Our Santa Fe Dining Guide

Top Santa Fe Restaurants

A regional saying goes, “Gusto con gusto siempre es gusto,” which translates as “Pleasure with taste is always a pleasure.”

One of the highlights of dining in Santa Fe is the authentic New Mexican cuisine. Indulge in traditional dishes such as green chile stew, stacked enchiladas, and sopapillas. Many restaurants source their ingredients locally, ensuring fresh and flavorful meals. Be sure to explore the bustling Santa Fe Farmers Market to experience the vibrant local produce that inspires these delectable dishes.


Santa Fe also offers a diverse range of international cuisines. From upscale fine dining establishments to cozy cafes, you'll find a variety of options to satisfy your cravings. Explore the flavors of Italy, France, Japan, and more as talented chefs put their unique twists on international classics. Whether you're in the mood for sushi, tapas, or a succulent steak, you'll find exceptional options in Santa Fe.


In addition to its renowned culinary offerings, Santa Fe restaurants often provide a feast for the eyes as well. Many establishments are housed in historic adobe buildings adorned with traditional Native American and Spanish-inspired decor. The warm and inviting ambiance creates a charming backdrop for a memorable dining experience.


Santa Fe is also home to numerous farm-to-table restaurants that focus on sustainable and locally sourced ingredients. These establishments showcase the rich agricultural heritage of the region while delivering innovative and flavorful creations that highlight the best of Santa Fe's culinary landscape.



Whether you're a food enthusiast, a culture seeker, or simply someone looking for a delicious meal, Santa Fe's restaurants are sure to leave you with a truly unforgettable dining experience. From the traditional flavors of New Mexico to international delights, Santa Fe's culinary scene offers a tantalizing journey for your taste buds.


A stay in one of our luxury Santa Fe vacation homes provides you with a dream chef's kitchen and all of the equipment you need to cook a delectable meal at home. But, when you're ready to treat yourself, do it right at one of our top-rated Santa Fe restaurants. 

How many Santa Fe restaurants are there?

Santa Fe has nearly 500 restaurants and eateries, ranging from authentic New Mexican cuisine and international flavors to locally sourced New American and sumptuous fine dining. Most Santa Fe restaurants are currently offering take out

What kind of food is Santa Fe famous for?

Santa Fe is known for red and green chile, which is integrated into a variety of dishes from traditional slow-cooked beans or posole and more upscale plates to modern New Mexican cuisine like green chile burger or the indulgent Frito pie.

How many takeout Santa Fe restaurants are open?

Most Santa Fe restaurants are open for takeout and some are open for outdoor patio dining. Learn more about some of our favorite restaurants currently open for takeout.