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231 Washington Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1986 (Downtown)
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Ranked #115 of 465 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Severna Park, Maryland
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Service, ambiance and quality of food was superb. We enjoyed the freshness of everything. This dessert was the perfect treat for my husbands birthday "Chocolate Mousse w/ Blood Orange Sauce - Caramelized Pineapple Glaze, Grand Marnier Whipped Cream & Red Chili Candied Pecans (Gluten Free) " We shared this perfect ending to our meal !

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97 reviews 97 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Saturday night in Santa Fe. No reservations at 7 pm. We asked our driver to recommend a few local favorites. He recommended Santacafe. Without reservations and a slightly full house, we were seated immediately. I didn't love the location of our table outside, so I asked for another table closer to other patrons. The table was immediately bused and we... More

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Palm Desert, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Every item on the menu was enticing, reasonably priced. Wait staff attentive. Patio dining pleasant. Food presentation and flavors in meal impeccable. Obviously known to locals. Reservations a must if going at lunch-time!

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Los a
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The food at Santacafe (and the wine) is outstanding. They have regular specials that are interesting, and I recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Santa Fe.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We live in Santa Fe and were there with my in-laws also long time residents.....we were seated and then ignored....not bread had to ask for water, everything was slow (except the busier) waiter was phony at best. Some of our food was very good, some not, very inconsistent ....have gone for lunch there and started coming to Santa Fe in... More

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Denver, Colorado
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96 reviews 96 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

First, I love the space. Simple New Mexico style - stark in almost a Georgia O'Keeffe style. Some find it too simple but I'd move in in a heartbeat.

I've been coming here for more years than I care to count. An artist/waiter/actor friend of mine worked there just after they opened and we visited often. Still try to make it... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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289 reviews 289 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
504 helpful votes 504 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I stopped by for a Labor Day lunch on the patio. Excellent service, great lemonade. Quesadilla was great. Her soup and BLT combo was just right. We love this place, and will eat again during the indoor season. Wait staff and bus staff are well trained and gracious

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Locals love this place for lunch and dinner. Lunch is about $15-20pp without wine. There are many selections from the traditional lunch item to SW cuisine. All dishes are nicely presented on white tableclothed tables. Service is a bit more formal than other near Plaza locations. Tourists are rarely found here making for a quiet relaxing meal.

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Hallandale Beach, Florida, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This restaurant came to us highly recommended. We did have a decent meal, but nothing special, and slightly over-priced. However, the service was atrocious. We were ignored after seating, had to wait long times for everything - drinks, ordering, food and check. And they didn't seem to care.

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San Diego, CA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We stumbled upon this restaurant as we were walking by. Decided to have lunch & really enjoyed the food - delicious salads, gazpacho & attentive, friendly service. Then we read about the happy hour which is an incredible bargain - tasty calamari, pot stickers, etc. for 1/2 price. The bargain prices & yummy food was enhanced by three very different... More

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