The Remote Restaurant In New Mexico With The Most Fascinating Story

The community of Tres Piedras is a speck on the map between Taos and Chama. It’s easy to blow right through this tiny town, on your way up US-285 toward the Colorado border. However, that would be a mistake because there’s a restaurant here that’s more than just a pit stop; it’s a destination.

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As you savor your food, look around you and marvel at the many different purposes this one building has served throughout history.

You’ll find Chili Line Depot at 38429 Highway 285 in Tres Piedras.

Have you ever eaten here?

If you’re a railway fan, continue on to Chama, where you can take the best train ride in the nation. More interested in out-of-the-way dining? Then check out these other small New Mexico towns with amazing restaurants.