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Fine Dining Restaurants in Albuquerque, Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico

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Santa Fe - Santa Fe

The Compound

653 Canyon Rd. (Santa Fe)
Santa Fe NM
(505) 982-4353
www.compoundrestaurant.com
Mon-Sat: noon-2pm, 6-9pm Sun: 6-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Nearby Theater: UA DeVargas (See Film Times)

3 rating (64 votes)
It's one of the fanciest restaurants in a city that has a lot of fancy restaurants. What makes The Compound different is a beautifully designed interior, lush gardens, a killer sommelier and really freakin' good food. Chef Mark Kiffin doesn't mess around with too much Southwestern stuff (though he did when he was at Coyote Café), favoring dishes like tuna tartare topped with osetra caviar and preserved lemon. Try this place for lunch during the week or dinner any night. And in good weather you should absolutely sit outside. (Also, The Compound has a package liquor license, so you can leave with nearly any bottle from their huge cellar.) (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Coyote Café

132 West Water (Santa Fe)
Santa Fe NM 87501
(505) 983-1615
www.coyotecafe.com
Mon-Sun: 11:30am-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: Dinner
Nearby Theater: UA DeVargas (See Film Times)

2.8 rating (66 votes)
New Mexico’s most famous restaurant, Coyote Café is where Chef Mark Miller came to fame as the king of Southwestern cuisine. This beautifully renovated restaurant serves only dinner, but the rooftop bar, Coyote Cantina (open in the summer), has a wide selection of tequilas and an affordable Latin American menu. Try the trio of salsas including lime pico de gallo for only $6 while enjoying a cocktail. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

El Farol

808 Canyon Rd. (Santa Fe)
Santa Fe NM 87501
(505) 983-9912
www.elfarolsf.com
Mon-Sun: 11am-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Nearby Theater: UA DeVargas (See Film Times)

3.41 rating (44 votes)
This is another one of our all-time Santa Fe favorites. We go for Spanish-style tapas in one of the quiet dining rooms. Sometimes we stop in for a late-night drink and some entertainment in the lively bar up front. Whether it's a flamenco guitarist and dancers or a Western swing band, the bar is always fun.

(Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Geronimo

724 Canyon Rd. (Santa Fe)
Santa Fe NM 87501
(505) 982-1500
www.geronimorestaurant.com
Mon-Sun: 5:45-9:30pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: Dinner
Nearby Theater: UA DeVargas (See Film Times)

3.03 rating (40 votes)
Most people consider Geronimo the best restaurant in Santa Fe. The signature dish is a telicherry rubbed elk tenderloin atop garlic mashed potatoes and bathed in a mouth-watering brandied mushroom sauce. Generously dotted with applewood-smoked bacon and big, meaty morel mushrooms, and served with a superb glass of red wine, it is yum-um-ummy. The ambience here is a little uptight, but the food is what matters, right? If money is an object, try lunch; it's just as good and way cheaper. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

The Old House

309 West San Francisco (Santa Fe)
Santa Fe NM
(505) 995-4530
www.eldoradohotel.com
Breakfast: Mon-Fri: 6:30-11am, Sat-Sun: 6:30am-12pm Lunch: Mon-Fri: 11am-2pm Dinner: Tues-Sat: 5:30-10pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Nearby Theater: UA DeVargas (See Film Times)

3.11 rating (57 votes)
Look for The Old House tucked away in the deluxe Eldorado Hotel. Here you’ll find mostly French-inspired food like sautéed diver scallops with a portobello and foie gras Wellington, wilted greens, Xeres sherry and Meyer lemon sauce. Everything, from the silverware to the service, is top-notch.

(Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

SantaCafé

231 Washington Ave (Santa Fe)
Santa Fe NM 87501
(505) 984-1788
www.santacafe.com
Sun- Thrs: 11:30am- 10pm Fri- Sat: 11:30am- 11pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinner
Nearby Theater: UA DeVargas (See Film Times)

3.27 rating (22 votes)
Food Network star Ming Tsai worked here for a few years in the mid-’90s, and the menu still shows a strong Asian influence in dishes like shiitake-and-cactus spring rolls with Southwestern ponzu dipping sauce. Close to the plaza, but not too pretentious, SantaCafé is an old standard. Ask to be seated on the lovely enclosed courtyard. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Albuquerque - Uptown

Marcello’s Chophouse

2201 Q St NE (in ABQ Uptown Shopping Center) (Uptown)
Albuquerque NM 87110
(505) 837-2467
www.marcelloschophouse.com
Mon-Thu: 11am-3pm, 5pm-10pm Fri-Sat: 11am-3pm, 5pm-11pm Closed Sunday (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinnerOpen Late

3.08 rating (37 votes)
Get ready to drop some serious dough on this place. This joint is cool, smooth and classy, the foie gras and Kobe beef are tender and delicious, and even the mac and cheese is fancy-schmantzy with a sprinkling of shaved black truffles. Have an excellent glass of wine and an order of oysters Marcello. Open late—10pm weekdays, 11pm Fridays and Saturdays—of course. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Bernalillo - Santa Ana Pueblo

The Corn Maiden

1300 Tuyuna Tr. (Santa Ana Pueblo)
Bernalillo NM 87004
(505) 867-1234
tamaya.hyatt.com
Wed-Sat: 5:30pm-9pm Closed Sunday, Monday & Tues (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: Dinner

4.3 rating (10 votes)
You’ll worry you’re lost the whole way out to the beautiful Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa, home of The Corn Maiden restaurant. The resort is a stone’s throw from Bernalillo but feels much, much farther from town. The views from the restaurant are unmatched (except by neighboring Prairie Star) and the luxurious Southwest ambience is stellar. Expect the food to be beautiful, too. Open until 10pm Tuesday through Saturday.

(Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Placitas - Placitas

Blades Bistro

221 Hwy 165 (Placitas)
Suite L
Placitas NM
(505) 771-0695
www.bladesbistro.com
Lunch: Fri-Sat: 11am-2pm Dinner: Tues-Thurs: 5-9pm Fri-Sat: 5-9:30pm Brunch: Sun: 10:30am-2pm Happy Hour: Tues-Thurs: 4-7pm Closed Monday (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinner

4.29 rating (10 votes)
At Blades, the mood is jovial and boisterous, in keeping with the neighborhood bistro feeling to which its aspires. A stainless-steel counter at one end extends the feeling of openness by offering a view into the kitchen, while across the dining area is a beautifully crafted hardwood bar. On the short, dinner-only menu, there’s an eclectic mix of appetizers (roasted beets with toasted goat cheese and balsamic glaze), European-style entrées (paella), and several salad and soup options, all beautifully presented. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

Santa Fe - Santa Fe

315 Restaurant and Wine Bar

315 Old Santa Fe Tr. (Santa Fe)
Santa Fe NM
(505) 986-9190
www.315santafe.com
Sun-Thu: 5-9pm Fri-Sat: 5-9:30pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: Dinner
Nearby Theater: UA DeVargas (See Film Times)

3.08 rating (25 votes)
315 is the kind of French restaurant Albuquerque doesn't have. It's got a casual atmosphere in an old converted house, but the food is knock-your-socks-off stellar. Chef Louis Moskow uses the finest ingredients (think foie gras and beluga caviar). Before you order, your server will bring over a chalkboard showing the day's specials; they're often the most exciting offerings. This is also a great place to have just a snack and a glass of wine from the incredible list. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

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