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Dining in Santa Fe

“Where should we eat?” Think carefully because if you’re not in the know, that decision could take all day. The City Different offers a perfect blend of amazing restaurants in so many neighborhoods — it’s no wonder eating here is truly a paradise for foodies and novices alike. From exotic fusion dishes to traditional Northern New Mexican comidas, there’s a meal to satisfy every palette. We made it a bit easier and broke it down to a few breakfast, lunch and dinner recommendations. Don’t worry about the dress code: in Santa Fe anything goes from tuxedos to jeans. Just bring your appetite.

BREAKFAST

35° North Coffee
Start your day right with java roasted in house! Plus espresso, baked goods & sandwiches.
60 E San Francisco Street
505.983.6138
35northcoffee.com

 

Cafe Pasqualís
One of Santa Fe's most popular New Mexican
breakfast spots. Thereís usually a wait, but you wonít be disappointed!
121 Don Gaspar Avenue
505.983.9340
pasquals.com

 

Clafoutis
French country-style breakfast and lunch with pastries to die for!
402 N Guadalupe Street
505.988.1809

 

Counter Culture Cafe
A hip joint with tasty scratch made breakfasts and baked goods. Donít forget the blueberry muffin.
930 Baca St #1
505.995.1105

 

Tesuque Village Cafe
Take the short and scenic ride to Tesuque for this funky, eclectic breakfast spot.  Open all day.
38 Tesuque Village Rd
505.988.8848
tesuquevillagemarket.com

 

Tia Sophia's
Where the locals and tourists alike get their morning chile fix for breakfast. Grab a booth in the back & enjoy.
210 W San Francisco Street
505.983.9880
tiasophias.com

LUNCH

Back Street Bistro
Popular with locals as the premiere soup and sandwich joint. Try the Hungarian mushroom soup!
513 Camino De Los Marquez
505.982.3500
backstreetbistrodailysoup.blogspot.com

 

Blue Corn Cafe/Brewery
Red, green or Christmas? Have a delicious New Mexican dish and a tasty craft beer to wash it down.
133 W Water Street
505.984.1800
bluecorncafe.com

 

Dr. Field Goods Kitchen
What isn’t delicious here?!? Get a farm to table lunch and dinner at one of Santa Fe's hot spots.
2860 Cerrillos Road
505.471.0043
drfieldgoods.com

 

Cafe Fina
Tasty new American fare such as trout, stew, sandwiches & breakfast. Bocci court in back.
624 Old Las Vegas Hwy
505.466.3886
cafefinasantafe.com

 

Eloisa
A vibrant celebration of New Mexico's culinary heritage with satisfying, down-to-earth foods.  
228 E Palace Avenue
505.982.0883
eloisasantafe.com

 

Harry’s Roadhouse
One of Santa Feís popular local haunts. Tasty eats & weekend brunch with optional patio seating.
96 Old Las Vegas Hwy
505.989.4629
harrysroadhousesantafe.com

 

Tune-up Cafe
Another Santa Fe hotspot.  Amazing daily specials and delicious standards grace the menu.
1115 Hickox Street
505.983.7060
tuneupsantafe.com

 

DINNER

El Meson Restaurant & Tapas Bar
Spanish hacienda setting features mouth-watering tapas, full entrees & frequent live music.
213 Washington Avenue
505.983.6756
elmeson-santafe.com

 

Geronimo
One of the best. Eclectic global fare & drinks served amid elegant, minimalist decor.
724 Canyon Road
505.982.1500
geronimorestaurant.com 

La Boca
Tapas! Spanish small plates along with Mediterranean & South American wines.
72 W Marcy Street
505.982.3433
labocasantafe.com

 

La Casa Sena
Local ingredients & New Mexican flavors shine at this rustic-yet-elegant adobe restaurant.
125 E Palace Avenue
505.988.9232
lacasasena.com

 

Maria’s
Homestyle New Mexican food and over 100 varieties of margaritas!
555 W Cordova Road
505.983.7929
marias-santafe.com

 

Rio Chama Steakhouse
Innovative, American cuisine with New Mexican influences, serving the best prime rib, burgers and fondue in town!
414 Old Santa Fe Trail
505.955.0765
riochamasteakhouse.com

 

Sweetwater Harvest Kitchen
Farm-to-fork brunch & dinner served in a bright dining room with vaulted ceilings & wooden beams.
1512 Pacheco Street
505.795.7383
sweetwatersf.com

 

Santacafé
Upscale Southwestern eatery & bar serving regional fare in 4 dining rooms with a minimalist vibe.
231 Washington Avenue
505.984.1788
santacafe.com

 

The Compound Restaurant
Fine Southwestern dining by award-winning chef Mark Kiffin in an cozy adobe home setting.
653 Canyon Road
505.982.4353
compoundrestaurant.com

 

The Shed
Another local go-to for classic Southwestern fare, housed in a circa-1692 hacienda.
113 E Palace Avenue
505.982.9030
sfshed.com