Skip to content

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bridge
“The Rio Grange Gorge Bridge, locally known as the (Gorge Bridge), is a steel deck arch bridge across the Rio Grande Gorge 10 miles northwest of Taos, New Mexico. Roughly 600/ft above the Rio Grande, it is the tenth highest bridge in the United States.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Spa
“Do not wait, go now. This is one of the best mineral springs around. Five star lodging, food, and hot soothing water. *****”
  • 69 locals recommend
Brewery
$
“Best large venue in Taos - super cool compound of indoor stage and outdoor earthship style stage and patios etc. Selection of local and NM beer and wine; food menu as well. Casual atmosphere, great out of town shows if you look on their calendar. taosmesabrewing.com”
  • 71 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
$$$
“Fun place for drinks (music at night). There's public parking behind; the small street to get back there is easy to miss and is just to the right of the Taos Inn as you're facing it.”
  • 58 locals recommend
American Restaurant
$$
“Love Apple is a favorite! Smaller regional menu; always fresh and deliciously prepared. A real farm to table Taos experience Very romantic and the patio in summer is just divine! Cash or check only.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
$$
“Best Northern New Mexican food, colorful spot, try Chile caribe on your dishes”
  • 60 locals recommend
Nature
“A small ski resort about 30 minutes away. They also have a cafe that's worth visiting in the summer: The Riverside Cafe. A lovely setting for lunch with a full bar and tables outside by the river. The menu is mainly bar food: burgers, sandwiches, and burritos. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Park
“Taos Plaza is a great place to get oriented, shop for art or souvenirs, people watch, grab some green chile and a margarita.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$
“Great place to stop into when you're exploring the Plaza. Great nachos and burgers. Has a dog-friendly patio and is next door to a toy store. Pool table, shuffleboard, live music with karaoke on Wednesday. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
American Restaurant
$$$
“I love Lambert’s but they can be occasional inconsistent! Yet I’ve had some fabulous meals there! Treehouse bar is very cool!”
  • 48 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Our most prestigious Museum with Taos Modern Artists, Agnes Martin, Blumenshein and other Taos Society of Artists. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Store
$$
“This place is AMAZING, it has everything you would ever need, I am a vegetarian​ and they carry my favorite products ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$
“Amazing pizza, Italian food, salads, beer and wine. Fun vibe with snow boards as decor. Next to Lowe’s grocery. We typically arrive in town our first day, out in our pizza order to go, go next door to Lowe’s for groceries then grab and our pizza and head up to our cabin for our first easy dinner on vacation! A tradition! ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
$$
“Quality bar with Large fireplace, high quality food and entertainment. A classic spot. Expensive.”
  • 31 locals recommend
American Restaurant
$$
“It's tucked into a corner just off the road in Arroyo Seco. Definitely worth looking for.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
$
“Fun place to grab a cup of coffee, tea or evenIce Cream. They also have sandwiches. ”
  • 41 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Brewery
“Best large venue in Taos - super cool compound of indoor stage and outdoor earthship style stage and patios etc. Selection of local and NM beer and wine; food menu as well. Casual atmosphere, great out of town shows if you look on their calendar. taosmesabrewing.com”
  • 71 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Love Apple is a favorite! Smaller regional menu; always fresh and deliciously prepared. A real farm to table Taos experience Very romantic and the patio in summer is just divine! Cash or check only.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
“Fun place for drinks (music at night). There's public parking behind; the small street to get back there is easy to miss and is just to the right of the Taos Inn as you're facing it.”
  • 58 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Best Northern New Mexican food, colorful spot, try Chile caribe on your dishes”
  • 60 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great place to stop into when you're exploring the Plaza. Great nachos and burgers. Has a dog-friendly patio and is next door to a toy store. Pool table, shuffleboard, live music with karaoke on Wednesday. ”
  • 43 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“I love Lambert’s but they can be occasional inconsistent! Yet I’ve had some fabulous meals there! Treehouse bar is very cool!”
  • 48 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Amazing pizza, Italian food, salads, beer and wine. Fun vibe with snow boards as decor. Next to Lowe’s grocery. We typically arrive in town our first day, out in our pizza order to go, go next door to Lowe’s for groceries then grab and our pizza and head up to our cabin for our first easy dinner on vacation! A tradition! ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Quality bar with Large fireplace, high quality food and entertainment. A classic spot. Expensive.”
  • 31 locals recommend

Get to know Taos County

Explore more on Airbnb