Fodor's Expert Review Sugar Nymphs Bistro

$$ Peñasco American Fodor's Choice

You can't miss the vivid murals on the building in sleepy Peñasco that houses both a vintage theater and an intimate restaurant where acclaimed chef-owners Kai Harper Leah and Ki Holste serve up tantalizing farm-to-table fare, from bountiful salads and creatively topped pizzas to triple-layer chocolate cake. This is hands down the best restaurant on the High Road. Harper Leah earned her stripes at San Francisco's famed vegetarian restaurant, Greens, and Holste is a talented pastry chef. Try the fantastic green-chile bison stew, with meat from neighboring Picuris Pueblo's bison herd; it comes with perfectly moist but crumbly cornbread to soak up all the goodness. Espresso drinks and dessert also hit the spot. You can dine on the patio in warm weather.

American Intimate Lunch Dinner Coffee Brunch Dessert $$ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

15046 NM 75
Peñasco, New Mexico  87553, USA

575-587–0311

www.sugarnymphs.com

Known For:
  • Juicy bacon cheeseburgers
  • Sunday brunch
  • Decadent organic carrot cake and other fabulous desserts
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. and Tues.; reduced hrs in winter (call first), Reduced hrs in winter (call first)

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