LAPIS CITY GUIDE
To + From the Venue
ABQ Art Museum
FOR OUR LOCALS + DESERT COMPASS GUESTS
FOR OUR LOCALS, HOTEL CHACO + HOTEL ABQ GUESTS
FOR OUR EL VADO + MONTEREY GUESTS
THINGS TO DO
(right next to El Vado + Monterey)
(Regular Cup o Joe Place + No Frills with solid food)
(Delicious Brunch + can be very busy)
(Great local coffee shop with killer grab and go breakfast burritos)
Flying Star Cafe
(Great Cafe for any meal)
Seasonal Menu with great sandwich offerings
(Great selection of food - our favorite is Buen Provencho! Costa Rican)
(Know for their pricey but delicious salads)
Duran's Central Pharmacy
(Yummy down-home New Mexican)
Mesa Provisions in Nob Hill
(Farm to table, owner/chef food made with heart!)
Farina Downtown (Best wood-fired pizza and fresh local veggie salads)
M'Tuccis in Nob Hill
(That's amore! Lovely Italian in a new spot)
(Knock your socks off Ramen and hip, downtown Vibe)
Campo at Los Poblanos
(Hard to get into - make reservations)
(the drive + the grounds are whole New Mexican experience. Food is always pretty solid!)
Los Conejos/ The Copper Lounge in Nob Hill
(Part Art Deco Lounge/ Part Tequila Bar/ All delicious food + Drink)
Grab a drink at Plaza Don Luis! There are 3 great options:
Noisy Water Winery (which is connected to Lapis Room)
Downshift Brewery at Outpost
Bow & Arrow Brewing
Casa Rodena is a pretty winery up Rio Grande!
So much to see!
Plaza Don Luis is great
Be sure to check out
Also in Old Town:
(Sustainably-sources Men's Clothing)
TINY GROCER (FOOD)
(Right Across from El Vado!) Love their native plants + medicinal garden. They have one of the best Japanese-inspired gardens we've seen)
Take a drive up Rio Grande, check out the local farmer's markets, stop at Los Poblanos to see the lavender farm, go to Corrales and stop at Ex Novo for a beer) It's just beautiful!
Hike the Sandias!
Walk in the Bosque! There's a Nature Center that has a great start to very pretty loop trail.
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
ABQ Art Museum
Stay Sunday + Go Downtown to see the lowriders cruise. !Orale!
EXPLORE NORTHERN NEW MEXICO
Take the Turquoise Trail to Madrid.
Spa/ Hotspring in Santa Fe at Ojo Santa Fe or Ten Thousand Waves
Take the high road through Chimayo to Taos!
Where do we even begin?