The majority of Santa Feans live in the South Side, which encompasses a vast stretch of relatively level mesa land. What this largely middle-class and in some places sprawly part of town lacks in scenic beauty—especially along traffic-choked and strip-mall-lined Cerrillos Road—it makes up for in convenient services. It’s also where you’re going to find most of the area’s mid-range and budget chain accommodations and fast-food restaurants, along with an increasing number of genuinely notable eateries, from down-home neighborhood favorites like Horseman’s Haven and Tecolote Café to inspired contemporary spots like Harry’s Roadhouse, Midtown Bistro, and Dr. Field Goods Kitchen.
FODOR'S GO LIST 2016
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More