Restaurants

Top Choice New Mexican in Santa Fe

Cafe Pasqual's

Whatever time you visit this exuberantly colorful, utterly unpretentious place, the food, most of which has a definite south-of-the-border flavor, is worth every penny of the high prices. The breakfast menu is famou…
Top Choice New Mexican in Santa Fe

La Choza

Blue-corn burritos, a festive interior and an extensive margarita list make La Choza a perennial (and colorful) favorite among Santa Fe's discerning diners. Of the many New Mexican restaurants in Santa Fe, this one …
Top Choice African in Santa Fe

Jambo Cafe

Hidden within a shopping center, this African-flavored cafe is hard to spot from the road; once inside, though, it’s a lovely spot, always busy with locals who love its distinctive goat, chicken and lentil curries, …
Top Choice New Mexican in Santa Fe

La Plazuela

One of Santa Fe’s greatest pleasures is a meal in the Fonda’s irresistible see-and-be-seen central atrium, with its excited bustle, colorful decor and high-class New Mexican food, with contemporary dishes sharing me…
Steak in Santa Fe

El Nido

Helmed by chef Enrique Guerrero, the culinary action at this beautiful old steakhouse revolves around the open flame, with a wood-burning grill, rotisserie and pizza oven taking center stage in the main dining room.…
Cafe in Santa Fe

Tesuque Village Market

Hole-in-the-wall turned country-hip, this is a weekend hotspot for folks heading to or from Tesuque Flea Market. If you’re hungry and in a hurry, grab a handheld burrito – the breakfast burritos will start your day …
New Mexican in Santa Fe

Tia Sophia's

Local artists and visiting celebrities outnumber tourists at this long-standing and always packed Santa Fe favorite. Breakfast is the meal of choice, with fantastic burritos and other Southwestern dishes, but lunch …
Cafe in Santa Fe

Beestro

Begun by Apis mellifera aficionado Greg Menke, the Beestro features a rotating menu of cafe fare (quinoa tabbouleh, salads, panini) with an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients. Veggie, paleo and gluten-free opti…
New Mexican in Santa Fe

La Casa Sena

Several downtown restaurants have outdoor seating but this is the prettiest, in the flower-filled garden of an old adobe that also has a snug interior. The New Mexican food’s good too, with green chile cheeseburgers…
French in Santa Fe

Clafoutis

As Oscar Wilde once quipped, the only way to get rid of temptation is to give in, and that pretty much sums up the approach you should take at this super bon French pâtisserie. Drop by for delectable pastries (beign…