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In the heart of Santa Fe, New Mexico, discover a laid-back vibe where old traditions blend seamlessly with the new. With its adobe charm and an unpretentious artistic spirit, Santa Fe's dining scene reflects a commitment to healthy, organic, farm-to-table goodness that's both accessible and delicious.

Here are a few of our latest finds!

Dinner for Two Restaurant

106 N Guadalupe Street
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

This locally owned restaurant has earned a reputation for some of the finest steaks in New Mexico. On their menu, you’ll also find items such as Mussels in Heirloom Tomato Broth; Oyster Mushroom Risotto, Tableside Caesar Salad (classically prepared with house-made Worcestershire, anchovies, garlic, and Parmesan); Crab Stuffed Rainbow Trout; Vegetarian Red Chile Enchilada, Grass Fed, Organic NM Filet Mignon (cocoa, coffee, and garlic encrusted, Pomegranate Balsamic Reduction); Veal Picatta (served with capers and white wine lemon cream sauce); and much more

The Compound Restaurant

653 Canyon Road
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

Open for lunch and dinner, menus on their website are updated seasonally, four times a year. Look for seasonally delicious dishes like Corn Vichyssoise (served warm -- Okra, Piquillo Pepper, Cilantro); Tuna Tartare (Avocado Mousse & Preserved Lemon Aioli, Black Caviar & Walnut Toast); Grilled Natural Reserve Black Angus Beef Tenderloin (Yukon Gold Potato Fondant, Asparagus, Sweet Onion Soubise, Truffle-Madeira Sauce); Organic Breast of Chicken (French Black Truffle Mousse, Ratatouille Tagine, Squash Blossoms, Basil, Tomato Demi-Glace); Duck Breast a la Plancha (Poached Cherries, Almond and Summer Vegetable Fried Rice, Port-Duck Jus, Cherry Compote); Grilled Australian Rack of Lamb (Baby Potatoes, Green Zucchini, Roasted Tomato, Yogurt, Mint Salsa Verde, Spiced Lamb Jus); and much more.


231 Washington Avenue
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

If you enjoy history, you’ll enjoy this gem of a restaurant. Look for menu items such as Chilled Carrot Soup (Cashew Powder, Cilantro Labneh, Carrot Gremolata); Farm Greens (Watermelon Radish, SC Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette); Branzino (Zucchini Noodles, Lemon Caper Butter Sauce, Pequillo Coulis); Enchiladas (Green Chile, Chicken, Cilantro Rice); Christmas Cheddar Burger (Hatch Green Chile, Red Chile Aioli, Parmesan Fries; and Grilled Hanger Steak (Thai Chili-Lime Sabayon, Summer Greens, Puffed Quinoa, Crispy Sweet Onions).

315 Restaurant

315 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

Entrees include Grilled Branzino Sea Bass (Fingerling Potatoes, Sauteed Spinach, Lemon-Caper Butter); Cassoulet (Duck Confit, Lamb, Pork Sausage, Flageolet Beans, Herbed Breadcrumbs); Fresh Fettuccini (Exotic Mushroom Cream, garlic Confit, Leek fondue, Parmesan Cheese); and Paella (Saffron Rice, Chicken, Mussels, Shrimp, Chorizo, Tomatoes, Peppers, Peas).

The Pink Adobe

406 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501

Open for dinner, look for “Pink’s Classics” such as 12 oz. Steak Dunigan (New York strip, wild mushrooms, green chile, spinach amandine, browned potato); Rack of Lamb (mint-herbed butter, Manchego polenta, crispy Brussels sprouts, balsamic); Poulet Marengo, (organic chicken, madeira wine, vegetable-tomato ragout, shrimp, browned potato); as well as their popular Enchilada Bar.

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