315 Restaurant & Wine Bar
315 Old Santa Fe Trail
Charming; daily blackboard menu. Try the amazing stuffed squash blossoms (when in season), steak frites, mussels, house made charcuterie platter, amazing fried chicken & so much more. Superb wine list!
Curbside Pickup Available
Dinner $$$ – Monday ~ Sunday: 4pm to 8pm

Agave Lounge & Restaurant
Eldorado Hotel & Spa
303 E. Alameda Street
This Santa Fe lounge and bar features a menu of shared plates, specialty cocktails, and an extensive wine-by-the-glass. Indulge in appetizers and more while relaxing in a casual, chic setting. Don’t miss the lovely back room, with its dramatic fireplace.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner $$$ – Breakfast: Monday to Thursday, 7:00 am – 11:00 pm,
Friday – Sunday, 7:00 am- 12:00pm  Dinner (daily): 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Happy Hour: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

227 Don Gaspar Avenue
Dinner: Monday ~ Saturday: 5pm to 9:15pm
Nominated in 2024 for James Beard Awards Best New Restaurant! A “Culture-to-Table” concept restaurant by Open Kitchen that celebrates the amazing food heritage of Vietnamese, Taiwanese, Korean, and Hawaiian Pacific Rim cuisines in a modern context to create exciting layers of flavors and diverse textures.

322 Garfield Street
Big local favorite with a warm and gracious staff. Inspired Italian cuisine, melding indigenous foods with Italian imports. They use produce from local growers whenever possible. Try the Crispy Duck Leg confit of duck with sautéed spinach, the fabulous Crispy Polenta with gorgonzola sauce, or Spaghetti Bolognese with veal, local pork, and local beef meat sauce. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence.
Sunday ~ Thursday: 4:30pm to 8:45pm, Friday ~ Saturday: 4:30pm to 9pm
Happy hour: daily 4:30pm to 6pm

7 Avenida Vista Grande B6
Eldorado, NM
Dinner: Wednesday ~ Saturday 4pm – 9pm

Arroyo Vino Restaurant & Wine Shop
218 Camino La Tierra (1.9 miles west of 599 on Camino La Tierra Road)
A superlative dining experience. The innovative menu is complemented by a choice of over 800 bottles from the adjoining fine wine shop.
Dinner $$$ – Reservations Recommended. Tuesday – Saturday, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, To-Go-Pickup – 5:00 pm
Wine Shop – Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

Back Road Pizza
1807 2nd Street #1
We adore this pizza!
Lunch, Dinner $$ – Sunday – Thursday, 11:30 am – 8:30 pm, Friday – Saturday, 11:30 am – 9 pm

Blake’s Lotaburger
404 North Guadalupe Street
A true, old fashioned “burger joint”, where everything is cooked to order.  Love their breakfast burritos.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner $ – Monday – Sataturday, 6am-10pm, Sunday, 7am-10pm,
Breakfast: Until 11 am | No Drive Thru

BoulTawn’s Bakery, Café & Gallery
226 N Guadelupe St.
An excellent – and reasonable – full service downtown breakfast and lunch spot – have a seat, or order to go. Much of the menu is rooted in the large, delicious variety of breads and pastries, all produced in the open kitchen. The bagels are an absolute must-try; they’re hands down the best in Santa Fe. And the house-made ice cream and ices? Knockouts!
Breakfast, Lunch – $+ – Monday – Saturday, 7 am – 5 pm, Sunday, 7 am – 4 pm

Bumble Bee’s Baja Grill
301 Jefferson Street  505.820.2862
3777 Cerrillos Road   505.988.3278
Delicious freshly prepared Mexican food; drive-up window for quick getaways; check out the entertainment.
Monday ~ Sunday: 11am – 9pm

Café Pasqual’s
121 Don Gaspar Avenue
Delightfully cozy folk atmosphere.  Owner/chef Katharine Kagel is a James Beard award winner with good reason. Breakfasts are legendary and generous; try the fantastic huevos motulenos. Organic produce, dairy, eggs, and naturally raised meat, all prepared in delicious and inventive ways. A large center communal table is a big hit with locals and visitors alike.  Big line at breakfast, but worth the wait.  Dinner reservations are strongly encouraged!   P.S. The cookbooks are gems.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner $$$ – Breakfast, 8 am – 3 pm Daily, Lunch, 11 am – 3 pm Daily, Dinner, Every evening, 5:00 pm – 8 pm
Reservations for Dinner Only – Dinner Reservations Recommended

Café Fina
624 Old Las Vegas Hwy
Scrumptious food in a casual, relaxed environment. Our breakfast favorites: the irresistible cloud cakes, and the Yucatan-inspired huevos motulenos. For lunch, don’t miss the corncakes with chipotle marinated shrimp and other delicious entrees. Terrific pastries as well. Breakfast served all day.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner $$+ -Breakfast, 8 am–3 pm daily,  Pastries & Beverages, 3–4 pm daily,  Dinner, 4pm –8 pm Monday–Saturday

Chow’s Asian Bistro
720 St. Michaels Dr.
Probably the best Chinese in town; attractive interior too.
Lunch, Dinner $$ – Lunch, Monday to Saturday, 11:15 am – 2:00 pm, Dinner, Monday to Sunday, 4:45 pm – 9:00 pm

402 Guadalupe Street
One of our absolute favorite breakfast & lunch spots.  Always bustling with happy patrons enjoying spectacular croissants, brioche, pastries, hand-made truffles, eggs, salmon quiche, and so much more.  A must-visit! Indulge yourself in their incredible fresh beignets. Challenging parking, but very much worth it.
Breakfast, Lunch, etc. $$ – Monday to Saturday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, Kitchen open until 2:30 pm,

Cleopatra Café
The Design Center,
418 Cerrillos Road/3482 Zafarano Drive
Middle Eastern cuisine; tasty and generous portions.
Lunch, Early Dinner $$ – Monday to Saturday, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm, Sunday, 11:30 am – 9:00 pm

Coyote Café
132 W. Water Street
Lunch, Dinner $$$$ – Monday to Sunday, 5:30 pm – Close

Coyote Café Cantina
132 W. Water Street
Warm weather dining, April through October.  Fun, informal menu. A big hit with tourists and locals.
Lunch, Dinner $$ 1/2 – Monday to Sunday, 11:30 am to close

Dinner for Two
106 North Guadalupe
Bistro known for tableside preparations, plus a menu of locally sourced fare & global wines. Terrific Caesar salad!
Dinner $$$ – Dinner Sunday to Saturday 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Happy Hour every day 4:00pm to 6:30pm and again from 8:30pm to 10:00pm

Dolina Cafe & Bakery
402 N Guadalupe St
This cozy, often bustling café has a modern American menu with Eastern European influences. Serving up a delicious array of breakfast/brunch/lunch options, including terrific egg dishes, organic fried chicken & waffles, heavenly ricotta pancakes, a fantastic house cured salmon tartine, great soups, and more. Excellent coffee & espresso, fresh-baked pies, cakes & pastries (luscious sour cream coffee cake!). Parking can be challenging, but don’t let that discourage you. Meals can be packaged to take out.
Breakfast, Lunch $$ – Monday – Saturday, 7 am – 2:30 pm, Sunday, 8 am – 2:30 pm

Dr. Field Goods Kitchen
187 Paseo de Peralta (in the DeVargas mall)
This restaurant, popular with locals, serves delicious food from its eclectic, informal menu. Chef Josh Gerwin supports local farmers, and serves generous portions. Spacious indoor and outdoor dining.
Lunch, Dinner – $$+  – Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 am – 8:30 pm

El Farol
808 Canyon Road
Colorful scene: locals, tourists, cowboys & bikers.  Great funky bar with music & dancing for those looking for nightlife activities.  Fantastic Tapas, paella and more.
Dinner $$$ – Wednesday to Sunday 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Happy Hour 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Dinner 5:00 pm-9:00 pm

El Parasol
1833 Cerrillos Road

Serving traditional Mexican cuisine since 1958.  Locals go there for the real deal, at great prices.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner $$ – Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 7:00 pm, Saturday, 8:00 am – 7:00 pm,
Sunday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Exit 176 Cuyamungue, Highway 84/285 (5 minutes north of the Santa Fe Opera)
Cuisine of Old Mexico.  The fresh guacamole prepared table-side is fantastic; probably the best you’ll find anywhere.  Enjoy with a great margarita or two.
Lunch, Dinner $$$ – Monday to Sunday, 11:30am – 9:00pm

724 Canyon Road
Executive Chef Sllin Cruz creates the “Global Eclectic” menu that changes seasonally.
Geronimo is the recipient of the AAA Four Diamond and Mobil/Forbes 4 Star Awards.  Voted Opentable “Top 100 Restaurants in the Country” and TripAdvisor “Top 10 Restaurants in the US”
Dinner $$$$ – Monday to Sunday,  5:00pm to close

Harry’s Road House
96 B Old Las Vegas Highway
Fab desserts, great prices, varied menu.  Huge local hangout; prepare to wait.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner $$+ – Wednesday & Thursday, 11:00am – 9:00pm, Friday to Sunday, 8:00am – 9:00pm

139 W. San Francisco Street
Features appetizers, salads, and desserts paired with award-winning D.H. Lescombes New Mexico wines. A relaxing lounge, bar, and dining area. Live Music on select evenings.
Lunch & Dinner – $$+, Monday & Tuesday – Closed, Wednesday – Friday, 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm,
Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Horno Restaurant
(505) 303-3469
95 W Marcy Street
Local hot spot, not to be missed! Chef David Sellers creates elevated, delectable food in a casual setting, at sensible prices. What could be better? Influences  of Italy, the Mediterranean, Southeast Asia, and the good old USA. Some of our many favorites: Roasted beet salad, fabulous dumplings, roasted meatballs appetizer, and house-made pasta. Other tempting options include Korean BBQ hanger steak and chicken Milanese sandwich.  And  two-time winner “Smackdown” green chile cheeseburger. Reservations are strongly advised.
Dinner $$+: Monday – Thursday 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Friday,  Saturday – 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

India Palace Restaurant
227 Don Gaspar Avenue (across from Hotel St. Francis)
Popular east Indian restaurant.
Lunch, Dinner $$ – Monday to Sunday, 11:30am – 2:30pm, 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Inn of the Anasazi
113 Washington Ave.
Traditional Southwestern cuisine is the foundation for the restaurant, including regional Latin influences. Executive Chef, Juan Bochenski finds inspiration in Santa Fe’s rich culinary history, as well as locally-sourced ingredients.  The beautifully redesigned interior includes an expanded bar and lounge area. Don’t miss their home-made infusion margaritas!
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner $$$$ – Monday through Sunday, 7:00am – 10:00pm

21 Ten Thousand Waves Way
An absolute standout. Stunning, serene ambiance and outstanding cuisine. Savor upscale izakaya Japanese food with daily fresh sushi specials. Small plates are perfectly portioned for sharing, and the creative menu will have you happily returning again and again.
Lunch, Dinner $$$ – Tuesday, 5pm – 9pm, Wednesday to Monday, 12pm – 9pm

Jambo Café
2010 Cerrillos Road
Afro & Caribbean cuisine; a huge hit with the locals.  Delicious & interesting menu; great prices.  Need we say more?
Lunch, Dinner $$ – Monday to Saturday, 11:00am – 9:00pm

Jinja Bar & Bistro
310 N. Guadalupe
505.982.4321 (Andrea)
 Creating  dishes from Japan, Hawaii, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, and Malaysia. They make everything from scratch with great care and attention to detail–no preservatives, no msg, no pre-packaged anything. Many dishes are offered in a small or large plate such as Hoisin Glazed Barbeque Ribs with onion rings and cucumber salad or the classic Pad Thai with chicken and shrimp, so you can order just enough or create a fun combination to share with the table over drinks. For dessert, try the Chocolate Silk Cake.
Lunch, Dinner $$+ – Monday to Friday, 11:00am – 10:00pm, Saturday to Sunday, 12:00pm – 10:00pm

Joseph’s Culinary Pub
428 Agua Fria Street
Joseph Wrede, formerly the celebrated owner/chef of Joseph’s in Rancho de Taos, brings his exceptional culinary talents to Santa Fe at his eponymous restaurant/pub.
Dinner $$$ – Wednesday to Sunday, 5:00pm – 9:00pm, CLOSED Monday and Tuesday
Parking is located just behind their building. Access is from Agua Fria Street.

La Boca
101 W. Marcy Street
Tapas, etc.  Tasty, noisy, hugely popular.
Chef Caruso’s modern Spanish Cuisine is inspired by the exuberance of Spanish cooking combined with fresh, local ingredients. Featuring an extensive selection of Mediterranean and South American wines.
Lunch, Dinner $$$ – Wednesday to Sunday, 5:00pm – 9:00pm

La Choza Restaurant
905 Alarid Street
Located in the old adobe headquarters turn of the century Mercer Ranch, This favorite restaurant offers Northern New Mexican food and hospitality as authentic as the home itself. The locals choice for chile.
Lunch, Dinner $$ – Monday to Saturday, 11:00am – 2:30pm, 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Midtown Bistro
901 W. San Mateo , Suite A
Delicious and inventive fine dining with a Southwest flare, from Executive Chef  Angel Estrada, formerly at SantaCafe.  Spacious and airy dining room, plus lovely patio for fair weather.
Lunch, Dinner $$$ – Monday to Saturday, 11:00am – 2:30pm, 5:00pm – 9:00pm, Sunday 11:00am – 3:00pm

Marisco’s La Playa
537 W. Cordova Road
Short on atmosphere; long on delicious (and reasonable) seafood.
Lunch, Dinner $$ – Monday to Sunday, 11:00am – 9:00pm

Museum Hill Cafe
710 Camino Lejo
Good fresh straight-forward food. Open to the public and really easy to park. A gem on the hill.
Lunch, Sunday Brunch – $$ 1/2 – Tuesday to Sunday, 11:00am – 3:00pm. Sunday Brunch.

Osteria D’Assisi
58 S. Federal Place
Appealing Northern Italian cuisine in a charming setting with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Executive chef Christian Pontiggia creates wonderful treats, with house made pastas, breads, and gelatos. An impressive array of tempting choices include wonderful stone oven pizzas, lasagna bolognese, delicious pork tenderloin, fresh fish, and so much more. This restaurant is the winner of numerous culinary awards.
Lunch: Mon. – Sat. 11:30 am – 2:30 pm, Dinner: Nightly from 5:00 pm, Happy Hour from 4:30-6pm.  Piano Lounge: WednesdaySunday 7pm-11pm (Late Night Menu Available). $$$

Palacio Cafe
209 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Breakfast/Lunch: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm, Closed Tuesday

Paloma Restaurant401 South Guadalupe
A vibrant Mexican-inspired restaurant and bar. Chef Nathan Mayes has created a menu of lively, modern dishes. Some are authentic recipes and some are fresh interpretations of Mexican cuisine. Reservations recommended.Dinner only – $$+ – Monday, closedTuesday to Thursday, 5:00pm – 9:00 pm, Friday – Saturday, 5:00pm – 10:00pm, Sunday, 5:00pm – 9:00pm 

Paper Dosa
551 W. Cordova Road
Fresh,  South Indian cuisine from chef Paulraj Karuppasamy, in a wonderfully stylish setting.
Dinner $$ – Tuesday to Saturday, 5:00pm to 9:00pm, Sunday, 5:00pm to 9:00pm (takeout only!)
Closed Monday

Pizza Etc.
1501 Paseo de Peralta (DeVargas Mall)
Located in DeVargas Mall, this is one of the best pizzerias in Santa Fe. The gourmet pizzas are heavenly with choices like trifolati pizza, Greek pizza, Thai pizza, or you may choose to build your own. Fresh pasta, hot and cold sandwiches and house specialties.
Lunch, Dinner $$ – Monday to Saturday, 11:00am – 8:00pm, Sunday, 12pm – 8:00pm

Plaza Café
54 Lincoln Avenue
New Mexican, Southwestern, Greek. Popular with locals and visitors alike.
Lunch, Dinner, Cocktails $$ – Monday to Sunday, 7:00am – 9:00pm

Plaza Café – Southside
3466 Zafarano Drive
Boasting one of the most extensive menus of home-style diner cuisine in Santa Fe, inventive and satisfying margaritas and cocktails.
Lunch, Dinner $$ – Monday-Thursday, 10:00am – 8:00pm, Friday, 9:00am – 9:00pm,
Saturday & Sunday, 8am – 9:00pm

Radish & Rye
505 Cerrillos Road
505.503-0989 cell
Owner/Chef Dru Ruebush dishes are outright fantastic. Sophisticated, lively ambiance, mouthwatering small and large plates to share – or not. Fantastic bourbon and wine selections. A huge and justifiable hit, so be sure to book in advance.
Dinner $$$ – Wednesday-Saturday, 5:00pm to close

Restaurant Martín
526 Galisteo Street

Renowned, ten-time James Beard nominee chef Martín Rios creates progressive American cuisine at his stellar restaurant. Using classic techniques, and incorporating modern flavors, this superb restaurant enjoys a huge fan base. Creative appetizers, mouth-watering entrées, and luscious desserts. Be sure to put this on your ‘must-visit’ list! Reservations are strongly recommended.
Wednesday ~ Sunday: 5pm to close

Rooftop Pizzeria
60 East San Francisco Street
$$ Lunch, Dinner  – Monday to Sunday, 11:00am – 10:00pm

Sassella Restaurant
225 Johnson Street
Fine Italian dining
$$$+ Dinner: 4:30 PM – 8:15 (last seating) Reservations required.

221 Shelby Street
The restaurant bills itself as New World cuisine, and though it clearly takes the majority of its direction from Mexican flavors, it is easy to taste Asian and Middle Eastern influences as well. Moles and mezcal are the hallmarks of chef Fernando Olea’s game, and like most of the offerings at Sazón, they are complex and heady. Recommend: mezcal flights, Sazonrita cocktail, sopa de amor, pork belly tacos, lamb special, shrimp enchiladas, and beef tenderloin.
$$$ – Dinner Monday to Saturday closed Sundays, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sweetwater Harvest Kitchen
1512 Pacheco St. Building B
Discover this lovely, light-filled environment with a bit of a Berkeley vibe.  The delicious original creations combine locally sourced, mostly organic produce with skillful preparation, resulting in a justifiably enthusiastic following. The Sunday brunch is hugely popular too. We love this place; discover it for yourself.
$$+ – Brunch/Lunch: Monday ~ Friday 10am to 3pm; Weekend Brunch: Saturday & Sunday 9am ~ 3pm; Supper: Tuesday ~ Saturday 5pm ~ 8pm.

Terra at Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado
198 State Road 592
Toll free:  877.262.4666
Exquisite setting, superb cuisine. Spectacular restaurant with chef Andrew Cooper at the helm. Stunning bar area with creative casual dining menu.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner $$$$ – Monday to Sunday, 7:00am -2:00pm, 5:30pm – 9:00pm

TerraCotta Bistro
304 Johnson Street
This thoroughly delightful, affordable Eastside bistro should not be missed. Offerings include a delicious bruschetta sampler, cheese board, wonderful salads, entrees with choice of small/large plates, and so much more.
Lunch, Dinner $$+ – Monday to Saturday, 11:30am – 9:00pm, Sunday 4:00pm – 9:00pm

The Compound
653 Canyon Road
Lovely for lunch, and for very special dinners.
Lunch, Dinner $$$$ – Monday to Saturday, 11:30am – 2:30pm, 5:30pm – 8:30pm, Sunday, 5:30pm – 8:30pm

The Shed
113 ½ E Palace Avenue
Northern New Mexican; a Santa Fe fixture; charm and character. Desertaholics: the frozen mocha cake is to die for.
Lunch, Dinner $$ – Monday to Saturday, 11:00am – 2:30pm, 5:30pm – 9:00pm

The Tea House
821 Canyon Road (at Palace Avenue)
This cozy spot in its charming setting features an impressive selection of fine teas from the far east, plus house-made flavored teas. Breakfast, lunch & dinner are served, earning big raves for the black oatmeal and house-made baked goods, plus a delicious selection of Italian-inspired lunch and dinner entrees.  A hidden treasure, not to be missed.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner $$  – Monday to Sunday, 9:00am to 9:00pm

Tia Sophia’s
210 W San Francisco Street (on the Plaza)
No frills, reliable northern New Mexican dishes.
Breakfast, Lunch $+ – Monday to Saturday, 7:00am – 2:00pm, Sunday, 8:00am – 1:00pm
Featuring good old-fashioned northern New Mexico dishes at reasonable prices.

Tortilla Flats
3139 Cerrillos Road
Hugely popular with locals, with good reason. Delicious New Mexican cuisine, served in a warm family atmosphere. Drop by before or after you visit Meow Wolf. Try the amazing chicken and vegetarian quesadillas.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner $$ – Sunday, Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 8am – 8pm; Friday and Saturday 8am – 9pm, Tuesday 11am – 7pm

Tune-Up Café
1115 Hickox Street
Inventive northern New Mexico cuisine with a touch of El Salvador.  Yummy homemade baked goods, great prices. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner $$ – Monday to Friday, 7:00am – 10:00pm, Saturday to Sunday, 8:00am – 10:00pm

709 Don Cubero Alley
505.820.9205 (call for directions)
Wildly popular spot for lunch & dinner; fresh & charming ambiance, emphasis on delicious salads, but lots more to choose.  Yummy house-made desserts.
Lunch, Dinner $$ – Monday to Saturday, 11:00am – 9:00pm, dine-in, curbside and delivery available