3011 Cerrillos Rd.
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone: (505) 471-1211
Fax: (505) 438-9535
This local hotspot is one of the few places in town to taste the textures conjured in the clay oven. Order any Tandoori dish to discover the magic of this oven. Spices come alive and range from mild to very hot. A number of house sauces complement the entrees, but the flavors stand on their own. Try the Rack of Lamb or Jumbo Prawns. The daily lunch buffet at India House draws quite a crowd.
If you wish to enjoy a budget-friendly Mexican fare then Adelitas is the place for you. In a simple yet endearing setting, this restaurant serves an authentic spread of quintessential dishes which arrive in massive portions. Their salsa and guacamole has won many hearts and same can be said about the poultry and meat infused preparations. A tall glass of Cervezas washes down these Mexican delights with ease. Explore them for lunch or take-out orders, either way Adelitas will only delight your palate and your wallet.
This award-winning African/Caribbean restaurant welcomes its customers with a warm "Jambo," into its aromatic, intimate and comfortable setting. The food is exotic and extremely flavorful, renowned for its traditional Swahili cooking, a cuisine heavily influenced by Indian, Arabic, and European culinary traditions. Jambo has provided Santa Fe with a taste of Obo's homeland Lamu, an island just off the coast of Kenya. The menu provides a wide variety of dishes and it is regarded as one of the best and most talked about spots in Santa Fe.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruschetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. Additional items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low-fat and low-carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their lengthy wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu--their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
Castro's is a small, family-owned restaurant that serves native New Mexican food and has an atmosphere suitable for a quiet family meal. House specialties include Menudo, Chicharron and Carne Adovada, and the Sopaipillas are scrumptious. On the whole, this place is a must-visit for a family meal. Your wallet will thank you and so will your family.
Sonic Drive-in is not just any old drive-in. Here, they've got everything you'd ever want to satisfy your cravings. Everyone, including the kids, will love it. The appetizing menu includes cookies, burgers, wraps, and salads. Kids also have a special meal pack. The food is great and the prices are even better.
This cozy little strip mall Mexican restaurant sends you on a mealtime journey to Old Mexico where the tacos are served in soft-shells, and cilantro is a staple spice. At Felipe's Tacos, the salsa bar gives you a choice of red or green salsa, pico de gallo and chopped onion, radishes, and slices of lime. The "del mar" seafood dishes are especially tasty. The kitchen is health-conscious and uses no lard. Vegetarian dishes are also available. Viva la comida de Mexico!
Los Potrillos is an authentic Mexican restaurant in Santa Fe that won the Best of Santa Fe Award 2007. It's a feeding ground for the locals, and the decor is unique with its wooden tables, chairs, hand-carved sculptures, murals, cacti and curtains that complete the authentic "western" atmosphere. The menu boasts chips and salsa, steaks, and seafood. Try the shrimp cocktail and rellenos. The Pechunga en Salsa, chicken breasts covered in pineapple sauce, the Cabrito, goat meat marinated and sauteed in peanut and almond sauce, and the Pork and Pineapple, grilled with onions and served with hot molcajete, are all delectable. The culinary skills of the chefs at Los Potrillos keep guests happy indeed!
This tiny pizzeria is a fun place to take the family or a group of friends. Take time to check out the ceiling--it is decorated with a painting that is a spin-off of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. At Pizzeria Espiritu, the pizzas come made to order, but there is also an assortment of specialty concoctions. You can choose the deep-dish crust or the thin crust. You can't go wrong, their gourmet pizzas have put them in Pizza Today's Top 100 Restaurants.
This route 66 landmark has been a local favorite since its opening in 1948. The Pantry has consistently provided customers with the traditional comfort foods of Santa Fe, and many would say it serves the best breakfast burritos and chile in town--and thats a big statement!. The chefs use the freshest ingredients and the atmosphere is extremely welcoming with great service. You really can't go wrong if you are looking for a good local hole in the wall.
El Parasol is the fast-er food sister establishment of El Paragua, which is generally recognized as the best Mexican restaurant in the city of Espanola. El Parasol serves affordable food that is excellent quality for the price; most customers swing by for something to go, but there are also a few seats available inside and out. Unusual for a Mexican restaurant, several vegetarian options are on the menu. Among the offerings for meat-lovers are the giant and delightfully messy tortilla burgers, and the Arroz Con Pollo: a thick stew of chicken and rice which you can also purchase cold by the quart to store in the fridge. - Pip Lustgarten
If you have a hankering for seafood, come to Red Lobster. This Restaurant has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrees, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about everyone. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the LightHouse Menu. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones, like chicken fingers and mac and cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert.