A town the size of Los Alamos can only have one incredible, drive-worthy dinner spot, right? Wrong. Enter Pico, a restaurant/wine bar/general store on the main drag that’s every bit as special as Bell’s, its French bistro neighbor. Pico’s American-ish menu changes frequently, but know that whenever you come, you’ll eat a lot of fresh vegetables, giant platters of charcuterie, and a ricotta agnolotti that will change your life. The space itself is quite large, with multiple levels, a front bar area, and a patio out back that’s great for big groups. You’ll hear a lot of people in town debating whether Pico or Bell’s is better, but frankly, it doesn’t matter. The fact that a town this small has two restaurants that would be among the best in LA or SF is mind-blowing, and certainly not something to fight about.
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