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

Dolina Bakery & Cafe
Modern American food with Eastern European influences, homade pies, crossants and other baked goods made fresh daily.
401 N Guadalupe St
505.995.2334
dolinasantafe.com

 Plaza Cafe

A retro spot with a classic diner feel featuring Southwestern comfort food in a family-friendly environment.
54 Lincoln Ave
505.982.1664
plazacafesantafe.com

 The Pantry

Santa Fe's meeting place since 1948, The Pantry offers you fast and friendly service while you enjoy the best chile in Santa Fe.
1820 Cerrillos Rd
505.985.0022
pantrysantafe.com

 Tecolote Cafe

New Mexican inspired breakfast and lunch in a welcoming environment.
1616 St Michaels dr
505.988.1362
tecolotecafe.com

 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

Cowgirl
Favorite for locals and visitors, featuring region comfort food, craft beers and live music on the patio. 
319 S Guadalupe St
505.982.2565
cowgirlsantafe.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

El Chile Toreado 
Undoubtedly some of the best breakfast burritos and tacos in town according to locals in-the-know.
905 W Cordova Rd
505.500.0033

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

Tomasita's 
Famously serving traditional Northern New Mexican cuisine since 1974.
500 S Guadalupe St
505.983.5721
tomasitas.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 

 

Andiamo
Italian cooking in a cozy neighborhood environment. In a historic building offering indoor and seasonal patio dining.
322 Garfield St
505.995.9595
andiamosatafe.com

Bull Ring
The Best Steak in Santa Fe, offering mouth water appetizers and the finest steaks.
150 Washington Ave #108
505.983.3328 
santafebullring.com

Fire & Hops
Folksy neighborhood nook with a locally sourced menu, craft beer and artisanal ciders.
222 N Guadalupe Street 
505.954.0883
fireandhopsgastropub.com

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


Il Piatto

Savory, creative interpretations of Italian classics from Chef Matt Yohalem.
95 W Marcy St
505,984.1091
ilpiattosantafe.com

Izanami
Upscale Japanese dining, small plates designed for sharing in a relaxing atmosphere located at Ten Thousand Waves.
21 Ten Thousand Waves Way #2
505.982.9304
tenthousandwaves.com

La Boca
Tapas! Spanish small plates along with Mediterranen & South American wines.
72 W Marcy St
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

La Choza
Enjoy some of the best New Mexican dishes in town at this local fave. 
905 Alarid St
505.982.0909
lachozasf.com
 
La Plazuela at La Fonda

Sophisticated, garden like restaurant in the La Fonda Hotel serving New Mexican cuisine.
100 E San Francisco St
505.995.2334
lafondasantafe.com

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

Restaurant Martin
The perfect balance of refined and comfort, serving New American dishes in a contemporary space.
526 Galisteo St
505.988.9232
restaurantmartin.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

Radish & Rye
Inspired farm cuisine, simple yet innovative food and drinks sourced locally.
548 Agua Fria St
505.930.5325
radishandrye.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


Santacafe
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

  

 

 

 

 

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