Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
3752 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87507
Phone: (505) 438-8049
Fax: (505) 214-5648
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruschetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. Additional items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low-fat and low-carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their lengthy wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu--their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
If you have a hankering for seafood, come to Red Lobster. This Restaurant has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrees, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about everyone. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the LightHouse Menu. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones, like chicken fingers and mac and cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert.
A huge variety of spices from the land of the Aztecs is rolled into the menu of this haven. So make your way to Horseman's Haven whenever you are in Santa Fe. Drop in for breakfast and order the Carne Adovada & Eggs. But if lunch is on your mind, then go for the Cheese Enchilada Plate, which has blue corn tortillas. The kids menu is available for less than 5USD. Another Horseman's Haven is also located at Rio Rancho. The prices are cheap, so go ahead and splurge.
Castro's is a small, family-owned restaurant that serves native New Mexican food and has an atmosphere suitable for a quiet family meal. House specialties include Menudo, Chicharron and Carne Adovada, and the Sopaipillas are scrumptious. On the whole, this place is a must-visit for a family meal. Your wallet will thank you and so will your family.
The Ranch House is the perfect place to spend an afternoon chowing down on a casual and delicious meal. This American restaurant and sports bar specializes in barbecue. The pork ribs and brisket are popular dishes, but there are some non-barbecue surprises on the menu as well, including tender salmon on a bed of butternut squash puree.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service at Outback Steakhouse. The restaurant serves dinner only and offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. The casual, family-friendly restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check the website for specific menu selections.
This local hotspot is one of the few places in town to taste the textures conjured in the clay oven. Order any Tandoori dish to discover the magic of this oven. Spices come alive and range from mild to very hot. A number of house sauces complement the entrees, but the flavors stand on their own. Try the Rack of Lamb or Jumbo Prawns. The daily lunch buffet at India House draws quite a crowd.
This award-winning African/Caribbean restaurant welcomes its customers with a warm "Jambo," into its aromatic, intimate and comfortable setting. The food is exotic and extremely flavorful, renowned for its traditional Swahili cooking, a cuisine heavily influenced by Indian, Arabic, and European culinary traditions. Jambo has provided Santa Fe with a taste of Obo's homeland Lamu, an island just off the coast of Kenya. The menu provides a wide variety of dishes and it is regarded as one of the best and most talked about spots in Santa Fe.
This cozy little strip mall Mexican restaurant sends you on a mealtime journey to Old Mexico where the tacos are served in soft-shells, and cilantro is a staple spice. At Felipe's Tacos, the salsa bar gives you a choice of red or green salsa, pico de gallo and chopped onion, radishes, and slices of lime. The "del mar" seafood dishes are especially tasty. The kitchen is health-conscious and uses no lard. Vegetarian dishes are also available. Viva la comida de Mexico!
Sonic Drive-in is not just any old drive-in. Here, they've got everything you'd ever want to satisfy your cravings. Everyone, including the kids, will love it. The appetizing menu includes cookies, burgers, wraps, and salads. Kids also have a special meal pack. The food is great and the prices are even better.
This tiny pizzeria is a fun place to take the family or a group of friends. Take time to check out the ceiling--it is decorated with a painting that is a spin-off of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel. At Pizzeria Espiritu, the pizzas come made to order, but there is also an assortment of specialty concoctions. You can choose the deep-dish crust or the thin crust. You can't go wrong, their gourmet pizzas have put them in Pizza Today's Top 100 Restaurants.
Los Potrillos is an authentic Mexican restaurant in Santa Fe that won the Best of Santa Fe Award 2007. It's a feeding ground for the locals, and the decor is unique with its wooden tables, chairs, hand-carved sculptures, murals, cacti and curtains that complete the authentic "western" atmosphere. The menu boasts chips and salsa, steaks, and seafood. Try the shrimp cocktail and rellenos. The Pechunga en Salsa, chicken breasts covered in pineapple sauce, the Cabrito, goat meat marinated and sauteed in peanut and almond sauce, and the Pork and Pineapple, grilled with onions and served with hot molcajete, are all delectable. The culinary skills of the chefs at Los Potrillos keep guests happy indeed!