The Pantry Celebrates 75 Years - SantaFe.com

The Pantry is one of Santa Fe, New Mexico’s, most popular restaurants. It first opened its doors in 1948 and celebrated 75 years of serving delicious meals in 2023. Known as Santa Fe’s meeting place, The Pantry has two sister restaurants, The Pantry Dos and the Pantry Rio. The restaurants serve traditional New Mexican cuisine including breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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