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Taos Cow

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485 State RD 150, Arroyo Seco, NM 87514
+1 575-776-5640
07:00 - 18:00
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Tampa, Florida
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172 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

This place looked great from the outside, so we stopped on our way back to Taos from the Ski Resort. We were so pleasantly surprised. Not only ice cream, but great lunch foods were available in a relaxed atmosphere. I had to try the Pinon Carmel, since everywhere in New Mexico we saw Pinon sold on the side of the... More 

Thank MySheWasYar
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Must try the Chicken Pot Pie! The owner makes it from scratch. Also the ice cream is not too sweet so it's perfect.

Thank Bostexan
Los Angeles
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Stop in at this funky and charming shop for ice cream and a sandwich, especially the ice cream. Then walk around the village of Arroyo Seco. Seco is small town New Mexico charm at its best.

Thank DonaldGraham
new hampshire
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here by chance while touring around Taos and were pleasantly surprised. There is a great selection of sandwiches. I had the portobello mushroom sandwich and it was delicious. My wife had a salad which was very good. Very friendly staff.

Thank NewHampshireDee
Detroit, Michigan
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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Had the coffee with a scoop of their ice cream dropped in it .. very good! Coffee shop feel. They do serve some food too. In a non-town .. so small it's not a town along the Taos Loop. Some interesting ice cream flavors too .. mexican chocolate, lavender.

Thank Bernadette L
New York City, New York
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Traveling from Carson National Forest to Ojo Caliente, quick stop for some grub. Sandwiches, cookies, soup, ice cream...friendly people and nice space.

Thank Chris S
Ft Worth, Tx
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I love ice cream, it's my favorite food group. I'm not sure what people didn't love about their ice cream, but I thought it was delicious. The town itself is small, but it has some funky shops and the owners were a lot of fun to talk to.

Thank Julie M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I stop at this place every time in the area. It has a fun staff that's very helpful. The ice cream is fantastic - all flavors I've tried have been awesome! I recently had the Huevos Guerreros, like huevos rancheros, but with tacos. It was loaded with green chilis - so delicious! I stop in for the Green Chili Cheddar... More 

Thank Tia P
Middle Tennessee
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216 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stopped by the Taos Cow because it was highly recommended, but we were not impressed. We ordered coconut and peach. The coconut was good, but Blue Bell makes much better peach.

Thank TravelGrandma10
Baltimore, Maryland
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174 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I had a large lunch, so I figured why not have a light dinner of ice cream. I tried the cinnamon chocolate with the raspberry dark chocolate. A winning combination! My dinner was made nicer by enjoying it sitting at a picnic table overlooking a stream.

Thank Karen R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 State RD 150, Arroyo Seco, NM 87514
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Arroyo Seco
  • Phone Number: +1 575-776-5640

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?