People Travel For Miles To Taste The Food At This Mom And Pop Shop In New Mexico

There are many hidden gems in the Land of Enchantment, but this unassuming restaurant in Raton might top them all. Even though this casual spot doesn’t look like much, inside is the small town charm you crave and amazing New Mexican food that will have you running back for more. Many New Mexicans have been coming here for decades and continue to travel for miles to visit again. Prepare to embark on a journey of flavor at this mom and pop shop that will blow you away with their home cooked classics.

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Have you been to La Cosina Cafe? Did you feel at home? What did you order? We’d love to hear all about your experience in the comments.

For another unassuming spot that will blow you away, check out this amazing sopaipilla factory restaurant to eat some of the most delicious sopaipillas in New Mexico.