There are many reasons to escape the cities like Santa Fe and to stay with us in the charming town of Chimayó instead. Though the chance to stay with us at the beautiful & welcoming Casa Escondida Bed and Breakfast is the top reason, the chance to dine at Rancho de Chimayó is a close second. It’s a well-established restaurant with a huge reputation – a well-deserved one, at that.
Rancho de Chimayó is only a short 5-minute drive from our Bed and Breakfast (or a 30-minute walk if you’d rather). At the end of your meal, you won’t be far away from your chance to relax under the stars of New Mexico’s impressive night sky before enjoying a restful night of sleep in one of our guest rooms. Casa Escondida is located on 6 acres, with awe-inspiring views of the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez Mountain ranges.
We’re conveniently located between Santa Fe and Taos, near the beautiful and storied Santuario de Chimayó and surrounded by some of New Mexico’s most inspiring beauty. See just how special a getaway here can be. Please book your room at our New Mexico Bed and Breakfast today!
A Sensational Meal at Rancho de Chimayó
Rancho de Chimayó does a spectacular job of highlighting local New Mexican cuisine, one of which is the chile. Chimayó is actually very well known for its unique variety of red chile actually, and it’s something regularly featured in the unique heritage dishes served at Rancho de Chimayó.
In 2016, Rancho de Chimayó owner and chef Florence Jaramillo (“Mrs. J”) earned a James Beard Award for her exquisite food, all developed based on her personal and ancestral influences. The restaurant’s signature dishes include spicy guacamole, hand-rolled tamales, blue corn enchiladas, Carne Adovada, and Chile Rellenos. We can also highly recommend their prickly pear margarita!
The building that houses Rancho de Chimayó is as charming as the food is delicious. It’s actually housed in the family’s ancestral home, which was lovingly restored when the restaurant was open in 1965 and was built in the traditional adobe-style of New Mexico. When you step through the doors of this amazing restaurant, it’s like stepping back in time. The family has done a remarkable job of preserving their culture and family history, all the while creating an enchanting atmosphere with cozy fireplaces for winter and a beautiful terraced patio for warmer-weather dining.
We love to send our guests here not just for the delicious meal we know you’ll enjoy but also for the unbeatable ambiance and service. You may show up a stranger, but you will leave feeling as though you shared a great meal with family.
A Secluded Paradise in Northern New Mexico
Though having lodging nearby to the Rancho de Chimayó restaurant is certainly one reason to consider staying with us, it’s not the only reason. As we mentioned previously, our 9-room Bed and Breakfast is situated on 6 private acres, offering you a secluded place to relax, unwind, and admire your stunning natural surroundings. We offer you anything but a typical hotel stay, too.
Each of our guest rooms is unique and appointed with traditional New Mexico decor, each with spacious living areas, queen beds, private bathrooms, and more. In the morning, you’ll wake to a delicious breakfast, made fresh for you right here at the Inn. We serve a bountiful three-course breakfast a fresh hot entrée, many of which are Southwest-inspired. Talk about the perfect way to fuel up for your adventures ahead!
Our location is also perfect for exploring all of Northern New Mexico, including Santa Fe and Taos. Spend your days hiking in the beautiful mountains around us, learning more about Native American culture, visit top historical attractions in the area, browsing Santa Fe’s incredible markets, museums, and galleries, and generally letting the enchanting lands of Northern New Mexico charm you.
If you’re ready to enjoy the best getaway in Northern New Mexico, then it’s time to book your room at the luxurious Casa Escondida Bed and Breakfast in the quaint town of Chimayó.