Inspired Cuisine and Cultural NightlifeEl Monte Sagrado is your ticket to fine dining and fun. De la Tierra restaurant provides culinary delights inspired by regional and local influences. If you have a flair for the dramatic, you will love relishing a cocktail at the Anaconda Bar. Enjoy our inspired cuisine and crafted cocktails as you enjoy local art and treasures through the Taos restaurant and hotel.
De La Tierra RestaurantIf it's an award-winning meal you crave, visit our Taos favorite restaurant; De La Tierra. Expect a taste of the local, seasonal flavors that make the region unique. For a more natural setting, you can dine al fresco in The Gardens. For more information, please call 575.758.3502.
De La Tierra Restaurant Hours:
- Breakfast: 7am – 11am
- Lunch: 11am – 2pm
- Dinner: 5pm – 9pm (Thursday-Saturday) open until 10pm Friday-Saturday
Anaconda BarFor a more casual yet totally dynamic dining experience, Anaconda Bar might be more to your taste. As the mighty anaconda sculpture slithers across the ceiling, and exotic fish swim in a lavish saltwater aquarium, a lively and edgy atmosphere invites guests to socialize over a signature margarita and creative cuisine. Occasional live local entertainment and a chic décor sets the mood for a wonderful evening.
- Open Daily from 2 p.m., with food service until 10 p.m.
- Happy Hour Monday- Friday 4-5:30 p.m.
- Complimentary valet parking is available for guests of Anaconda Bar
- Anaconda Burger ($7.50)
- Classic Burger ($6)
- Grilled Lamb Burger ($7.50)
- Heritage Select Patron Margarita ($6)
- House Chardonnay/House Pinot Noir ($5)
Private Wine RoomFor an intimate dining experience make reservations to use our private wine room that can do dinner for up to 8 people in a beautiful Mediterranean setting. Our chef is happy to create a custom menu and provide wine parings for an elegant dining experience. For reservations, please contact us at 575-758-3502.
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Meet Our Executive Chef, Cristina MartinezCristina Martinez discovered her passion for fine cuisine at an early age. As a Native New Mexican, she began cooking for her family’s church groups on weekends, which led to her opening her own catering company at eighteen years of age. Inspired by European, French, and Asian influences, Cristina honed her skills at Le Cordon Bleu in California, where she graduated with honors. Cristina brought her talents back to New Mexico and held positions at Hotel Albuquerque, The Lodge at Santa Fe, Pueblo Harvest Café, and most recently, serving as the Executive Chef of the Artichoke Café for the past four years.
Chef Cristina is generous with her time and talents and has participated in and won numerous charitable culinary events including Chef Knockout, Duke It Out, 505 Food Fight and the Souper Bowl. In her limited spare time, Cristina enjoys the arts and explores her other talents as a painter, musician and singer.
Press Release about New Executive Chef Cristina Martinez