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La Boca

72 West Marcy St, Santa Fe, NM (Downtown)
505-982-3433
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Ranked #26 of 467 Restaurants in Santa Fe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Cross street: Lincoln
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Chicago, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We ordered 8 different tapas and not a single off note in the bunch. Loved, loved, loved the flat iron steak, the fried Brussels sprouts, the golden and red beets with goat cheese and the potatoes with an aioli sauce that cried "sop me up" with the fluffy bread. The only negative was that we were out in an hour...I... More

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Leawood, Kansas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We happened upon La Boca by accident. The lunch my wife and I shared made this accident one of our happiest. She raved about her smoked salmon omelet After I tasted it I told her it was almost as good as my skewered chicken and salsa with avacado. Don't miss La Boca.

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New York City, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

Located north of the plaza on a quiet block of Marcy Street. The bruschetta is indeed unique (see other reviewers' photos) and delectable. You don't need to be an adventurous diner to enjoy this dish, only have a palate that experiences both familiar and nuanced flavors. The grilled artichoke was also delicious. For tapas these were generous portions so two... More

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Callao, Virginia
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82 reviews 82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

We had a very late lunch of tapas (appetizers), which were great: tacos and cabbage, fried artichokes, and shrimp and blood sausage. The blood-orange sangria was excellent. The service was good too.

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW

The food and service were the best we had for lunch in Santa Fe. We had specials, we had paella and we had sangria which were superb. The service was top notch and the food inventive and exceptional. Don't miss this one.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW

This review is mainly for overcrowded conditions, poor service and high prices. They have so many little tables in a small area that it seemed like the people at the table next to ours were sitting with us. And with the servers rushing around, squeezing between the tables in the cramped conditions, it was a chaotic experience that we wouldn't... More

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Tapas served Spanish style. Small and somewhat close but it's absolutely worth eating shoulder to shoulder with each other. The food was a taste treat. We had a total of 6 tapas and all were varied and outstanding. Went from tuna to short ribs to flank steak to mushrooms and all were great. Reservations are a must.

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florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The menu is mostly small plates (tapas) like most of NY Village restaurants. The difference is the authentic flavors of Spain. Lots of garlic, serrano ham and Spanish olive oil flavors. Portions were small but not unexpected. Paella, of course, was on the menu. We stuck with the traditional Spanish small plates and the delicious sangria. So refreshing on a... More

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Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food quality and well-presented; Very good choices...both food and wine/beer; Friendly, non-rushed service; Gave us a choice of tables; Pleasant soft guitar background music. Only slight issues were a fairly tight squeeze of tables and the table was a little small considering the dining style. Recommend and will return.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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58 reviews 58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

stopped in while in Santa Fe for a treat with my teen daughter. Have visited before this location and sister location. Love the diverse and flavorful food. Our server, Nicholas, not so good...did the minimum - took our order, brought our order in a rushed and distracted manner. I had to flag him down several times as he didn't check... More

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