Santa Fe’s favorite diner since 1986
The Zia Diner is owned and operated by Beth Koch, a long-time Santa Fe resident with an extensive background in the Santa Fe restaurant business. The Zia prides itself on it’s professional, friendly service and a great staff. Beth and her staff strive to ensure that guests feel as though they were friends dining in their homes.
The Zia Diner serves an eclectic mix of down-home, upscale, comfort food including diner favorites, local specialities, daily specials and award-winning homemade pies and pastries. The Zia Diner also boasts a real soda fountain, a friendly full service bar serving the best Margarita in Santa Fe, plus a cool, shaded outdoor patio. The Zia Diner has been a favorite with locals and tourists for 25 years for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Located in the heart of the Railyard District on Guadalupe Street the Zia Diner building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The building was originally built as a coal warehouse for the rail yard around 1880. Through the mid part of the 20th century, it served as an auto body shop. In 1920, the building was remodeled and the California Mission Revival curvilinear façade was added. In 1986 the building was once again remodeled and opened as the Zia Diner on December 31, 1986.