Santa Fe New Mexican Restaurants

Mexican Restaurant in Santa Fe plates of food


Tune Up Cafe

  • Location: 1115 Hickox St., Santa Fe, NM 87505
  • Phone: 505.983.7060

Central American cuisine meets New Mexican.  You will find that the fusion here brings plenty of options for most in a cozy setting.  

The Pink Adobe 

  • Location: 406 Old Santa Fe Trail 
  • Phone:  505.983.7712 

After a brief interlude, “The Pink” is back, thanks to original owners, the Hoback Family! This old-time hangout with classic decor serves up New Mexican fare and popular signature dishes created by founder, Rosalea Murphy, with a lively bar scene in the adjacent Dragon Room.

The Shed

  • Location:  113 1⁄2 East Palace
  • Phone: 505.982.9030

The quintessential Santa Fe eatery occupies a centuries-old building and serves up classic chile-infused New Mexican fare. Wash it down with a pitcher of sangria, and you’ll think you’re back in the days when New Mexico was the northern capital of New Spain.  Walking distance from Casa Oasis, Casita Patron I, Casita Patron II, Casita Montoya, Casita Ortega and Casita Romero.

Maria’s New Mexican Kitchen 

  • Location: 555 West Cordova Road, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
  • Phone: 505.983.7929

Known mainly for their unbelievably extensive margarita menu, northern New Mexico dishes help make this casual eatery a local favorite. It can be noisy, but it’s always fun.  Walking distance from Casita Lomita.

La Choza 

  • Location: 905 Alarid Street
  • Phone: 505.982.0909

Sister property to the Shed, the out of the way location should not deter.  Fresh, flavorful New Mexican fare makes this a repeat destination for local diners who want to be seated quick and enjoy their burritos.

Bumblebee’s Baja Grill

  • Location: 301 Jefferson, Santa Fe, NM 87501
  • Phone: 505.820.2862 

Quick.  Informal.  Delicious.  Just a few blocks away from La Plaza.  If you’re tired of eating it New Mexican-style, try it Mexican-style, with soft corn tortillas making for a great fish taco and some mighty big burritos. With many options for the health conscious (gluten free, paleo, vegan options) or not, Bumblebee Bob’s “bee- stro” is as popular with locals as it is with visitors.


  • Location: 193 Paseo de Peralta, DeVargas Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Phone: 505.983.7401

Don’t let the mall location faze you, these folks know their chile! Another branch of the Tomasita’s/Tia Sophia’s/Diego’s familia is back in business at the DeVargas Mall, serving up fresh and tasty New Mexico specialties, with lighter-size platos available. And their long- standing connection to the Farmers’ Market makes this a real farm-to-table meal.


  • Location: 401 South Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, NM 87501
  • Phone: 505-467-8624

Paloma is a vibrant, Mexican-inspired kitchen & bar.