Take the Sandoval County Culinary Tour and Experience Local Flavors at these Top Five Visitor Favorite Restaurants

Flavor is never in short supply in Sandoval County. From delectable dishes with influences from across the globe to famed New Mexican flare, you’ll find something to suit all palates. 

Whether you like to spice it up or enjoy the classics, these top five visitor spots are sure to hit the spot: 

Cazuela’s Mexican Grill & Brewery – Enjoy micro-brewed beer, flavorful steaks cooked just the way you like them, seafood and traditional Mexican food at Cazuela’s—all of which are homemade and cooked to order.  

El Bruno’s Restaurante y Cantina – A local gem, created by two locals, El Bruno’s offers the unique charm of Los Ranchos combined with family recipes perfected through generations. Sip a margarita and enjoy the distinct flavors of New Mexico.   

Indigo Crow Café – Voted New Mexico’s best for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, and Contemporary American on OpenTable, Indigo Crow Café in Placitas offers a daily changing menu, as well as wine pairing dinners, happy hours, and brunch options—all made fresh with local ingredients and artful touches. 

Joe’s Pasta House – Authentic and delicious, Joe’s Pasta House serves up freshly made Italian dishes inspired by Joe’s grandmother’s own recipes. Stop in and try the flavors of Italy—along with a few New Mexican twists—in Rio Rancho. 

Range Café – A favorite among visitors and locals alike, the Range Café features an array of vibrant local flavors, crafted into mouthwatering dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A staple in the area since 1992, The Range offers live music, extraordinary takes on classic favorites, and locally inspired cocktails. 

For those on the go, delicious flavors are available fast from a variety of local favorites like Blake’s Lotaburger, Burrito Express or Dion’s Pizza. 

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