank Emmy146
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...More

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 21 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...More

Thank Charles P
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....More

Thank 691Saska
Reviewed 8 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....More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 23 April 2016

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

Thank Nikesha B
Reviewed 6 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...More

1  Thank Mark R
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...More

1  Thank Jeff W
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.

1  Thank MelOnWheels
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$25
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
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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