Restaurants in New Mexico - Best Mexican Restaurants in New Mexico

Luminaria Restaurant offers Santa Fe cuisine in a chic environment
Fireside seating at Luminaria Restaurant The Inn and Spa at Loretto

Restaurants in New Mexico

Endless variety and options

Visitors who choose family dining or fine dining, will discover that fantastic food is a focus of our hospitality. New Mexico offers quantity and quality, even if your destination leads you to a world-class dining hotspot or a delightful hole-in-the-wall local café. In New Mexico, there are no restrictions to satisfying one’s palate because New Mexico offers a variety of ethnic cuisine, from Vietnamese, Korean, East Indian, African and many more.

Did you know that no trip to New Mexico is complete without sampling New Mexican cuisine? During your stay, you will learn just how much New Mexican’s value the red and green chile pepper. In fact, "red or green" is a question New Mexicans are asked daily. 

Learn more about chile and New Mexican cuisine

Family Dining

Many of New Mexico's eateries like to make meals easy and convenient for families. Finding restaurants with menus and entertainment geared toward children is a challenge, but there are many great local restaurants that cater to families who want to eat and explore together.

Looking for a restaurant that welcomes children? Here are the Top 10 Kid-Friendly Eateries in New Mexico

New Mexico Restaurants

Check out the restaurants and nightlife at each city with our Heritage Hotels & Resorts. Also, visit our Local Treasures Partners Pinterest board for details and locations.


Santa Fe

  • Level 5 at Hotel Chaco
  • Equinox at Hotel Chaco
  • Garduño's at Old Town in Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
  • QBar
  • Casa Esencia
  • Level 5 Restuarant and Bar

Dining & Nightlife Local Treasures:
  • AGAVE Restaurant & Lounge
  • CAVA Santa Fe Lounge
  • Secreto Lounge
  • Low ‘n Slow Lowrider Bar
  • Luminaria Restaurant & Patio
  • Living Room
  • Estevan Restaurante
Dining & Nightlife Local Treasures:

Las Cruces


  • Garduño's in Las Cruces
  • Azul Ultralounge
Dining & Nightlife Local Treasures:
  • De la Tierra
  • Anagonda Bar
Dining & Nightlife Local Treasures: