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Ze French Bistro - CLOSED

311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501 (Downtown)
505 984 8500
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CLOSED
Price range: $10 - $31
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: East Alameda
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  • English first
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English first
Roswell, New Mexico
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

Small seating/ eating area. Super staff and great product! Get a coffee and enjoy your soon-to-be favorite French pastry.

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Castle Rock
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

I know, we all go to Santa Fe and expect to eat the Santa Fe style food. We had crepes for breakfast with coffee and loved every bite. Beautiful looking pastries, but too full to indulge.

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Santa Barbara, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

Don't, repeat, DO NOT go to this gastronomical disaster. The worst place to eat in Santa Fe. An embarrassment to anything pretending to be French.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011 via mobile

Ze Bistro is probably the most appalling restaurant I have ever experienced. It would be hard to decide what was worse there: the atmosphere, the service, the utter lack of professionalism, or bringing up the rear (derrière in this case) truly awful food. I brought two friends with me and was so embarrassed and mortified by our experience that I... More

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Quebec City
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

When a group of 10 arrives unexpectedly after the lunch hour has come and gone on a Sunday, you expect to have to make a few concessions… But, the owners were very nice and took the time to arrange tables for us and made us feel welcome. It was also fun to have to switch back to French from English,... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2011

We had dinner there on a wednesday night at 6:30. We left around 8 pm -- and in all that time, the guets were a family of 4 and the two of us. The place was empty. They have a 20$ three course dinner special. They were out of several items. The fish was excellent, as was the onion soup.... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2010

Not the light white flour crepes you are used to, but a more robust buckwheat flour affair. Over the surprise into the glen of taste enjoyment. Both the fruit filled and savory crepes were non traditional but very good. The more traditional French fare of a croissant was one of the best I have ever had. Good service and good... More

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Denver, Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2010

We recently spent a week in Santa Fe and this was the only restaurant experience we regretted. We should have taken a clue from the fact that the place was almost deserted on a Saturday night. There were only three other tables when we arrived around 6:30 and only one other party came in during our whole meal. Our wine... More

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Santa Fe New Mexico
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2010

I live in Albuquerque, and find myself in Santa Fe less and less. This bistro typifies the rude, arrogant behaviors we all have learned to expect from 'service' help in Santa Fe. You wait person is probably the son or daughter of someone famous, has been schooled at elite universities... and is waiting for a grant.... [as they will tell... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2010

Something weird must have happened when the other reviewer got what he called "terrible" crepes. Both the traditional ones and the galettes (buckwheat crepes) are quite wonderful in my experience (yes, I have been to France). This is the best place for French food in Santa Fe. Yes, the prices are high, and the servers are not waiting on you... More

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Additional Information about Ze French Bistro

Address: 311 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: 505 984 8500
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
Average Prices: USD 10 - 31
Cuisine: French

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