A Taos vacation rental will have you near some of the best Mexican restaurants in town. Because this is your relaxing Southwest getaway, spend a little money and treat yourself to a one of a kind dining experience. These establishments offer top-rated food near Taos vacation homes, so you won't have to go far when you get hungry. The friendliness of the wait staff and the unique and creative entrees will give you great memories of your Taos retreat.
Apple Tree Restaurant
For authentic cuisine, head on over to Apple Tree Restaurant. Stop in for Sunday brunch and enjoy the famous Apple Tree mango chicken or grilled shrimp enchiladas. Other Mexican dishes include Southwestern eggs benedict, papas tapadas and a Southwestern grilled chicken sandwich. Dinner service offers more delightful choices like blue corn tortilla enchiladas, fish tacos, chipotle shrimp and corn cakes, and barbecue duck fajitas. If you're on diet and care for lighter meal, try their famous Apple Tree salad with cranberries and walnuts or the Southwest spice salmon and asparagus salad. After dinner, relax with a jug of wine or a pitcher of sangria.
The Alley Cantina
Situated in the Taos plaza, The Alley Cantina is where locals and visitors come to dine and relax all day long. This building is the oldest in the city and has not only a restaurant, but a pool room, a bar and a shuffle board room. Grab a beer and play a few games before dinner. When you get hungry, relax at your table with a margarita and a stuffed jalapeno pretzel or chicken quesadilla. Don't miss a chance to enjoy a popular menu item, the green chile cheeseburger. Customers can also get green, red or veggie green chile on the jumbo beef hot dog, garden burger, catfish sandwich or shrimp wrap. Another favorite at this eatery is the Southwestern barbecue. The Alley Cantina has ribs, beef brisket and pulled pork. For a lighter meal, order a bowl of chile stew or a couple of soft tacos. Guests will enjoy the live music featuring jazz, rock 'n roll, salsa or alternative.
Michael's Kitchen Cafe
Michael's Kitchen Cafe is the place in Taos to grab a quick bite to eat. Their sandwiches are made with bread and rolls baked fresh daily. Head on over for lunch a green chile veggie sandwich, Taos style cheesesteak or flour tortilla with cream cheese, avocado, tomatoes and green chiles. If you stop in during the morning, take pleasure in a plate of huevos rancheros, a Spanish omelette, a tortilla rellenada, hash browns with chiles or a breakfast burrito. Michael's is also the place to be after a day of sightseeing in Taos. Dinner offers many selections including stuffed sopapillas, flauntas, enchilada rancheros, chalupitas and veggie tacos.
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