4 of the Best Italian Restaurants in Santa Fe

There are some divine Mexican and Southwestern restaurants in Santa Fe, but there are some other cuisines that also might catch your attention. Among amazing eateries are some of the best Italian restaurants in Santa Fe. From wood-fired pies in a casual atmosphere to farm-to-table fare in a wine cave, there are some delectable Italian options. Here are just a few of our favorite Italian restaurants in Santa Fe!

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Italian Restaurants in Santa Fe That You Will Love!

Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza

For lively, traditional Italian restaurants in Santa Fe, you can’t get much better than Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza. This laidback eatery features delicious pizzas and pasta, along with a great selection of beer and wine. Enjoy a classic Margherita pizza with marinara sauce, mozzarella, and fresh basil. Or, build your own pie. Fresh salads with a variety of scrumptious ingredients also make the menu.


This buzzy trattoria serves a daily changing list of pizza and Italian entrees in a historic home. One of the best romantic Italian restaurants in Santa Fe, Andiamo! This neighborhood restaurant combines timeless classics with seasonal innovation.  Start off with a fresh soup of the day or olive plate. Then, enjoy penne with spicy housemade lamb sausage or spaghetti Aglio e olio with shrimp. You can also try the ravioli of the night for a surprise at Andiamo! Of Santa Fe, NM.

Cafe Grazie

Cafe Grazie is another favorite of Italian restaurants in Santa Fe. This Italian and Mediterranean eatery offers organic and seasonal ingredients, and the menu features vegetarian and gluten-free options. Antipastos include a roasted Italian chili pepper filled with ground veal, ricotta cheese, and served over marinara sauce. The Caprese is another delectable option. Then, for your main course, indulge in spicy meatball linguini with Piquin chile and garlic. Or, try the pancetta con penne with smoked bacon, Roma tomatoes, green peas, and basil alfredo sauce. Follow it up with tiramisu, a cannoli, or some gelato at Cafe Grazie in Santa Fe.

Il Piatto

The Il Piatto Italian Farmhouse Kitchen is another great option when selecting from Italian restaurants in Santa Fe. This unique dining experience includes many local ingredients from a variety of New Mexican farms. All breads, pastries, pastas, and pizzas use Sangre de Cristo Mills whole wheat flour, which is grown and ground in the state! A local fishmonger then provides wild sustainable or biodynamically farmed seafood, flown in from the coast. As for the atmosphere, enjoy the cozy wine cave, enjoy a glass from the wine bar, or sit outside on the patio if the weather is nice.  

Enjoy a Buffet Breakfast at Four Kachinas

Along with amazing Italian restaurants, Santa Fe also has a fantastic farmer’s market and agricultural community. We use some of that fresh produce to create a unique, delicious meal for you each morning at Four Kachinas. Our gourmet breakfast features a buffet-style display of fresh ingredients, baked goods, and hot entrees! So, what are you waiting for? Book your stay at Four Kachinas today!