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Trading Post Cafe

4179 State Road 68, Ranchos De Taos, Taos, NM 87557-8763
+1 575-758-5089
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (20 reviews)
“flounder” (6 reviews)
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Italian, International, Contemporary
££ - £££
4179 State Road 68, Ranchos De Taos, Taos, NM 87557-8763
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Reviewed yesterday

This is Taos' most reliably excellent restaurant. I have been eating here for over 20 years and it just keeps getting better. It is clear the chef knows his business and every detail of several courses was perfectly done. The wait staff was very helpful....More

Thank happycamper690
Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant is out of the main part of Taos, but there is free parking. The restaurant's decour is charming and enhanced by all of the original art on the walls. The owner allows local artists to display their works and doesn't take a commission...More

Thank WendyCampb
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I have been to Taos Trading Post many, many times. Without exception the food is always wonderful and the desserts are fabulous. Everything is homemade and presented beautifully!!!

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I decided to have a Mother's Day brunch here this past Sunday. The menu is prix fixe with beverages added. This was our second time visiting the Trading Post for brunch. As previously, it was sumptuous with many choices for all. Brunch...More

Thank claudebodson
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the outside I probably wouldn't have stopped in here for dinner, but I read some good reviews and decided to check it out. It was outstanding! Great, warm, homemade bread to start was honestly worth the trip. I had the Piccata Milanese - it's...More

Thank lolok839
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A local shop keeper suggested we try this place and that the 3 course pre fixe is a deal. We did and it is a deal. Wait staff was informed about the menue and ingredients. Soup tasty, salad greens were fresh. Pasta dish was done...More

Thank michael b
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We went there for dinner and actually enjoyed a very nice dinner! My wife ordered the flounder special as recommended by many and yes, it's good. Well cooked and served with tasty vegetables. For my part I had the pork chop a la carte and...More

Thank Alain G
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is a family-owned restaurant that is largely Italian food. The location and building do not give the impression of being such a great place but walk through the door and you'll be surprised how wonderful it is. We were in Ranchos de Taos just...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I am offering this review from the viewpoint of a vegetarian. There is usually one vegetarian main dish on the regular menu. Usually, there is also a special that can be used as a main vegetarian dish. So, if you go occasionally, you will enjoy...More

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Excellent - delicious - fantastic - great menu - outstanding specials -wonderful customer service. This restaurant makes you want to keep coming back over and over again. Sunday brunch with family and friends is PERFECT. Thank you ever so much Therese and Zac......job well done

Thank taosgranny
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What does the Mangia Festa consist of? Are there choices and what are they? Do they change from week to week or always the same? Maybe that menu should be listed along with the regular menu.
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
Is this restaurant open for Sunday Brunch??
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
Italian, International, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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
  • E-mail