The Compound Restaurant

Top 1% of restaurants in Santa Fe
9 / 10

6 expert reviews

“Chef Mark Kiffin has transformed this gracious, folk-art-filled old restaurant into one of the state's culinary darlings.”

– Fodor's

Frommer's Frommer's
"Traditional regional ingredients brought to the area by the Spanish are joined by Mediterranean influences to create dishes like braised veal osso bucco and pancetta-wrapped monkfish." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"Designed by architect Alexander Girard, the Compound possesses an enticing mix of simple elegance and flashes of bright modernistic color." Full review
Make sure to look overhead, where whitewashed vigas balance out vibrant Navajo ceiling tiles, and a snake discreetly traverses one of the interior room’s ceilings.
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"A longtime foodie favorite, featuring the contemporary American creations of much-lauded chef and owner Mark Kiffin." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Chef-owner Mark Kiffin has perfected his summer menu, from the first course of San Danielle prosciutto and green-strawberry salad to the main course of roasted rack of lamb. " Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"The elegant, grown-up Compound on Santa Fe's Canyon Road caters to devoted locals and tourists alike with a Southwest and Mediterranean focus." Full review