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Best things to do in Ranchos de Taos

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Restaurant
“Great burger, beer and wine. Casual dining and 4pm specials on food and drinks.”
17 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Another local favorite on the south side of town. A perfect stop on the way to Santa Fe for a little breakfast or carry-out lunch before a hike.”
14 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Historic dancehall located directly across from the St. Francisco de Asis church on the Ranchos Plaza, one of the most photographed (and painted) churches in the US. Great nightlife/dancing/bands, on the weekends! Have your wedding reception here!”
15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Homemade local faire, Sopapillas, Fajitas, Enchiladas, friendly, caring family staff, historical building. Check hours online. 5 minutes away.”
12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“It's right around the corner. Fabulous mussels on Fri. & Sat. Great caesar salads. Ask the prices of the specials because they can be pricey. The back patio in good summer weather is my favorite thing in all of Taos. ”
14 locals recommend
Church
“Stunning adobe historical mission church - open to the public - In the little town of Ranchos just a few minutes South of Taos Be sure to see the Mystery Painting”
7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best Mexican food in Taos. Hands down. They have two locations, both are wonderful. Their carnitas are my favorite. ”
11 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“This is our local, main stream movie theatre hosting a variety of films all the time.”
10 locals recommend
Car Rental
“Vehicles are the main means of transportation in Taos but hiking and biking are also popular.”
3 locals recommend
Route
“Famous old church and plaza right here in Rancho! Right by the original dirt road to Santa Fe. People come from all over to see this plaza, and you're a 2 minute drive away!”
7 locals recommend
Gym
“Amazing spa with workout gym, clasess, massage, tennis, swimming, saunas and whirlpools”
7 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“We like this place for plenty of eats with good prices. Friendly people. The restaurant is located in a L-Shape Plaza with other stores. ”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Authentic New Mexican and Mexican cuisine. Beautiful garden patio and a beautiful Southwestern setting.”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great New Mexican food. I think better than Guadalajara Grill! Classic New Mexican, steaks, and old school American classics. Very old school Taos here, and its delicious. A local's spot. ”
2 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“The BBQ here is legit! There is a full rack for 2 dinner special for only $32. It comes with a full rack, 2 sides for each diner (4 total), and texas toast. The steaks are also great, they feature a NM classic menu as well. ”
3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“There are a couple of good Chinese food restaurants in Taos, all worth a try, but Hunan's is my favorite. The portion sizes are what you would expect from a modestly priced Chinese restaurant, the serves is exceptional and no wait times (can't say the same for Yu Garden). I love the Orange Beef and the crunchy noodles are some of the best I've had. ”
2 locals recommend