These 13 New Mexico Towns Might Be Tiny… But Their Restaurants Are Amazing

Anyone who thinks size matters needs to try dining in New Mexico’s small towns. Earlier this year, we shared our first list of wonderful restaurants located in towns with fewer than 3500 residents. However, there are so many memorable places tucked away in tiny towns that we decided to do a follow-up article. This time around, we looked at places with up to 5000 residents. Here are 13 small town restaurants that are worth a detour.

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What other small town restaurants deserve to be recognized?

Some of New Mexico’s green chile cheeseburgers can be found in small towns like Madrid and Hatch and if you’re looking for overall suggestions for your culinary bucket list, check out 15 restaurants you won’t want to miss.