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El Gamal

112 Dona Luz, Taos, NM 87571-5933
+1 575-613-0311
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“falafel” (32 reviews)
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Cafe, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Lebanese, Israeli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 Dona Luz, Taos, NM 87571-5933
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here for lunch, sat out on the patio. We both got the falafel sandwiches and some pita bread with olive oil for an appetizer. Some of the best falafel I've ever had. The sandwiches are huge, I had difficulty finishing mine, but I...More

Thank eos790
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this restaurant, very eclectic, nice menu for veretarians, and great coffee. I have eaten here at both lunch and dinner, enjoying both.

Thank Wade C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only did take out. We ordered two Falafel sandwiches. We only really needed one. They're huge. Delicious. We plan to stop by and sample other menu items on our next visit.

Thank A-and-I-travel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love this place. Middle Eastern cuisine. If you're Vegan/vegetarian or not. It's pretty hippy-ish as my kids like to point out, but the food is genuine and delicious. Breakfast and lunch. It's all very good.

Thank Carla J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a delicious felafel/goat cheese/salad. But also, the red lentil soup was terrific. This is a nice place to go when you are a bit tired of N. Mexican cuisine.

Thank baltlaw
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Good vegetarian food... pretty good size menu to choose from. The burgers and falafels are favorites!

Thank SandraGT2015
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Great food, Great coffee. They're food is fresh, lots of vegetarian dishes. Friendly staff. Laid back kind of place.

Thank Benjamin L
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I was weary today of the typical New Mexican fare so I decided to venture and find something different. El Gamal (the Camel) fit this bill. Its kind of a hippy dippy place where besides food, you can attend meetings on Climate change, relations between...More

Thank William F
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Really great food and friendly service Hummus pul was great Falafel plate was really good Eggs Benedict was great as well Good chocolates cake

Thank planotexas1
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is a little cafe just west of the Taos plaza facing east and has become one of my favorites. Expect a high level of care and quality of freshly made middle eastern foods. The hummus is the best but do try the Samosa with...More

Thank Abe M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Dona Luz, Taos, NM 87571-5933
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Taos County  >  Taos
  • Phone Number: +1 575-613-0311
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The vision The El Gamal vision is to provide healthy, affordable, tasty, made from scratch, vegetarian Middle Eastern food, with the intent to promote peace in a non political manner through evolving people's consciousness and taste buds.
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