Taste the Flavors of Santa Fe During Restaurant Week

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For one week, each February, Santa Fe’s culinary scene shows off in a flavorful and affordable way.  Santa Fe Restaurant Week is the perfect opportunity to indulge and taste the flavors of all your favorite meals around town. You’ll also find new favorites as you explore the choices. This delectable week begins February 18, 2018 and feasting continues through February 25, 2018.

Indulge in a Three-Course Meal during Restaurant Week

Santa Fe Restaurant Week is eight days of flavor packed goodness, keeping your stomach and your wallet full. How? The event requires Santa Fe restaurants to create three course meals at reasonable prices. Depending on the restaurant, you will find meals priced at $15, $25, $35 or $45 per person.  You won’t find deals like this the rest of the year. Remember, Santa Fe’s great food can be savored anytime and any day in Santa Fe.

Santa Fe Restaurant Week returns for its 9th year. Sample three-course prix-fixe dinners from $15 to $45. (Photo courtesy of The Shed)

It is time to prepare your taste buds for this year’s Restaurant Week.  You’ll be amazed at the number of Santa Fe restaurants participating. We wish we could sample them all, but there are so many (56 at the time of this writing) and not enough time in one week. Our suggestion: create a list of participating restaurants you have wanted to try. Then go out and taste as many flavors of Santa Fe during Restaurant Week as you can. That’s not a tall order.

 

French and Italian Food Options in the City Different

Invite the gang over to Andiamo! for Santa Fe Restaurant Week. (Photo courtesy of Andiamo! )

This year a cornucopia of cuisines will comprise the roster for Santa Fe Restaurant Week. Cuisine francaise is one. French cuisine in Santa Fe you ask?  You bet! For a meal prepared in this gourmet tradition, make reservations at 315 Restaurant and Wine Bar or L’Oliver. Italian food restaurants are a popular mainstay in The City Different and Andiamo! is a top choice.  This well-known restaurant has been open since 1995 and is vegetarian friendly as well. They use the finest, local and seasonal ingredients and nurture their strong connection with the Santa Fe Farmers Market and local growers.

 Hey Meat Lovers!

Whether you’re in the mood for steak or seafood, The Bourbon Grill  has a entre for you with a Santa Fe twist! (Photo courtesy of The Bourbon Grill)

For the meat eaters, there’s the Bourbon Grill located at El Gancho. Here you’ll find steaks, seafood and more. It’s a traditional steakhouse but with a Santa Fe twist. As the name suggests, they also have a huge selection of the finest bourbons. The other steakhouse participating in Santa Fe Restaurant Week is the well-known Bull Ring Prime Steakhouse.  In 2017, The Bull Ring was voted “Best Steakhouse in Santa Fe” based on reviews from Open Table. The restaurant serves only corn-fed USDA Prime beef and it is hand-cut on premises daily.

Taste the Creative Down-Home Goodness

Maize Restaurant gets its name form the formal name for corn.  The word has held a special significance to native Americans, Mayans and Aztecs for millenia. ( Photo courtesy of Maize Restaurant)

Do you like creative comfort food? Well here’s a restaurant that needs to be on your list. Every dish at Maize captures the essence of the Southwest, with a bold and modern twist. You’re sure to find a new favorite flavor at Maize! Another restaurant serving inventive comfort food is Derailed. The menu at Derailed for Santa Fe Restaurant Week ranges from Fettucine Alfredo to Verde Pork Chops. The homemade creme brulee and bread pudding round out the dessert choices.

 

Plan For Meal Magic During Santa Fe Restaurant Week

Make the most of Santa Fe Restaurant Week 2018.  Build some meal magic for yourself: set a game plan, find a willing foodie partner, make a hotel reservation and get to Santa Fe for Restaurant Week. Prepare now for one week of gastronomic heaven at affordable prices! Bon Appetit!

Planning a foodie getaway will allow you take in some of area’s best sites and galleries as well. Plan your Santa Fe getaway now by ordering the 2018 Santa Fe Visitors Guide. With Restaurant Week you have meal deals taken care of, but check out the Deals and Specials to be found on lodging and activities.

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