The area’s rich, long and colorful history is spiced with its cuisine.
Photo courtesy El Mesón
Like its landscape, New Mexico's cuisine is diverse, colorful, and adventurous. From simple chile-based dishes that have been enjoyed for centuries to Southwest fusion tastes that have created their own genre, New Mexico's distinct culinary legacy is known throughout the world.
Traditional chile, corn, beans, meat, and cheese dishes have been taken to new heights by New Mexico's fine restaurants, and many chefs here have earned coveted James Beard Awards and other honors. Like New Mexico itself, cuisine here invites tastes and styles from all over the world and recombines them into flavors found only here. Include a New Mexico fine dining experience during your visit
Follow the links below for more information on New Mexico restaurants and dining.
Spice Up Your Life »»
What makes the cuisine of New Mexico so beloved? The secret's in the chile.
Vintage Southwest »»
Slow down and savor the local wine made in the fertile Mesilla Valley.
4 Ways To Experience New Mexico's Cuisine »»
From simple chile-based dishes to Southwestern fusion, New Mexico offers it all, so pull up a chair and join us at the table.
The Bull Ring of Santa Fe »»
One of GuestLife New Mexico's Great Restaurants...
New Mexico Restaurant & Nightlife Guide »»
A selection of restaurants in New Mexico, representing cuisines from all over the world.