New Mexico

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Bocadillos (CLOSED)
1609 Indian School Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
(505) 910-8905
www.bocadillosnm.com...
  • Biscuits & Gravy
    homemade biscuits w/ pork & green chile-infused gravy
  • Duke City Reuben
    roasted spiced corned beef w/ homemade red sauerkraut, Swiss & homemade Thousand island dressing; looks good
  • T&A Sandwich
    signature sandwich; turkey, avocado, homemade green chile apple chutney & muenster on whole wheat roll; looks good
4.5 out of 5
132 ratings
CLOSED; started in 2009 by selling burritos at the back of her car; serve lunch for three charter schools (lunches for 1000 school kids every day) before opening storefront; small setting of 7 tables; Other Recipes: Sauerkraut
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Golden Crown Panaderia
1103 Mountain Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 243-2424
goldencrown.biz
  • Turkey Bread
    bread loaves in the size and shape of an oven-roasted turkey w/ wheat bread to simulate the wings & thighs & white bread to simulate the breast
4.5 out of 5
341 ratings
since 1972; father-and-son team running old fashion neighborhood bakery reknown for their turkey bread sculptures (bread loaves in the size and shape of an oven-roasted turkey); written up in many publications including Gourmet, Conde Naste Traveller, Budget Travel, Alibi, USA Western, IQ, Guia Azul & Su Casa; Other Recipes: Fruit Empanadas
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Jambo Cafe
2010 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 473-1269
www.jambocafe.net
  • Caribbean Goat Stew
    slow-cooked spiced goat w/ vegetables & potatoes in an island curry sauce, w/ coconut basmati rice or roti; looks good
  • Island Spiced Mahi Mahi
    marinated fresh house-cut mahi mahi wrapped in banana leaf, steamed & served over wild black rice, w/ garlic sauteed baby bok choy, topped w/ a mango tamarind coconut sauce; looks good
4.5 out of 5
525 ratings
opened in 2009; Kenyan cuisine
4
Tune-Up Cafe
1115 Hickox St
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 983-7060
tuneupcafe.com
  • Chile Relleno
    cheese-stuffed chilis, battered, fried and topped w/ roasted tomato salsa; looks good
  • Pupusas
    topped w/ roasted tomato salsa; looks good
4.5 out of 5
726 ratings
local favorite
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Back Street Bistro (CLOSED)
513 Camino de Los Marquez
Santa Fe, NM 87505
backstreetbistrodailysoup...
4.0 out of 5
41 ratings
CLOSED; opened in 1994; casual dining setting
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Cafe Pasqual's
121 Don Gaspar Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 983-9340
www.pasquals.com
  • Huevos Barbacoa Con Chile D'Arbol Salsa
    marinated, slow-cooked shredded beef w/ two eggs on corn tortillas, topped w/ pintos, salsa and Cotija cheese; looks good
4.0 out of 5
918 ratings
in historic pueblo-style adobe w/ festive dining room lined with hand-painted Mexican tiles and murals; Other Recipes: Tamal Dulce
7
Casa Chimayo Restaurant
409 W Water St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 428-0391
www.casachimayosantafe.co...
  • Chicken Enchiladas
    3 blue corn tortillas layered w/ chicken & cheese blend; smothered w/ choice of red, green or Christmas chile or ranchero sauce & topped w/ cheese & onions; Guy got red sauce; served w/ beans & rice
4.0 out of 5
434 ratings
authentic Mexican food; owner was born in same house that serves as the restaurant; Other Recipes: Red Posole
8
Cecilia's Cafe
230 6th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 243-7070
www.ceciliascafe.com...
  • Fireman's burrito
    served w/ an apron
  • Carne Adovada
    chunks of tender pork marinated in red chile (Albuqueque-style chili); top seller; looks good
  • Chicharone Burrito
    a top seller; topped w/ red or green chile (Guy had red)
  • Stuffed Sopaipillas
    Machaca (beef) burrito
4.0 out of 5
199 ratings
#45 (101 Tastiest Places to Chowdown); Northern Mexican food
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Frontier Restaurant
2400 Central Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 266-0550
www.frontierrestaurant.co...
  • Duke City Burger
    double-pattied cheddar cheeseburger w/ thousand island, tomato, onion, lettuce, pickle, bacon & double green chile; looks good
  • Bonanza Burger
    double cheese burgers, cheddar cheese, bacon topped w/ a mound of green chili; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1284 ratings
#43 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); across the street from University of New Mexico; go-to place for "green chili-smothered grub"
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Harry's Roadhouse
96 Old Las Vegas Hwy
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 989-4629
www.harrysroadhousesantaf...
4.0 out of 5
425 ratings
Gene Hackman eats there
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La Choza Restaurant
905 Alarid St
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 982-0909
www.lachozasf.com
  • Pork Tamale
    w/ "Christmas sauce" (red and green chile sauce); looks good
4.0 out of 5
450 ratings
#2 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best for the Holidays); since 1983; "warm, friendly atmosphere, authentic dishes, great margaritas, and colorful decor" (from its website)
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Mary & Tito's Cafe
2711 4th St NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 344-6266
  • Carne Adovada Turnover
    slow-roasted pork wrapped in homemade tortilla dough, deep-fried & smothered in spicy red chile sauce
4.0 out of 5
286 ratings
#3 (Top 5 Restaurants-Best Mexican Food); since 1963; serving authentic New Mexican cuisine
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Monte Carlo Steak House
3916 Central Ave SW
Albuquerque, NM 87105
(505) 836-9886
  • Greek Chicken
    cut chicken, seasoned, oiled, buttered & oven baked; "killer!...oh, that's good!"-Guy Fieri
  • Pork Souvlaki
    thickly sliced tenderloin pork seasoned, marinated for 5-6 days & flame-broiled on skewer; "this is monster flavor...wow!"-Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Rib Eye
    hand-cut every day; seasoned salted, buttered & flame-broiled
4.0 out of 5
175 ratings
opened in 1980; Greek-with-a-twist restaurant behind a liquor store...you have to go thru the liquor store to get to restaurant; Albuquerque institution
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Nexus Brewery
4730 Pan American E Fwy NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 242-4100
www.nexusbrewery.com...
  • Southern Fried Chicken
    chicken breasts brined for 24 hrs; double-dredged, double-floured & deep-fried; topped w/ Southern gravy & served w/ mashed potatoes, side collard greens
4.0 out of 5
640 ratings
New Mexican soul food; owner quit banking job to open brewery; named after a "heavenly place" in an episode of Star Trek; Other Recipes: Collard Greens
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Shed
113 E Palace Ave
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 982-9030
www.sfshed.com
  • Green Chile Stew
    spicy, roasted green chiles, potato & lean pieces of tender pork
4.0 out of 5
1126 ratings
since 1953; James Beard-award winner (American Classic, 2003); written up in Gourmet Magazine, New Yorker & others
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Sophia's Place (CLOSED)
6313 4th St NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
(505) 345-3935
  • Duck Enchiladas
    looks good
  • Pancakes
    topped w/ butter-toasted pine nut-dried cherry-honey mixture
  • Shrimp Tamales
    topped w/ hash chili cream sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
244 ratings
CLOSED; eclectic food w/ New Mexican twist; everything is homemade, even make their own butter; no freezer (everything is fresh); Other Recipes: Blue Corn Pancakes
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Standard Diner
320 Central Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87102
(505) 243-1440
standarddiner.com
  • Meatloaf
    bacon-wrapped
4.0 out of 5
449 ratings
Other Recipes: Country Fried Tuna
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Tecolote Cafe
1616 Saint Michaels Dr
Santa Fe, NM 87505
(505) 988-1362
tecolotecafe.com
     
4.0 out of 5
121 ratings
moved from original airing location (1203 Cerrillos Rd)
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Tia Sophia's
210 W San Francisco St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 983-9880
  • Breakfast Burrito
    w/ thick bacon, shredded potatoes, red & green chile, shredded cheese & topped w/ fried egg
4.0 out of 5
454 ratings
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Tomasita's
500 S Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 983-5721
  • Burritos Grandes
    served w/ cheese & choice of red, green, or vegetarian red or green chile or both (half red, half green called the "Christmas burrito"); looks good
4.0 out of 5
579 ratings
#64 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); housed in former train station for the Chili Line that hauled thousands of pounds of chilis from NM to CO
21
Torinos' @ Home
7600 Jefferson St
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 797-4491
https://torinosfoods.com
  • Beef Cheek Manicotti
    natural beef cheeks cooked over 5 hours in red wine, combine w/ fresh ricotta & stuffed in manicotti; baked w/ bechamelle, pecorino romano & fontina cheese melted over the top; looks good
  • Squid Ink Black Pasta
    house special; black pasta made daily in-house & served w/ sauteed calamari
4.0 out of 5
235 ratings
opened in 2010; rustic Northern Italian cuisine in trattoria-like setting (less formal than a ristorante); Other Recipes: Butternut Squash Ravioli
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Back Road Pizza
1807 2nd St.
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 955-9055
www.backroadpizza.com...
  • "The Albert" (Meatball Sub)
    house-made meatballs smothered in fresh sauce and topped with three cheese blend; fan favorite; named after guy who ordered it everyday
  • "The Texan" (Pizza)
    thin-crust w/ cornmeal crunch; pepperoni, house-made sausage and canadian bacon
  • Penny's Brushetta
    compote of fresh roma tomatoes, red onion, fresh basil, olive oil and balsamic vinaigrette baked on a thick crust and sprinkled with feta cheese; looks good
3.5 out of 5
135 ratings
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Comet II Drive In
217 Parker Ave
Santa Rosa, NM 88435
(575) 472-3663
  • Steak Ranchero
    chicken-fried steak topped w/ choice of chili & shredded cheese; served w/ side of potatoes & rice or beans
3.5 out of 5
61 ratings
#89 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); on Route 66
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Cowgirl BBQ
319 S Guadalupe St
Santa Fe, NM 87501
(505) 982-2565
www.cowgirlsantafe.com...
  • Five Pepper Nachos
    tortilla chips topped w/ black beans, Jack & cheddar cheese, red onions, guacamole, pickled jalapenos, black olives & sour cream & "Salsa Diablo" (extra spicy); on show, added pulled chicken, chipotle pulled pork & shredded beef
  • Green Chile Cheeseburger
    black Angus beef, ground beef, buffalo w/ applewood smoked bacon served in a pretzel bun w/ melted brie, chopped green chile, tomato & drizzle of truffle oil; served w/ hand-cut fries; looks good
  • Frito Pie (& Ribs)
    16-hr smoked brisket chili on Frito's w/ side of sour cream, cheddar, chopped onions & sliced jalapenos; Alex also gets the spiced-rubbed pork ribs
3.5 out of 5
545 ratings
#28 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); opened in 1993; located in a hundred-year-old building in the historic Guadalupe district of Santa Fe
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Cube (CLOSED)
1520 Central Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
(505) 243-0023
www.thecuberestaurant.com...
  • Guadalajara Dog
    hot dog bacon wrapped, chipotle sauce & pico de gallo; looks good
  • Smoked BBQ Chicken
    marinated in buttermilk mix for at least 4 hrs, seasoned/spice-rubbed & smoked for 3-5 hrs at 225-degrees w/ hickory & cherry wood; cut & charred w/ BBQ sauce on grill; looks good
3.5 out of 5
260 ratings
CLOSED; opened in 2009; specialize in BBQ; 100% from scratch; live entertainment every Friday night; Other Recipes: Mashed Sweet Potatoes
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