Where can you eat breakfast with a view of the Jemez Mountains? Where can you spy Elvis while drinking your morning cup of joe? What breakfast restaurant could accommodate three kids, one dog, and two parents? Who serves a grilled chocolate sandwich? Where is it possible to surf the Internet? Enjoy piñon pancakes? Who do you call when you want to pick up twenty breakfast burritos for your co-workers?

We’ve got the answers to all of these questions! Think of us as your personal librarians, and come along to over fifty Santa Fe breakfast eateries. Take advantage of our extensive (and delicious) research. In honor of our profession, we’ve included recommendations for some great southwest books that perfectly match each restaurant.

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and when you’re in Santa Fe it’s the best meal of the day. From quickie drive-thru breakfast burrito stands to leisurely weekend brunches, let this book be your guide to the wide array of breakfast — Santa Fe Style!

Kathy Barco
grew up in Los Alamos. She left the Land of Enchantment for college and life as a military wife, mom, and freelance writer in various locations, including Guam. A craving for green chile and mountains drew her home to New Mexico. She has been a children’s librarian with the Albuquerque Public Library system and the youth services coordinator at the New Mexico State Library.

Valerie Nye is a native of New Mexico. Educational opportunities and careers pulled her away from her native state for over ten years, but being far from home made her fully appreciate Santa Fe’s delightfully unique breakfasts all the more. Nye is currently the Librarian/Manager at the College of Santa Fe.