Dispenser Liquor License:
New Mexico is a quota state and has a limited number of Dispenser type Licenses. Some examples of businesses that need a Dispenser License are: Bars, full service Restaurants that intend on serving beer, wine and spirits and/or have a bar, Convenience Stores, grocery stores, wine bars, gift shops, nightclubs, package liquor stores, etc. Licenses of this type are bought and sold, transferred to new locations or leased, with the prior approval of the Alcohol and Gaming Division.
Restaurants that want a Beer and Wine License must be a full service Restaurant with staff to serve both food and beer/wine. Refer to Restaurant Beer and Wine License.