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El Taquito Cafe

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35317 Hwy 285, Ojo Caliente, NM 87549
+1 505-583-0077
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Northampton, Massachusetts, United States
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

It was the worst food we ever ordered from a restaurant. The tacos were stale, greasy and the beans were basically plopped out from a can and thrown into the microwave for a few seconds to heat up. Not much flavor, and the service was slow and half-assed. Sorry to say this, but this place takes the cake for being... More 

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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2014

If you entiende even a pocito you can enjoy escuchando the locals while perusing the newspaper. We overheard sports analysis ( Broncos and Cowboys ) as well as weather and relationship issues. The food was a little slow in coming, but it was well-prepared and the christmas chile excellente! Hasta Luego, amigos. p.s. Coffee not great, but drinkable.

Thank OldDogsTour
Corpus Christi, Texas
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139 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014

We'd driven and driven (from Gunnison) over the mountains to Las Vegas, NM and on towards Santa Fe. We were way overdue for a break, and finally, a little place in Ojo Caliente. Not particularly attractive, but we were ready for lunch. We had a couple of Mexican plates which met all our expectations. Our server, and cook too, I... More 

Thank C_J_CCTx
Poughkeepsie, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013

After a day at the Ojo Caliente mineral waters, this was a great alternative to the high priced spa fare. Staff was friendly and courteous, food was fresh and cooked to order. We had various combination plates and the taco plate. Prices reasonable

1 Thank ChiefStarGazer
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2013

I was traveling through Ojo Caliente, New Mexico and stopped for a bite to eat. The staff treated me like family, instead of just another tourist. The food was authentic New Mexican, and very tasty. I highly recommend stopping by El Taquito if you find yourself in Ojo!

1 Thank Jade Wah'oo G
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2012

We stopped after a wonderful day at Ojo Caliente resort. Our server took forever to get to us even though we were only the second couple there. We finally got our order which was bland. (Green chile should not be the only form of flavor in a meal). Then about halfway through our meal we saw our waitress leave for... More 

1 Thank hiker85
South Fork, Colorado, United States
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2012

A small restaurant in the middle of a very small town with very friendly staff and great food. I have eaten at the other mexican food restaurant in town and this one is definitely the one to choose. The green chili is very flavorful and not too hot.

1 Thank Rebekah R

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  • Address: 35317 Hwy 285, Ojo Caliente, NM 87549
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Ojo Caliente
  • Phone Number: +1 505-583-0077

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?