AQUA SANTA

451 W Alameda St., 747-7110

Euro-American, innovative, delicious. $$-$$$

BALEEN AT THE INN AT LORETTO

211 Old Santa Fe Trail, 984-7915

Fun upscale cuisine with a fab wine list. $$-$$$

CAFÉ PASQUAL'S

121 Don Gaspar Ave., 983-9340

Eclectic, organic and delicious, breakfast, lunch and dinner. $$$

THE COMPOUND


653 Canyon Road, 982-4353

SFR's 2000-2001 Restaurant of the Year remains a City Different gem. $$$

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106 N Guadalupe St., 820-2075

French-inspired; they do lunch, too.

FUEGO


La Posada, 330 E Palace Ave., 986-0000

Popular for brunch and for the beautiful patio. $$$

GERONIMO


724 Canyon Road, 982-1500

Famous, feted, fantastic. $$$

LA CASA SENA


125 E Palace Ave., 988-9232

A beautiful patio experience; showtunes in the Cantina. $$$

LAS FUENTES AT BISHOP'S LODGE


Bishop's Lodge Road, 819-4035

A favorite for Sunday brunch. $$$

LA MANCHA AT GALISTEO INN


9 La Vega, Galisteo, 466-3663

Skilled Southwestern cuisine in a lovely setting. $$$

O'KEEFFE CAFÉ


217 Johnson St., 946-1065

Great food, great wine, great ambiance. $$$

THE OLD HOUSE


309 W San Francisco St., 988-4455

Martin Rios' food resembles works of art. $$$

PAUL'S RESTAURANT


72 W Marcy St., 982-8738

Modern international cuisine. $$

SANTACAFÉ


231 Washington Ave., 984-1788

This year's favorite for so many reasons. $$$

TULIPS


222 N Guadalupe St., 989-7340

Cozy, intimé, inventive cuisine. $$-$$$