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El Farol Restaurant & Lounge

808 Canyon Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2726
5059839912
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Ranked #146 of 462 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Price range: $20 - $26
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed 11:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Thu - Tue 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican, Seafood, Spanish
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Public transit is available on Canyon Road. Call or visit Santa Fe Trails for current schedules.
Description: The El Farol experience combines classic tastes of Spain, Santa Fe and Mexico with a unique blend of art, dance, flavor and aroma. You will be able to choose some of the finest wines and sherries the world has to offer in an upbeat, rustic 1835 adobe where the walls tell stories of artists, poets, lovers, local history and beauty.
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English first
Spring, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

If you're up for tapas this is your place and they did have a fun, fun band. It's down-home and a favorite with locals.

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Savannah, Georgia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

My wife and I loves sitting outside on the porch and eating the great food for lunch. I had the pork sandwich and it was so tasty. Our server was room prompt and friendly. This restaurant is located in the 800 block of Canyon Street--a street with countless art galleries and restaurants of all types. Do yourself a favor and... More

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Millburn, NJ
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140 reviews 140 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Had an enjoyable time with another couple on a Saturday night. Food was good and the flamenco show was impressive. Service was a bit spotty--long wait for drinks, never offered dessert. However, overall experience was fun, and we even spent a few minutes dancing in the bar area on the way out--good band!

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Chelsea, MI
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

My husband and I visited this restaurant for lunch in September. If you are walking Canyon Road, it is basically the only restaurant available on Canyon Road itself. We decided to eat outside on the porch and were seated fairly promptly. However, we were given the dinner menu and it took a long time for the hostess to give us... More

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Denver
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The restaurant is located in a great place, amongst the galleries on Canyon Rd. The ambiance is quaint, although a little pricey. The food was amazing. Would definitely go back.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

We came here for some drinks and tapas after a day at the Indian Market. The food was super delicious and the drinks weren't bad. I wish there would have been live music or something going on (it was a Sat evening). It was kind of empty for a Sat evening. Hope to return soon and experience the vibe I've... More

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Austin, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

After three of us were seated and after an above average wait for the server to come to the table, we ordered food and drinks. After 20 minutes of waiting for drinks (cokes), we asked the server the status of the drinks. After another 15 minutes, we stood up and notified the hostess that we were leaving. Tables around us... More

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Miami Beach, Florida
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I came the first time 25 years ago .... have not been there in probably 15 years... and still after all these years it feels like home. A unique bar, great food, a bit expensive but worth it. Looking forward to coming back and this time not waiting so long ...

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Espanola, New Mexico
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I went to El Farol last Sunday with some friends from El Paso, TX. We made a reservation earlier that day and when we came in we had to wait more than 5 minutes for the hostess. When she came she told us that the table was not ready, after 10-12 min waiting we got to our table. My Friends... More

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Youngstown
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Definitely make reservations as it is packed for dinner. We went for the dinner show. Separate price for dinner and the show. It was a Flaminco dancers show. We had the tapas dinner for four. You choose six items from the menu to share between four people and there are a lot of choices. Great show.

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