Where to eat in The City Different – while everything is different.
While restrictions are still in place, there are still some great dine-out options in Santa Fe thanks to a thriving local food scene that’s dedicated to serving our community. So take a break from cooking at home and support the local businesses that help keep this community fed. Eat well friends, and don’t forget your mask!
2860 Cerrillos Rd.
Is there anything better than a sweet treat from the ice cream truck? Santa Fe’s only Thai-style rolled ice cream vendor Freezie Fresh serves up incredible flavors like honey lavender, piñon coffee, or their newest seasonal flavor “Apple Crumble Allspice Berry (ACAB)! And no need to despair if you just can’t with the lactose, they have dairy-free and vegan options too. Catch them in the Big 5 parking lot on Cerrillos, and check their Facebook for open hours.
1312 Agua Fria.
Authentic cuisine that’s vegan to boot, Jamaican native Ras Rody has brought his expertise turning local ingredients into perfectly spiced soul food to Santa Fe. Open most days with their brand new food truck parked at 1312 Agua Fria so you can get your fix! Check their Facebook for daily specials!
319 S Guadalupe St.
A local institution, Cowgirl BBQ has opened up for patio dining and takeout! They feature great comfort food, cool drinks, and the award-winning Mother of all Green Chile Cheeseburgers. Come in person for limited outdoor seating (bring your smartphone to use the touchless menus) or call in and grab your order from their new pick-up window.
1650 St. Michaels Dr.
Thank goodness we can still feed our local coffee habit! Once only available in the grocery store, Agapao now serves their fresh coffee and delicious breakfasts to go from their kiosk in the St. Michael’s Village West parking lot. Catch them Mon-Sat 6:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. or if you need the bean check the website for upcoming online ordering. For the love of coffee and community!
3139 Cerrillos Rd.
Great Mexican food is only a phone call away now that Tortilla Flats is offering pickup. A local favorite, Tortilla Flats serves up high-quality Mexican food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We recommend the tamales and their world-class quesadillas.
418 Cerrillos Rd.
Santa Fe’s only gluten-free bakery is back and available for one day a week pick-up. It’s not often the gluten-free aficionado finds themself with a source of french brioche, cardamom fig bread, and cinnamon rolls. Check their Facebook for this week’s menu and get your orders in by Wednesday for Friday pick-up at their drive-thru window at the Santa Fe Design Center.
2920 Rufina St.
If you're craving cool beer and great food in a friendly place, Second Street’s Rufina location is open at 50% capacity for patio dining. The limited menu features favorites from each of their three locations (The Railyard, 1814 Second Street, and 2920 Rufina St.) and, if you’re not in a sit-down mood, pick-up is available as well. Check their website for hours and patio protocol specifics.
505 Cerrillos Rd.
Voted Santa Fe’s best international cuisine 11 years running, Jambo Cafe is not to be missed and Jambo Hapa takes the award-winning cuisine to the streets. The limited menu food truck serves up delicious African & Caribbean cuisine like Morrocan spiced lamb and harissa lemon fries. Find the food truck at the Luna Center (limited outdoor seating) or if you're craving that full menu, call in or order online from Jambo Cafe for pick-up.
1600 Lena St. Ste. A2 & 314 S Guadalupe St.
Delicious coffee and fab food, Iconik is the go-to place for a sweet cuppa in a hip atmosphere. Both the Lena and Lupe locations are open for patio dining or pick-up; check their website for deets and required protocols.
930 Baca St.
Artsy, cool, fresh, local hot spot Counter Culture Cafe, is open now for patio dining. Serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week, get there early to snag one of their homemade pastries or lemon ricotta pancakes. They encourage you to call in your order ahead of time and, as always, Counter Culture is cash or check only – no cards.