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Best Southwest American Restaurants in Santa Fe

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A photo of Sazon restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4923)
Price: Very Expensive
• Mexican • Santa Fe
Booked 46 times today
Sazon is highly regarded for its impeccably prepared Latin American cuisine, family-style dining, as well as the impressive variety of authentic Moles. The dishes at Sazon, recommended by satisfied customers, include traditional favorites such as Salmon in a puff pastry with huitlacoche and the Chef's signature blue crab soup. The Mexican and Central American-flavored dishes offer a culinary journey through Latin America, culminating with the finely curated After Dinner Drinks menu. Diners have lauded this James Beard award-winning restaurant for its exotic and educational dining experience, the friendly, engaging staff and the favorable setting. Sazon’s culinary craft underpins its reputation as one of the best restaurants in the United States.
A photo of La Plazuela at La Fonda on the Plaza restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3435)
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Santa Fe
Booked 31 times today
We do not accept reservations for breakfast and lunch, it is walk-in based only.In consideration of our dining reservations, we kindly ask you to abide by the following time courtesy standards: 1-2 Guests; 1 Hour 30 Minutes 3-5 Guests; 1 Hour 45 Minutes 6-8 Guests; 2 Hours 9-12 Guests; Reservations are only available at designated times (4:30-5:30, 7:30, 8:00) - 2 Hours 30 minutes*For parties of more than 12 guests please call our Dining Room at (505) 995-2334 La Plazuela was the hotel’s original 1920s patio and it retains that sunlit Old World charm. Skylights flood the dining room with natural light and handsome carved furnishings, artisanal lighting, and our much-loved hand painted windows create a beautiful, inviting room to gather, to dine and to make memories in. The menu was crafted to showcase old favorites with New World influences and authentic New Mexican cuisine. La Plazuela at La Fonda on the Plaza is Santa Fe’s gathering place. Come dine with us!
A photo of Zacatlan restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1134)
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Santa Fe
Booked 20 times today
The name Zacatlán surged from the origins of our chef, Eduardo Rodriguez. He was born in Zacatecas, Mexico (north-central Mexico), which is defined as "the habitants of the land where grass grows". Zacatlán is the nahuatl translation for "land with an abundance of grass", and that is where our idea of Zacatlán Restaurant began. Zacatlán Restaurant desires to continue to preserve the traditions for our upcoming generations, while bringing forth new flavors. These new flavors incorporate Southwestern and Mexican influences. We are established near the Santa fe Plaza, right off of Guadalupe Street. We want to unveil a new fusion of food for everyone in Santa Fe and those who visit.
A photo of Dinner for Two restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3794)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Santa Fe
Booked 20 times today
"Dinner for Two" is renowned as "The Best Steak House in New Mexico," serving sublime steak dishes and a range of tantalising starters, mains, and desserts. Nestled in the heart of Old Town, this gem of a restaurant is not to be deterred by its austere exterior. A fantastic combination of top-notch service, expertly cooked food, and cozy ambiance perpetually leaves diners pleased. The restaurant is celebrated for its exquisite steak, with the review highlighting, "Steak was cooked perfectly," and "Steak was perfect." Additionally, it offers an enticing Happy Hour, with fantastic value and a diverse menu - enhancing its status as one of the finest Steak establishments in Santa Fe.
A photo of Agave restaurant
3.4
Very Good(661)
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Santa Fe
Booked 2 times today
Agave, located in Santa Fe, is a highly-praised Latin American dining spot that offers outstanding food at reasonable prices. Patrons rave about the unique experience, highlighting the restaurant's great selection from its regular menu, as a refreshing change from the Southwest Mexican fare common in the area. Diners appreciate the beautiful ambiance, authentic Native American artifacts, and attentive service. The restaurant, famous for its happy hour menu, also features reduced-price drinks and several delicious appetizers. Customers particularly enjoyed the green chili cheeseburger and the churros. Agave also caters to various dietary needs, making it a favourite among locals and visitors alike.
A photo of The Pink Adobe restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(370)
Price: Expensive
• Mexican • Santa Fe
Booked 31 times today
The Pink Adobe restaurant stands proudly in the heart of Santa Fe's historic Barrio De Analco neighborhood, which is considered the oldest neighborhood in the US. Founded in 1944 by Rosalea Murphy, an artist and social connector, the restaurant takes its name from the rose-colored adobe plastering on the nearly 400-year-old hacienda that serves as its home. This iconic Santa Fe destination at the heart of ​the Old Santa Fe Trail has been known for its ​fun, vibrant atmosphere and outstanding cuisine. Some of the famous well-known dishes are still existing such as the Steak Dunnigan, French Onion Soup and Hot Apple Pie among with new and innovative creations from our Executive Chef Mario de Leon. FOR CATERING AND EVENT INQUIRIES, Please send us an email to:events@thepinkadobe.com
A photo of SkyFire restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(629)
Price: Very Expensive
• Mexican • Santa Fe
Booked 12 times today
Cuisine that celebrates storied, southwestern traditions. SkyFire at Bishop's Lodge invites you to slow down, take in the panoramic views of the Tesuque Valley and experience the diverse, rich ingredients and textures of the Land of Enchantment.
A photo of Julia – A Spirited Restaurant & Bar restaurant
4.2
Awesome(393)
Price: Moderate
• Mexican • Santa Fe
Booked 2 times today
Located in Santa Fe, Julia - A Spirited Restaurant & Bar is a haven for enthusiasts of authentic American cuisine. Patrons laud the excellent food, service, and ambiance. Dishes praised in reviews included the Caesar salad with grilled romaine, chicken, and Parmesan cheese, lamb shank, and Pork Belly mac-n-cheese. The restaurant's ambiance is greatly appreciated by customers, who describe it as charming, relaxing, and beautiful, particularly with the allure of a cozy fireplace. Traditional dishes with a Native/New Mexican flair are also offered, adding to the unique culinary experience. The culinary excellence, combined with outstanding service and ambiance, make Julia - A Spirited Restaurant & Bar a much-recommended choice.

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Discover best Mexican / Southwestern restaurants in Santa Fe

Discover the vibrant Mexican dining scene in the heart of Santa Fe / Mountains, New Mexico, where culinary traditions meet contemporary flair. Our restaurant reservation system offers a curated selection of establishments serving authentic Mexican cuisine, ranging from classic dishes to innovative culinary creations. Each restaurant provides a unique take on Mexican staples such as margaritas, mole sauces, and nachos, all crafted with fresh, local ingredients. Diners can expect an ambiance that reflects the rich cultural heritage of Mexico, complemented by exceptional service that enhances the dining experience. Whether you're craving a traditional Mexican meal or looking to explore modern interpretations, these restaurants in Santa Fe are sure to satisfy your palate. Enjoy the perfect blend of taste and tradition in a setting that celebrates the essence of Mexican culinary artistry. This destination is ideal for food enthusiasts eager to explore the depth and diversity of Mexican cuisine in a picturesque Southwestern setting.

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