Santa Fe

Restaurants in Santa Fe

Santa Fe restaurants specialize in the spicy and delightful Southwestern cuisine typical of the New Mexico, but travelers will be able to find restaurants in Santa Fe that serve food from all over the world. Diners should be sure to try the many wonderful southwestern dishes available—from steamy tortilla soup to jalapeno cornbread to enchiladas drowning in salse roja and cojita cheese. Not a fan of spicy offerings? There are plenty of options other than Mexican fare. But when in Santa Fe, why not eat like the locals! There are many excellent steak restaurants in Santa Fe. Diners should head to the local favorite Pink Adobe and order the famous Steak Dunigan, a 13oz New York strip that comes heaped with green chilies and mushrooms. Don’t worry about indulging in heavy dinner either, there are plenty of activities to work it off, as Santa Fe is known for an active, outdoorsy lifestyles. Check out the list below for the best restaurants in Santa Fe.

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.

Fresh-baked croissants and other snacks are on hand at this airy new café in one of the Railyard District’s original brick warehouses.

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.

Part roadhouse, part specialty grocer, the market is located just north of the center, in the neighborhood of Tesuque. Refuel with an oven-fired pizza after a hike on the Winsor Trail.

Located near the Railyard Park on Cerrillos Road, Chicago Dog Express sells authentic Vienna beef hot dogs from their food cart situated under the bright blue awning with Vienna-style tables nearby.

Order a burrito bowl and listen as public radio goddess Mary-Charlotte Domandi broadcasts interviews from her table.

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Filled with contemporary artwork (for sale) and generally packed to the gills, Pasqual's is one of those restaurants that locals brave only during off-hours.

This traditional restaurant serves classics like chiles rellenos in an old hacienda.

The Shed opened in 1953 and has been family-run by three generations; as such, it has become an institution in Santa Fe dining.

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.