Restaurants in New Mexico

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There is no better place in the world to fuel a dawn ski odyssey than El Parasol, which has at least three locations on the way to Taos Ski Valley—one... Read More

A rustic, lodge-style dining room serving sopaipillas and green-chile enchiladas, the Elkhorn Cafe has sunny patio dining during the warmer months. Read More

At Isaac’s Table, inside the adobe Ellis Store Country Inn, chef Jinny Vigil turns out creative regional dishes like rack of New Mexico lamb with... Read More

Located in the luxury resort La Posada de Santa Fe, Fuego restaurant looks like a high-end hacienda, with tall, dark-wood-beamed ceilings, iron... Read More

A tribute to the world-famous artist whose name is almost synonymous with New Mexico, Georgia opened earlier this summer in a century-old brick building... Read More

Geronimo on Canyon Road is a Santa Fe establishment, and arguably the gold standard of Santa Fe fine dining. The elegant and understated restaurant... Read More

This restaurant’s high-backed leather chairs, white linen tablecloths, and crackling fire add extra elegance and import to anniversaries and other... Read More

Get away from the tourist crowd at this convivial roadhouse, where locals meet to tuck into creative, reasonably priced comfort chow. The multi-roomed... Read More

It’s tough to stick to the red- or green-chile New Mexico party line at this south-of-town café, because Harry’s eclectic menu includes flavors that... Read More

For a lofty post-balloon-ride meal, dine at the High Finance Restaurant and Tavern, which serves southwestern-spiced seafood and chops high atop Sandia... Read More

On a busy commercial strip on the southern end of town, this no-frills restaurant that shares a parking lot with a gas station makes a green chile so... Read More

Matt Yohalem's intimate neighborhood trattoria is a lively gathering spot for pre-opera-goers and post-gallery-hoppers. Windows overlook busy Marcy... Read More

This recently opened Japanese restaurant with beautiful New Mexican woodwork a few steps from Ten Thousand Waves spa, prides itself on being a true... Read More

I fell in love with this Japanese gastro-pub before any food passed my lips. With beautiful carved wooden beams, Japanese lanterns, private tatami rooms... Read More

Make the trek down Cerrillos Road to Jambo to fall in love with Afro-Caribbean food. Chef Ahmed Obo hails from Lamu, an island just off the coast of... Read More

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a more satisfying bar menu in town. I haven’t strayed far from the New Mexico lamb, feta, and green chile burger... Read More

Stop in for half-price tapas every day from three to five and order everything on the menu, which includes Pincho de Puerco and a fried egg with chorizo... Read More

White stucco walls, a white wooden ceiling, and bare brick floors provide an unfussy if noisy backdrop for Santa Fe’s best tapas. Chef James... Read More

In the height of summer this restaurant’s outdoor patio, with its twinkling lights and towering trees, feels like the location for a blockbuster... Read More

It’s no wonder La Choza gets its red right. This neighborhood restaurant, which anchors the southern end of The Railyard, has the same owners as The... Read More

For the most authentic New Mexican food, head to La Choza, the more hidden and locally favored sister restaurant to the popular downtown spot The Shed.... Read More

A further-flung sister restaurant to the pricier, more touristy Shed cantina, La Choza inspires cultish devotion among many Santa Feans. The reasons... Read More

Adjacent to the National Hispanic Cultural Center, the homey La Fonda del Bosque serves New Mexican especiales like stuffed sopapillas (fried, honey... Read More

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