Restaurants in Santa Fe
All of the gluten-free meals at Verde Juice, a beautifully stark new space just around the corner from Yoga Source, are liquid, made from organic produce as locally sourced as possible, and served in recyclable glass jars.
For a quick and satisfying bite, stop by this unassuming gem, where all of the food is house-made, from the smoothies and brownies to the Panini and green chile-topped pizza.
The Shed opened in 1953 and has been family-run by three generations; as such, it has become an institution in Santa Fe dining.
Located along the Santa Fe River, Contemporary American restaurant Aqua Santa is an unusually small restaurant in which the kitchen and dining room occupy one open room.
A favorite of Robert Redford, Maria's is an authentic Mexican joint that concocts some 100 margarita variations. Buy a copy of its Great Margaritas Book to duplicate your favorites at home.
A small adobe building with sky-blue trim houses Vinaigrette, a farm-to-table salad bistro located off Cerrillos Road. The modern decor includes glossy red chairs, butcher block tables, and a moss-green tiled bar; the outdoor patio is shaded by an old apricot tree.
Located amidst the galleries of Canyon Road, Geronimo is housed in the 1756 adobe Borrego House. The white walls and tablecloths and brown leather chairs are accented by an adobe fireplace, moose antlers, and Mission-style icons behind the bar.
Tucked between the art galleries of Canyon Road and the historic neighborhood of Acequia Madre, the Downtown Subscription coffeeshop is frequented by locals.
Matt Yohalem's intimate neighborhood trattoria is a lively gathering spot for pre-opera-goers and post-gallery-hoppers. Windows overlook busy Marcy Street, a block from the Plaza, and butcher paper covers the tightly spaced tables.
The iconic Pink Adobe restaurant, which is housed in a 400-year-old building and has been going strong since 1944, has one undeniably wonderful thing going for it: the always-packed Dragon Room lounge.
Easy to overlook in a strip mall on Cerrillos Road, Cafe Castro's is frequented by locals for their simple New Mexican food. The cafe is decorated in the usual Santa Fe style: terra cotta floors, thick vigas, and Mexican art, including Dia De Los Muertos paintings.