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Looking for great restaurant in Santa Fe

Old Oct 2, 15, 8:42 pm
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Looking for great restaurant in Santa Fe

Can someone recommend a really exceptional restaurant in Santa Fe if there is any such animal? I'm open to any cuisine. Will be there for a week.

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Old Oct 3, 15, 12:22 am
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Looking for great restaurant in Santa Fe

Only one: drive up to Izanami. Far and away the best meal I had in Santa Fe.
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Old Oct 4, 15, 12:24 pm
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Restaurant Martin


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Old Oct 15, 15, 4:45 pm
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I like Geronimo.
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Old Oct 18, 15, 8:37 pm
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We ended up eating at Restaurant Martin. The food and service were excellent. My only disappointment was that it didn't have a full bar (only wine and beer). I would return in spite of that though.

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Old Oct 18, 15, 8:43 pm
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There's a famous one on Canyon Road and some very popular typical Mexican place almost at the base. It might have changed, but I also had good meals at La Posada (hotel, now Stawood LC) and the mostly steak place in the renowned hotel in the center of downtown.
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Old Dec 1, 15, 11:08 pm
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For traditional (classic) New Mexican Cuisine:

#1. The Shed
In town, just off the square.
Great for lunch, excellent margaritas..

#2. Rancho de Chimayo
On the high road to Taos. Definitely worth the drive.
Try the Carne Asada & finish with Sopapillas & honey for dessert.
My favorite margaritas - ever- not too sweet.

I usually get this:
A traditional NM dish is blue corn stacked enchiladas, Christmas style with a
fried egg, over easy. Usually served with a side of pinto beans.
Christmas style is 1/2 with red & 1/2 with green chile.
New Mexicans go crazy for their chiles.
I also ask for a small bowl of posole.

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Old Dec 10, 15, 11:43 pm
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Three we enjoy. None are fancy, all are good.

For the best Chili Rellenos in town (per our local friends, and we don't disagree): http://bluecorncafe.com/ with green or red salsa...

We always have breakfast at least once at Pascual's - and always enjoy it - http://www.pasquals.com/

This one did make the top ten list referenced above... I went countless times when it was the Bobcat Bite, now the Sante Fe Bite in closer to town. Same owners, same delicious Green Chili Cheeseburger! Great fries and milkshakes...

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Old Dec 13, 15, 3:15 pm
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My Dad is out there a lot, I forwarded the thread to him and he suggests:

Cafe Pasquals, The Shed, Luminaria, Geronimo and The Compound
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