Restaurants in Taos

Taos is an excellent place for New Mexican cuisine. Whether you are interested in dressing up and heading to fancy restaurant or eating at a low-key spot that the locals frequent, Taos restaurants have something for every taste.

The Bavarian is an excellent dining option. It restaurant and lodge serves Bavarian inspired cuisine. Try out the braised local lamb with mashed potatoes and your favorite wine or lager. There is also a casual menu for lunch.

Looking for one of the best restaurants in Taos? Head to Lambert’s where you can feast on chile-dusted rock shrimp and crisp roast duck with apricot-chipotle glaze. Zeke and Tina Lambert, the restaurant’s owners, opened restaurant in Taos after visiting the city on their honeymoon and opting not to leave.

Guadalajara Grill serves authentic Mexican cuisine. Though it doesn’t look like much, this simple spot is a great place to enjoy squash tamales, tacos al pastor and rice and beans.

Chef Josef Wrede serves contemporary Southwestern dishes like hedgehog-mushroom risotto and ruby trout with golden caviar in a cloistered space of dark wood and private alcoves.

For outstanding steaks and Taos’s most amazing sunset views.

Refuel after a vigorous workout on the slopes with wild boar chiles rellenos, mesquite-grilled pork, and other southwestern specialties at the Roasted Clove, which is steps from the base of the Angel Fire Resort ski area.

Chef Zeke Lambert’s contemporary regional dishes are often inventive; try the calabacita (pumpkin) and feta cheese tamales, drizzled in Chimayo red chile sauce, honey clove-poached apple, and black beans.