The John Dunn Shops line a beautiful pedestrian walkway linking Bent St. and Taos Plaza. 20 unique, independently and locally owned shops and eateries offer something for everyone – handmade leather goods, uncommon fabrics, southwest & rare books, kitchen treasures & supplies, fossils & minerals, antique maps, locally created art & crafts, comfortable shoes & boots, Mexican folkart, jewelry, fine yarns & fiber crafts, and beautiful contemporary & southwestern fashions for men and women. The Bent St. Café and Deli, Coffee Cats, outdoor food carts, a bubbling fountain and beautiful landscaping invite you to enjoy a leisurely day. All Day Parking directly across Placitas Road welcomes visitors. The John Dunn House, on the National Historic Register, was the home of one of Taos’ most colorful characters. You can read his story on our web site. Stroll in John Dunn’s garden, visit with locals and shopkeepers, sit by the shaded fountain, listen to local musicians, enjoy a cappuccino or fresh fruit smoothie . . . and in summer, a hot dog or noodle bowl from an outdoor cart. Come spend a day in the heart of historic Taos.