My Favorite Santa Fe Restaurants

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New York City is a place I love visiting. The first time I went to NYC, I felt right at home. I love the sights, the energy of the city and, of course, the food. In a city this large, it’s hard to narrow down which restaurants to try. I hope this will give you a few options to start you on your way.

Family Dining

Tia Sophia's
Near the Santa Fe Plaza, this place is wonderful for breakfast and lunch. The diner-style establishment serves classics like a breakfast burrito and huevos rancheros, or chiles rellenos and enchiladas. The restaurant has a great kids menu, so this is a perfect stop for the family.

Rancho De Chimayo
This pueblo-style restaurant features traditional New Mexican food. They serve meals such as carne asada, sopaipilla relleno and enchiladas. The menu also has items like beef wraps and hamburgers, One thing that is nice, the restaurant offers soy cheese substitutions as well as other vegetarian suggestions.

Ranch House
The Ranch house focuses on flavors of the grill. Offerings include BBQ pulled chicken, pulled pork, chopped brisket, Flat iron steak, Ribeye, and more!

Fire and Hops Gastropub
Fire and Hops has a neighborhood feel, but the food is a level above. You can order meals like house ground burger, Cubano or a house made red curry.

Rooftop Pizzeria
Whether you eat inside, or on the outdoor patio, you're sure to come away with an amazing dining experience. The restaurant serves Italian fare like spaghetti and meatballs, sausage rotini and a wide range of pizza.

Raaga
The best place to enjoy Indian food in Santa Fe. The menu offers a wide range of classics, custom curries, tandoor dishes, biriyani and noodle dishes (like pad thai and see yew.)

Fine Dining

Geronimo Restaurant
Geronimo is a fine dining establishment set in a 1756 adobe home. The earth tones within the restaurant create a warm and inviting environment to enjoy the New American fare. Try meals like the tellicherry rubbed elk tenderloin, ratatouille stuffed eggplant and fiery sweet chile and honey grilled Mexican white prawns

The Compound Restaurant
This landmark restaurant is an elegant option for a night out. The menu features options like black-pepper and coriander seared duck and smoked bacon wrapped pork tenderloin.

Anasazi Restaurant
The Anasazi is a fine dining experience located in the upscale Inn of the Anasazi Hotel, a Rosewood brand resort. The interior is high end rustic. A brick wall add a distinct southwest flair, as the artwork adds a flood of color. The menu includes dishes such as: Lemon Ricotta Ravioli, Ancho Chile Glazed Lamb Chops and Bison Short Rib (Ancho Chile and Citrus Braised.)

La Boca
Stop into La Boca for a wide range of Spanish small plates. The restaurant has a wine list that will be sure to make your night!

Eloisa
Eloisa is a wonderful place to enjoy modern and refined southwestern cuisine. The bright and open dining space is the perfect venue for a special night out. The dinner menu offers meals like Mesa Seafood Stew, Spot Prawn Blue Corn Posole, or Chile-Braised Brisket.

Dining with a View

Coyote Cafe & Rooftop Cantina
The Coyote Café and Rooftop Cantina is one of the best rooftop eatery in Santa Fe. The bright and fun décor of the restaurant make this a must visit spot for your trip to the city. The menu items focus on local southwest cuisine and includes: tomahawk pork chop, duck leg confit, mesquite grilled lobster tails and eggplant ravioli.

Izanami Restaurant
Located in the Ten Thousand Waves, Izanami serves izakaya dining (Japanese small plates.) The restaurant is driven by locally sourced ingredients and high standards in this casual environment. Sit back and relax with some artisanal sake or craft beer while you take in the spectacular views of the surrounding areas. The menu items served include: agedashi tofu, heirloom tomato and watermelon salad, and kurobuta pork belly tacos.

Terra at Four Seasons Resort
Terra is a fine dining experience located within the Four Seasons resort. The contemporary décor is coupled with amazing mountain views. Warm tones create an intimate setting for any occasion. The global menu offers dishes such as paella, fettuccine carbonara, chile relleno and grilled prawns.

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