Green Chile is one of the most popular cultural foods in New Mexico. Make sure your trip to New Mexico is complete by trying green chile at one of these amazing restaurants. We are sure you will love the atmosphere, flavors, and New Mexico culture!
Location: 113 1/2 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501
If you’re looking for an inviting and cozy place to eat right downtown, the shed is the perfect place. It’s located in the Santa Fe Plaza very close to the square. As you walk into the old Adobe home, you’ll recognize the low doorways and traditional features. The green chile is authentic and we recommend trying out the enchiladas while you’re there.
Location: 905 Alarid St, Santa Fe, NM 87505
If you’re looking for a place to eat further away from the busy part of town, try out La Choza. It’s owned by the same family as The Shed, but located near the railyard area in Santa Fe. It was voted the No. 1 New Mexican restaurant by readers of the Santa Fe Reporter, and we are sure you will enjoy it as well.
Location: 4354 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507
Horseman’s Haven serves old fashioned New Mexico food in a community-oriented setting. They offer great portion sizes at prices you can afford. Reviewers have raved about the restaurant for their quick service and casual atmosphere. We recommend trying out the green chile bacon burger next time you’re in town!
Duran Central Pharmacy
Location:1815 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Duran Central Pharmacy is a quirky spot that locals and tourists alike enjoy. All of their food is made in the restaurant, and just love the hand-rolled tortillas. It’s been featured in major Publications like New Mexico Magazine, Bon Appetit, and Conde Nast. When you go, you can expect excellent service, delicious food, and prices you can love. We suggest trying out the huevos rancheros while you’re there.
Location: 30 Tramway Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87122
If you’re looking for dinner with a view, Ten3 can’t be beat. Located at the top of Sandia Peak, you can ride the tram to the top and take in the beautiful scenery as you go, and then enjoy dishes made by an experienced chef. One of the best green chili dishes there is the Smash Burger. You can either sit in the formal dining area or at the bar while enjoying delicious beverages.
Owl Bar & Cafe
Location: 77 U.S. Highway 380, San Antonio, NM 87832
Head to the Owl Bar & Cafe to try the famous Owl Burger. Thea restaurant grinds their own beef, and even prepares their green chile sauce every day so you can ensure you’re eating fresh, homemade, delicious food every time you visit. In addition to the olive burger they offer several fantastic dishes, so there will always be something for every member of the family!
Location: Multiple, including Santa Fe and Los Alamos
Enjoy authentic New Mexican and Mexican dishes at one of El Parasols multiple locations. You can expect a casual atmosphere with delicious food that has been featured and Publications like the New York Timesand Bon Appetit. Head to the Santa Fe location after a fun day at Ski Santa Fe, or bring the whole family to the Los Alamos location after enjoying the family-friendly atmosphere at Pajarito Mountain.
Orlando’s New Mexican Cafe
Location: 1114 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte, El Prado, NM 87529
This cozy restaurant offers an authentic experience to guests. While the space may be small, the flavor is large and commands attention! Be sure to arrive early to secure your space or enjoy one of their signature margaritas while you wait by the fire pit. Check out this articleto see some of their most popular dishes and the authentic allure!
Location:304-C North Pueblo Road, Taos, New Mexico 87571
This long-standing restaurant in Taos is considered one of the best restaurants in town. It’s been in business since 1974, and has developed into a real family, with some of the original staff members still working there. They offer generous portions at affordable prices, as well as delicious bakery options like fritters and cinnamon rolls. It’s a great place to grab breakfast on your way to the mountain or treat yourself after a full day of skiing or snowboarding.
Whether you’re a local or stopping at one of these restaurants during your ski trip, we hope you enjoy your experience! We can’t wait to hear about your favorite dishes and locations!