New Mexico has its own unique food traditions—from Hatch to Chimayo —and we’d like to help you find some of the area restaurants and chefs that create the distinctively New Mexico dining experience. Restaurants are chosen for this dining guide because of their emphasis on using local, seasonal ingredients in their menus and their commitment to real food.
Amore Neapolitan Pizzeria – New Mexico’s only certified authentic, handcrafted, wood-fired Neapolitan pizza. Handmade mozzarella, dessert pizzas, local beers, Italian wines. Casual atmosphere and rooftop patio.
2929 Monte Vista NE, Albuquerque, 505-554-1967, www.amoreabq.com
Farm & Table – A wonderful dining experience! Enjoy delectable seasonal dishes created from scratch, sourced from local farmers and our beautiful on-site farm.
Wednesday and Thursday, 5 pm – 9 pm; Friday and Saturday, 5 pm – 10 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 9 am – 2 pm.
8917 4th Street NW, 505-503-7124, farmandtablenm.com
Hartford Square – Our seasonal menu features local ingredients and changes weekly—enjoy the variety! Breakfast, lunch, and dinners-to-go. Sunday Brunch. Specialty coffee. Wonderful baked goods. Catering.
300 Broadway NE, Albuquerque, 505-265-4933, www.hartfordsq.com
La Merienda at Los Poblanos Inn – Rooted in organic ingredients from our own farm and the Rio Grande Valley region.
Wednesday – Sunday from 5pm – 9pm by reservation only. Or book your own event or private dining experience.
4803 Rio Grande NW, 505-344-9297, www.lospoblanos.com/food-and-dining/dine-with-us/
Mother Truckin’ Gourmet Catering – Offering a variety of catering options that always start with the freshest ingredients. Upscale, gourmet, and comfort foods for any occasion.
Nosh Jewish Delicatessen & Bakery – A delicatessen and bakery featuring authentic Jewish dishes with a modern twist made fresh and from scratch daily.
Open for breakfast and lunch.
116 Amherst SE, Albuquerque, 505-919-8022, www. noshnobhill.com
Savoy Bar and Grill – California wine country in the Northeast Heights. Savoy strives to serve as many local ingredients as possible. Wine tastings and happy hour.
Sunday Brunch 12pm -3pm, Lunch M-F 11am-2pm, Dinner daily 5pm.
10601 Montgomery Blvd, 505. 294.9463, savoyabq.com
Seasons Rotisserie & Grill – Great food and wine with a seasonal flair. Enjoy our wood-fired steaks and seafood while sipping a glass of wine from our award winning wine list. Or, relax on our rooftop patio and enjoy our happy hour with a great view of Old Town, Albuquerque.
2031 Mountain Rd, NW. 505.766.5100, seasonsabq.com
Made quickly and with love
Ramen. Monday: Dumplings!
88 Louisiana SE, Albuquerque, 505-268-0206, www.talinmarket.com
The Brew – Family owned from farm to cup, we are steeped in three generations of coffee excellence.
311 Gold SW, Albuquerque, 505-814-1599, www.villamyriam.com
The Grove Café and Market – An artisan café serving breakfast, lunch and brunch. The Grove features local organic produce and products and always uses the highest quality seasonal ingredients available. Enjoy fine coffee, tea, wine and brunch cocktails and peruse our market for culinary gifts and favorite foodie items. Sunday brunch is a true taste of this bustling café scene.
T-Sat 7-4, Sun 8-3, Closed Mon.
600 Central Ave, SE 505-248-9800, thegrovecafemarket.com
The Shop Breakfast & Lunch – Come in for breakfast or lunch, creative American classics with Latin and creole influences, made in house, from local and organic ingredients.
2933 Monte Vista NE, Albuquerque, 505-433-2795, theshopbreakfastandlunch.com
Vinaigrette – Our salad-centric philosophy focuses on bold flavor combinations and savory proteins to compliment a huge variety of organic greens.
1828 Central SW, 505-820-9205, www.vinaigretteonline.com
Yanni’s & Lemoni Lounge – Yanni’s & Lemoni Lounge, located in Nob Hill for the past 20 years, serve the freshest seafood, steaks, chops, pasta, gourmet pizza, & homemade desserts.
3109 Central NE, 505-268-9250, www.yannisandlemoni.com
Zacatecas features recipes handed down from generation to generation with flavors that are true to the history and culture of Mexico. Zacatecas is a real Taqueria.
3423 Central NE, Albuquerque, 505-255-8226, www.zacatecastacos.com
Zinc Wine Bar and Bistro – A three level bistro featuring contemporary cuisine with a French flair. Dinner daily, weekend brunch, fabulous cocktails, and tasty bar bites!
Drinks and appetizers daily from 4pm; Dinner and The Cellar Bar daily from 5pm; Weekend brunch 11am – 2:30pm.
3009 Central Ave, NE, 505.254.9462, zincabq.com
Green House Bistro & Bakery
Good food always puts you in a good mood! Fresh, seasonal ingredients provide the basis for a meal that promotes healthy living.
5 Thomas, Los Lunas, 505-866-1936, www.greenhousebistro.com
Andiamo – We prepare the finest local and seasonal ingredients à la minute with the utmost care and respect. At the end of the day, we want our guests to feel better for having eaten here.
Lunch Mon-Fri 11am – 2pm, Dinner Nightly from 5pm.
322 Garfield St., 505-995-9595, AndiamoSantaFe.com
Blue Corn Brewery – A local favorite since 1997! Featuring award-winning craft beers brewed on location. Northern New Mexican cuisine and contemporary comfort food highlighting local, sustainable ingredients.
4056 Cerrillos, 505-438-1800, www.bluecornbrewery.com
Il Piatto – A local favorite since 1996, boasting an authentic Italian farmhouse experience, sourcing its ingredients directly from local farms, dairies and ranches. Extensive wine list.
95 West Marcy, Santa Fe, 505-984-1091, www.ilpiattosantafe.com
Joseph’s is the latest incarnation of Chef Joseph Wrede’s mission to bring together the finest ingredients, artistic vision, and delightful, surprising flavor to every dish.
428 Agua Fria, Santa Fe, 505-982-1272, www.josephsofsantafe.com
La Casa Sena – A local favorite for over 30 years! Chef Gharrity features New American West cuisine infused with fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients. We also feature an award-winning wine list. Located in the historic Sena Plaza.
La Casa Sena and La Cantina are open Daily 11:00a.m until close. La Cantina’s singing wait staff perform nightly starting at 6:00pm.
125 E. Palace Ave 505-988-5232, lacasasena.com
Omira Bar & Grill – A Brazilian steakhouse known for its culinary excellence and internationally inspired dishes. We use only locally raised, handcut New Mexico beef, lamb, and pork.
1005 S St Francis, Santa Fe, 505-780-5483, www.omiragrill.com
RASA – An organic juice bar and café committed to offering delicious plant-based foods, cold pressed juices, and innovative cleansing and detox programs.
815 Early, Santa Fe, 505-989-1288, www.rasajuice.com
Rio Chama – Serving the finest prime and choice dry aged steaks, chops, and seafood. Our wine list features more than 800 labels and 20 wines by the glass, earning us the “Best Of Award Of Excellence” award from Wine Spectator.
414 Old Santa Fe Trail, 505-955-0765, www.riochamasteakhouse.com
Swiss Bistro & Bakery – Enjoy our delectable croissants and Danishes prepared fresh daily or our bistro menu for lunch and dinner with a selection from our wine bar.
401 S Guadalupe, Santa Fe, 505-988-1111, www.swissbakerysantafe.com
Made quickly and with love
Ramen. Monday: Dumplings!
505 Cerrillos, Santa Fe, 505-780-5073, www.talinmarket.com
Terra at Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe – Inspired by Northern New Mexico and infused with local and organically sourced ingredients, Executive Chef Andrew Cooper’s menu blends a seasonal sense of balance, place, and comfort to create a new twist on contemporary American cuisine.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
198 State Road 592, 877-262-4666, www.fourseasons.com/santafe
Terra Cotta – A smart, casual restaurant located in a charming one-hundred-year-old adobe. Seasonally changing, globally inspired cuisine and an extensive, valued-priced wine list.
304 Johnson, Santa Fe, 505-989-1166, www.terracottawinebistro.com
The Compound Restaurant has a heritage rich in history and regional influences. Chef Mark Kiffin continues to preserve a landmark tradition of elegant food and service at his Canyon Road institution.
653 Canyon Road, Santa Fe, 505-982-4353, www.compoundrestaurant.com
The Guesthouse at Santa Fe Culinary Academy – The Guesthouse is a student workshop and showcase through the Santa Fe Culinary Academy. The menu reflects the curriculum and changes regularly to embrace local, seasonal products. Reservations recommended.
Lunch is served Wednesdays & Thursdays from 11:30am – 1:00pm. Starting in April dinner will be served Wednesdays & Thursdays 5:30pm-7:00pm.
112 West San Francisco, Santa Fe, 505-983-7445, santafeculinaryacademy.com
Vinaigrette: A bright and lively bistro and wine bar in a historic adobe near downtown Santa Fe. Specializes in creative, gourmet entrée salads that highlight local and organic ingredients, including produce from the owners’ farm!
M – S 11 – 9, Closed Sunday.
709 Don Cubero Alley, 505-820-9205 , vinaigretteonline.com
Doc Martin’s at the Taos Inn: Doc Martin’s Restaurant is a true Taos tradition, an acclaimed dining establishment located in a registered historic landmark. Executive Chef Zippy White specializes in fresh local food with a splash of the southwest, sourcing from regional farms and gardens. With over 400 wine selections, our world class wine list has earned Wine Spectator’s “Best Of” Award of Excellence for twenty one consecutive years.
Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving brunch on Saturday and Sunday.
125 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos, 575-758-2233, taosinn.com
Taos Diner and Taos Diner II: Home to New Mexican and American homemade, homegrown and organic breakfast, lunch and dinners. Gluten-free choices. Beer and wine. Many ingredients from local farms and ranches. Fair trade organic coffee, where the locals go!
Taos Diner I at 908 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, 575-758-2374
Taos Diner II at 216B Paseo del Pueblo Sud, 575-751-1989
The Gorge Bar and Grill – Located on the historic Taos Plaza, The Gorge Bar & Grill is a fun and casual restaurant, perfect for a delicious meal or cocktails and appetizers to top off the day. Here at the Gorge, we are providing a clean, fresh and modern sense of casual dining without sacrificing quality of service and the quality of our food and drinks. The menu is straightforward and yet eclectic, chock full of favorites with the special twist of The Gorge. Every dish on the menu is made from scratch using as many fresh and local ingredients as possible.
103 East Taos Plaza Taos, NM 575. 758.8866, thegorgebarandgrill.com
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