The Charming Small Town Restaurant In New Mexico With The Most Excellent Southwest Cuisine

If you’ve been to the town of Española, you’ll know that it’s filled with rich history and many hidden gems. It can be easy to forget that this blip on the map is a treasure trove of Southwest wonders, but once you visit this historic restaurant with the most amazing New Mexican food, you’ll never think twice again. From fresh sopaipillas to rich chile sauce, and tortillas that are made right in front of you, this nationally recognized restaurant in this small historic town is truly full of the most authentic Southwest cuisine in the state. Get ready to devour traditional New Mexican food in an incredible atmosphere.

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Have you ever been to the incredible restaurant that is El Paragua? What did you think? We’d love to hear all about your experiences in the comments!

For another small town hidden gem in the Land of Enchantment, check out this old fashioned cafe in the northern town of Chama.