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231 Washington Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1986 (Downtown)
505-984-1788
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Ranked #98 of 470 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Downtown
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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
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English first
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Top Contributor
158 reviews 158 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
204 helpful votes 204 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

SantaCafe is a very pretty restaurant, bright airy rooms and a lovely bar. The food is perfectly fine, I had the lobster salad which was okay, I have definitely had better. They do have a great happy hour Mon-Fri where some of their most popular appetizers are very well priced. I might shoot for this. Also, there is a beautiful... More

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Katonah, NY
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Santacafe, which is high-end but not pretentious. We were greeted graciously, given a nice table, and our server was friendly and professional without being overly formal. That got everything off on the right foot, which is not always a given. Food was delicious -- I had a salad with jicama, citrus and avocado; then... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Dining with friends at Santacafe was a treat last night...the Salmon was crunchy on the outside moist inside, roasted potatoes with a hint of chipotle, matched with broccolirabe and then we shared the creme brulee My favorite and this was(is) the best It was packed and if you have a hearing problem you might wish to turn up the volume... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Had the lobster roll salad - it was absolutely delicious! Extremely caring wait staff anticipating our every need. Highly recommend!

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Maui
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166 reviews 166 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Perfect for lunch or dinner in the remodeled and relaxed Padre Gallegos house, which has amazing history. .located downtown at 231 Washington Ave. Be sure and call for reservation: 505-984-1788. Extensive menu makes it hard to choose, so you will just have to go there more than once. Presentation of dishes and expert wait staff will enhance your experience even... More

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houston
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We've dined here for years, and have always had good meals. The fish especially is fresh and cooked perfectly, hard enough at sea level, much less at 7,000 feet elevation. If it's warm, eat on the patio, because inside its pretty loud, like most restaurants.

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Waldoboro, Maine
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Good food and wine, but pricey. However, to my dismay, for such a lovely restaurant, the restroom I used was unacceptable. When I asked for the Ladies Room, I was directed to "the three doors at the end of the bar (unisex bathrooms). The one I entered had a broken toilet seat half off the toilet rim and everything was... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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619 reviews 619 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Great place for lunch. Hidden in a courtyard away from the main plaza. Don't miss their $6 glass of wine with lunch. Had 2 of their classics, Crispy Calamari w/ 4 Chile Lime Dipping Sauce as Main Course w/ Small Salad and Shrimp & Spinach Dumplings w/ Tahini Sauce. Both were excellent. My wife had the Santacafé sherried Chicken Salad... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Excellent green chile burger! My husband had the stuffed French toast and loved it. Good service. Atmosphere inside a bit lacking. Looks like they have a nice patio but it's raining.

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Seaside, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I wasn't expecting a good Reuben sandwich in the southwestern town of Santa Fe, but I found one. Before the sandwich, I enjoyed a Chimayo corn soup. The Reuben was filled with an ample amount of lean corned beef. Santacafe seems to have a higher local to visitor ratio than most of the establishments in town, probably because it's not... More

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Additional Information about Santacafe

Address: 231 Washington Ave, Santa Fe, NM 87501-1986
Phone Number: 505-984-1788
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Santa Fe>  > Downtown
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American

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