Chamber: Get The ‘Dish On Dining’ At Los Alamos Restaurants

A view of the interior of Pyramid Cafe and Los Alamos Cantina location at 157 Central Park Square in Los Alamos. Photo Courtesy Chamber

Another view of the interior of Pyramid Cafe and Los Alamos Cantina location at 157 Central Park Square in Los Alamos. Photo Courtesy Chamber


While Los Alamos may not be known as a town for “foodies,” it is known for creative entrepreneurism. And these  entrepreneurs are cooking! 

There are currently more than 40 food and beverage locations in Los Alamos and  White Rock. For some “dish” on the local dining scene, check out these exciting  updates to come this year: 


Pyramid Café owner Zig Rzig is putting the finishing touches on his new  location at 157 Central Park Square, which will re-open as both the  Pyramid Cafe and the Los Alamos Cantina, offering its well-loved  Mediterranean food, tapas, and much more. 


• Chef and owner of Pig & Fig Café, Laura Crucet, recently announced a new  location at 3801 Arkansas called Beef & Leaf, as well as Cochon at 1801  Central Avenue. 


• Los Alamos Business Accelerator graduates Scott Baird and Kate Kudynska,  owners of Wolf & Mermaid Enchanted Roasters, are currently serving  coffee and more at the Bathtub Row Brewery while they renovate their new space at 181 Central Park Square. They got their start at the Los  Alamos Farmer’s Market. 

Rose Chocolatier has re-opened an expanded concept of their locally made chocolate confections, including more savory breakfast and lunch options. 


China Palace will be relocating soon to 121 Central Park Square after some  renovations! They are known for their lunch buffet and more!  


• If you haven’t been to Muy Salsas yet, get yourself there! Sisters Christine  and Gisel Martinez, along with their mother Patricia Corral, cook amazing  traditional Mexican dishes. Located at 1315 Trinity Drive, they often host  fun events and now also serve beer, wine and cocktails. Check out their breakfast dishes, which they also offer on Saturday mornings.  

Just behind Muy Salsas at the American Legion, 1325 Trinity Drive, Señor Tortas has been serving up tacos, burritos, tortas and more since 2021.  They now offer all-you-can-eat tacos on Tuesdays and special seafood days  featuring seafood gumbo and other dishes. This is another restaurant that  started at the local Farmer’s Market with a food truck, and has become a  permanent community staple! 

Visit the Los Alamos Dish on Dining Facebook page for frequent updates from  local restaurants, as well as the Food & Beverage map available on the Chamber  of Commerce and MainStreet websites. 

There are so many other local favorites including Blue Window Bistro, Pajarito  Brewpub & Grill with their green chile cheeseburger, breakfast burritos at  Viola’s, grilled cheese at Boese Brothers Brewpub, and anything offered at the hot bar of the Los Alamos Food Co-op! From the fresh bagels at Ruby K’s and  sandwiches and ice cream at Daniel’s Café, to the dumplings at Yuan’s Dumpling and Noodle House and the Boba tea at Samizdat Bookstore & Teahouse, Los  Alamos restaurants offer a delicious diversity! Visit Sirphey for Indian cuisine and  an eclectic, ever-changing menu that will delight your taste buds, or Origami and  Café Sushi for a hot miso soup and sashimi. Cottonwood on the Greens always  has something for the entire family, from burgers and pizza, to perogies and  pasta. Don’t forget about Infinite BBQ, located within Smith’s Marketplate, for brisket, pulled pork and mac ‘n cheese. Get your taco fix at El Parasol or El  Rigobertos, and coffee, pastries, and more at Film Festival or Hot Rocks Java Café, which is located in the Research Park building across the bridge (no badge  required!). A daylight donuts franchise has been in town for 44 years, undergoing  multiple transitions and name changes over the years, and eventually becoming  Morning Glory in 2006. Today they serve family-friendly breakfast and lunch. Don’t forget Secret City Kitchen, located on the UNM-LA campus, for breakfast  and lunch! 

We all need to support our local dining establishments if we want them to  continue to grow in Los Alamos. By dining local, your money stays in our  community and keeps the doors of these restaurants open. These small  businesses — locally owned shops, restaurants and other businesses — are our  community’s backbone. If you don’t feel like dining in, order takeout for home, or  an evening at Ashley Pond.  

So why not enjoy the flavors of our diverse community while spending your  dollars where it counts? Support Los Alamos and dine local! 

About Los Alamos Chamber Commerce  

The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce is a program of Los Alamos Commerce & Development  Corporation; a private, not-for-profit economic and community development organization serving  the Los Alamos area since 1983. LACDC serves as the umbrella organization for the Los Alamos  

Chamber of Commerce, Los Alamos MainStreet, Los Alamos Creative District, Discover Los  Alamos, Los Alamos Small Business Center, projectY cowork Los Alamos, Los Alamos Research  Park, and LEEP (Lab-Embedded Entrepreneur Program