Best Restaurants in Santa Fe

Many of Santa Fe’s best restaurants are located either along Canyon Road or in the downtown area. After a day visiting art galleries or touring museums, make sure to stop by one of these incredible restaurants! While you’re planning your vacation, explore our authentic Santa Fe vacation rentals.

Best Restaurants in Santa Fe

The Compound

Located on the famous Canyon Road, this award-winning restaurant offers bold contemporary American cuisine. We recommend visiting in the spring or summer and enjoying the beautiful patio and gardens. The Compound, located at 653 Canyon Road,  is a great stop after a day of visiting the many nearby galleries and boutiques.

The Coyote Café

With a reputation established on innovative New Mexico cuisine, this downtown mainstay offers a first-class experience in an elegant yet relaxed environment. Coyote Café is constantly improving on already delicious southwestern staples. Make sure to visit the rooftop cantina with an incredible view of the lively streets of downtown Santa Fe.

Del Charro 

Known as “Santa Fe’s Watering Hole” this rustic establishment serves excellent drinks and delicious Tex Mex food at great prices. Located at 101 West Alameda, this is the perfect casual restaurant to visit after a busy day visiting the many downtown Santa Fe museums and art galleries.

El Farol 

Historic and iconic, El Farol has been serving Santa Fe since 1835! This is an upscale restaurant with a focus on flavorful and unique Spanish Tapas. Also of note is the incredible bar that was recognized by the New York Times as being “one of the best bars on earth!”. Experience live music and the historic setting at 808 Canyon Road.


Tradition and innovation merge at this award-winning restaurant known for its contemporary American cuisine with an Asian flair. The staff at Geronimo exemplifies the art of hospitality with attentive, knowledgeable, and friendly service. Perched at the top of Canyon Road, The ‘Boreggo House’, originally built by Geronimo Lopez in 1756, is quintessential New Mexico. Experience the exquisite fine dining in an intimate setting at 724 Canyon Road.

Harry’s Roadhouse

Harry’s is always hopping with local energy! Located just outside of town, the vast array of menu options, full bar, and patio dining, makes it worth the 15-minute drive. Started in the early 1990s, this establishment is a true local success story! Located at 96 B Old Las Vegas Highway, Harry’s is a great casual stop that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.


Enjoy traditional New Mexico cuisine highlighted by the fabulous sopapillas. Tomasitas has been serving Santa Fe for over 40 years and specializes in old-style family dining. You will be taken care of by the attentive and friendly staff.  Located in the railyard area of downtown Santa Fe at 500 South Guadalupe Street. 

After enjoying a fabulous dinner, head back to your Santa Fe vacation rental and experience a stunning sunset!