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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

BBQ Joint
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“Lively cowboy atmosphere - huge menu - Live music nightly and open late for dining.”
  • 87 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Quintessential Northern New Mexican faire and a local's favorite. Expect a line on the weekend, so get there early. They only accept reservations for parties six or more. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Spa
“Wonderful Japanese restaurant (Izanami) and world class spa nestled in a tranquil, mountain setting”
  • 84 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Local go-to for classic Southwestern fare housed in a circa-1692 hacienda with a cantina-style bar.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Very casual and has outdoor seating that is pup friendly. I love the duck hash and the pupusas.”
  • 82 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“The Trout Hash, Durango Omelette, and Polenta with Chorizo and Poached Eggs are all favorites and well worth the wait if you encounter a line.”
  • 62 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“ Santa Fe's most historic and iconic bar and restaurant since 1835. Tapas menu, featuring a variety of live music and Flamenco dancers. What we love: This is one of our favs for a fun night out with drinks and excellent tapas or fillet mignon. We love the blues night (Tuesday) or sitting on the porch right on Canyon Road! (Reservation recommended.)”
  • 64 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“A destination of New Mexican food for both visitors and locals. Arrive early because the wait can be a bit lengthy!”
  • 32 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This is a local favorite. if you only have one morning to eat breakfast out, choose this place!! (open for all meals, incl. full bar)”
  • 55 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Close and convienent. The Teahouse is a Santa Fe staple for drinks and lunch while strolling along Canyon Road. There is something for everyone. ”
  • 63 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This is the opposite of a hole in the wall breakfast spot...it’s French country classic and delicious. Lunch is equally wonderful. ”
  • 61 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Beautiful restaurant if you want to splurge Best in town. Next door is also El Farol which will be my next recommendation ”
  • 45 locals recommend
Cafe
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“This is a delicious, family-run Afro-Caribbean restaurant that is reasonably priced and a local favorite. We recommend the jerk chicken plate and chances are good you’ll get to meet owner and chef Ahmed Obo. ”
  • 44 locals recommend
Cafe
“Our favorite coffee hangout in town! Great food too! There is also a location in the Plaza, however it has a limited food menu. That one is located in Collected Works (book store).”
  • 39 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Only open for dinner. Go early! Reservations are taken only for parties of 6 or more and this place soon has a line of hungry patrons waiting for a table. Delicious South Indian cuisine.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“One of Santa Fe's most renowned restaurants because of its creative menu and wide range of amazing Modern Southwestern Cuisine. What we love: This place is amazing! Great menu and incredible bar drinks. This is one of those places that exudes pure Santa Fe! (Reservations needed!)”
  • 35 locals recommend