Frequently Asked Questions
Do attendees need a ticket to attend the event?
No tickets are required; however, reservations are highly recommended as restaurants fill up quickly.
Will the menus vary?
Yes! Restaurant Week brings together a variety of diverse culinary menus to suit a diversity of taste.
What’s the idea behind Restaurant Week?
Restaurant Week gives people the opportunity to try new restaurants they might have overlooked or feel they couldn't afford. Restaurants get to "put their best food forward" in order to gain new fans and can experiment with menu items. Above all, it showcases New Mexico as one of the world’s premier dining destinations. Thank you for helping us towards our goal!
Who participates in New Mexico Restaurant Weeks?
Many of the finest, most renowned chefs in New Mexico will showcase their culinary styles at unbeatable prices offered during Restaurant Week only! Click here for the list of participating restaurants in Santa Fe. Click here for the list of participating restaurants in Albuquerque. Click here for the list of participating restaurants in Taos.
Is there a lunch option?
Yes! Many restaurants will be offering value-priced lunches during Restaurant Week.
Do you have to order off of the three-course prix-fixe menu during New Mexico Restaurant Week?
No. Most participating restaurants will be offering their standard menus as well. Diners may order a la carte from the regular menu or choose the three-course, prix-fixe menu.
What are restaurants offering during Restaurant Week?
Most participating restaurants will present a prix-fixe dinner option consisting of three courses (appetizer, entrée and dessert). Menus are $15, $25, $35, and $45 per person, depending upon the restaurant. Prices do not include beverages, tax and gratuity. Many restaurants may also offer a specially priced, two-course lunch option.
How do I experience a restaurant participating in Restaurant Week?
Some 100 restaurants throughout New Mexico are expected to participate in three consecutive Restaurant Weeks. To make a reservation, click on the restaurant and you can connect with their website, Open Table (if they are a member), or find their phone number to call them directly. Due to the expected popularity of this event, advance reservations are strongly encouraged, but walk-ins are appreciated. There is no guarantee that walk-in guests will be accommodated.
Does the menu include a drink?
Certain restaurants may offer wine or a drink within this offer, but in most cases, beverages, as well as tax and gratuities, are not included. Many restaurants will feature specially priced wines for the event.
What are New Mexico Restaurant Weeks?
New Mexico's Restaurant Week was established in 2010 to introduce diners and travelers to the vast array of restaurants and hotels in New Mexico. The 2019 extravaganza marks our 10th anniversary! It kicks off from Friday, February 22 - Sunday, March 3 in Santa Fe with 10 days of dining for the first time ever. NM Restaurant Week continues Sunday, March 3 - Sunday, March 10 in Albuquerque and concludes Sunday, March 10 - Sunday, March 17 in Taos.
Locals and visitors can enjoy value-priced, multi-course dinners and lunches at their favorite restaurants and take advantage of first-class accommodations at a special price. Cooking classes, tastings, and other daytime events add to the fun!