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“yay sheila!!”
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Cafe Ricochet
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch
taos, nm
Level Contributor
46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“yay sheila!!”
Reviewed 19 November 2013

it is always a treat to eat sheila's food! i dropped in for a quick lunch today..green chile and posole soup..just the right mix of spicy and sweet. perfect autumn taos food...we are grateful that sheila's little gem of a lunch spot is up and settled in. cafe ricochet should not be missed.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank maize12
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taos
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Sheila is BACK!”
Reviewed 25 October 2013

This is a fabulous little cafe. There is no advertising so a friend told me about it. So glad.

Sheila has had a string of restaurants in town and when she gets the wanderlust, she closes down but fortunately, she always returns. My first experience with Sheila was a short-lived noodle house, then the Gypsy 360, Maverick, Hunter Tom's and the Hiro Jito.

We had Oaxacan black bean soup WITH CHOCOLATE that was to die for as well as a fabulous grilled cheese sandwich and a curried chicken sandwich topped off with Sheila's fabulous coconut cake. Glad you're back, Sheila we will be returning often so don't wander off.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank mesalover
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Fort Worth, TX
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Tasty place where locals eat”
Reviewed 19 October 2013 via mobile

The only negative part of this review is that it took us so many months to finally eat here. We had the meat loaf sandwich, egg salad sandwich and the Miami sandwich. Very large portions, friendly service, and you can watch Sheila cook while you wait. They are only open 11-2, so don't go late. The cafe was filled with locals as it is out of the way for most tourists. I hope this cafe stays awhile as I intend to work through the menu. Tough job, but some needs to do it!

Visited October 2013
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Thank travellustinggirl
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Taos, NM
Level Contributor
22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A little out of the way - go find it!”
Reviewed 28 June 2013

When we were told to go north from the old blinking light, we thought it was a mistake. But when we bit into our sandwiches, we knew we'd gone to the right place! Somewhat reminds me of Sheila's "Gypsy 360" The dishes had character.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank chipmunkTaos_NM
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Taos, New Mexico
Level Contributor
36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Best new affordable gourmet in town.”
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Sheila is just a great cook. That's the bottom line here. And since I always value a Taos Business that fills a need, Ricochet is both the farthest north place in town AND the best new eats as well. Note for late risers though, they close at two so get your butt in gear.

I agree with jOanjr that Asian Fusion is a bit misleading. The dish they had is GREAT and also comes with salmon sometimes. Call it a Sushi Salad bowl: very healthy and well worth the 12 bucks. But the Cuban Pork Sandwich was the finest pig-out I've had all year. Even World Fusion might be a bit narrow.

The service is quick and very friendly. The atmosphere is spare and cool without trying hard. This place has almost no advertising or marketing push, and yet it is doing quite well on word of mouth. If you like good food....GO.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank robin m
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