You must eat a green chili cheeseburger in NM, particularly at the Bobcat Bite in Santa Fe, NM
Blakes Lotaburger is a chain that sells green chile cheeseburgers. Theres a green chile cheeseburger map…
Hi-D-Ho Drive In-414 S White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310- (575) 437-6400-Awesome burger stand. Since 1952
Albuquerque has a weekly newpaper called the Alibi.
They Also have the weekly wire, which was under construction last time I checked.
Cliff’s Amusement Park 4800 Osuna NE, Albuquerque, (505) 881-9373 Small park with tiny coaster.
The Frontier-2400 Central SE, Albuquerque, NM , 505-266-0550-Highly recommended gooey cinnamon rolls, green chili and the Frontier burger, a big mess made with hickory-flavored sauce, cheese, and 1000 Island dressing. mmm. Or try a bonanza burger, double burger, thousand Island, cheese and bacon and hatch chiles. They have a copy cat burger.
66 Diner-1405 Central Ave. NE, Old Rt. 66, Albuquerque, NM 505-247-1421-Get a green chile cheeseburger and a milk shake.
El Pinto -Way too fancy a joint for this site, but they fresh roast Green chile, have fresh sopaipillas with honey, and have these chilil coated ribs that are the bomb.: 10500 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114 (505) 898-1771
Sadie’s Of New Mexico-6230 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107-They also have the chili coated ribs. New Mexican food..
Dog House Drive In-Small burger, chili cheese dogs joint almost 70 years old. They split grill their dogs before topping with Chili.-1216 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102 (505) 243-1019 Amazing Dachsund on their sign.
Giovanni’s Pizzeria– 921 San Pedro Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108 (505) 255-1233-Red checkered tablecloth joint with good NY Style Pizza.
Lindy’s Diner-500 Central Ave SW #3114, Albuquerque, NM 87102-Open Late-Route 66
Casa de Benavidez– 8032 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114 (505) 897-7493-Closed Sundays-“Home of the Sopapillo Burger” A beef patty with refried beans, cheese, lettuce, tomato and choice of red or green chile placed between two sopaipillas-Newer location on the sleek side.
Duran Central Pharmacy- 1815 Central Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104 (505) 247-4141-Route 66 Vintage pharmacy with Lunch counter serving mexican specialties with green or red chile
Launchpad-618 Central Ave SW, Albuquerque, NM 505-764-8887
Sister Bar- 407 Central Ave. SW Albuquerque, NM 87102
Fiesta Drive In-401 W. Fiesta Dr. San Jose Blvd. at Fiesta, Carlsbad, NM 88220, (505) 885-4126 Real butter on the popcorn. Radio sound, so you may want to take a boom box to be most comfortable.
Clines Corners, NM
Twin Cronnie Drive-In- 709 Commerce Way, Clovis, NM 88101 (575) 763-5463-Green Chile Cheeseburgers in an old fashioned drive in.
El Bruno’s Restaurante y Cantina-6453 Main St, Cuba, NM 87013-Said to be one of the best food in NM.-Closed Tuesday and Wednesday-Also a location in ABQ but this one is since 1975.
Adobe Deli– 3970 Lewis Flats Rd SE, Deming, NM 88030 (575) 546-0361-Very Kitchey “steakhouse” and deli sandwiches
El Rito, NM
Eats-El Farolito, NM-554, El Rito, NM 87530-Closed Monday and Tuesday. Open other days til 7 pm. Tiny small town burger and taco place.(575) 581-9509-Get the frito pie.
Sugar’s BBQ & Hamburgers- 1799 NM-68, Embudo, NM 87531(505) 852-0604-BBQ shack with Smoked Brisket burritos and Chile Burgers
Stop & Eat Drive-In-Amazing burger (and Frito pie) restaurant with super limited hours, Ten am to 2 pm-Closed on Sundays-208 Paseo De Onate, Española, NM 87532
The local weekly entertainment paper for Gallup is the Independent.
Jerry’s Cafe-406 W Coal Ave, Gallup, NM 87301 (505) 722-6775-A must for travellers along I-40, Green Chile Sopapillas, Chili Rellenos, etc in a non fancy diner. Chips and salsa have to be ordered separately. One note, the owner lets local tribal folk sell their wares and can be distracting to many. Just say no thanks and they will go away.
Home of the Chili Festival in Early September.
Sparkys– 115 Franklin St, Hatch, NM 87937 (575) 267-4222-BBQ and Green Chili Cheeseburgers, green chili shakes and a must stop photo op.
Eats-Hillsboro General Store-10697 NM-152, Hillsboro, NM 88042 (575) 895-5306-Kitchy joint for Green Chile Burgers, currently only open Friday to Sunday-Since 1879
La Mesa, NM
Chopes Bar & Cafe-: 16145 NM-28, La Mesa, NM 88044 (575) 233-3420
Las Cruces, NM
Eats-Burger Nook –1204 E Madrid Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001 (575) 523-9806-Tasty green chili cheeseburgers.
El Sombrero Patio Cafe-363 S Espina St, Las Cruces, NM 88001 (575) 524-9911-Closed Sundays-Since 1956 (though recently renovated)-Sopapillos and Chile
La Nueva Casita Café-195 N Mesquite St, Las Cruces, NM 88001-(575) 523-5434-Since 1957 (though renovated) More classic Mexican
Alanberto’s Mexican Food-1495 S Solano Dr, Las Cruces, NM (575) 532-8888-Open Daily, no frills Mexican in an old Neba Roast Beef.
El Jacalito Restaurant-Mexican dishes & burgers in an A-frame-2215 Missouri Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001 (575) 522-0211
Eats-La Posta De Mesilla– 2410 Calle De San Albino, Mesilla, NM 88046-Since 1939, located in an old stagecoach station.(575) 524-3524
Two pie shops, and a free campground!
I won’t pick pie sides. All the info on Pietown is here. The Daily Pie Cafe though does have a Mexico Apple pie with hot peppers.
Santa Fe, NM
Meow Wolf-1352 Rufina Circle in Santa Fe, NM. Permanent art installation.
Santa Fe ONLINE.
El Rey Inn, 1862 Cerrillos Rd. 800-521-1349 On old route 66.
The Chapelle Street Casitas Santa Fe, New Mexico Bed and Breakfast-209 & 211 Chapelle Street – Santa Fe, New Mexico
505-988-2883-Rooms of different types in this typical santa fe style building.
Plaza Cafe Downtown- 54 Lincoln Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (505) 982-1664-Oldest Restaurant in Santa Fe since 1918-Get the Carnitos Platon, braised pork in a citrus and beer marinade topped with onions and green chile, eggs and pinto beans or chilaquiles (simalar to Frito pie but with Tortillas)
Bobcat Bite-418 Old Las Vegas Highway Santa Fe, NM (505)983-5319. Specializing in a regional specialty, the green chili burger, made of home ground steak and covered with chopped Green chilies. On old route 66. Open Wednesday to Sunday only.
Bumble Bee’s Baja Grill-southwest style fast food, no lard, no MSG and no microwave with a do-it-yourself bar of homemade salsas. Chipolte rotisserie-roasted chickens-301 Jefferson St., 820-2862
11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday
Roques Carnitas-Washington Street just around the corner from the Portale of the Palace of the Governors in Santa Fe. Truck with amazing beef taco things filled with chilies, etc.
Santacafe-231 Washington Avenue 505-984-1788. Stuff like burgers with Jack cheese and green chilies, a NM fave.
Cowgirl BBQ and Western Grill-319 South Guadalupe.505-982-2565. Exactly what it sounds like.
El Parasol-local fast food mexican. The original is in Espanola, about 20 miles north.
The Shed Restaurant-113 1/2 E Palace Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-Classic tourist trap/locals joint in historic building operating since the 1950s-Closed Sundays and closed from 2:30 to 5 pm between service. (505) 982-9030
Tomasita’s -500 S Guadalupe St, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (505) 983-5721-More of the famous type of NM restaurant, red and green chili enchilladas.
Five & Dime General Store- 58 E San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87501-Daily 8AM–10PM-(505) 992-1800-Said to be the inventors of the in bag frito pie.
Desert Dogs Brewery and Cidery– 112 W San Francisco St Suite 307, Santa Fe, NM : (505) 983-0134-Occassional punk rock shows
The Matador-116 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM 87503-punk rock dive bar.
Eats-Kix On 66- 1102 E Rte 66 Blvd, Tucumcari, NM 88401 (575) 461-1966-Newish Diner in an old Dennys with Rock face walls.