Located in the heart of gorgeous Santa Fe, New Mexico, the Canyon Road Arts district boasts more than 100 art galleries and studios - about as close to heaven as Southwest, contemporary and experimental art aficionados can get! Some galleries exclusively feature fine painting, others show art photography, while others feature beautiful hand-crafted jewelry, just to name a few art forms to be found in the district. There's truly something here that will suit everyone's artistic tastes.

Just to the east of Santa Fe Plaza, the Canyon Road Arts district not only features amazing artistic expression, but amazing dining choices as well. So when you're ready to take a break from perusing the beautiful artwork, check out any of the following fine restaurants to replenish your energy and titillate your palette:

  • Geronimo offers elite, unique dining with its "Global French Asian" menu. A multi-award winner, Geronimo’s Chef Eric DiStefano and staff ensure a dining experience like no other - delectable! 
  • The Compound Restaurant features mouth-watering Southwestern cuisine prepared under the direction of award winning Chef Mark Kiffin. The Compound also has delicious holiday fare, and is a great place to spend those special occasions, or for any event.
  • El Farol is Santa Fe's most historic restaurant/cantina, and its ambiance combines live entertainment and exquisite artwork, which definitely complements the amazing menu choices perfectly. El Farol also offers incredible holiday menus.

There are many other taste-tempting restaurants along Canyon Road Arts district. If you're wondering about great shopping, that's nearby as well! Directly across from Geronimo is Desert Son, one of the Southwest's treasures when you're seeking the finest handcrafted expressions of Santa Fe style and design.

As you can tell, Canyon Road Arts is a bountiful center of culture, cuisine and creativity. Santa Fe is an absolutely beautiful place to visit, and an enchanting place to live. Come visit Santa Fe and see for yourself - but a word of warning, you're bound to fall in love with its beauty!