11 Restaurants In New Mexico That Are Hard To Get In But Totally Worth It

In New Mexico, it isn’t just the linen napkin, hovering servers, kind of restaurant that can be hard to get in. Many of the spots with the longest lines are low key, mom and pop joints. These restaurants are popular because they serve mouthwatering food that is truly worth waiting for. So, don’t be deterred if you see a line snaking around the block at one of these 11 New Mexico restaurants. We promise that they’re well worth the wait!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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Of course, some restaurants have a line because they’re just too small to accommodate all their eager customers. Here are 8 amazing yet extremely tiny New Mexico restaurants.