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.
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