Hundreds of restaurants in Santa Fe offer cuisine that crisscrosses the globe and that’s grounded in Northern New Mexico traditions. Find all the city’s independent and locally-owned offerings in this list.
35° North Coffee
Santa Fe Arcade, 60 E San Francisco St., 983-6138
House-roasted coffee, fresh beignets and light snacks.
315 Restaurant & Wine Bar
315 Old Santa Fe Trail, 986-9190
Seasonally inspired French cuisine and an extensive wine list—plus, daily happy hour from 5-7 pm.
Agave Restaurant & Lounge
Eldorado Hotel & Spa, 309 W San Francisco St., 995-4530
Creative food and cocktails in a beautifully-designed space. Voted Santa Fe's best happy hour by SFR readers.
Inn on the Alameda, 303 E Alameda St., 984-2121
Drinks and casual dining including vegan and paleo options.
Hotel Santa Fe, 1501 Paseo de Peralta, 955-7805
Native American-inspired food and (seasonal) dining in a private teepee.
Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi, 113 Washington Ave., 988-3236
Sophisticated seasonally-inspired fine dining including Santa Fe's only seafood tower.
38 Burro Alley, 213-369-1604
Delicious, multi-national treats including cakes, cookies, muffins and breads.
Drury Plaza Hotel, 228 E Palace Ave., 982-0883
An "island" in Santa Fe's sky with live music, crafty cocktails and bar snacks from Eloisa.
Plaza Galeria, 66 E San Francisco St., Ste. 21, 990-8058
Fresh and fast made-to-order Middle Eastern food.
The Bell Tower Bar
La Fonda on the Plaza, 100 E San Francisco St., 982-5511
Enjoy light snacks and tasty margaritas in the company of a stunning Santa Fe sunset (open May-October).
Blue Corn Café and Brewery
133 W Water St., 984-1800
Local beers and a menu of favorites—try the Navajo taco!
La Boca (Original Location)
72 W Marcy St., 982-3433
Enjoy some of the best tapas in town in this intimate space.
La Boca (Taberna Location)
125 Lincoln Ave., Ste. 117, 982-3433
This location, with an outdoor patio, shares a menu with La Boca and regularly hosts live music.
105 E Marcy St., 983-9006
Made-from-scratch breakfast, lunch, pastries, soup, ice cream and a great bagel in Santa Fe.
The Bull Ring
150 Washington Ave., Ste. 108, 983-3328
Award-winning spot for steaks of all shapes and sizes.
Bumble Bee's Baja Grill
301 Jefferson St., 820-2862
Tacos, burritos, soups and more that will please all eaters. Vegan "meat" is an option for many items.
The Burger Stand
207 W San Francisco St., 395-8210
Big, juicy burgers, cold beers and fries of all kinds, from duck-fat fried to
The Burrito Company
111 Washington Ave., 982-4453
Quick and easy breakfast and lunch with choices ranging from salads and burritos to burgers and a delicious El Salvador combo.
Plaza Galeria, 66 E San Francisco St., Ste. 11
Enjoy crepes and gelati of all kinds, from sweet to savory, while people-watching the Plaza.
Café des Artistes
223-B Canyon Road, 820-2535
Fuel up for gallery-hopping with a sandwich or salad and a nice glass of wine.
121 Don Gaspar Ave., 983-9340
Put your name on the list early at this downtown institution serving creative New Mexican cuisine for lunch and dinner—and a damn good breakfast, too.
233 Canyon Road, 820-7996
A relaxing spot offering a kids' menu, plus burgers, sandwiches, salads and New Mexican classics for the grown-ups.
208 Galisteo St., 983-8378
A favorite of taqueria aficionados that also offers bar-style appetizers, tortas, burgers and entree plates.
La Casa Sena
125 E Palace Ave., 988-9232
An award-winning wine list, good food, and a relaxing patio. What more could one ask for? Singing waiters? Sure, throw them in, too.
CAVA Santa Fe Lounge
Eldorado Hotel, 309 W San Francisco St., 988-4455
An elegant spot to put your feet up.
Cheesemongers of Santa Fe
130 E Marcy St., 795-7878
If you love cheese this amazingly knowledgeable staff will make you love it even more.
217 E Palace Ave., 216-1845
A pretty little spot offering traditional French cuisine that would do Julia Child proud.
Collected Works Bookstore & Coffee House
202 Galisteo St., 988-4226
Books, lectures and author readings are the perfect pairings for Iconik Coffee Roasters' smart brews and snacks.
653 Canyon Road, 982-4353
Stylish, contemporary American cuisine made even more stylish by the fact that you can still feel the presence of iconic American designer, Alexander Girard, who had a hand in its styling.
132 W Water St., 983-1615
A standard for fine, contemporary cuisine with a strong New Mexican influence. The Rooftop Cantina offers lighter fare and inventive cocktails.
Del Charro Saloon
101 W Alameda St., 954-0320
Cozy, quirky, and inexpensive with extensive food and margarita menus.
Desert Dogs Brewery & Cidery Taproom
112 W San Francisco St., Ste. 307, 983-0134
Live music, games and frothy brews just off the Plaza.
376 Garcia St., 983-3085
Solid coffee, a great array of snacks and a well-curated magazine rack.
The Dragon Room Lounge
406 Old Santa Fe Trail, 983-7712
Dependable drinks and happy hour in a funky space featuring the greatest monkey chandelier ever imagined.
Dumpling Tea & Dim Sum
Plaza Galeria, 66 E San Francisco St., Ste. 10, 646-945-5000
Take a break from the Plaza for a taste of Fen Wang's delicious handmade Chinese-style dumplings, soup buns, noodles and more.
Ecco Espresso & Gelato
128 E Marcy St., 986-9778
Real, Italian-style gelato and sorbet made from scratch. Oh, and tasty panini, too!
Drury Plaza Hotel, 228 E Palace Ave., 982-0883
Award-winning chef and Top Chef Master contestant John Rivera Sedlar's elegant ode to the culinary prowess of his grandmother, Eloisa.
Espresso de Arte
Plaza Galeria, 66 E San Francisco St., Ste. LL1
Tamales, green chile stew and espresso for those looking to power up (on the Water Street level).
Hotel Chimayó, 125 Washington Ave., 930-5363
Straightforward, authentic New Mexican flavors with a contemporary twist.
808 Canyon Road, 983-9912
A lively spot is great for tapas, dancing, live music and a storied flamenco dinner show.
La Fiesta Lounge
La Fonda Hotel, 100 E San Francisco St., 982-5511
Casual bar snacks and New Mexican highlights with regular live music acts.
135 W Palace Ave., Ste. 101, 982-9525
Traditional southern Mexican cuisine in a cozy, colorful spot.
Five & Dime General Store
58 E San Francisco St., 992-1800
Walk out with a bag full of trinkets in one hand, a world-famous Frito pie in the other.
La Fogata Grill
Plaza Mercado, 112 W San Francisco St., Ste. 101, 983-7302
Latin favorites served fresh for lunch and dinner.
The French Pastry Shop & Creperie
La Fonda Hotel, 100 E San Francisco St., 983-6697
Arrive early for a spot at this stop for casual French fare.
724 Canyon Road, 982-1500
Santa Fe's finest fine dining.
Henry and the Fish
217 W San Francisco St., 955-1191
Brekkie, lunch, coffee, gelato and maybe fish.
Holy Spirit Espresso
225 W San Francisco St., 920-3664
Hand-crafted espresso drinks made to order from a literal hole in the wall.
227 Don Gaspar Ave., 986-5859
Good Indian food with an extensive lunch buffet.
105 E Marcy St., 424-1311
Katsu, bento boxes and sushi for lunch and dinner.
Johnnie's Cash Store
420 Camino Don Miguel, 982-9506
Corner store serving up great tamales since 1946.
La Posada de Santa Fe, 330 E Palace Ave., 986-0000
"Spirited" new American food with a twist served under the watchful eye of the hotel's resident ghost, Julia Staab.
101 W Marcy St., 205-1595
Craft ice cream in traditional and seasonal flavors, including green chile and Iconik coffee.
Inn and Spa at Loretto, 211 Old Santa Fe Trail, 984-7915
Globally-inspired foods and a gorgeous patio.
Los Magueyes Mexican Restaurant
31 Burro Alley, 992-0304
Mexican favorites in a fun space, plus live music including a mariachi band and weekly piano cabarets.
228 Old Santa Fe Trail, 989-1904
A wide variety of Tuscan-inspired dishes and a dog-friendly patio.
Market Steer Steakhouse
Hotel St. Francis, 210 Don Gaspar Ave., 992-6354
Choose your steak, choose a topping, choose a sauce, prepare for food coma.
213 Washington Ave., 983-6756
Regional Spanish tapas and live flamenco, tango, blues and jazz.
El Molero Fajitas
Corner of Lincoln Avenue and E San Francisco Street
You'll smell it before you see it.
839 Paseo de Peralta, 955-8402
Mexican standards including a signature dish called "The Bomb".
Museum Hill Café
710 Camino Lejo, 984-8900
Near the state-run museums, this classy lunch spot offers soups, salads, sandwiches and more.
New York Deli
420 Catron St., 982-8900
A true East Coast-style deli with breakfast and lunch favorites from matzo ball soup to Philly cheesesteak.
229 Galisteo St., 989-1919
Classic French cuisine with Southwestern flair.
Hilton Santa Fe, 100 Sandoval St., 988-2811
Light fare and an extensive wine list make this a good spot to take a break.
58 S Federal Place, 986-5858
Highly regarded Italian with a daily happy hour and lively piano bar.
209 E Palace Ave., 989-3505
Offering both New Mexican and American classics at great prices.
Palacio Café II
Santa Fe Village, 227 Don Gaspar Ave., 820-7888
If there's too much of a line at the Palace Ave. location, just walk a few blocks!
95 W Marcy St., 984-1091
Fresh Italian with a rustic vibe.
The Pink Adobe
406 Old Santa Fe Trail, 983-7712
Classic, upscale dishes from New Orleans and New Mexico.
54 Lincoln Ave., 982-1664
Family-friendly, inexpensive, and with lots of diner-style options, this has been a favorite local spot since 1905.
La Plazuela Restaurant
La Fonda Hotel, 100 E San Francisco St., 995-2334
Classic New Mexican and seasonal dishes served under the soft light of the historic hotel's original patio sunroom.
410 Old Santa Fe Trail, 983-5555
Indian classics by beloved local chef, Paddy Rawal.
Remix Audio Bar
101 W Marcy St.
This coffee bar above La Lecheria is open late and offers headphones to listen to streamed music from live DJs and/or silent disco.
414 Old Santa Fe Trail, 955-0765
New Mexican-influenced American classics and … fondue!
Santa Fe Arcade, 60 E San Francisco St., Ste. 301, 984-0008
Gourmet pizza, pasta and more with a great view.
Corner of Old Santa Fe Trail and E San Francisco Street
Char-grilled carnitas made the New Mexican way.
San Francisco Street Bar & Grill
50 E San Francisco St., 982-2044
Traditional American and New Mexican with great options for kids and groups.
231 Washington Ave., 984-1788
A favorite spot for brunch, power lunching, and to see and be seen. Fresh, upscale American food and a beautiful patio.
Santa Fe Espresso Co.
56 E San Francisco St., 988-3858
Local coffee, baked goods, chocolates and tasty Häagen-Dazs.
Santa Fe Oxygen & Healing Bar: Apothecary
133 W San Francisco St., 986-5037
Oxygen, elixirs and a huge menu of house-made, healthy dishes.
225 Johnson St., 982-6734
Upscale Italian with a cozy bar and expansive patio.
221 Shelby St., 983-8604
Chef Fernando Olea is renowned for his moles, "sopa de amor," and sophisticated dishes inspired by Mexico City.
113½ E Palace Ave., 982-9030
Get some of that legendary Shed Red, and more, since 1953.
Sushi Land East
Santa Fe Arcade, 60 E San Francisco St. (enter on Water Street), 820-1178
A dependable spot for fresh sushi and a daily omakase surprise.
821 Canyon Road, 992-0972
Serving teas from around the world, as well as delicious food, this little cottage is always bustling with action.
TerraCotta Wine Bistro
304 Johnson St., 989-1166
An extensive, wallet-friendly wine list and varied menu of globally-inspired dishes in a casual and classy setting.
Thunderbird Bar & Grill
50 Lincoln Ave., 490-6550
Pretty much any dish you could ask for and a full bar overlooking the Plaza.
210 W San Francisco St., 983-9880
A favorite spot for some of Santa Fe's best breakfast burritos and steaming hot sopaipillas.
103 E Water St., 982-1189
Craft cocktails and late-night live jazz Thursday-Saturday. A seasonal kitchen offers house-made bar snacks.
Trattoria a Mano
227 Galisteo St., 982-3700
Handmade, upscale Italian served by a friendly and extremely knowledgeable staff.
Travel Bug Coffee Shop
839 Paseo de Peralta, 992-0418
Everything you could ever want to know about everywhere and enough coffee to help with around-the-world trip planning.
101 W Marcy St., 490-0296
Authentic dishes from Veracruz and Oaxaca served in a clean, bright atmosphere.
Upper Crust Pizza
329 Old Santa Fe Trail, 982-0000
Pizza, calzones, sandwiches and even breakfast available to eat in or for delivery.
321 W San Francisco St., 986-8700
Wood oven-fired pizza with scrumptious salads and panini, too.
322 Garfield St., 995-9595
Italian-inspired dishes influenced by fresh, local ingredients—and a daily 5-6 pm happy hour!
Atrisco Café & Bar
DeVargas Center, 193 Paseo de Peralta, 983-7401
Blows most mall food out of the water with authentic, thoughtful New Mexican dishes. Pssst—line too long at Tomasita's? Head here.
Bouche French Bistro
451 W Alameda St. (enter on West Water Street), 982-6297
Modern French and a great wine list in a casual setting.
530 S Guadalupe St., 988-7222
Enjoy tasty, made from scratch bar food with live music, sports and the most beers on tap in Santa Fe
326 S. Guadalupe St., 982-9170
Modern, mostly American comfort food with a spattering of Greek favorites.
409 W Water St., 428-0391
Large selection of classic New Mexican dishes, delicious margaritas New Mexico wines.
Chili Line Brewing Co.
204 N Guadalupe St., 982-8474
Specializing in smoked beers with great pub food and pizzas from next door neighbor, Pizzeria Da Lino.
Chopstix Oriental Food
238 N Guadalupe St., 820-2126
Chinese takeout comfort food at its finest. Just like in the movies.
905 Alarid St., 982-0909
Sister restaurant of The Shed, its New Mexican food is so popular the space has to keep expanding. Be sure to try the sopaipillas.
319 S Guadalupe St., 982-2565
A family-friendly watering hole with something for everyone from toddlers to barflys, plus a lively patio and regular live music.
Dinner for Two
106 N Guadalupe St., 820-2075
Two happy hours a day, sizzling steak, friendly staff and great prices.
402 N Guadalupe St., 982-9394
Sure, the bakery items are great but so is everything on the expertly-executed breakfast and lunch menu.
Fenix at Vanessie
427 W Water St., 984-1193
A wide variety of dishes, plus excellent cocktails and live entertainment almost always, in a boutique hotel.
Fire & Hops
222 N Guadalupe St., 954-1635
Curated gastropub with inventive food and well-curated pours.
Iconik Coffee Roasters 'Lupe
314 S Guadalupe St., 428-0996
Iconik's newest 'Lupe location features its signatures brews, plus smoothies, light breakfast and lunch bites.
Jinja Bar & Bistro
510 N Guadalupe St., 982-4321
Tiki drinks and Asian cuisine.
Joseph's of Santa Fe
428 Agua Fría St., 982-1272
A "culinary pub" with inventive fresh fare and a great wine list.
313 S Guadalupe St., 984-2002
SFR readers' choice for best sushi, plus great ramen and sizzling dolsotbap.
Lion & Honey
418 Montezuma Ave., Ste. B, 557-6769
Rainbow-colored desserts, local art and boba tea plus CBD-infused drinks.
Love Yourself Café
DeVargas Center, 199 Paseo de Peralta, 983-5683
Organic, gluten-free, vegan and clean eating in a charming mall location.
Theo Gio's Mac & Cheese
226 N Guadalupe St., 557-6495
Operating under a new name, it's the same delicious gourmet macaroni and cheese (plus, sandwiches and salads) we came to know from Macalicious.
Ohori's Coffee Roasters, Luna Location
505 Cerrillos Road, 982-9692
Locally roasted coffee as dark as your desires.
401 S Guadalupe St., 467-8624
Upscale Mexican dining and a great patio. Hot tip: The cauliflower taco may be the best one. No, seriously!
DeVargas Center, 556 N Guadalupe St., 986-1500
Grab a slice packed with locally sourced ingredients.
Pizzeria & Trattoria da Lino
204 N Guadalupe St., Ste. B, 982-8474
Wood-fired pie and Italian classics.
Cuchara del Inca Peruvian Restaurant
317 Aztec St., 666-1577
The Taos restaurateurs bring their authentic and affordable Peruvian cuisine south.
DeVargas Center, 163 Paseo de Peralta, 358-3829
The flavors of Peru are also great for vegetarians.
Santa Fe Bar & Grill
DeVargas Center, 187 Paseo de Peralta, 982-3033
Consistently good food, solid salads and a full bar.
Second Street Brewery (Railyard)
1607 Paseo de Peralta, Ste. 10, 989-3278
Microbrews, wings, burgers, friends and big garage-bay doors that open in nice weather so you can watch the trains go by.
1609 Alcaldesa St.
Third-wave brews, pie and dessert too.
Social Kitchen & Bar
Sage Inn, 725 Cerrillos Road, 982-5952
Hotel guests and locals alike should check out this varied menu.
235 N Guadalupe St., 982-8286
Tacos, tacos, tacos from the same folks who brought you Shake Foundation.
500 S Guadalupe St., 983-5721
This Santa Fe favorite is famed for its spicy chile and marvelous margaritas in a historic depot.
Violet Crown Cinema
1606 Alcaldesa St., 216-5678
Bring your fancy pub grub into the movie theater, or skip a movie entirely and just enjoy those Brussels sprouts.
Whole Hog Café
320 S Guadalupe St., 474-3375
Award-winning barbecue served up fast and casual. Hot tip: We have two words for you. Banana. Pudding.
851 Cerrillos Road, Ste. B, 629-1678
Unique, irresistible flavors on hearty, cakey donuts. Oh yes.
WEST ALAMEDA/AGUA FRÍA
Bang Bite Filling Station
2791 Agua Fría St., 469-2345
Find gastropub-esque dishes at this food truck (usually at Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery.)
1413-B W Alameda St., 699-9812
Handcrafted pickled foods.
The Betterday Coffee Shop
Solana Center, 905 W Alameda St.
Slurp on Stumptown coffee at the café, or get a full meal at the restaurant.
Plants of the Southwest, 3095 Agua Fría St., 913-1911
Open weekdays April through October, serving one vegetarian lunch entree a day.
Solana Center, 927 W Alameda St., 982-3334
Noodles 'n' sushi.
La Montañita Co-op
Solana Center, 913 W Alameda St., 984-2852
Healthy daily buffets and Himalayan salt lamps.
Solana Center, 919 W Alameda St., 820-6777
A varied Vietnamese menu.
2890 Agua Fría St., 471-1480
Delicious casual Italian fare.
Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
2791 Agua Fría St., 780-5730
Beer! Spirits! Music! Food trucks! Charcuterie! Shiny natural wood tables! Elk brats with spicy, seedy mustard! Ample parking and food trucks out back! Are we dreaming?
1115 Hickox St., 983-7060
Our fave American-New Mexican-El Salvadorean hotspot. Hot tip: That occasional soft shell crab sandwich special is where it's at.
Solana Center, 945 W Alameda St., 988-7165
Mexican and New Mexican favorites abound.
513 Camino de los Marquez, Ste. C, 365-2112
Lunch and brunch of sustainable, locally sourced ingredients.
Chicago Dog Express
600 Cerrillos Road, 984-2798
Dogs approved by Chicagoans. Get down on one of the Santa Fe dogs with red chile.
El Chile Toreado
807 Early St., 500-0033
Don't worry—it's not gone, they just moved! The best breakfast burritos in town get got at this little food truck.
333 W Cordova Road, 988-1809
Pastries that are rich, fresh and in a location with almost enough parking.
Design Center, 418 Cerrillos Road, 820-7381
Middle Eastern and Mediterranean specialties quick and savory.
Dulce Bakery & Coffee
1100 Don Diego Ave., 989-9966
Cupcakes almost too pretty to eat (but do eat them, they're delicious).
Kakawa Chocolate House
1050 E Paseo de Peralta, 982-0388
The chocolate here isn't just an indulgence—it can help heal your soul.
Kaune's Neighborhood Market
511 Old Santa Fe Trail, 982-2629
Yes, it's a grocery store—but the chopped salad bar and pre-packed lunches are handy. The sandwiches come with a chocolate for after.
555 W Cordova Road, 983-7929
Over 100 tequilas make this your spot for margaritas and great New Mexican food.
Mariscos La Playa
537 W Cordova Road, 982-2790
More fish than you can shake a stick at.
637 Cerrillos Road, 930-5462
Soup, smoothies, gardening tools and sandwiches. One of these things is not like the others …
The New Santa Fe Baking Company
504 W Cordova Road, 557-6435
The breakfast, lunch and dinner you know and love, plus soups revived from the now-defunct Back Street Bistro.
Ohori's Coffee Roasters, Capitol location
507 Old Santa Fe Trail, 982-9692
More locally roasted coffee as dark as your desires.
Paleteria Oasis #2
Design Center, 418 Cerrillos Road, 365-2073
This is like the Disneyland of Mexican popsicles.
551 W Cordova Road, 930-5521
Most Indian food around is northern Indian—so try these southern Indian dishes on for size.
Design Center, 418 Cerrillos Road, 988-8825
The closest thing you can find to real New York pizza in town.
505 W Cordova Road, 989-1378
Mediterranean food of all stripes, from Greek to North African.
Radish & Rye
505 Cerrillos Road, 930-5325
A great bourbon cocktail list and a superb seasonal menu, now at a cool new location near the intersection of Cerrillos Road and Paseo de Peralta.
Design Center, 418 Cerrillos Road, 346-2669
Gluten-free fans, your bakery ship has come in!
526 Galisteo St., 820-0919
Chef Martín Rios serves up progressive, refreshingly unique American cuisine that's earned him a James Beard Award nomination more than once.
Root 66 Vegan Food Truck
510 Galisteo St.
This new staple in Santa Fe's plant-based scene started out parked at the Santa Fe Brewing Company Brakeroom in the warmer months, but check root66.com for details on its location.
El Sabor Spanish Tapas y Másss
Corner of Paseo de Peralta and Old Santa Fe Trail, 316-5084
Get your flash-fried avo and fish tacos at this corner most often, but this is an actual truck, after all—so call to see where it is today, if you have a craving.
535 Cerrillos Road, 820-7243
Sage serves up the some of best bread in town, plus sandwiches and tarts.
501 W Cordova Road, 988-4951
Don't let the humble locale fool you—this place is your ticket to Vietnam.
Santa Fe BBQ
600 Old Santa Fe Trail, 573-4816
Check ahead to see if the food truck will be there, or just follow your nose. Pro tip: Cops get it half-price.
New Mexico Hard Cider Taproom
505 Cerrillos Road, Ste. A, 231-0632
Nine taps of local cider, plus hearty sandwiches and snacks.
Santa Fe Juice Bar
Corner of Paseo de Peralta and Old Santa Fe Trail, 490-5157
Juices and chia bowls are as fresh as fresh can be, right on the corner in the warmer months.
Santafamous Street Eats
Corner of Paseo de Peralta and Old Santa Fe Trail, 795-1396
This heckuva food truck serves up one of the best barbecue sandwiches we've ever eaten, plus tacos, dogs and more.
204 Montezuma Ave., 989-4200
Especially great for a quick lunch, try the French bistro menu or buffet.
631 Cerrillos Road, 988-8992
Get your burgers, fries, adobe shakes and more from a walk-up window.
Street Food Institute
Corner of Paseo de Peralta and Old Santa Fe Trail
Culinary students from community colleges offer a rotating menu. This truck moves around sometimes, so get the info by visiting streetfoodinstitute.org.
Tiny's Restaurant & Lounge
1005 St. Francis Drive, 983-9817
New Mexican and American that's tasty and generous, plus live music nightly and beloved weekly karaoke.
709 Don Cubero Alley, 820-9205
You never thought you'd willingly pay $15 for a salad, but these amazing and craveable leafy bowls prove you wrong time and time again.
Design Center, 418 Cerrillos Road, 986-9279
Everything you'd expect from a Chinese joint, plus many specials.
TRIANGLE DISTRICT/ST. MICHAEL’S DRIVE
Annapurna's World Vegetarian Café
1620 St. Michael's Drive, 988-9688
Eat without fear—vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, clean!
Back Road Pizza
1807 Second St., Ste. 1, 955-9055
You can't top the delicious crispy cornmeal-dusted crust.
1057 Cerrillos Road, 820-0779
You know you want burritos. Who doesn't want burritos? Try the fries, too.
821 W San Mateo Road, 984-1980
Great food, sure, but don't lie—you're really here for the exquisite desserts.
Chow's Asian Bistro
720 St. Michael's Drive, Ste. Q, 471-7120
Asian fusion made with care.
Counter Culture Café
930 Baca St., 995-1105
Bring cash for a diverse and delicious menu—and the biggest and best cinnamon roll in town.
1711 Llano St., Ste. A/B, 473-9397
Get Santa Fe's best tacos for breakfast, lunch and dinner!
Iconik Coffee Roasters
1600 Lena St., 428-0996
Hand-roasted coffee and a menu of thoughtful food. Hot tip: If you wonder whether you can bear to spend more than $5 on a 10-ounce coffee, the horchata latte will make a believer out of you.
730 St. Michael's Drive, 471-0440
Comfort food done well, accompanied by great beer and wine.
720 St. Michael's Drive, 438-7221
Fantastic rolls at low-brow prices.
901 W San Mateo Road, Ste. A, 820-3121
Brunch, lunch and dinner in an airy, comfortable space.
Mucho, Gourmet Sandwich Shoppe
1711 Llano St., Ste. F/G, 473-7703
If you like lots of stuff between slices of bread, there is nowhere else to go. Any place with a turkey-con-cranberry sammy year-round is awesome.
Ohori's Coffee Roasters
1098 ½ S St. Francis Drive (access on Pen Road), 982-9692
You wanted more dark roast coffee, right?
1722 St. Michael's Drive, 424-8000
Not just pizza, but the spirit of fine Italian.
1420 Second St., 989-1272
A perfect neighborhood spot for spicy chile, good prices and fast service.
Root 66 Vegan Café
1704 Lena St.
Recently-opened oasis for plant-based food.
Sagche's Coffee House
730 St. Michael's Drive, 780-5263
The Sagche brothers offer comforting breakfast and lunch menus and locally roasted coffee.
Santa Fe Bite
1616-A St. Michael's Drive, 428-0328
The beloved Bite is back open in this new location but offering the same great burgers it's known and loved for, plus fried chicken on Sundays.
Second Street Brewery (Original)
1814 Second St., 982-3030
Pull up a table for 10 or a stool for one.
Sunrise Family Restaurant
1851 St. Michael's Drive, 820-0643
Delicious, friendly, inexpensive and centrally located.
1708 Lena St., 469-6546
Plant-based and dairy free frozen treats for the progressives and diet-conscious alike.
Sweetwater Harvest Kitchen
1512 Pacheco St., Bldg. B, 795-7383
It's all about good food, good vibes and community involvement, plus vegan and gluten-free dishes.
Terra Verde Organic
851 W San Mateo Road, 780-5039
Once the home of Verde Juice Co., the kitchen will still churn out your favorite cold-pressed juices but also opens up to healthy food from Kevin and Mariana Ivens.
CERRILLOS ROAD CORRIDOR
Adelita's Mexican Restaurant
3136 Cerrillos Road, 474-4897
Mexican food, mariachi music and karaoke nights.
1314 Rufina Circle, 438-9545
As authentic as it gets. Feed a family of four with the change in your car's ash tray. (Okay, that's hyperbole—but it's affordable.)
2018 Cerrillos Road, 471-8762
Awesome tacos y burritos have moved to the old Wendy's location near the St. Mike's intersection, so you can even sit inside while you chow down.
Cacao Santa Fe
3201 Richards Lane, 471-0891
Handcrafted chocolates from Cacao and other craft chocolatiers, plus a full coffee bar and chocolate education classes.
2811 Cerrillos Road, 473-5800
A following swears by the local dishes served tasty and from friendly staff.
El Comal Restaurant
3571 Cerrillos Road, 471-3224
Tourists and locals alike love the Mexican food and stellar service.
Dr. Field Goods Kitchen
2860 Cerrillos Road, Ste. A1, 471-0043
Pub fare at its finest, a ton of beer and really dang good coffee.
Fast & Real Burritos
2207 Cerrillos Road, 474-6202
Neither slow nor fake, it's your centrally located fast fix for asada and pico.
2501 Cerrillos Road, 471-2651
Excellent Indian fare served by some of the nicest servers we've ever encountered.
2010 Cerrillos Road, 473-1269
Folks salivate for the unique Afro-Caribbean dishes and owner/chef Ahmed Obo is always tops in SFR's Best of Santa Fe poll.
1248 Siler Road, 930-5763
Joe brings good coffee to the industrial pocket of town, with great success.
Kakawa Chocolate House
1300 Rufina Circle, Ste. A-4, 930-5460
Everyone's favorite ancient-recipe chocolate sorcerers have opened an outpost in Midtown.
Lu Lu's Chinese Cuisine
3011 Cerrillos Road, 473-1688
Classy, family-owned Chinese.
MAMA'S World Take-Out
3134 Rufina St., 424-1116
The name stands for Middle Eastern, American, Mexican, Asian and Salvadoran.
1965 Cerrillos Road, 772-0169
An honest-to-goodness ramen-dedicated restaurant from the folks who brought you now-closed Shohko Café.
Mariscos Costa Azul
2875 Cerrillos Road, 473-4594
Date night or family night, just get some oysters in this colorful dining room.
1862 Cerrillos Road, 780-5796
The once-tethered coffee and succulents shop resides temporarily in a tent at the El Rey Court until its new perma-space opens in the Railyard in November 2019.
2841 Cerrillos Road (in the Cheeks parking lot)
Carne seca at its best. This is the nice thin-sliced stuff, too. Let it rain.
El Paisano Café
3140 Cerrillos Road, 424-9105
A grocery store with an awesome lunch counter is greater than the sum of its parts.
1352 Rufina St., 386-6343
A truck that frequents Meow Wolf, where you can load your food palette with unique New Mexican-Louisianan flavors.
1820 Cerrillos Road, 986-0022
A local staple serves up no-frills diner food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We like to get grits and potatoes.
1833 Cerrillos Road, 995-8015
Look for the colorful umbrella for mouthwatering burritos and tacos.
2430 Cerrillos Road, 557-6572
Vietnamese options to bring a little Asia to New Mexico.
2864 Cerrillos Road (in the Cheeks parking lot), 316-4085
We named this spiced roasted chicken one the 25 "Things We Love About Santa Fe" in 2017, and we weren't lyin' about how good it is.
1947 Cerrillos Road, 992-0550
Authentic Mexican and New Mexican dishes pack this local favorite daily and nightly.
2641 1/2 Cerrillos Road, 474-7325
Burgers of all stripes at reasonable prices tucked away on Cerrillos Road.
1310 Osage Ave., 820-6552
A perennial locals' favorite serves up Central American cuisine. Hot tip: We'd eat those camarones a la plancha till our stomachs exploded.
Restaurante El Salvadoreño
2900 Cerrillos Road, 474-3512
If you've never had a pupusa, let them show you how it's done.
El Rinconcito del Sabor
2864 Cerrillos Road (in the Cactus Centro parking lot), 913-1558
Fabulous food truck eats from scratch.
Rowley Farmhouse Ales
1405 Maclovia St., 428-0719
Great beer brewed by a Los Alamos chemist, great food and a dedication to the community have us sold. Bring your dog to the covered patio!
Second Street Brewery (Rufina Taproom)
2920 Rufina St., 954-1068
The midtown warehouse space has a unique menu from the other two locations, really snazzy industrial decor and hosts live music, too.
2428 Cerrillos Road, 473-1211
Fast 'n' fresh soup 'n' salad is just the light lunch you need. No 3:30 pm sleepy-times for you. (Of course, it's open for dinner too.)
1847 Cerrillos Road, 982-1688
All the Japanese food your heart desires, and a drive-thru if you're in a rush.
3139 Cerrillos Road, 471-8685
They boast it's where the locals eat, and you'll see why.
2000 Cerrillos Road, 471-9111
Generous portions of breakfast and lunch comfort foods.
3904 Rodeo Road, 438-0600
Mexican food 'n' Mexican friends. And friends of other nationalities, too, we assume.
3005 S St. Francis Drive, Ste. D3, 989-8880
Fresh Chinese food that's available seven days a week—and late, too. Well, late for Santa Fe (10 pm on weekends).
Montecito Santa Fe, 500 Rodeo Road, 428-7777
Indulge in classic continental dishes in this unique retirement community. Rezzies required, so call ahead.
Home Run Pizza
Rodeo Plaza, 2801 W Rodeo Road, 424-6666
Good pies, hot and fresh.
Rodeo Plaza, 2801 Rodeo Road, Ste. B8, 474-5282
Great coffee in a cozy atmosphere. If you prefer the interior of your car, there's a drive-thru.
Rodeo Plaza, 2801 Rodeo Road, 471-3800
Unrelated to the other Joe at this address, get upscale farm-to-table diner fare plus beer and wine.
Posa's El Merendero
1514 Rodeo Road, 820-7672
These tamales are basically a religion around here.
3003 S St. Francis Drive, 982-6796
Dumplings, blood sausage, butter tea, fried rice and chai—offerings both familiar and unique are made with care by owner Gonpo Trasar.
Blue Corn Brewery
4056 Cerrillos Road, 438-1800
Great grub and locally brewed beer on the Southside, and a different menu from the downtown location.
3530 Zafarano Drive, Ste. C-3, 471-0108
Impossibly good Italian fare for the fam even comes gluten-free, if you want.
3482 Zafarano Drive, 474-5644
Belly dancers frequent this space, and the TVs always have the coolest Middle Eastern music videos playing.
Fast & Real Burritos
5741 Airport Road, 471-1602
Feed the addiction with burritos, tacos, quesadillas and more. ¡HORCHATA!
La Cocina de Doña Clara
4350 Airport Road, Ste. 4, 473-1081
What do you want more than real Mexican food? Nothing.
3985 Cerrillos Road, 455-6147
Surrender your taste buds to this evening food truck's Juárez-style dogs, served late.
4250 Cerrillos Road, 424-1680
Avoid lines further down the road by stopping here for Northern NM classics.
4354 Cerrillos Road, 471-5420
Accept the challenge of the Haven's claim to the hottest green chile in town.
3482 Zafarano Drive, Ste. C, 474-2888
Miraculous New Mexican cuisine and burgers.
New York Deli
4056 Cerrillos Road, 424-1200
Start spreading the news: Breakfast is served all day at this hotspot. Come here if the downtown location's parking sitch drives you batty.
Paleteria Oasis #1
4641 Airport Road Ste. #2, 780-8544
The original location for your favorite Mexican ice creams.
Panadería y Lonchería Ezmeralda
6417 Airport Road, 424-9452
Baked goods that will keep you coming back.
298 Dinosaur Trail, 995-8226
Good taste is not extinct here. This location has a dining room, too.
PC's Restaurant & Lounge
4220 Airport Road, 473-7164
Authentic New Mexican food that is a favorite of folks all over town.
3470 Zafarano Drive, Ste. D, 471-6200
Get New York-style pizza that does not disappoint.
Plaza Café Southside
3466 Zafarano Drive, 424-0755
The downtown institution brings its fresh diner food and New Mexican dishes way down Cerrillos.
Posa's El Merendero
3538 Zafarano Drive, Ste. A2, 473-3454
Just buy 50 tamales and call it a day. Ok, 100. Ok, 150.
4681 Airport Road, Ste. 1, 438-6622
If you haven't tried Mexican-style seafood, you're truly missing out.
4430 Airport Road, 501-5797
Some call it the best taco truck on Airport. Try it and report back to us.
The Ranch House
2571 Cristo's Road, 424-8900
Best ribs in town. Though, honestly, everything here is good. Everything.
Rebel House Coffee
Santa Fe Place Mall, 4250 Cerrillos Road, 819-1037
More than just coffee, this locally-owned stop in the mall also hosts art pop-ups and has a classy two-story dining room, perfect for getting some afternoon work done.
Refresquería Las Delicias
4350 Airport Road, Ste. 13, 438-0280
Mexi snack foods that satisfy the sweetest tooth.
El Rey del Pollo
4350 Airport Road, Ste. 18, 570-1380
Not to be confused with Los Pollos Hermanos, which now does exist, just not in Santa Fe.
Santa Fe Capitol Grill
3462 Zafarano Drive, 471-6800
A solid menu is made even better by a full bar and happy hour too.
4720 Airport Road (in the Airport Road Car Wash parking lot), 204-5211
A big menu and reasonable prices, aka everything you want from a food truck.
Thai Café & Noodle Treats
3482 Zafarano Drive, 424-1818
A smart choice in the area's growing restaurant district.
3470 Zafarano Drive, Ste. A, 473-3615
Stout coffee, pastries and light fare, and local art for sale. Bring your laptop, stay a while.
NORTH OF SANTA FE
1226 N Railroad Ave., Española, 753-8543
Hit up this favorite family eatery for great Mexican and New Mexican food.
Arroyo Vino Restaurant & Wine Shop
218 Camino La Tierra, 983-2100
Inspired American fare and impeccable service on the exreme West side.
Tesuque Casino, 7 Tesuque Road, 984-8414
Head to the area's newest casino for American and Southwestern fare, and live music most nights of the week.
424 S Riverside Drive, Española, 753-4234
You've never seen a more dapper hunk of ground beef!
4 Banana Lane, 455-7000
The tableside guacamole service is famous for a reason—they whip it good.
21 Ten Thousand Waves Way, Ste. #2, 982-9304
Locally sourced Japanese-inspired small plates. Hot tip: No one will look at you funny if you wear your spa robe.
JoAnn's Ranch O Casados
938 N Riverside Drive, Española, 753-1334
Traditional New Mexican food served in a great setting.
Lovin Oven Bakery
107 N Riverside Drive, Española, 753-5461
Come early and bring cash; they sell out long before noon and don't take plastic.
La Mesita Eatery
86 Cities of Gold Road, Pojoaque, 455-7004
The legends are true: This is the best fried chicken in the state. Possibly in the country. We tried it. We know.
1577 Bishops Lodge Road, Tesuque, 954-1272
Something's roasting on an open fire and served with a savory, satisfying sauce.
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, 20 Buffalo Thunder Trail, 819-2060
Stock up on some snacks while you gamble.
Pajarito Brewpub & Grill
614 Trinity Drive, Los Alamos, 662-8877
Trivia Mondays, karaoke Tuesdays, great food all the time!
Rancho de Chimayó
300 Juan Medina Road, Chimayó, 351-4444
For over 50 years, this James Beard-nominated staple has served up traditional New Mexican food.
Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, 20 Buffalo Thunder Trail, 819-2056
Creative dishes and a happy hour, too.
Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, 198 Hwy. 592, 946-5800
A breathtaking dining room is the backdrop for innovative American cuisine.
Tesuque Village Market
138 Tesuque Village Road, 988-8848
The neighborhood haunt for folks from Tesuque and beyond.
SOUTH OF SANTA FE
7 Avenida Vista Grande, Ste. B6, 303-3816
Classy American fare from scratch that went all the way to the Food Network this year.
Beer Creek Brewing Co.
3810 Hwy. 14, 471-9271
Pizza, comfort food, live music and a colorful crowd.
The Bourbon Grill
104 Old Las Vegas Hwy., 984-8000
After working out at El Gancho, you totally deserve that steak. We also hear it's a heck of a Sunday brunch buffet.
Black Bird Saloon
28 Main Street, Cerillos, 438-1821
Hitch up to the classic Wild West watering hole for fresh, handmade lunches and dinners.
Blue Heron Restaurant
Sunrise Springs Spa Resort, 242 Los Pinos Road, 780-8145
The region's only waterside dining is fine, refreshing and a great companion to a hot springs soak.
624 Old Las Vegas Hwy., 466-3886
Brunch and lunch in a spot that's housed many a fine restaurant, but this one may be the best.
The Coffee Wheel
La Tienda Shopping Center, 7 Caliente Road, Eldorado, 660-9021
Third wave coffee, high-quality tea and snacks right where you need them.
96B Old Las Vegas Hwy., 989-4629
Perfect for when you can't decide where to eat—they have everything from pizza to Buddha bowls to some of the best steaks in town.
2849 Hwy. 14, Madrid, 471-4821
Refined Southern food and barbecue specials from the smoker from chef and owner Josh Novak.
2855 Hwy. 14, Madrid, 438-2772
Local coffee pairs well with local pastries and local people.
The Mine Shaft Tavern
2846 Hwy. 14, Madrid, 473-0743
One of the last great roadhouses is almost sure to change your life. Live music, colorful folk and a friendly vibe.
Pecos Trail Café
Pecos Trail Inn, 2239 Old Pecos Trail, 982-9444
New Mexican grub for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Agora Center, 7 Avenida Vista Grande, Ste. D7, Eldorado, 466-3161
Eldorado dwellers don't have to come all the way to Santa Fe for a great pie.
La Plancha de Eldorado
La Tienda Shopping Center, 7 Caliente Road, Eldorado, 466-2060
Original Latin flavors and more in a relaxed setting.
San Marcos Café
3877 Hwy. 14, 471-9298
Come early for the cinnamon rolls. Pick up chicken feed, while you're at it.
Santa Fe Brewing Co.
35 Fire Place, 424-3333
The Brewing Co. has all kinds of taprooms in all kinds of places, but the OG location also has food trucks every evening to accompany your games of cornhole and occasional live music at The Bridge.
30 Tramway Rd, Albuquerque, 764-8363
Fine dining 10,300′ atop Sandia Peak (tram ticket not included).
Upper Crust Pizza
5 Colina Drive, Eldorado, 471-1111
Get a pie without schlepping into town.