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Michael's Taos
304 “C” Paseo Del Pueblo Norte Taos
NorthCentral
575-758-4178

Michael’s Kitchen, in business for 41 years, is considered by many to be one of the best restaurants and bakeries in Taos. Here, everything is prepared from scratch including 50 gallons of red and green chile every day. Popular breakfasts include bacon and eggs, huevos rancheros, breakfast enchiladas and a Poor Man’s eggs benedict smothered with red, green or veggie-green chile. Scrumptious pastries, English muffins, raisin, rye or wheat bread, cream puffs, doughnuts and cinnamon rolls are made every day. A favorite lunch dish is the Belly Buster which is a burger with two patties, four strips of bacon, four slices of American cheese, avocado, diced green chile with lettuce, onions, pickles, tomatoes and French fries. There are more than 250 items on the menu. Any meal is served any time of the day. On a busy day the restaurant will serve up to 1,200 hungry people. Loyal customers come back often for the featured $7.00 lunch specials which includes a drink from 11:00am to 2:00pm Monday through Friday. Dinner favorites include an Indian taco that is a flat sopapilla covered with beef or chicken, onions, cheese and is smothered in chile with rice and beans. It also comes with a sopapilla on the side. They also serve delicious crunchy breaded chile relleneos, stuffed sopapillas and a build-it-yourself combination plate. Local catering, gift certificates and shipping across the country for many of their popular items is also available for those who don't live nearby.