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Top Choice International 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 Tapas in Santa Fe

El Farol

This popular restaurant and bar, set in a rustically authentic adobe, has live music nightly. Although El Farol serves excellent steaks, most people come to sample the extensive list of tapas (three for $25). The we…
Top Choice Market in Santa Fe

Santa Fe Farmers Market

Local produce, much of it heirloom and organic, is on sale at this spacious indoor/outdoor market, alongside homemade goodies, inexpensive food, natural body products and arts and crafts.
Top Choice Cafe in Santa Fe

The Teahouse

This spacious, relaxed indoor/outdoor cafe at the eastern end of Canyon Rd makes the perfect break while gallery hopping. One hundred and sixty teas from all over the world – with scones – plus a full menu (mains $1…
Top Choice Museum in Santa Fe

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

With 10 beautifully lit galleries in a rambling 20th-century adobe, this museum boasts the world's largest collection of O'Keeffe’s work. She’s best known for her luminous New Mexican landscapes, but the changing ex…
Top Choice Museum in Santa Fe

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

This top-quality museum sets out to trace the origins and history of the various Native American peoples of the entire desert Southwest, and explain and illuminate their widely differing cultural traditions. Pueblo,…
Top Choice Museum in Santa Fe

Museum of International Folk Art

Santa Fe’s most unusual and exhilarating museum centers on the world's largest collection of folk art. Its huge main gallery displays whimsical and mind-blowing objects from more than 100 different countries. Tiny h…
Top Choice Historic Building in Santa Fe

Palace of the Governors

The oldest public building in the US, this low-slung adobe complex started out as home to New Mexico’s first Spanish governor in 1610; was occupied by Pueblo Indians following their Revolt in 1680; and after 1846 be…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Santa Fe

Seret & Sons

Feel like you've stepped into an Asian or Arabian bazaar at this warehouse-like emporium of art and sculpture, overflowing with gorgeous Afghan rugs, Tibetan furniture, giant stone elephants and solid teak doors. Ge…
Top Choice Cultural in Santa Fe

Santa Fe Indian Market

Over a thousand artists from 100 tribes and Pueblos show work at this world-famous juried show, held the weekend after the third Thursday in August. One hundred thousand visitors converge on the Plaza, at open studi…