Santa Fe is home to some of the most incredible historical sights, natural wonders, and architecture—and the food is no different. You'll discover a fantastic collection of restaurants ranging from traditional Mexican to Southwestern and International. Whether you want to enjoy a classic New Mexican dish at one of the decades-old diners around town or a delectable dinner at a fine dining establishment near the heart of the city, there's something for every palate in the City Different.

To ensure that you and your taste buds don’t miss out on any of the delicious culinary accomplishments at Santa Fe's restaurants, we compiled a list of our favorite recommendations around town. Warning: this list will make you very hungry.

Our Recommended List of The Best Santa Fe Restaurants:

Traditional New Mexican

The Shed
www.sfshed.com
505-982-9030
113 East Palace

La Choza
www.lachozasf.com
505-982-0909
905 Alarid

Tia Sophia’s
http://tiasophias.com
505-983-9880
210 West San Francisco

Gabriels
gabrielsofsantafe.com
505-455-7000
4 Banana Lane

Tomasitas
http://tomasitas.com

505-983-5721
500 South Guadalupe

Tune-Up Cafe
tuneupsantafe.com
505-983-7060
1115 Hickox


Contemporary American/Southwestern

The Compound
www.compoundrestaurant.com
505-982-4353
653 Canyon Road

Café Pasqual’s
http://pasquals.com
505-983-9340
121 Don Gaspar

Santa Café
www.santacafe.com
505-984-1788
231 Washington

Radish & Rye
http://radishandrye.com
505-930-5325
548 Agua Fria St.

Geronimo
www.geronimorestaurant.com
505-982-1500
724 Canyon Road

Restaurant Martin
http://restaurantmartin.com
505-820-0919
526 Galisteo

Coyote Cafe
www.coyotecafe.com
505-983-1615
132 West Water

Joseph’s Culinary Pub
http://josephsofsantafe.com
505-982-1272
428 Agua Fria St.

L’Olivier
http://loliviersantafe.com
505-989-1919
229 Galisteo Street

La Casa Sena
www.lacasasena.com
505-988-9232
125 East Palace

Galisteo Bistro
www.trattoriaamano.com
505-982-3700
227 Galisteo

Anasazi Restaurant
http://rosewoodhotels.com
505-988-3030
113 Washington Ave.


Spanish

El Meson
www.elmeson-santafe.com
505-983-6756
213 Washington

La Boca & La Taberna
http://labocasantafe.com
505-982-3433
72 East Marcy

El Farol
http://elfarolsantafe.com
505-983-9912
808 Canyon Road


Steak Houses

Rio Chama Steakhouse
www.riochamasteakhouse.com
505-955-0765
414 Old Santa Fe Trail

The Bull Ring
www.santafebullring.com
505-983-3328
150 Washington Avenue


Casual Dining

Cowgirl BBQ
http://cowgirlsantafe.com
505-988-1008
326 South Guadalupe

San Francisco Bar & Grill
http://tripadvisor.com
505-982-2044
50 E San Francisco St. #3

Vinaigrette
http://vinaigretteonline.com
505-820-9205
709 Don Cubero Alley

Plaza Restaurant
www.plazacafesantafe.com
505-982-1664
54 Lincoln

Blue Corn Cafe
http://bluecorncafe.com
505-984-1800
133 Water St.

The Ranch House
http://theranchhousesantafe.com
505-424-8900
2572 Cristos Road

Coyote Cantina (seasonal)
www.coyotecafe.com
505-983-1615
132 West Water

Clafoutis French Bakery & Rest.
www.clafoutis.biz
505-988-1809
402 N Guadalupe St.


International

315 (country French)
www.315santafe.com
505-986-9190
315 Old Santa Fe Trail

India Palace (Indian)
https://tripadvisor.com
505-986-5859
227 Don Gaspar

Andiamo (Italian)
https://andiamoitalia.com
505-995-9595
322 Garfield

Bouche (French)
http://bouchebistro.com
505-982-6297
451 W Alameda St.

Mucho Gusto (casual Mexican)
http://muchogustosantafe.com
505-955-8402
839 Paseo de Peralta

Kohnami (Japanese)
https://www.tripadvisor.com
505-984-2002
313 South Guadalupe

Izanami (Japanese Izakaya)
http://izanamisantafe.com
505-982-9304
21 Ten Thousand Waves Way

Il Piatto (Italian)
http://ilpiattosantafe.com
505-984-1091
95 West Marcy

Jambo Cafe (African/Caribbean)
http://jambocafe.net
505-473-1269
2010 Cerrillos Rd.

Sazon (Mexican)
http://sazonsantafe.com
505-983-8604
221 Shelby


Sandwiches/Picnic Lunches

Tesuque Village Market
http://tesuquevillagemarket.com

505-988-8848
138 Tesuque Village Road

Saveur
https://tripadvisor.com
505-989-4200
204 Montezuma Ave.

Whole Foods
www.wholefoodsmarket.com
505-992-1700
753 Cerrillos Road


Vegetarian

 

Annapurna Chai House
www.chaishoppe.com
505-988-9688
1620 St. Michael’s Drive

Jinja Bar & Bistro
http://jinjabistro.com
510 N Guadalupe St.