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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
“Hit this place to learn about the atomic bomb and how they hid it. Free museum. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Smiths grocery store offers delicious homemade pizzas, freshly made sushi and a variety of other prepped food items. My personal favorite is the homemade pizza – It’s baked in a wood fire oven which makes this personalized pizza extra yummy!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This place works if your hungry for a good hamburger and a good beer. There is seated dining as well as a bar and several TV’s. Occasionally there is live music.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you’d like a little bit more elegant dining this is the place to go to in town. The food is always impeccable. There is a formal dining area but you can also sit at the bar and watch sports.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Food
“This is a fun hip place. You’ll see all ages here. The beer is excellent. It’s a great gathering spot. It’s close to Fuller Lodge which is also a great place to visit for some local history. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Museum
“Worried about nuclear war? This is where the first gadget was built, and perhaps we can put that nightmare to rest. We need your good vibe.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Route
“The views are spectacular of both the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez Mountains.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“This educational experience has a wide array of different activities including guest speakers, a planetarium, exhibits, on-site wildlife area and a whole lot more. As an adult I truly enjoyed it but it’s a super place for children. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Post Office
  • 1 local recommends
Local Government Office
“This facility offers an Olympic size swimming pool where you can lap swim, enjoy fun time on an obstacle course, take swim lessons and even throw a birthday party.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Historic Ashley Pond. Center of town and Manhattan Project World War II history. Check out Fuller Lodge and the Los Alamos Walking Tour while you're here.”
  • 1 local recommends
Route
“Great paved trail that starts off at the mini-golf course and dog park next to the Los Alamos County Animal Shelter.”
  • 1 local recommends
Movie Theatre
  • 1 local recommends
Department Store
“Local department store with everything you might need, including souvenirs, t-shirts, hiking equipment, and gourmet goodies.”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
“Free bus service that operates Monday-Friday (not on weekends). Many routes and numerous stops throughout town and the county.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“This place works if your hungry for a good hamburger and a good beer. There is seated dining as well as a bar and several TV’s. Occasionally there is live music.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you’d like a little bit more elegant dining this is the place to go to in town. The food is always impeccable. There is a formal dining area but you can also sit at the bar and watch sports.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Cafe
“Bagel and coffee shop in Los Alamos. We stop here for breakfast occasionally when heading to the Valles Caldera, Bandelier, or Jemez Springs. Budget friendly.”
  • 1 local recommends
Fast Food Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Our favorite go-to place to eat New Mexican food plus hamburgers, etc. Breakfasts are great. They close at 2 PM. Taste delicious sopaipillas. This is a local favorite. Nothing fancy. Priced right, too. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
Bakery
“This is a truly authentic French café. They have excellent crepes and imported goods as well as freshly made pastries. Staff is friendly and the surroundings are quaint.”
  • 1 local recommends

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