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In Santa Fe, you’ll not only find a vibrant community of artists and a veritable playground for outdoor enthusiasts, but you’ll also find a city that offers an unparalleled culinary journey. That includes a burgeoning community of Vegan restaurants in Santa Fe. Whether eating at vegan restaurants or dining at one of the other fantastic Santa Fe restaurants, you’ll find menus that reflect the city’s diverse cultural mosaic.

Santa Fe is a city steeped in history and culture. It offers visitors a unique blend of Native American, Spanish, and Anglo influences, all of which combine to offer a distinctive palette of flavors. From vegan restaurants in Santa Fe to traditional Mexican restaurants, the food culture of this vibrant city is celebrated far and wide. Top chefs come to The City Different to hone their skills and flex their creative muscles. From unassuming, off-the-beaten-path establishments to highly awarded properties, you’ll find a range of dining experiences among the top Santa Fe restaurants. 

Unlike what you often encounter in other cities, though, the vegan and vegetarian scene in Santa Fe is anything but an afterthought. Rather, vegan restaurants in Santa Fe are a flourishing part of Santa Fe’s culinary scene, with fresh, local ingredients serving as the star of the show, and all deeply rooted in traditional flavors.

As you immerse yourself in the flavors of Santa Fe, make sure to choose the only Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast that offers you a fresh start with our daily breakfast – including options for vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free diners – coupled with exquisite hospitality and upscale accommodations, all within walking distance to the Santa Fe Plaza and the Capitol. There’s no better place to stay in Santa Fe. Book your room with us today! 

A closeup on food served at one of the best Vegan restaurants in Santa Fe

The 8 Best Vegan Restaurants in Santa Fe

In the heart of northern New Mexico, Santa Fe stands as a beacon for food enthusiasts, drawing in those who seek culinary adventures that are both diverse and delectable. Whether you’ve come here for the food alone or to experience the vast array of things to do in Santa Fe, these vegan & vegetarian restaurants will surely be a welcome addition to your getaway. 

Not only will you find some truly fantastic meals at vegan restaurants in Santa Fe, but you’ll find that these establishments are a testament to the city’s commitment to inclusivity and sustainability, especially regarding its food culture. You won’t have to sacrifice flavor, either, as these restaurants feature the same rich tapestry of flavors you’ll find at our restaurants in the area. Enjoy a journey through a world of robust flavor, and dine at one of these eight sensational vegan restaurants in Santa Fe.

  1. One of the best fully vegan restaurants in Santa Fe, which also has a charming outdoor patio and attached bakery, is Root 66 Cafe
  2. Not only does Sweetwater Harvest Kitchen offer a delicious range of vegan, vegetarian, and paleo menu options, but it’s also a gluten-free facility, making it an excellent choice for diners with dietary restrictions. 
  3. Another fantastic choice for vegan restaurants in Santa Fe also just so happens to be attached to one of our favorite day spas! Apothecary Dining at the Santa Fe Oxygen Bar is a delicious spot to grab a bite. 
  4. One of the most flavor-packed vegan restaurants in Santa Fe is Ras Rody’s Jamaican Vegan Kitchen. It’s one of Santa Fe’s many food trucks and highly worth the visit. 
  5. If you find yourself on Canyon Road visiting art galleries, welcome the opportunity to dine at The Teahouse. The selection of tea here is exceptional, but the food is just as good – with plenty of vegan and vegetarian options. 
  6. Annapurna’s World Vegetarian Cafe is a fantastic spot for vegans and vegetarians. The food here is healthful, flavorful, and a great addition to any trip to Santa Fe. 
  7. Vegan or not, we love sending guests to Jambo Cafe. The fusion of African and Caribbean cuisine lends itself perfectly to meat-free dishes, making this one of the best vegan restaurants in Santa Fe. 
  8. If you’re looking for a great lunch spot, head to Ikonic Coffee – a spot that serves far more than a great cup of coffee! There are several locations around town, all of which offer a fantastic menu for those middle-of-the-day cravings. 
Couples enjoy the best Vegan restaurants in Santa Fe, and more great places to eat around the city

8 More Great Places to Eat in Santa Fe

Santa Fe’s culinary landscape is as diverse and vibrant as its culture, offering various dining experiences that cater to every taste. Here are ten additional highly recommended restaurants in Santa Fe that stand out for their unique offerings and excellent reviews:

  1. No list of great places to eat in Santa Fe is complete without mentioning Geronimo. This dimly lit gem of a restaurant is located on Santa Fe’s Canyon Road. It is best known for its constantly evolving seasonal menu that is as creative as it is delicious. 
  2. We love everything about Coyote Cafe & Rooftop Cantina. This spot is known for its inventive blend of Southwestern and Mexican flavors and offers a range of dishes in an electric atmosphere. 
  3. The Shed is one of the best Mexican restaurants in Santa Fe and an all-around solid choice for dining when you visit our Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast. 
  4. For more great Mexican cuisine with a flair for the creative and a sensational Tequila & Mezcal menu, head to Sazón
  5. Another often-recommended staple place to eat in Santa Fe is La Boca, an exquisite traditional tapas-style Spanish restaurant. 
  6. Break out of the ordinary in Santa Fe and try Indian Cuisine at Paper Dosa. This spot has earned a loyal following in Santa Fe for its fantastic menu of dosas, including masala, paneer, and lamb keema dosas.
  7. If food trucks are more your style, do not miss one of the best in the city: El Chile Toreado. It’s not often a food truck gets nominated for a James Beard Award, but when they do, you pay attention!
  8. Another highly-rated Santa Fe Restaurant is Horno, a gastropub with a street-food vibe that’s hard to beat! 

These restaurants, each with its unique charm and specialty, contribute to the rich tapestry of Santa Fe’s dining scene, ensuring that every meal is both a discovery and a delight. Enjoy these and more when you stay with us at our top-rated Santa Fe Bed and Breakfast. Book your room today! 

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