Tesuque Village Market

New Mexican | Pizza | Southwestern
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The Tesuque Village Market is both grocery store and restaurant; and the latter does a booming business in and out of tourist season. Unless you get here early you may have to wait for a table, but the meal you will have is well worth the time.

If you’re feeling celebratory, why not begin your meal with margaritas made with 1800 Blanco rum and Cointreau? While these drinks are more acidic and tart than we are accustomed to, we don’t have any difficulty quaffing them down.

Begin your meal with a cup of tortilla soup and you’ll wish you had ordered a bowl. This soup is made with roasted tomatoes, garlic, onion, Anaheim chiles, red chile, and jalapenos in chicken broth, topped with cotija cheese, pico de gallo, and tortilla chips. It is absolutely the best tortilla soup I have ever had–anywhere! The flavors are rich, deep, and perfectly blended with no one ingredient dominating.

Ordering anything with seafood can be dicey in New Mexico, but tomatillo shrimp enchiladas are just perfect. The shrimp are plump and juicy; the tomatillo sauce complements, rather than overwhelms, the shrimp. This is a dish I could eat again and again. The combination plate, which includes a shredded pork tamale, a beef taco, and a cheese enchilada, is mostly satisfying. The tamale and enchilada are smothered with green chile and melted cheese, but the taco is bland and uninteresting.

Overall, the food is good, the service is prompt and friendly, and the ambience is fun and relaxed. If you are traveling north from Santa Fe, you might well consider a visit to The Tesuque Village Market.

What to Eat
Tesuque Village Market, Guacomole and Chips
Guacomole and Chips
Must-Try
Creamy guacomole that also has texture and just a hint of heat.
Tesuque Village Market, Combo Plate
Combo Plate
Must-Try
Combo plate: tamale, taco and cheese enchilada
Tesuque Village Market, Tortilla Soup
Tortilla Soup
Must-Try
Tortilla soup at its best
Tesuque Village Market, Green Chile Bread
Green Chile Bread
Must-Try
Only in New Mexico: grilled green chile bread
Tesuque Village Market, Tomatillo Shrimp Enchilada
Tomatillo Shrimp Enchilada
Tomatilla and shrimp enchilada.
Tesuque Village Market, Huevos Rancheros
Huevos Rancheros
Chile, Christmas style, is surprisingly mild.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday9am - 9pm
Monday9am - 9pm
Tuesday9am - 9pm
Wednesday9am - 9pm
Thursday9am - 9pm
Friday9am - 9pm
Saturday9am - 9pm
Information
Price
$$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
Yes
Outdoor Seating
Yes
Website

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