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The Compound

653 Canyon Rd.
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 (5 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 NM
(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)

3.43 rating (7 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. (Alibi Staff, August 11, 2010)

El Farol

808 Canyon Rd.
Santa Fe NM
(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 rating (4 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; Chef James Cambell Caruso (who briefly owned Stars Café in Albuquerque) does wonders with shrimp and garlic. 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 NM
(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)

3.5 rating (4 votes)
Most people consider Geronimo the best restaurant in Santa Fe. Chef Eric DiStefano’s signature dish is a peppered 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 NM
(505) 995-4530
www.eldoradohotel.com
Mon-Sun: Breakfast: 6:30-10:30am Lunch: 11am-2pm Light Menu: 2-5:30pm Dinner: 5:30-10pm Lounge: 2-11pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: LunchDinner
Nearby Theater: UA DeVargas (See Film Times)

4.25 rating (4 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
Santa Fe NM
(505) 984-1788
www.santacafe.com
Mon-Sun: 11:30am-2pm, 5:30-9pm (hours can change without notice)
Meals Served: BrunchLunchDinner
Nearby Theater: UA DeVargas (See Film Times)

1.67 rating (3 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)

315 Restaurant and Wine Bar

315 Old Santa Fe Tr.
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)

3.33 rating (6 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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