The Compound Restaurant

Elegant, southwestern food with Mediterranean accents

The Compound Restaurant

653 Canyon Road, Santa Fe NM 87501


Phone | (505) 982-4353

Additional Info

Lunch Monday - Saturday | 12 p.m. - 2 p.m
Dinner Monday - Satuday | 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Dinner Sunday | 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Compound Restaurant – Santa Fe, NM, Restaurant

The Compound Restaurant has a heritage abundant in record and local effects. Prior to its manifestation as a dining establishment, this adobe house was the focal point of a several residences grouped together on Canyon Road called the McComb Compound.

In the earlier part of the 20th century, when Santa Fe was far from the remainder of the globe, motion picture superstars, manufacturers, and socialites traveled to this destination location where they delighted in a private trip to the City Different and all it has to offer. At some point, Will and Barbara Houghton got the primary residence and transformed it into a dining establishment. It was their choice to collaborate with developer Alexander Girard, whom provided The Compound Restaurant with its unique appearance. Girard, in all his finest style and grace, is beloved in the Southwest and Santa Fe for The Compound Restaurant style and his charitable contribution of greater than 106,000 items to Santa Fe's International Folk Art Museum.

An acknowledged leader in Southwestern food, Chef Mark Kiffin has actually preferred to produce and concentrate his food selection around real local active ingredients offered in the Southwest United States by the Spaniards hundreds of years ago. When a team of Spanish inhabitants from Mexico City started Santa Fe in the late 16th Century they permanently modified the course of food in the Southwest. The very first Spanish inhabitants brought lots of food things that were not native to the area such as livestock and wheat. As Santa Fe went to be the final completion of the 1500-mile Camino Real from Mexico City, its Plaza ultimately came to be the investing facility where livestock were traded and a brand-new selection of seeds became available to purchase. It is from these New World affects, together with the effects of the Mediterranean, that Kiffin has actually developed his Contemporary American Cuisine at The Compound.

The Compound resumed for business on May 30th, 2000, after being closed for several years and has actually been the recipient of several awards, both nationally and regionally since it reopened. Chef/ Owner Mark Kiffin, has actually accepted the dining establishment's record and continuously does everything within his power to protect its reputation for amazing classy food and a phenomenal wine list, while commemorating a perked up ambiance. To learn more about this fabulous restaurant visit online at