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Address: 200 W San Francisco St, Santa Fe, NM
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A Rollicking Good Time!

Evangelo's is a Santa Fe institution. This corner bar hosts local musicians who encourage the patrons to dance in front of the stage. Drinks are cold & the atmosphere hosts... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Evangelo's is a Santa Fe institution. This corner bar hosts local musicians who encourage the patrons to dance in front of the stage. Drinks are cold & the atmosphere hosts locals & tourists alike.

Thank Satxgrl
Genesee, Colorado
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Great music and atmosphere. Filmed bar scene of Crazy Heart here. You are able to get up close and personal with the bands. Evidently the original owner, a WWII veteran, was a pretty famous GI. Historical photos in the bar add to the colorful scene.

Thank Bernie S
Washington DC
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258 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I love Evangelo's. My friend and I visited three years ago after reading the negative reviews and couldn't be in Santa Fe again without stopping in. It's amazing this place survives in a town that has gone so incredibly upscale and thank goodness it does. It's a welcome break from wandering the pretentious and expensive shops. I've never been to... More 

Thank alliswell252
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place is a nightmare. Saw a female bartender cuss a guy out because the headliner they advertised didn't perform and he asked for a refund. Very unprofessional. The drinks are overpriced. Not to mention they don't serve any drafts at all. Worst place to see a concert. I will never go back. This place won't last much longer. Everybody... More 

Thank Randall C
Gilmer, Texas
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132 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a dive with GREAT music and interesting crowd! Bathrooms are horrible, no wait staff...order at bar but the music was amazing! We found the bartenders and band super nice...I guess you get back what you put out there! The local crowd was so friendly and we just loved it. I have to say that we did have second... More 

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Despite the money we spent in this place over the New Years Eve, they didn't let us wait our cab inside. The bouncer was extremely rude. He literally kicked us out and had us wait in cold for 45 minutes until our cab arrived. Worst restaurant/bar experience ever.

Thank deniavc
Abuja, Nigeria
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187 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

This dive bar is out of place in downtown Santa Fe. It's like a dose of reality when everything around seems overtly touristy. We ordered two rounds from the bar and took them to our seats. There didn't appear to be any waitstaff. But that was fine. The music was good and not too loud. Our drinks were generously poured... More 

Thank Karen C
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Spent a couple of weeks on the Plaza in November. Yes, the first night in Evangelo's was not warm and fuzzy. Nick, his daughter and staff are not exactly welcoming to newbies. I kinda don't blame them because you learn to be cautious when operating a dive bar as you never know who's walking in the door. But by the... More 

Thank Allan F
Sarasota, Florida
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Needs a better open minded DJ for Wednesday Hip Hop. It could be more crowed if there was a better DJ. She was nice but not open minded with the hip hop music selection! It was my Birthday I told her hoping she would be nice to play a song I liked that I think would get the place packed... More 

Thank michael6396
amarillo, tx
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We purposely sought out this bar to have a quick drink. Door was wide open, and owner was behind bar serving a couple. My friends and I walked in and he said they weren't open until 5:00, when the band showed up. We stated that we just wanted a quick drink, and he refused to serve us, as couple at... More 

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