19 June 2015

Santa Fe Travel Guide: Food

There are so, SO many places to eat in Santa Fe, it's ridiculous. I believe Santa Fe has more restaurants per person than any other city in America. Now, this is MY list of favorite places to go. I am not a foodie and I don't care if the place is fancy or not. Most of the places on this list are super casual and you definitely don't need a reservation for any of them. I included the hours of business, because a lot of these restaurants have odd hours/don't serve dinner/close really early.

Tia Sophia's Restaurant
Location: 210 W San Francisco Street, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Monday- Saturday 7am-2pm; Sunday 8am-1pm
What to order: A taco plate, pinto beans, posole, and a sopaipilla. Really anything on the menu.

Blue Corn Cafe & Brewery
Location: 133 W Water St, Santa Fe, NM + 4056 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Daily 11am until close
What to order: Navajo Taco, because I bet you haven't had that before. If you are vegetarian, get the taco plate with calabacitas in them instead of meat. Do yourself a favor and go to the Water Street location, because it's more fun.

Thunderbird Cafe
Location: 50 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Daily 11:30am-9pm
What to order: Posole!!!

Caffe Greco
Location: 233 Canyon Rd., Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Daily 9am-6pm
What to order: Green chili cheeseburger. But don't wait around inside the cafe while they are cooking it. I have done that before and cried involuntarily, because the chili was so hot.

Pyramid Cafe
Location: 505 W Cordova, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Daily 11am-9pm
What to order: Go ahead and order everything on the menu. Everything is good!

Cleopatra Cafe
Location: 418 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM + 3482 Zafarano Dr, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Daily 11am-9pm
What to order: EAT ALL THE HUMMUS. Their hummus is really good. But also get a gyro plate- any of them.

Location: 2014 Cerritos Road, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10:30am-10pm; Friday-Saturday 10:30am-11pm
What to order: I order a slice of pepperoni pizza and a chef salad. Josh gets the Napoli pizza and a greek salad. Hits the spot every time!

Rooftop Pizza
Location: 60 E San Francisco St # 301, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11am-10pm; 11am- 11pm
What to order: #3 or #5 Pizza

Upper Crust Pizza
Location: 329 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: All week 11am-10pm
What to order: Grecian Gourmet Pizza

Il Vicino
Location: 321 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Sunday- Thursday 11am-10pm; Friday- Saturday 11am-11pm
What to order: Pollo e pumante

Pizza Etc.
Location: 556 N Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: 11am-8pm
What to order: Slice of pepperoni and a side salad.

Harry's Roadhouse
Location: 96 Old Las Vegas Hwy, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Daily 7am-9:30pm
What to order: Smothered burrito. They also serve lunch and dinner food, but you really want to go for breakfast.

Pantry Restaurant
Location: 1820 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Daily 6:30am-8:30pm
What to order: Huevos Rancheros

Counter Culture
Location: 930 Baca St #1, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Tuesday- Saturday 8am-9pm; Sunday-Monday 8am-3pm
What to order: The big, fat, gigantic French toast. You need to prepare before you go for this toast. Either go on a really long run, do some early morning hiking, go to hot yoga. OR. You can just not think about the calories, which would be my approach.

5 Star Burger
Location: 604 N. Guadalupe St. Ste A, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11am-9pm; Friday-Saturday 11am-9:30pm
What to order: The 5 Star Burger, nothing added or taken away, with an order of sweet potato fries.

San Q Sushi
Location: 3470 Zafarano Dr., Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Monday- Saturday 11:30am-9:30pm; Sunday 12pm-9pm
What to order: Teriyaki chicken bento plate with the California roll. The Santa Fe roll is also really good.

Chocolate Maven
Location: 821 W San Mateo Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-6pm; Saturday 9am-6pm; Sunday 9am-3pm
What to order: Go for high tea and eat whatever they give you! Make sure to sit by the big window that looks into the bakery, so that you can watch them make chocolate cake.

Coyote Cafe
Location: 132 W Water St, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11:30am-9pm; Friday-Saturday 11:30am-10pm
What to order: Cantina Poblano Chop Salad is a good choice, but I mainly go to this restaurant for the view from the roof seating area. Food here is not a favorite and is over priced.

The Ranch House
Location: 2571 Cristo's Rd, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Sunday-Thursday 11am-9pm; 11am-10pm
What to order: Top sirloin, baked potato and salad.

Location: 319 S Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM
Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:30am-11:30pm; Friday 11:30am-12:30am; Saturday 11am-12:30am; Sunday 11am-11pm
What to order: BBQ Beef on a Bun!

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