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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Pizza Place
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“When we moved to Los Alamos over twelve years ago, Flatbread, was one of the only spots in town. Back then this little gem in the rough was only open on weekends, but already had a reputation that spread to our Santa Barbara friends and beyond. Since then they have expanded their hours and their weekend specials are always worth a look. If you can’t decide, our old standby is the Pepperoni and Peppers, add sausage. Wood fired pizzas, including vegan and gluten free options, Sunday suppers (or anything on the specials list), and The Beast for dessert (not on the menu, just ask for it!).”
  • 9 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Breakfast at Bell Street, always a good choice. Check it out on Sunday morning.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located in the historic Los Alamos General Store, Pico (one of Wine Enthusiasts Top 100 Wine Restaurants 2 years in a row) boasts award winning food by Chef Drew, divine cocktails, and a rotating wine list that includes rare “Unicorn Flights”. We always bring first time Los Alamos visitors and order the whole menu family style (or as much as our stomachs will allow). They have fabulously curated special wine events; be sure to get your tickets in advance. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Charlies is an icon of Los Alamos! The best damn burgers you will find, as well as the best biscuits and gravy for breakfast around! Eat on the patio as his place is very small. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
“Breakfast and lunch. Closed on Mondays. Wonderful sandwiches. And an art gallery! This is the old General Store and one of the oldest buildings in Los Alamos.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Jesper Johansson and Alec Roehl, of the former Café Quackenbush, know how to make you feel at home. Delicious food and a warm welcome make this our go to lunch spot. Look around and you’ll see lots of locals here. Good for breakfast or lunch with vegan options. Soups are always delicious.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Owners Daisy and Greg are one of the newer restaurant additions to town, taking over the space formerly occupied by the beloved Bell Street Farms. The welcome is always warm and this restaurant is a treat any time of day. For lunch we nibble on Saucisson (goat cheese, salami and magic dust) and then dive into whatever seasonal creations Daisy has to offer. Lunch staples are the French Dip that melts in your mouth, any of the seasonal French Gnocchi dishes, the now legendary egg salad sandwich, and, of course the best snails I've ever had. For dinner, be sure to make reservations ahead of time (online only, they don’t have a phone), and absolutely everything is good. Great wine list and knowledgeable staff. French inspired lunch, dinner or happy hour (limited menu from 3-5 pm).”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Old restored/renovated service station...original pumps still outside. Now a wedding/event venue....beautifully done!”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Keep your expectations in line...it's Subway....great reasonably priced sandwiches (I'm partial to the toasted pastrami melt). Quick and tasty.”
  • 1 local recommends